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Community Report: Vigil for George Floyd

The Pasadena branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the National Association of Day Labors (NDLON) along with faith leaders form the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA) and the Community Clergy Coalition (CCC) will be leading a...

Construction Impacts Traffic on Myrtle Avenue

Courtesy photo by awsloley from Pixabay  Myrtle Avenue will be partially closed due to construction work and equipment staging as a part of the development project in the 800 block of South Myrtle. In order to facilitate a safe construction zone,...

Monrovia Canyon Park to Open on Tuesday, Reservations Required

Map of modifications made at Canyon Park. – Courtesy illustration / City of Monrovia Monrovia Canyon Park will reopen to the public on Tuesday, May 26. All park visitors must have a reservation to access the trails in Canyon...

Monrovia Canyon Park to Remain Closed Until May 26

Canyon Park
Canyon Park. – Courtesy photo / Monrovia Public Library (CC BY 2.0) The City of Monrovia is working to reopen Canyon Park, which will remain closed until May 26, while implementing health guidelines to keep park...

Facebook Watch Party for Monrovia Days This Saturday

Hal Leavens, the "Unofficial Mayor" of Monrovia puts on his party hat in time for this weekend’s virtual Monrovia Days. - Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News Two weeks ago, scores of Monrovia Kiwanians took to...

Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program Wins Sustainability Award

Monrovia Community Garden
The Monrovia Community Garden Pilot program received an Award of Merit in the Green Region category from the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). The SCAG Sustainability Awards Program encourages innovative planning to improve the mobility, livability, prosperity and sustainability for the Southern California region.

Monrovia Wilderness Parks to Close

Monrovia Canyon Park
– Courtesy photo / City of Monrovia Beginning Monday, March 23, the City of Monrovia will once again close Canyon Park and the Hillside Wilderness Preserve. The city attempted to leave these recreational areas open but too many people visited...

Changes to GoMonrovia

In an effort to combat community spread of COVID-19, ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft have temporarily suspended their carpooling options across all markets. Although GoMonrovia can no longer offer shared rides, the classic ride option is available now for a fixed...

Monrovia’s Incumbents Sweep Contenders

By Terry Miller In this 2020 race, locally and nationally we’ve seen muckraking attacks, both figurative and literal, and nobody knows where it’ll end. Despite the seemingly endless attacks, voters made educated decisions. The big surprise of the...

Voting: A Heritage and a Privilege

Voting may seem a bit different this election with new locations and tough screen voting. The difficulties and challenges of this election are nothing compared to the struggle women waged to gain the right to vote.  This is the centennial year of women...

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