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Monrovia Crime Blotters: March 13-18

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March 13 March 13 at 3:55 p.m., a traffic collision was reported in the 1100 block of East Royal Oaks. A motorist was attempting to park along the curb, but misjudged her speed and collided into two parked vehicles. Officers responded and...

Local Health Care Professionals Speak About COVID-19

Everywhere you look, there doesn't seem to be any good news coming from the COVID-19 virus pandemic that has swept the globe. Images by Silentia Slaboch It's all doom and gloom with no end...

A Conversation with Ralph Walker

By Hanna Nielson On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I arrive at KGEM-TV Studio in Monrovia to find Ralph Walker busy interviewing candidates for the upcoming City Council election. As he does every year, he features each candidate on his locally broadcast talk...

Tribute to Wild Places: Olive Avenue Park Remembered

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It was interesting to read last week that the city had just been awarded a grant from the California Department of Parks and Recreation from the Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program to expand and improve Lucinda Garcia Park. Monrovia is one...

Homage to Reverend Bailey of Monrovia’s Second Baptist Church

George Bailey
George Bailey in 1933. – Courtesy photo / Jessica Valentine Reverend George Godfrey Bailey was a good man. His main focus was on Monrovia’s children. Councilmember Larry Spicer remembers his mentor fondly, “He always told the youth that no matter what...

Preserving Monrovia’s Black History

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history,” said Dr. Martin Luther King. Black History Month was first officially recognized by President Ford in 1976. Black History Month had been earlier proposed by African American students at Kent State in 1969. They, in...

Monrovia League Hosts Two Upcoming Events

RD Players will re-enact as Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Courtesy photo / Image from American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902. The Monrovia League will be holding their monthly meeting Feb. 18 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 122 S. California...

Black History Month Focuses on Voter Rights, Suppression

Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association to hold a lecture on Voting Rights this Saturday African Americans and the Vote is the theme for this year’s Black History Month, a topical subject for an election year....

Monrovia Weekly – 02/03/2020


Weekend & Holiday Parking Fees Increasing at Monrovia Canyon Park

Monrovia Canyon Park
Beginning Feb. 1, parking fees for weekends and holidays will increase at Monrovia Canyon Park from $6 to $10. In the next few months, the City will be coordinating a study session on other possible parking options and rates for Canyon Park.

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