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City of Monrovia Presents the 2018 Santa Tours
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City of Monrovia Presents the 2018 Santa Tours

This year marks the 20th year of the city’s long tradition of celebrating the holiday season by touring Santa Claus around city streets on top of a fire engine. Escorted by a police car and a decorated public works sleigh, Santa will give candy canes to the public in the spirit of giving. City employees will…

Monrovian Robert Kennard to be Honored on MLK Day
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Monrovian Robert Kennard to be Honored on MLK Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Monrovia Historical Museum will be hosting a program on Monrovia’s own Robert Kennard, founder of the oldest African-American architecture firm in Los Angeles. The event entitled “Robert Kennard—Architect and Mentor” will be presented by three individuals:  Jerome Robinson, a USC graduate student, who wrote his master’s thesis…

Santa Will Not Be Coming to Monrovia Tonight
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Santa Will Not Be Coming to Monrovia Tonight

Due to inclement weather, the City of Monrovia has canceled the annual tree lighting and holiday parade which was originally scheduled for tonight, Dec. 6. According to the cancelation noticed issued by the city, “The forecast calls for heavy rain mid-day through the afternoon which would create safety concerns related to the event set up….

Free Legal Clinic in Monrovia Adds DACA Renewal Assistance
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Free Legal Clinic in Monrovia Adds DACA Renewal Assistance

The Immigration Resource Center of San Gabriel Valley in Monrovia (303 W. Colorado Blvd.) is offering free immigration legal assistance on Dec. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. As part of their last legal clinic of the year, OneJustice will offer assistance with naturalization, DACA renewals, and general screenings. To set up a required…

Monrovia Chamber Announces Civic Award Recipients
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Monrovia Chamber Announces Civic Award Recipients

By Susan Motander The Monrovia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Citizen of the Year and the Businessperson of Year as well as the award for service to the Chamber and the Military Service Award. All four are to be presented at the annual Chamber Installation Dinner on Jan. 18 at the Double Tree Hotel…

Guns and Hoses Battle it Out in Monrovia
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Guns and Hoses Battle it Out in Monrovia

Who won the battle of the badges? Monrovia Police outscored Monrovia Fire and Rescue, but the real winner was the American Cancer Society who was the recipient of the proceeds from the non-grudging grudge match. Monrovia Police Chief Alan Sanvictores came prepared for a siege, but Fire chief Brad Dover was prepared for his firefighters to…

Monrovia Firefighters Ignite Their Annual Spark of Love
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Monrovia Firefighters Ignite Their Annual Spark of Love

By Susan Motander Last weekend during Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Monrovia firefighters began their annual Spark of Love Toy Drive. They collect new unwrapped toys and donate them to charity. In Monrovia, those toys remain in the community as they are donated to Foothill Unity Center which serves those in need locally. Toys can be…

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