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Monrovia Needs Volunteers to Assist With Homeless Count
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Monrovia Needs Volunteers to Assist With Homeless Count

The City of Monrovia will once again be participating in the 2019 Point-in-Time Homeless Count, an annual event coordinated by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. This year, the count is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Jan. 22. On that evening, volunteers will be surveying Monrovia along with other areas of the San Gabriel Valley…

/ Monrovia Transit Dial-a-Ride is Changing
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/ Monrovia Transit Dial-a-Ride is Changing

Monrovia city staff has been trying to find ways to improve the GoMonrovia program; staff has also been assessing how they can better serve passengers with disabilities who are in need of an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessible vehicle. Currently, ADA rides are provided through the city’s dial-a-ride shuttle. However, users with non-ADA needs are still…

Station Square Parking Lot Work Just Got More Expensive
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Station Square Parking Lot Work Just Got More Expensive

Giant boulders and low groundwater levels cause problems The City of Monrovia approved an agreement with HMC, Inc., in August of 2018 to coordinate remediation efforts at the park-and-ride lot at Station Square, as mandated by the LA Regional Water Board (Board), and those efforts have been going well thus far. The Board approved a preliminary…

2019 Rose Parade Suffers Mechanical Interruption and End on High Note
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2019 Rose Parade Suffers Mechanical Interruption and End on High Note

By Galen Patterson The 2019 Rose Parade began on a chilly, winter morning on the first day of the new year. The performers staged themselves and equipment along Orange Grove Avenue in Pasadena, anticipating the moment when the show would begin. Bare-shouldered dancers moved rapidly in an effort to increase their body heat, and attendees…

Monrovia 2018: A year of renewal, movement, development and a few losses
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Monrovia 2018: A year of renewal, movement, development and a few losses

By Susan Motander This was a busy year in Monrovia. The Monrovia Renewal Project is on the verge of completing the fourth of six sectors of the city in repairing, replacing, or repaving the infrastructure of the community. City staff literally rolled out the GoMonrovia program bringing Lyft and LimeBikes to the community. While the first of several apartment…

Avoid the Traffic and Take Metro to the Rose Parade
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Avoid the Traffic and Take Metro to the Rose Parade

Metro Rail’s Gold Line makes it easy to get to Pasadena’s Annual Tournament of Roses. Metro will operate 24-hour service on Metro Rail, also on the Silver and Orange Lines, on the night of Dec. 31 through the morning of Jan. 1 with trains running every 7 minutes from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. In…

Northernmost Part of Monrovia to Face Renewal
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Northernmost Part of Monrovia to Face Renewal

Monrovia Renewal will start on the community neighboring the foothills early next year. The impacted areas will be north of Hillcrest Boulevard up to the city line. When Hillcrest Boulevard ends at Grand Avenue, the impacted area will dip down to Greystone Avenue. The work will include upgrades to the sewer and water lines as well as…

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