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    EDITOR’S PICK Monrovia Station Beer, Wine & Music Festival 2018 at Station Square Park, Sept. 15 from 5 – 8 p.m. (1601 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, C...

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Monrovia Named One of the Most Business Friendly City Finalists

For the second year in a row, the City of Monrovia has been named as one of five finalists for the prestigious annual Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s (LAEDC) Eddy Awards. Monrovia was nominated as a finalist for jurisdictions with a population of under 50,000 people, along with Azusa, Duarte, San Gabriel, and Santa...
Community

Master Water Efficient Landscaping During Monrovia Workshop

The City of Monrovia will be hosting a Mastering Water Efficient Landscapes workshop on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at the Monrovia Community Center. Offered by the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) and sponsored by the City of Monrovia, Metropolitan Water District, Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, and Three Valleys Municipal Water District, this landscape...
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City of Monrovia Asks ‘Will You
Be Ready When Disaster Hits?’

In 2017, California experienced the most destructive wildfire season on record, including the devastating Thomas Fire in Ventura County. Disasters like wildfires and earthquakes will happen, and the city wants you and your family to be prepared when it does. You can learn lifesaving skills like CPR and first aid, or know how to take...

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Ulta Beauty Grand Opening at Monrovia Landing
Business

Ulta Beauty Grand Opening at Monrovia Landing

Ulta Beauty will be having a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony Friday Sept. 14 at 9:45 a.m. at the Monrovia Landing shopping center. Ulta Beauty is the largest beauty retailer in the U.S. and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. Ulta Beauty offers more than…

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Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough
Education

Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough

By Lucy Benton, Guest Contributor Of course, your college application essay is not enough to get accepted. Just look at Harvard’s 2018 admission statistics: out of 39,506 applicants, only 2,000 got accepted. Clearly, not only your application essay is at play here. College admission is a holistic process that involves a lot more than meets…

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