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Thursday, November 21, 2019

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Monrovia’s ‘Art in Public Places’ Ostensibly Morphs into ‘Neighborhood Treasure’

City Council approves $31K to honor Neighborhood Treasures Francisco and Felix J. Gutierrez but not location — yet By Terry Miller Last week’s Monrovia council meeting proved to be a really valuable history lesson of the diverse yet divided history that has shaped this community since...

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...

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...

Monrovia Canyon Park’s Family Night and Campout Program is a Hit

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Canyon Park and Monrovia Public Library host a Family Hike and Campout event in Canyon Park’s  Fireman’s Flat Picnic Ares (1200 N. Canyon Blvd.) which fills up fast. Families make memories under the stars, enjoy a barbecue dinner, s’mores, day and night hikes, story...

Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program Ready for Ribbon Cutting

The City of Monrovia will launch the Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program with a formal Ribbon Cutting on Saturday at 9 a.m. at 303 W. Colorado Blvd. The entire community is invited to join the celebration. The Community Garden has garden beds which include: Individual irrigation for...

Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Center Looking for Volunteers

You can help underprivileged students begin the new school year on a positive note by volunteering at the 21st Annual Back to School Event on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Santa Anita Park (285 Huntington Drive, Arcadia). Foothill Unity is now accepting registrations on a...

We Hear You Now, Monrovia

By Terry Miller and Fabiola Diaz Monrovia Weekly held an open forum on June 27 for the community — to listen to your hopes and concerns as the adjudicated voice of Monrovia. We were delighted with the forum turnout at the Community Center and even more...

Largest Blood Drive in Inland Empire Saves More Than 2,250 Lives

The Gift of Giving Blood The Intl. WeLoveU Foundation partnered with LifeStream Blood Bank to host the largest community blood drive on June 30, 2019 at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino, California. More than 1,200 WeLoveU Foundation volunteers from various locations such...

Drop That Match! No Fireworks in Monrovia or Duarte

By Susan Motander With Duarte’s decision (finally) to ban fireworks, no personal fireworks are allowed in the foothills. With the heavy rain last winter continuing into spring rain, there is now plenty of now dried vegetation in the foothills. That vegetation translates to fuel for a fire...

Library Park is the Place to be in Monrovia on the Fourth

By Susan Motander The city of Monrovia is holding its annual 4th of July celebration in Library Park culminating with fireworks at 9 p..m. There will be a free concert from the band Night Owl starting at 7 pm. Those who wish to partake in the festivities can...
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