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Monrovia Tries to Clear Up Election Confusion

  By Susan Motander  In his City Manager’s update this week, Oliver Chi noted that there might be some confusion over the sample ballots recently received by voters in the city as it does not mention the upcoming municipal elections. The information recently sent out by...

Monrovia Old Town Report (02/16/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick We had a MOTAB meeting this morning, and though I had to leave early, I did stay through Oral Communications where we had a couple of interesting speakers. Street Rods Forever announced that their group had applied for a permit to one...

2017 State of the City Monrovia: ‘Renewal’

  Construction has begun on the city-wide $51.7 million infrastructure improvement project, the largest public works project we have ever undertaken here at the City. The following is the outline of Mayor Tom Adams’ State of the City speech held at the Krikrorian Theatre on Myrtle...

Monrovia City Staff Implements ‘All-Gender’ Restrooms

  This past year, the State of California signed AB 1732, which amends the State Health and Safety Code by adding Section 118600. The new section requires that by March 1, all single-user toilet facilities for local government entities must be identified as an “all-gender” restroom. To...

Gala for Monrovia Schools’ Performing Arts Program Scheduled

  By Susan Motander Patrick Garcia, the Monrovia Unified School District’s Director of Performing Arts, has announced that a gala, “Stars that Light Up the Night,” is being planned to benefit the performing arts in the District. The gala will be held on Saturday, March 18, at...

Monrovia-Duarte Black Alumni Association Sponsors Black History Month Activities

  The Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association have several events planned for Black History Month. While several of these events have already occurred a great deal more are still ahead. On Feb. 10, Monrovia High School graduate, Ron Husband will speak to an Advance Placement Art...

Monrovia Old Town Report (2/9/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick As I’ve said before, I do love a good mystery! Well, thanks to my friend, Council Member Becky Shevlin, I’ve had a good couple of weeks trying to “unbewilder” myself. To experience this nutty feeling for yourself, you have to go up...

City Prepares Field for Monrovia Youth Baseball

  By Susan Motander City staff is busy preparing the Barney Glenn Field at Recreation Park, getting it ready for Opening Day of the Monrovia Youth Baseball League. Opening Day festivities are set for Saturday, Feb. 25. The improvements scheduled for the field include laser leveling, installing...

Monrovia Old Town Report (2/2/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick If I’ve learned anything in my life, it’s this: if you want to be heard, you have to be vocal, and persistently so. It’s useless to sit back and feel left out, angry, disenfranchised or even worse – disengaged. You have to...

Monrovia Old Town Report (1/26/17 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick Hello – it’s sunny today and I’m delighted. I know we need the rain (we are still in a drought!), but there is just something so joyful about the sun … It is now time to meander through Old Town again and I...
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