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ABC Signature Studios to Film in Old Town Monrovia
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ABC Signature Studios to Film in Old Town Monrovia

On Thursday, ABC Signature Studios will be filming for a project titled “Winslow” in Old Town Monrovia on both sides of Myrtle Avenue between Lemon and Lime avenues. Additional filming locations includes 411 S. Myrtle Avenue (at the L&D Appliances store), and at 245 W. Foothill Boulevard. According to the city officials, the entire shoot should…

Monrovia Police Department Recognizes Their Own
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Monrovia Police Department Recognizes Their Own

The Monrovia Police Department will be recognizing the accomplishments of Officer Rosendo Ramos III in an award ceremony on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 4 p.m. in the City of Monrovia Council Chambers. The recipient will be awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for his exceptional work and dedication to the Monrovia Police Department and the…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: May 30 – June 5
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: May 30 – June 5

May 30 At 9:10 p.m., a resident in the 800 block of South Alta Vista called police to report a female subject yelling and throwing things in the middle of the street. Officers arrived and located the subject. A computer check revealed she had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. She was arrested for the…

City Council Moves to Keep Tax Monies in Monrovia
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City Council Moves to Keep Tax Monies in Monrovia

By Susan Motander On Tuesday, June 4, the Monrovia City Council voted to hold a special election on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 to raise the local tax rate to 10.25%.  If enacted the measure, Keep Monrovia Revenue Local Sales and Use Tax Proposal, would raise the local tax rate by 0.75%, the highest amount allowed by…

Learn About Voting Changes at Meeting in Monrovia
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Learn About Voting Changes at Meeting in Monrovia

Monrovia Area Partnership (MAP) and the Monrovia City Clerk’s Office have partnered with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Record/County Clerk’s Office to host a community meeting at Second Baptist Church (925 S. Shamrock Ave., Monrovia) for the Vote Center Placement Project on Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. Learn of voting changes for 2020 and provide…

Monrovia City Staff to Submit Application to Improve Lucinda Garcia Park
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Monrovia City Staff to Submit Application to Improve Lucinda Garcia Park

Recently, the state of California issued a notice of funding availability via Proposition 68, the State Park Bond Program. As part of the initiative, the state will fund the creation of new park and recreation facilities in critically underserved communities across California. There are $254.9 million available during this funding cycle, and applications are due Aug. 5….

New GoMonrovia Pricing Takes Effect June 1
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New GoMonrovia Pricing Takes Effect June 1

In an effort to make GoMonrovia financially sustainable—the program currently faces a budget deficit— city staff will implement the following program adjustments to bring GoMonrovia costs in-line with available revenues: Institute a price shift of $1.50 for shared and regular rides. 50 cents for shared ride for any ride to/from Old Town and the Gold…

City of Monrovia Addressing Monrovia Transit Issues
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City of Monrovia Addressing Monrovia Transit Issues

Following recent changes to Monrovia Transit, the city has received some negative feedback from Monrovia Transit ADA service users. Monrovia Transit travelers dislike the smaller vans that were recently deployed. City staff expected that users would find it easier and faster to board and dismount from the scaled down ADA vehicles compared with the larger…

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