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Monrovia Council Approves Funds for Final Steps of Legacy Project
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Monrovia Council Approves Funds for Final Steps of Legacy Project

By Susan Motander Monrovia’s City Council approved the funds to complete the education link in the three-step chain of the Monrovia Legacy Project: Education.  The project is an attempt, as one local wag said, to “siphon Steve Baker’s brain.”  Both Myron Hotchkiss, who was Monrovia’s first City Historian, and Steve Baker, its second, collected photos, mementos, documents,…

Monrovia Fire Department Begins Brush Inspections
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Monrovia Fire Department Begins Brush Inspections

The 2018 brush season is fast approaching and, as is customary, the Monrovia Fire Department is gearing up to perform brush inspections of all properties located in the high-fire danger areas of town.  Based on the current developed schedule, brush inspections will begin on or after May 15 and Monrovia FD will be working with…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: April 27 – May 2
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: April 27 – May 2

April 27 At 3:04 a.m., an officer was patrolling the 100 block of E. Huntington when he saw two subjects near the intersection who appeared to be intoxicated. He stopped to speak with them. A computer check revealed one of the subjects had multiple warrants for his arrest; he was arrested and taken into custody….

Man Pleads No Contest in Illegal Deer Murder in Monrovia
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Man Pleads No Contest in Illegal Deer Murder in Monrovia

A Duarte man pleaded no contest last week in connection with the fatal shooting of a deer in Monrovia, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Michael Jackson Rodriguez (DOB 2/5/84) entered his plea at a morning court hearing to one misdemeanor count of possessing fish or wildlife taken unlawfully, Deputy District Attorney Richard…

Who Will Be This Year’s FAVORITE in the Annual Readers’ Choice?
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Who Will Be This Year’s FAVORITE in the Annual Readers’ Choice?

Power of the Press Everyone loves a winner, right? We all want to know who the local FAVORITES are going to be in this year’s annual Readers’ Choice publication. Beacon Media News, publisher of Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly, Pasadena Independent and Sierra Madre Weekly (AMPS) will shine a spotlight on businesses large and small, restaurants…

Monrovia Crime Blotters March 1 to March 7
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Monrovia Crime Blotters March 1 to March 7

March 1 At 1:49 a.m., an officer was extra patrolling a parking structure in the 100 block of W. Colorado, when he saw a vehicle with a shattered window. The officer was able to locate the owner, who advised a remote control was stolen from inside the vehicle that opens the gate to the parking…

Monrovia’s Mobility Program Launching Friday and Will Feature Lyft Rides and Dockless Bikeshare
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Monrovia’s Mobility Program Launching Friday and Will Feature Lyft Rides and Dockless Bikeshare

On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, the City Council approved a completely revamped Monrovia Transit model! The new, multi-modal transportation program, called GoMonrovia, leverages the strengths of two thriving private companies – the car-sharing provider Lyft, and the dockless bike-sharing provider LimeBike – in partnership with the City’s existing dial-a-ride operator, to provide fast and affordable…

Be Spotlighted by the Press as a Local FAVORITE
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Be Spotlighted by the Press as a Local FAVORITE

Readers’ Choice 2018, ‘Power of the Press’ Coming soon, Beacon Media News, publisher of Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly, Pasadena Independent and Sierra Madre Weekly (AMPS) will publish a glossy magazine with a plethora of winners within local communities. Thanks to our readers who believe in the ‘Power of the Press,’ thousands of participants will diligently…

Monrovia Trader Joe’s Responds to Story of Local Protest Wednesday
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Monrovia Trader Joe’s Responds to Story of Local Protest Wednesday

Traders officials concerned the story was one-sided  By Terry Miller In this week’s edition of Monrovia Weekly ( March 15, 2018), we ran a short story submitted by ‘Crate Free Illinois’ about some of their supporters protesting some of the meat products the popular grocery store sells and the subsequent delivery of petitions at the…

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