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Old Town Report (10/12/17 Issue)
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Old Town Report (10/12/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Well, I’m just full of information this week; don’t even know where to start!  Let’s try one of our favorite subjects:  pedestrian safety in Old Town.  Tuesday’s MOTAB (Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board) meeting at City Hall gave us reports on the Flag Stand trial period.  If you remember, the flag stands…

Free Naturalization and Immigration Legal Clinic
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Free Naturalization and Immigration Legal Clinic

OneJustice’s Justice Bus® Project, CARECEN and Santa Anita Family YMCA are partnering to hold a free legal clinic! During the clinic, individuals can meet with volun-teer attorneys for naturalization applications, immigration screening, basic advice, assistance, and/or referrals. EVENT: Saturday, October 14, 2017 SANTA ANITA FAMILY YMCA 501 S Mountain Avenue Monrovia, California 91016 *APPOINTMENT IS…

Happenings at the Great Book Place: Monrovia Public Library
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Happenings at the Great Book Place: Monrovia Public Library

By Susan Motander Monrovia Public Library is a great deal more than just a place to check out a book. Music and videos are also available to borrow. And there is so much more: Homework Help available for students, Kindergarten to 8th grade The Pro-Active Tutoring Program sponsored by Monrovia Reads with lots of other…

St. Luke’s Monrovia Blesses Pets Of All Denominations
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St. Luke’s Monrovia Blesses Pets Of All Denominations

On Sunday, October 8, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Monrovia will once again celebrate one of its most beloved traditions, the Blessing of the Animals on the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. The church invites everyone to bring their pets to the 10 a.m. service to sit in the sanctuary, share the experience…

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Monrovia Old Town Report

By Pam Fitzpatrick I’m so excited! I finally got my hands on Richard (Dick) Singer’s book about modern Monrovia. The “Renaissance Years” chronicles the making of the Monrovia we know and love today. Like most of you, my focus has been on the extraordinary rebirth of our town (including Old Town) during the last 50…

Foothill Unity Honors Lois Gaston
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Foothill Unity Honors Lois Gaston

Foothill Unity Center honored this year’s “Heart in Hand Humanitarian,” Lois Gaston last Thursday at a special luncheon at the Arboretum. Among her many accomplishments Gaston is the former Mayor and Councilmember for City of Duarte. Lois has been a Board of Directors Member for the Foothill Unity Center since 2002, she is involved in…

Foothill Unity Center and Ice House Team Up for ‘Laughs with a Cause’ on Oct. 8
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Foothill Unity Center and Ice House Team Up for ‘Laughs with a Cause’ on Oct. 8

Foothill Unity Center is a Community Action Agency and the primary provider of food, case management/crisis help and access to health care resources serving clients in Pasadena, Altadena, South Pasadena, Sierra Madre, Arcadia, Monrovia, Bradbury, Duarte, Azusa, Baldwin Park and Irwindale. The Center operates two facilities in Monrovia and one in Pasadena. The mission of…

Construction Authority Awards First Contract for Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension
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Construction Authority Awards First Contract for Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension

$2.6 million Utility Relocation Contract awarded to W.A. Rasic Construction Company, Inc. At their September meeting recently, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority board of directors unanimously voted to award a $2.6 million Utility Relocation design-bid-build contract to W.A. Rasic Construction Company, Inc. for the utility relocation work as part of the 12.3-mile Foothill Gold…

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