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Monrovia Cooling Center Hours Extended
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Monrovia Cooling Center Hours Extended

As temperatures continue to remain high, the City of Monrovia would like to remind everyone that precautions should be taken, especially by older adults, caretakers of infants and children, those sensitive to the heat, and individuals who participate in outdoor activities. If you have an elderly or infirm neighbor without air conditioning, make sure that…

Old Town Report: Monrovia Pioneer Pam Fitzpatrick Dies
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Old Town Report: Monrovia Pioneer Pam Fitzpatrick Dies

Originally published July 31, 2018 @4:23 p.m. / Last updated Aug. 1 @4 p.m. March 8, 1947 – July 31, 2018 By Terry Miller On Tuesday morning Monrovia awoke to the news that one of the true treasures of Monrovia, Pam Fitzpatrick, passed away from complications of throat cancer. In addition to having four children,…

Summer in Town: Monrovia Latino Heritage Society’s Scholarships
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Summer in Town: Monrovia Latino Heritage Society’s Scholarships

By Susie Ling Roland, Richard, and Rebecca were all born and raised in Monrovia. Roland graduated from Monrovia High in 1959, Richard in 1973, and Rebecca’s diploma is fresh off the press. All three came together at the recent Monrovia Latino Heritage Society’s scholarship luncheon. The Monrovia Latino Heritage Society was founded in 2010 by…

Join the Monrovia Police Department for National Night Out
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Join the Monrovia Police Department for National Night Out

By Staff The Monrovia Police Department hopes you can join them for National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Library Park. The department will be hosting the National Night Out program, which is a community-building initiative that promotes police and community partnerships with a sense of neighborhood camaraderie. This event is…

Summer Activities Still Happening in Monrovia
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Summer Activities Still Happening in Monrovia

In Monrovia there are a great many things to do in the summer months. With summer half over it is time to review: Saturday Concerts at Station Square from 7 – 8:30 p.m.: July 28 – The Answer, Classic Rock August 4 – Upstream, Reggae August 11 – Cold Duck, Motown Soul August 18 – Kellye Huff Band, Country August 25 –…

Cool Down With Some Hot Ragtime in Monrovia July 29
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Cool Down With Some Hot Ragtime in Monrovia July 29

By Terry Miller & Susan Motander The excessive heat warning here in Southern California continues through today. The temperatures have gone well over 100 all week.  So how should you stay cool? If you know someone elderly or infirm without air-conditioning, make sure the individual gets to a cooling station. The city uses the Community…

Monrovia to Introduce Free Lunch Program for Seniors
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Monrovia to Introduce Free Lunch Program for Seniors

By Susan Motander At its regular meeting, the Monrovia City Council voted to approve a Senior Nutrition Program for this year. Serenity Care Health (SCH) will be providing the meals for the program that should begin this September according to the city staff. SCH already provides the food for the Meals on Wheels Program from the…

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…

Closure of Monrovia Canyon Park and HWP Have Been Extended
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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,…

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