Month: May, 2019

City of Monrovia Addressing Monrovia Transit Issues
News

City of Monrovia Addressing Monrovia Transit Issues

Following recent changes to Monrovia Transit, the city has received some negative feedback from Monrovia Transit ADA service users. Monrovia Transit travelers dislike the smaller vans that were recently deployed. City staff expected that users would find it easier and faster to board and dismount from the scaled down ADA vehicles compared with the larger…

Local Milliner Creates Spectacular Bespoke Hats
Featured

Local Milliner Creates Spectacular Bespoke Hats

By May S. Ruiz Americans, as a rule, don’t typically wear hats the way they do sunglasses as a fashion accessory. However, if it were up to Cissy Li, all ladies would be wearing hats wherever they go, most especially to weddings and other stylish events. To advance her lifestyle philosophy, she started creating headwear…

What’s Going on With Monrovia Weekly?
Community

What’s Going on With Monrovia Weekly?

By Terry Miller Beacon Media and Monrovia Weekly have undertaken some transformation(s); a makeover, so to speak. This transformation involved consolidating our news and information resources and devoting more space to regional news, albeit at the risk of scaling back our local coverage. We have been gratified with countless comments passed our way recently. We…

May 31 – June 6
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May 31 – June 6

EDITOR’S PICK Monrovia Music Fest at Library Park, June 2 from noon – 7 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). The Fest features an array of artists, a beer garden, food trucks, artisans, vendors, art, free activities for kids and an area for dogs. Admission is free but VIP Lounge ticket can be…

Legoland California Resort Celebrates 20 Years of Lego Magic
Travel

Legoland California Resort Celebrates 20 Years of Lego Magic

By Greg Aragon I never met a kid who didn’t love Legos. They are simple, durable and inspire creativity and imagination. So when Legoland California opened in 1999 as an entire theme park dedicated to the little, plastic building blocks it was exciting news. And now today, as the destination celebrates its 20th birthday, it is…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: May 23 – May 29
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: May 23 – May 29

May 23 At 4:20 p.m., a possible drunk driver was reported in the 200 block of East Greystone. The vehicle was observed driving on the wrong side of the road. Officers responded to the area and located the vehicle. The driver was contacted and he displayed symptoms of being under the influence. The driver was…

Meet Monrovia Unified’s Newly Appointed School Resource Officer
Education

Meet Monrovia Unified’s Newly Appointed School Resource Officer

By Susan Motander For the last few years Officer James Ruano has served as the School Resource Officer (SRO) to Monrovia Unified School District (MUSD). Ruano brought his own special touch to the position bridging together the resources of the Monrovia Police Department (MPD) and MUSD. But the assignment is designed as a temporary one and at…

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