Community

4th Dimension Building Could Be Sold to an Entrepreneur
Business, Community

4th Dimension Building Could Be Sold to an Entrepreneur

  Restaurant and Office Space Planned in the Proposed Re-Use Project During the past several months, staff has been working with an individual entrepreneur regarding the potential purchase of the 4th Dimension building on Myrtle Avenue in Old Town. The project that has been proposed involves locating an approximate 5,000-square-foot restaurant on the ground floor…

More Campouts in the Canyon Planned for Fall
Community, Lifestyle

More Campouts in the Canyon Planned for Fall

  Two Family Hikes and Campouts were held this summer in Canyon Park. The staff at the park worked hard to make these very successful events. The participants were treated to a BBQ hosted by city staff, enjoyed a campfire (complete with s’mores), and listened to stories from Elizabeth Schneider, the city’s youth librarian. There…

Lower Clamshell Truck Trail Repairs Completed
Community

Lower Clamshell Truck Trail Repairs Completed

  Repairs have been completed on Lower Clamshell Truck Trail. Earlier this year there was a breakaway failure on a portion of the trail, which is located just off Ridgeside Drive. This damage created a significant public safety issue. In addition to fixing the road failure, significant improvements were made along the trail. These will…

New Signs for Monrovia Transit
Community

New Signs for Monrovia Transit

  The city has posted new signs in Old Town and at Station Square to advertise Monrovia’s Dial-A-Ride program and its Friday and Saturday night shuttle to Old Town. The signs are in several places at Station Square (especially by the bench at the actual bus stop for the shuttle). There is also a sign…

Old Town Report (8/25/16 Issue)
Columns, Community

Old Town Report (8/25/16 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick While packing to move my office from one Old Town office to another, I came across stacks of recent history – files from the first New Year’s Eve on Myrtle event in 2011, copies of newspaper ads from who knows when, brochures from downtown businesses long gone, and a stack of…

Golden Streets ‘Ciclovia’ Eyes Spring 2017
Community

Golden Streets ‘Ciclovia’ Eyes Spring 2017

    Metro, in co-ordination with BikeSGV, had originally scheduled 626 Golden Streets, a walking and biking event, on June 26. Unfortunately, the San Gabriel Complex fire had strained local resources and compromised the local air quality, so the event was cancelled at that time. The event had promised a 17-mile route for people to…

Expect Road Closures for Sewer Construction
Community

Expect Road Closures for Sewer Construction

  By Susan Motander Starting next Monday, Aug. 22, there may be period closure of Monterey Avenue in the first block south of Huntington Drive to allow for improvements to damaged sewer pipelines in that area. The area is between the parking lots for Huntington Oaks Shopping Center and Courtyard by Marriott. The work is scheduled…

Latino Legal Voice Questions Monrovia Election Policy
Community, News

Latino Legal Voice Questions Monrovia Election Policy

Monrovia Receives Demand Letter From MALDEF. City to Hold Special Meeting Tuesday 5 p.m. City Manager Oliver Chi has informed Monrovia residents that Thursday afternoon, the city received a demand letter from a group known as the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, or MALDEF. In that letter, MALDEF has demanded that the City…

Community

Your Monrovia Library Card Has Some New Perks

    Access Streaming Movies and Digital Magazines! Your Monrovia Library Card now gets you access to so much more than books! Based on several new programs and partnerships that the Monrovia Public Library has engaged, your library card is now your all-access pass to streaming movies and accessing digital magazines! First, we have a…

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