Here are five things Monrovia residents need to know today.
1. Monrovia resident Gerard Cortez, 26, was arrested on suspicion of making the gun threat phone calls that prompted a lockdown at Santa Fe Middle School, as well as other schools in Arcadia and Duarte. Click here to read more.
2. Monrovia High School is having a Back to School Resource Fair tonight. Click here for more information.
3. Flags are being flown at half-staff on government building in Monrovia in honor of the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting victims. Click here to read all about it.
4. Which household items are worth splurging on? Our most recent Smart Spending feature asks this question.