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MOHPG Hosts a Historic Walking Tour
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MOHPG Hosts a Historic Walking Tour

The Monrovia Historic Preservation Group (MOHPG) will be conducting a walking tour in Downtown Monrovia on Saturday, Aug. 3, starting at 10 a.m. Monrovia has a long and varied history that will be covered during the tour. This is an opportunity for residents and visitors alike to learn more about the city and how it…

Monrovia’s Oak Crest Institute of Science Awarded Major Grant
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Monrovia’s Oak Crest Institute of Science Awarded Major Grant

Oak Crest Institute of Science (Oak Crest), a local non-profit science research and education organization, has been approved for full funding support through the i6 Challenge program under the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program. The prestigious grant award will help fund the Monrovia – Oak Crest Science and Technology Incubator Program (MOST-IP),…

Monrovia PD Will Participate in National Night Out
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Monrovia PD Will Participate in National Night Out

The Monrovia Police Department will participate in National Night Out on Aug. 6 by inviting the community to join them for a hot dog dinner in Library Park starting at 6:30 p.m. This annual event works to promote awareness of crime and drug issues in the community. It is a chance to get to talk to…

Monrovia Community Garden to Host Veggie Gardening 101 Workshop
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Monrovia Community Garden to Host Veggie Gardening 101 Workshop

As part of the Monrovia Community Garden program, the city will coordinate free educational workshops open to the public, not just those renting plots, throughout the year. The first workshop, Veggie Gardening 101, on Saturday, July 27, at 9 a.m. will focus on seasonal planting, thinning, watering, companion planting and basic pest control. The garden…

Mystery Messages on Monrovia Sidewalk Spread Positivity
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Mystery Messages on Monrovia Sidewalk Spread Positivity

Author Roy T. Bennett wrote, “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.” And a mystery Monrovia resident, or group or residents, seems to have taken that message to heart. Monrovia resident Cathee Hill says she was out jogging Thursday morning on Hillcrest Boulevard, near…

Monrovia Has Dedicated Community Gardeners
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Monrovia Has Dedicated Community Gardeners

By Susan Motander Last Saturday, the city held the formal dedication of Monrovia’s first community garden around the church at the corner of Magnolia and Colorado. The dedicated gardeners who manage their own private spaces in the garden have been at work for several weeks establishing their gardens. Mountainside Communion Church is playing host to the…

Have You Heard the ‘Made In Monrovia’ Podcast?
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Have You Heard the ‘Made In Monrovia’ Podcast?

Leandra and Barrett Soop are Monrovians and they run Be Seen Company, a video and podcast production company. They love creating space for people to tell their stories. Leandra also works as a therapist in Burbank at a private practice and Barrett specializes in creating content for social media and websites. Weekly, they have Monrovians…

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