Monrovia Weekly

July 13 – July 19
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July 13 – July 19

EDITOR’S PICK Sri Lanka Day at Pasadena City Hall, July 14 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (100 Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). The 12th Annual Sri Lanka Day celebrates the sights, sounds, and flavors of the island with dance troupes, a fashion show, musical acts, an exotic food festival, a “Pageant of Lanka” parade…

Local Record Breaking Heatwave is Far From Over
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Local Record Breaking Heatwave is Far From Over

By Alex Cordero The first heatwave of 2018 started off on Friday, July 6 and several local cities had record breaking temperatures. Triple digit temperatures were reported in cities like Monrovia, Woodland Hills, and Burbank. The excessive heat also caused several fires throughout California leading Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency in…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 3 – July 11
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 3 – July 11

  July 3 At 7:17 a.m., a resident of an apartment complex in the 800 block of West Duarte Road reported a male subject sleeping in the common laundry room. Officers arrived and contacted the subject, who was found to be in possession of a pipe that had been used to smoke methamphetamine. He was…

This Week’s Happenings at the Monrovia Public Library
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This Week’s Happenings at the Monrovia Public Library

The Monrovia Public Library is special community gathering place that makes a difference in the lives of children, teens, adults, and families of all kinds. Experience all that the Library has to offer by visiting in person at 321 S. Myrtle Ave., and if you have any questions, contact the Library at (626) 256-8274. Summer…

Cat of the Week: Lifeline for Pets’ Most Beautiful
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Cat of the Week: Lifeline for Pets’ Most Beautiful

This is Basia (meaning Barbara and pronounced Basha), a beautiful 7-year-old Siamese mix. With her big baby blues and gorgeous latte creamy fur, Basia will be shy at first, but Lifeline for Pets’ patient volunteers know that once she knows and trusts you, she will come out of her shell and be right next to…

July 6 – July 12
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July 6 – July 12

EDITOR’S PICK Summer Concert at Library Park, July 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy an evening of Motown jams courtesy of The Tom Nolan Band. This event is free. For more information, contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246. –MONROVIA Your weekly events July 6 Flavor of Thai…

Closure of Monrovia Canyon Park and HWP Have Been Extended
Community

Closure of Monrovia Canyon Park and HWP Have Been Extended

Cooling center open at Monrovia Community Center An excessive heat warning has been issued for Los Angeles County from July 6 through July 9. In the valley, temperatures are expected to reach 107 to 112 degrees. The city would like to remind everyone that precautions should be taken, especially by individuals who participate in outdoor activities,…

California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis
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California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis

Calif. State Public Instruction joins lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging its practice of refusing entry for asylum seekers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a statement Friday on the Trump administration’s policy of separating families seeking asylum from human rights abuses, violence, and crime. “I am saddened and angered by the treatment…

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