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Human Remains Found in Angeles National Forest Above Monrovia
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Human Remains Found in Angeles National Forest Above Monrovia

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding found human skeletal remains in the area of mile marker 45.60 of the Angeles Crest Highway on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at 12:25 p.m. The area is above Monrovia. Detectives have learned that deputies assigned to Crescenta Valley Station…

Update on Search for New Monrovia City Manager
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Update on Search for New Monrovia City Manager

Since learning that City Manager Oliver Chi accepted to be the next city manager for the City of Huntington Beach, the City Council has been working to find his replacement. According to the latest City Manager’s Update, “the overall process is expected to result in the identification of a recommended candidate at some point in…

Samson is the New ‘Spokesbear’ for Monrovia Fire and Rescue
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Samson is the New ‘Spokesbear’ for Monrovia Fire and Rescue

By Susan Motander Next Tuesday at the Monrovia City Council Meeting Fire Chief Brad Dover will introduce the new “spokesbear” for his department. Samson, the iconic symbol of Monrovia’s Wildland Urban Interface, has returned as the symbol of safety for the Fire Department in its outreach to the community. In the early 1990s the original Samson…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 29 – Sept. 4
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 29 – Sept. 4

Aug. 29 At 11:19 a.m., a resident in the 100 block of S. Magnolia called to report his home was broken into and items were taken. The homeowner said he left his residence for approximately one hour. When he returned home, he saw the sliding door was open. The point of entry was a bathroom…

Monrovia Man Charged With Capital Murder in Amanda Custer Case
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Monrovia Man Charged With Capital Murder in Amanda Custer Case

Custer is still missing after four weeks A 27-year-old man with a pending domestic violence case was charged Wednesday with killing his girlfriend who disappeared in July, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Robert Anthony Camou of Monrovia now faces one count of murder with a special circumstance allegation of killing a…

Monrovia Named 39th Safest City in California
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Monrovia Named 39th Safest City in California

Fifth safest city in the San Gabriel Valley Backgroundchecks.org, the free online directory and portal dedicated to helping people find online public records and run an online background check, recently released analysis of all cities in California found that Monrovia was the 39th safest city in the state. This makes Monrovia the fifth safest city…

Monrovia Market Building Closer to Becoming Route 66 Automotive Museum
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Monrovia Market Building Closer to Becoming Route 66 Automotive Museum

The Development Review Committee unanimously approved the proposed adaptive reuse of the former Monrovia Market building. This past week, the Development Review Committee considered an entitlement application by Bowden Development to repurpose the former Monrovia Market building (located at 525 S. Shamrock Ave.) into a Route 66 automotive museum and special event venue with a…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 22 – Aug. 28
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 22 – Aug. 28

Aug. 22 At 7:06 a.m., a resident in the 900 block of South Fifth called to report his vehicle had been burglarized. He parked his vehicle in the parking lot overnight. When he returned to his vehicle in the morning, he discovered the rear window had been smashed and his laptop and an empty toolbox…

Wounded Warrior Parking Spots to Be Installed in Old Town
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Wounded Warrior Parking Spots to Be Installed in Old Town

Old Town Monrovia is about to get a few new parking spaces for veterans in the community. The city has been in discussions with Chuck Keene and the American Legion to install up to four Wounded Warrior Veteran parking spaces in Old Town. The parking spaces will be marked with special signage and painted purple….

Monrovia Working on Finalizing Holiday Season Festivities
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Monrovia Working on Finalizing Holiday Season Festivities

It’s only August but city staff is already hard at work coordinating final plans for festivities planned for November and December. After discussing with MOTAB and the Community Services Commission, the city plans to separate the Holiday Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade into two separate events. As of now, the plan is to hold a Thankful…

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