Month: December, 2018

Monrovia 2018: A year of renewal, movement, development and a few losses
News

Monrovia 2018: A year of renewal, movement, development and a few losses

By Susan Motander This was a busy year in Monrovia. The Monrovia Renewal Project is on the verge of completing the fourth of six sectors of the city in repairing, replacing, or repaving the infrastructure of the community. City staff literally rolled out the GoMonrovia program bringing Lyft and LimeBikes to the community. While the first of several apartment…

Avoid the Traffic and Take Metro to the Rose Parade
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Avoid the Traffic and Take Metro to the Rose Parade

Metro Rail’s Gold Line makes it easy to get to Pasadena’s Annual Tournament of Roses. Metro will operate 24-hour service on Metro Rail, also on the Silver and Orange Lines, on the night of Dec. 31 through the morning of Jan. 1 with trains running every 7 minutes from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. In…

Northernmost Part of Monrovia to Face Renewal
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Northernmost Part of Monrovia to Face Renewal

Monrovia Renewal will start on the community neighboring the foothills early next year. The impacted areas will be north of Hillcrest Boulevard up to the city line. When Hillcrest Boulevard ends at Grand Avenue, the impacted area will dip down to Greystone Avenue. The work will include upgrades to the sewer and water lines as well as…

Will Senator Harris’ NRA Encroach Monrovia’s Wilderness Preserve?
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Will Senator Harris’ NRA Encroach Monrovia’s Wilderness Preserve?

By Susan Motander California Senator Kamala Harris has proposed legislation that would create a National Recreation Area (NRA) in the San Gabriel Mountains. Harris’ legislation is a companion act to that of Congresswoman Judy Chu that calls for the same NRA. According to City Manager Oliver Chi, city staff members have been trying to research…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Dec. 20 – Dec. 26
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Dec. 20 – Dec. 26

Dec 20 At 11:03 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of Almond called to report a domestic violence incident. The victim’s ex-boyfriend came to her house to talk, they began arguing and an altercation ensued. During the altercation, the ex-boyfriend spit on her and then left the location. Officers were unable to locate the…

Where Can You Help Decorate Floats for the Rose Parade?
Community

Where Can You Help Decorate Floats for the Rose Parade?

Experience the magic of the floats before they make their debut on Colorado Boulevard in the 2019 Rose Parade. During the final stages of preparation, a variety of seeds, bark, fruits and vegetables, grasses and of course, flowers are being applied to the floats by experienced professionals as well as hard working volunteers. If you…

Dec. 28 – Jan. 3
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Dec. 28 – Jan. 3

EDITOR’S PICK Totally ‘80s New Year’s Eve at 38 Degrees Ale House & Grill, Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. – 1 a.m. (110 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). Dress in your ‘80s best to enjoy an ‘80s inspired cocktail menu, a special craft beer menu, music, and movies from the decade. For more information,…

Career Corner: Landing a Work-From-Home Job
Columns

Career Corner: Landing a Work-From-Home Job

By Angela Copeland Finding a work-from-home (or remote job) can seem to be an impossible proposition. It’s like finding a unicorn. You’ve heard they exist, but you’ve never actually seen one. Many people ask about finding jobs you can do from home. Whether you have children, would like freedom to relocate, or just prefer peace…

Sip & Savor is a Foodie’s Paradise
Dining Delights

Sip & Savor is a Foodie’s Paradise

Eat, drink and be merry at the new Pasadena Tournament of Roses Sip & Savor where the taste-tempting SoCal food scene, along with fine wines and craft brews from throughout California are on the menu just for you along with exciting entertainment, over three days in Pasadena’s popular Arroyo Seco. The event takes over the…

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