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Monrovia Crime Blotters: May 23 – May 29
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: May 23 – May 29

May 23 At 4:20 p.m., a possible drunk driver was reported in the 200 block of East Greystone. The vehicle was observed driving on the wrong side of the road. Officers responded to the area and located the vehicle. The driver was contacted and he displayed symptoms of being under the influence. The driver was…

Monrovia Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Women
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Monrovia Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Women

A Monrovia man was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting four women he lured by offering them money or drugs, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced on May 23. Jurors deliberated for about a day before finding 43-year-old Jason Chung Chien Yu guilty of three counts of sodomy by use of force, two…

Monrovia Public Library Building Celebrates 10th Anniversary
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Monrovia Public Library Building Celebrates 10th Anniversary

On May 16, the City of Monrovia celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Monrovia Public Library building. The 28,000-square foot library held its grand opening on May 16, 2009. Placed in the heart of the community, the building is a welcoming space where Monrovia youth, adults and families gather to enjoy enriched experiences. Originally conceived in…

Improvements Coming Monrovia Library Calendar
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Improvements Coming Monrovia Library Calendar

The Monrovia Public Library has been in talks with Library Market, a firm which provides interactive and user-friendly calendar management software, to enhance the library’s calendar. Benefits of partnering with the firm would include: A user-friendly interface that is mobile-friendly. Site administrators would be able to easily enter and update program information. Software can be…

SCE Undertakes Many Projects in Monrovia
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SCE Undertakes Many Projects in Monrovia

Beginning in late May, construction crews and inspectors from Southern California Edison (SCE) will be coordinating a significant electrical system undergrounding improvement project that will impact Myrtle Avenue. The construction work, which is anticipated to last six to eight weeks, will involve trenching and excavating portions of the 800 block of South Myrtle Avenue, along…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: May 9 – May 15
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: May 9 – May 15

May 9 May 9 at 6:11 a.m., an employee from a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain called to report he parked his vehicle in the parking lot and worked the night shift. When he returned to his vehicle in the morning, he noticed his vehicle door was open and wires were hanging…

School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns
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School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns

15 violent school shootings have been recorded this year By Terry Miller Last week in Denver, a few miles away from Columbine High, yet another mass shooting took place at a STEM school. One student died trying to save his fellow students and eight others seriously injured. The police responded very quickly to the numerous…

Officer James Ruano is Monrovia’s New Traffic Enforcement Officer
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Officer James Ruano is Monrovia’s New Traffic Enforcement Officer

Officer Thomas Montes identified as new school resources officer The City of Monrovia has spent the past several months prioritizing traffic enforcement activities by recruiting internally to find a new traffic enforcement officer. Officer James Ruano has been selected as the top candidate to be the next traffic enforcement officer. Officer Ruano currently serves as…

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