Month: October, 2018

Design Efforts for Monrovia Library Enhancement Now Underway
News

Design Efforts for Monrovia Library Enhancement Now Underway

Staff from the City of Monrovia has met with the architects from Undisclosable Inc., to coordinate the development of updated concept plans and schematic designs for the Library Enhancement Project. The proposed improvements that have been imagined have been geared towards establishing enhancements in line with priorities established in the city’s Library Strategic Plan and the…

City Staff and Fire Department Make a Difference in Monrovia
Community

City Staff and Fire Department Make a Difference in Monrovia

On Oct. 27, the City of Monrovia staff, off-duty Monrovia Fire Department volunteers, Monrovia CERT program members, fire cadets, and fire explorers, in partnership with the Volunteer Center of the San Gabriel Valley (“VCSGV”), participated in the 28th Annual Make a Difference Day. Each year, the event harnesses the power of hundreds of volunteers to complete a…

Monrovia Thanks Police Lieutenant for 32 Years of Service
News

Monrovia Thanks Police Lieutenant for 32 Years of Service

City celebrates Tom Loy on Nov. 29 The city of Monrovia congratulates Police Lieutenant Tom Loy as he prepares to retire after 32 years of dedicated service to Monrovia and its residents. Having started working for the community in 1986 as a Reserve Police Officer, Tom has dedicated over three decades of his life to…

Download Monrovia’s Homelessness Plan
News

Download Monrovia’s Homelessness Plan

A summary of Monrovia’s Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness is now available to download on the city’s Homeless Services webpage. In a joint effort, city staff worked with the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments, local service organizations, businesses and residents to develop a five year plan to address homelessness here in Monrovia. The…

MHS Library Rededicated as the Frank Jansson Library
Education

MHS Library Rededicated as the Frank Jansson Library

By Susan Motander Monrovia Unified School District Board of Education rededicated the library at the high school as the Frank Jansson Library, naming it for a dedicated and beloved former teacher at an event last Friday. Many of those in attendance were former students some of whom had come from as far away as New York…

Understanding the Ways to Create a Good E-Newsletter
Business

Understanding the Ways to Create a Good E-Newsletter

What are the resources and techniques in creating a good e-Newsletter? Beacon Media News for example, uses an idea of e-blast winners. E-blast winners are those in the City of Pasadena area that get the chance to answer a weekly question. Once the company figures out who the winner is, they electronically send them an…

Monrovia Captures First Playoff Win in Over 14 Years
Sports

Monrovia Captures First Playoff Win in Over 14 Years

By Aaron Valdez It’s certainly been a long time coming but the Monrovia boys’ water polo team ended a severe 14-year playoff drought, as it took down The Webb Schools 11-9 in the first round of CIF on Tuesday. “It feels great, but I’m always looking for the next game,” said Monrovia Head Coach Kris…

Monrovia PD Receives $80K Grant
News

Monrovia PD Receives $80K Grant

Originally posted Oct. 30 @9:43 a.m. / Last updated Oct. 31 @3:55 p.m. The Monrovia Police Department announced on Oct. 29 that it was awarded an $80,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long enforcement and public awareness program. The traffic safety program is intended to educate the public on…

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company
Columns

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company

Meet two-year-old sisters Ava and Lola. These bonded siblings are known for their sweet and loving nature. They are easily held, and love to be pet and sweet-talked. They will look at you with the most beautiful eyes, willing you to love them. Ava and Lola are being fostered at The Cats Pajamas. Call (626)…

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