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The Monrovia Legacy Project Approved
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The Monrovia Legacy Project Approved

The City Council has approved the Monrovia Legacy Project. It’s taken nearly three years to organize, digitize, and load the City Historian’s collections of historic photographs and papers to create an online collection. Now, you can browse over 5,000 historic photos and nearly 1,000 documents on our city’s rich history, including: city directories from the 1900s,…

LeRoy’s in Monrovia Named ‘Must Visit Road Gem on Route 66’
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LeRoy’s in Monrovia Named ‘Must Visit Road Gem on Route 66’

A new report by AAA states that Americans will travel in near-record numbers this Memorial Day weekend (41.5 million) , the vast majority of which will be hitting the road (36.6 million, 4.7% more than last year). To help with travel inspiration Lipton, which has been part of the All-American road trip for generations, collaborated with TripAdvisor…

May 25 – May 31
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May 25 – May 31

EDITOR’S PICK Santa Anita Carnival at Santa Anita Park, May 26-28 from 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. (285 W Huntington Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). Enjoy rides, carnival food, and games as Santa Anita’s Infield transforms into the Santa Anita Carnival on Memorial weekend. Admission and parking is free through Gate 6 off of Colorado Place and…

Monrovia Works to Find Balanced Solutions for Development Renaissance
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Monrovia Works to Find Balanced Solutions for Development Renaissance

By Staff Here in Southern California, we are faced with the daunting reality that things are about to get a lot more crowded. Based on the latest demographic projections available, in the next 25-year planning period, the SCAG region (which includes LA County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, Riverside County, Ventura County, and Imperial County) will,…

Monrovia’s St. Luke’s Invites Public to Spring Music Season
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Monrovia’s St. Luke’s Invites Public to Spring Music Season

In preparation for a concert tour of Lebanon, mezzo-soprano Trisha Rivera and bass-baritone Raed Saade will perform with guest mezzo-soprano Megan Gillespie on Saturday, May 26 at 5:00 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (122 S. California Avenue at Foothill Boulevard in Monrovia). Admission is free, though donations in support of the tour are welcome….

Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Center’s New HQ Officially Opens
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Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Center’s New HQ Officially Opens

By Staff Foothill Unity Center realized a decades-long dream when it unveiled its first permanent building at 709 West Chestnut Avenue on May 17. The Center, the primary provider of food, case management/crisis help, and access to health care resources across eleven San Gabriel Valley cities, has worked out of leased facilities throughout its 38-year…

Monrovia Days Celebration Exceeds Revenue Objectives
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Monrovia Days Celebration Exceeds Revenue Objectives

By Staff It started out three years ago as a modest effort to bring the Monrovia Days parade back in a joint City – School District effort. Last year the city added a carnival component to the event and this year they expanded the carnival, while also extending the event to take place Friday through Sunday. City Manager…

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