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Monrovia Named One of the Most Business Friendly City Finalists
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Monrovia Named One of the Most Business Friendly City Finalists

For the second year in a row, the City of Monrovia has been named as one of five finalists for the prestigious annual Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s (LAEDC) Eddy Awards. Monrovia was nominated as a finalist for jurisdictions with a population of under 50,000 people, along with Azusa, Duarte, San Gabriel, and Santa…

City of Monrovia Asks ‘Will You <br/> Be Ready When Disaster Hits?’
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City of Monrovia Asks ‘Will You
Be Ready When Disaster Hits?’

In 2017, California experienced the most destructive wildfire season on record, including the devastating Thomas Fire in Ventura County. Disasters like wildfires and earthquakes will happen, and the city wants you and your family to be prepared when it does. You can learn lifesaving skills like CPR and first aid, or know how to take…

The Pink Patch Returns to Monrovia PD
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The Pink Patch Returns to Monrovia PD

The Monrovia Police Department (MPD) is continuing its Pink Patch Project partnership in fighting against breast cancer with the City of Hope. The Pink Patch Project is an innovative public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and support research efforts working to combat this disease. This project will also…

Repairs Have Begun on Pedestrian Bridge in Monrovia
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Repairs Have Begun on Pedestrian Bridge in Monrovia

Jorgensen-Reeve Builders (JRB), working on behalf of Samuelson and Fetter, have been performing maintenance and repair work on the overhead pedestrian bridge located on East Huntington Drive, between 602 E. Huntington Drive and 605 E. Huntington Drive. The work began on Sept.10 and is scheduled to be completed by Sept. 19.  JRB will continue to work from 9 a.m. –…

Monrovia Addresses Quality Issues With Athens Services
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Monrovia Addresses Quality Issues With Athens Services

Monrovia city staff has been monitoring community feedback regarding concerns with Athens trash service. Specifically, staff has noticed an increase in complaints regarding poor customer service, inconsistent trash pick-up times, missed trash pick-up issues, and the lack of bear resistant trash cans available for the public. Given these identified issues, staff met with Athens representatives to…

SoCal WaterSmart’s Turf Removal Program Returns to Monrovia
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SoCal WaterSmart’s Turf Removal Program Returns to Monrovia

Receive a rebate of $1 per square-foot of turf removed The Metropolitan Water District is offering a turf removal program back by popular demand. The Landscape Transformation Program is available for residential and commercial properties. Be sure to review all eligibility criteria and submit your application to reserve funds before starting your project. Rebate Reservation…

Murder Conviction Upheld in Monrovia Woman’s Death
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Murder Conviction Upheld in Monrovia Woman’s Death

LaJoya McCoy was terrorized by her ex-boyfriend By Staff A state appeals court panel upheld a Pasadena man’s conviction for strangling the mother of his two children and leaving her body in her car in Monrovia. The three-justice panel from California’s Second District Court of Appeal found that the prosecution had presented “compelling evidence” of…

Monrovia Council Responds to Residents’ Multiple Concerns
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Monrovia Council Responds to Residents’ Multiple Concerns

City Council to review permit parking this month By Staff On June 30, 2018, the City coordinated a block party on Ivy Avenue to discuss the city’s proposed ACTV Monrovia bike lane project. At that meeting, in addition to feedback received about the city’s proposed bike lane project, staff also received requests about several other…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 30 – Sept. 5
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

Aug. 30 At 1:10 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of East Olive started her vehicle, which immediately began to overheat. She discovered someone had poured sugar in her radiator and cut several zip-ties that were holding engine parts together. This investigation is continuing. At 7:57 p.m., an eighteen-wheel truck was backing in the…

Monrovia Council Adopts Zoning Changes for AvalonBay Project
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Monrovia Council Adopts Zoning Changes for AvalonBay Project

154 residential apartment units approved; 13 will be low-income By Staff The Monrovia City Council voted unanimously to approve all entitlements associated with the AvalonBay project. The Avalon Monrovia Specific Plan and Mixed-Use Development is a mixed-use development composed of a single building containing 154 apartment residential units, 3,500-square-feet of ground-floor retail, and a five-story,…

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