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Beginning of the New Decade Strains World Stability

Tensions escalate between U.S. and Iran as 3,500 troops head to Middle East post drone attack in Baghdad By Terry Miller We’re but a few days into 2020 and already the fifes and drums are beating for history to repeat itself; imminent presidential impeachment may be...

SCE Edison Choppers Checking Power Lines Above Monrovia

By Terry Miller The energy giant, that continues to take leaps of faith to get back in the public’s good graces in the wake of a series of wildfires blamed on faulty SCE equipment last year, is taking to the skies over...

Measure K Advisory Committee Approved, Community Engagement to Begin

- Courtesy photo The appointments for the Monrovia Measure K Citizen Advisory Committee were approved by city council on Tuesday night. Going forward, the City of Monrovia will do community outreach for the Measure K sales tax from...

South Myrtle Avenue to be Closed to Motorists Through Friday

Construction crews will begin to replace the concrete roadway that was damaged and removed as a part of an earlier underground utility project. In order to facilitate efficient and safe roadwork, the 800 block of South Myrtle, from Walnut to Chestnut Avenues, will be closed...

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Dec. 26 – Jan. 1

Dec. 26 At 8:58 a.m., an officer was patrolling the area of Colorado and Ivy when he saw a subject he recognized from past encounters. An investigation revealed he had a warrant for his arrest. The subject was contacted and arrested...

Rebates Available From AQMD for Various Household Items

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Rebates are available from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) for various household items such as electric lawn mowers and garden equipment for commercial enterprises and for residential lawn mowers for residents. There is also a rebate program for furnaces.   For...

Bite-Size News for Monrovia

Concrete Work on Myrtle to Take Place in January During the week of Jan. 6, crews will complete concrete restoration in the areas of the completed underground utility that took place earlier this fall on Myrtle and Walnut avenues. Work...

Looking Back at 2019 in Monrovia’s Rear-View Mirror

By Susan Motander As the year draws to a close, we often look back at the year that just passed. For many Monrovians, this year began on Myrtle Avenue with the annual New Year’s Party, a street party and general community gathering. In the typical,...

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Dec. 19 – Dec. 25

Dec. 19 At 11:58 a.m., two vehicles were involved in a collision near the intersection of Mountain and Central. One of the parties involved complained of pain and was treated by paramedics from the Monrovia Fire Department. Officers arrived and completed an investigation....

New Laws: The Good, the Bad and the Silly for 2020

By Terry Miller Let’s face it; the majority of us here in California rely, perhaps a little too much, on our motor cars — despite the advancements in public transport. So it’s only natural that we commence the new laws with those that directly apply...
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