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Donate Blood in Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena to Help Blood Shortages
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Donate Blood in Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena to Help Blood Shortages

Severe blood shortage: Red Cross issues immediate call for blood and platelet donations The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage from worsening this winter. During…

Monrovia FD and PD Help With Woolsey Fire
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Monrovia FD and PD Help With Woolsey Fire

The Monrovia Police Department (MPD) and the Monrovia Fire and Rescue are two of many local agencies that have stepped in to assist with evacuation due to the massive Woolsey fire. MPD patrol as well as the department’s special enforcement team deployed to the area on Friday, Nov. 10. MPD has been helping as much…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Nov. 1 – Nov. 7
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Nov. 1 – Nov. 7

Nov. 1 At 11:07 a.m., a resident in the 1200 block of South Alta Vista walked outside her home to go to work and discovered someone had rummaged through her unlocked vehicle sometime during the night. Several items were taken from the glove compartment. This investigation is continuing. At 12:13 p.m., two traffic collisions were…

Meet Monrovia’s Two New School Board Members
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Meet Monrovia’s Two New School Board Members

By Susan Motander The results are in. There will be two new faces on the Monrovia Board of Education: Maritza Travanti and Selene Lockerbie.  Travanti received 29.63 percent of the votes and Lockerbie, 28.83 percent. Board President Terrance Williams fell short with 27.35 percent. Coming in last was J. Christian Holt with 14.19 percent. Both the new board members were endorsed…

Election Results for Monrovia School Board
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Election Results for Monrovia School Board

The Monrovia Unified School District (MUSD) can now welcome two new board members. Monrovia voters have had their say and selected Maritza Travanti and Selene Lockerbie  to serve on the MUSD governing board. Maritza Travanti, a senior policy analyst with the IRS, ran on issues such as declining enrollment and the resulting loss of funding…

Monrovia Elections Change to Coincide With State in 2020
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Monrovia Elections Change to Coincide With State in 2020

Beginning in March of 2020, as required by state law, Monrovia municipal elections will coincide with statewide primary election dates. General municipal elections will be held in March of even-numbered years to elect members to serve on the city council, city clerk, and city treasurer. There are five members of the Monrovia City Council, including the…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Oct. 25 – Nov. 1
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Oct. 25 – Nov. 1

Oct. 25 At 11:13 a.m. a caller reported a suspicious person on their property in the 500 block of South Myrtle. Officers arrived and located a male subject. A computer check of the subject revealed he had an outstanding warrant. He was arrested for the warrant and taken into custody. Oct. 26 At 12:21 p.m….

Design Efforts for Monrovia Library Enhancement Now Underway
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Design Efforts for Monrovia Library Enhancement Now Underway

Staff from the City of Monrovia has met with the architects from Undisclosable Inc., to coordinate the development of updated concept plans and schematic designs for the Library Enhancement Project. The proposed improvements that have been imagined have been geared towards establishing enhancements in line with priorities established in the city’s Library Strategic Plan and the…

Monrovia Thanks Police Lieutenant for 32 Years of Service
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Monrovia Thanks Police Lieutenant for 32 Years of Service

City celebrates Tom Loy on Nov. 29 The city of Monrovia congratulates Police Lieutenant Tom Loy as he prepares to retire after 32 years of dedicated service to Monrovia and its residents. Having started working for the community in 1986 as a Reserve Police Officer, Tom has dedicated over three decades of his life to…

Download Monrovia’s Homelessness Plan
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Download Monrovia’s Homelessness Plan

A summary of Monrovia’s Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness is now available to download on the city’s Homeless Services webpage. In a joint effort, city staff worked with the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments, local service organizations, businesses and residents to develop a five year plan to address homelessness here in Monrovia. The…

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