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Statewide Water Conservation Drops Below 18 Percent in August

Statewide Water Conservation Drops Below 18 Percent in August

  The State Water Resources Control Board today announced that urban Californians’ monthly water conservation declined to 17.7 percent in August, down from 27 percent savings in August 2015, raising…

Look for a Monrovia Renewal Construction Overview in Your Next Utility Bill

Look for a Monrovia Renewal Construction Overview in Your Next Utility Bill

  In order to help keep everyone informed about the street construction getting underway this fall as part of the Monrovia Renewal project, the city has developed a quick reference…

Monrovia Council Discusses the Near Demolition of a Potentially Historic Home

Monrovia Council Discusses the Near Demolition of a Potentially Historic Home

    By Susan Motander  At the council meeting on Tuesday and in response to a letter from the Board of the Monrovia Historic Preservation Group (MOHPG), Council Member Gloria Crudgington brought…

Hillside Wilderness Improvements Project Should be Complete by End of Oct. 2016

Hillside Wilderness Improvements Project Should be Complete by End of Oct. 2016

  This past week, Monrovia made progress towards completing the planned Hillside Wilderness Preserve improvements.  In particular, the four new gates at the Ridgeside and Cloverleaf Access Points have all…

Meeting Set for Community on Monrovia Renewal

Meeting Set for Community on Monrovia Renewal

  By Susan Motander The City of Monrovia has scheduled a community outreach meeting on the Monrovia Renewal project for Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Monroe Elementary School, 402 W. Colorado Blvd.  The…

Governor Brown Signs Nation’s Toughest Super Pollutant Restrictions Into Law

Governor Brown Signs Nation’s Toughest Super Pollutant Restrictions Into Law

  Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently signed SB 1383 by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), which establishes the nation’s toughest restrictions on destructive “super pollutants,” including black carbon, fluorinated…

Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Support Communities Impacted by Climate Change

Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Support Communities Impacted by Climate Change

    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently signed legislation that directs $900 million in cap-and-trade funds to greenhouse gas reducing programs that benefit disadvantaged communities, support clean transportation, and…

Opinion: Environmental Extremism Is on the Wrong Side of History

By Andrew Langer Environmental activists have a new tactic: protesting outside shareholder meetings of major energy gas firms. In May, protestors gathered outside ExxonMobil’s annual meeting to scream, “keep it…

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

The Down Payment Myth Stumping First-Time Homebuyers

    By Dave Liniger Even though the economy is in a slow-motion recovery, the real estate market is moving at full speed. Existing home sales in May ran more…

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

    More Americans might be driving hybrid cars and recycling, but their hardwood kitchen and living room floors can be just as critical to climate change. No one knows…

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