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Monrovia Area Partnership Welcomes the Summer With Two Events
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Monrovia Area Partnership Welcomes the Summer With Two Events

The Monrovia Area Partnership (MAP) will present two events in June. MAP is a community program that hosts events and meetings to train and connect community members dedicated to improving Monrovia. Stay connected by liking MAP on Facebook.com/MonroviaAreaPartnership. Neighborhood Treasure Reveal On June 8, MAP celebrates its fourth Neighborhood Treasure: Japanese Americans in Monrovia. The event…

AMPS Update – The New and Improved Local E-Newsletter
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AMPS Update – The New and Improved Local E-Newsletter

  Sign-up before the launch Beacon Media News, publisher of Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly and Pasadena Independent (AMPS), will launch a new and improved local e-newsletter on June 7. The redesigned e-newsletter will now offer relevant local-news updates from Arcadia and Monrovia in addition to Pasadena news. The AMPS Update e-newsletter will feature a vibrant…

Warrior Art Project to Benefit Monrovia VFW
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Warrior Art Project to Benefit Monrovia VFW

By Susan Motander The Veterans of Foreign Wars Meeting House needs repairs to its roof. To raise the funds, the VFW is holding a painting party. Unlike Tom Sawyer, the veterans are not asking for help with the roofing, but rather are hosting a Warrior Art Evening at the VFW Hall, 825 S. Magnolia Ave., on June…

Monrovia Fire & Rescue to Host Free Hands-Only CPR Training
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Monrovia Fire & Rescue to Host Free Hands-Only CPR Training

Monrovia Fire & Rescue will provide free hands-only CPR training on Thursday at Library Park from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. during Sidewalk CPR Day. Los Angeles County’s Emergency Medical Services Agency, Department of Public Health, the American Heart Association and others have partnered to train 100,000 Los Angeles County residents with a skill that…

What’s Going on With Monrovia Weekly?
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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…

Monrovia City Treasurer Steve Baker Receives Recognition
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Monrovia City Treasurer Steve Baker Receives Recognition

By Susan Motander Monrovia’s City Treasurer Steve Baker also serves as the city historian. It was in this latter capacity that he received his most recent award, The Waddingham/Doctor Award from the California Historical Societies. Nominated by Jim Wigton of the Monrovia Historic Preservation Group (MOHPG), Baker was recognized for his years of service to the community,…

The Timing Was Perfect: Memorial Day 2019 in Monrovia
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The Timing Was Perfect: Memorial Day 2019 in Monrovia

By Susan Motander Every year (weather permitting) the Condor Squadron executes a flyover during the Allied Veterans’ Memorial Day services at Live Oak Memorial Park. This year, the timing was perfect. The Monrovia High School Band was playing “God Bless America” as the squadron made their first two passes over the cemetery. The band had just reached…

Memorial Day Poppies Available at Monrovia Public Library
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Memorial Day Poppies Available at Monrovia Public Library

Event at Live Oak Memorial Park, May 27 Memorial Day Poppies are now available at the Monrovia Library’s Circulation Desk along with a donation box for patrons to make a contribution of their choice for each poppy. The poppies are handmade by veterans as part of their therapeutic rehabilitation and 100% of donations go to…

Monrovia FD’s Wildfire Preparation Event This Sunday
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Monrovia FD’s Wildfire Preparation Event This Sunday

As the events of the past few years have illustrated, a tragic wildfire can strike at any time and so Monrovia Fire & Rescue urges everyone to begin preparing for the next wildfire now. In order to help the community prepare, they will be hosting a Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on Sunday, May 26, from…

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