~ Monrovia's AeroVironment gets $15.8 million in orders from the Army for its Switchblade Tactical Missile Systems. http://goo.gl/2fJz8P
~ Rotary Club's 2013 Old West BBQ & Casino Night Fundraiser is coming up Sept. 7, 6-10 p.m. $70 for dinner, four drink tickets and 250 playing chips. At Monrovia Community Center, 119 W Palm Ave. For tickets call 893-3580.
~ Three bills by Monrovia's state senator, Carol Liu, have been approved by the legislature and have been sent to the governor for his signature. They would "assist food banks, enhance interagency collaboration at the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, and help promote arts in schools." http://goo.gl/oZF90K
- Brad Haugaard