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2019 Rose Parade Suffers Mechanical Interruption and End on High Note
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2019 Rose Parade Suffers Mechanical Interruption and End on High Note

By Galen Patterson The 2019 Rose Parade began on a chilly, winter morning on the first day of the new year. The performers staged themselves and equipment along Orange Grove Avenue in Pasadena, anticipating the moment when the show would begin. Bare-shouldered dancers moved rapidly in an effort to increase their body heat, and attendees…

Monrovia 2018: A year of renewal, movement, development and a few losses
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Monrovia 2018: A year of renewal, movement, development and a few losses

By Susan Motander This was a busy year in Monrovia. The Monrovia Renewal Project is on the verge of completing the fourth of six sectors of the city in repairing, replacing, or repaving the infrastructure of the community. City staff literally rolled out the GoMonrovia program bringing Lyft and LimeBikes to the community. While the first of several apartment…

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…

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