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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…

Will Senator Harris’ NRA Encroach Monrovia’s Wilderness Preserve?
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Will Senator Harris’ NRA Encroach Monrovia’s Wilderness Preserve?

By Susan Motander California Senator Kamala Harris has proposed legislation that would create a National Recreation Area (NRA) in the San Gabriel Mountains. Harris’ legislation is a companion act to that of Congresswoman Judy Chu that calls for the same NRA. According to City Manager Oliver Chi, city staff members have been trying to research…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Dec. 20 – Dec. 26
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Dec. 20 – Dec. 26

Dec 20 At 11:03 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of Almond called to report a domestic violence incident. The victim’s ex-boyfriend came to her house to talk, they began arguing and an altercation ensued. During the altercation, the ex-boyfriend spit on her and then left the location. Officers were unable to locate the…

Rose Parade Safety Tips from Pasadena Fire & Police Departments
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Rose Parade Safety Tips from Pasadena Fire & Police Departments

As the 130th Rose Parade approaches on Pasadena’s Fire and Police departments are issuing the following safety tips for the thousands of overnight campers who will line the route on New Year’s Eve. The parade route will be a safer place if everyone follows the rules and regulations intended for the safety of all parade-goers….

How Could New California State Laws Directly Impact You In 2019?
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How Could New California State Laws Directly Impact You In 2019?

By Alex Cordero Every year hundreds of new laws become effective on Jan. 1 in California. From pot to guns and everything in between Governor Jerry Brown has approved over a thousand bills earlier this year, some of which will generate opportunities, safety and tech privacy to California residents. Allow me to give you a…

When Construction Comes to Your Neighborhood You Will Know
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When Construction Comes to Your Neighborhood You Will Know

By Susan Motander City Manager Oliver Chi added an important notification in his City Manager’s Update this week: he reassured residents that they would receive notice well in advance of construction work.  According to Chi, “Notices will be distributed to residents and business owners in the areas when work will take place.” He went on to…

Why the Rush to Build Apartments in Monrovia?
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Why the Rush to Build Apartments in Monrovia?

By Susan Motander At the community meeting this Monday, Dec. 10, regarding yet another development near the Gold Line Metro Station and Station Square, questions arose as to how the city planned to mitigate the impact on the community so much housing would create. City Manager Oliver Chi reiterated the comments he had made in one…

Upper District Marks Historical Milestones at Oath of Office Ceremony
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Upper District Marks Historical Milestones at Oath of Office Ceremony

The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District) marked history recently with the swearing-in of Directors Anthony R. Fellow, Ph.D., and Jennifer Santana. Director Fellow will become the longest serving board member in Upper District history, serving 27 years since first elected in 1991. Upon her election Director Santana is the first female director…

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