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Heavy Rains Prompt Mudslide Concerns

By Terry Miller California's first major storm of the season caused a wallop Sunday night with an impressive thunder and lightning show combined with heavy showers this county hasn’t seen in quite some time. Monrovia residents are taking the approaching storms seriously, filling dozens of sandbags...

CVS and Walgreens Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines to California Long-Term Care Facilities

Federal partnership will provide no-cost Pfizer vaccines to residents and staff in long-term care facilities  Governor Gavin Newsom announced Monday that California has opted in to the federal COVID-19 Pharmacy Partnership. At no cost to the state or local government, CVS and Walgreens will administer the Pfizer vaccine to residents and...

Man Found Shot Dead in Monrovia

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Homicide investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are looking into the shooting death of a man in Monrovia. At approximately 8:19 p.m. on Dec. 23, Monrovia Police responded to the 400 block of West Duarte Road, between...

Monrovia Grandmother Facing Eviction Due to COVID-19

Brenda Nanomantube, a former bartender at The Bucaneer Lounge and Gem City Grill, told ABC7’s Carlos Granda that she hasn’t had steady work since March due to COVID-19 forcing many businesses to close. "I'm three and a half months behind...

In Two Weeks, More Than 1,000 L.A. County Residents Have Died of COVID-19

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has surpassed 9,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths. L.A. County has experience more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in just two weeks; on Dec. 8 the County reported 8,000 deaths. This is an average of nearly 73 COVID-19...

Governor Newsom Nominates Assemblymember Shirley Weber for Secretary of State

After naming Alex Padilla to replace Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he will submit to the State Legislature the nomination of San Diego Assemblymember and Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus, Dr. Shirley N. Weber,...

The Battle Over Outdoor Dining Continues

By Terry Miller Remember outdoor dining? It was the closest thing to pre-epidemic normal for the 10 million residents of Los Angeles County — until recently. Then, a huge surge in hospitalizations and cases of the coronavirus forced the county’s health department to ban outdoor...

Secretary of State Alex Padilla Becomes California’s First Latino U.S. Senator

Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the selection of California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to be California’s next United States Senator, filling the term being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Padilla, who previously served as a Los Angeles City councilman and state senator,...

Indoor Faith-Based Services Permitted Under Revised L.A. County Order

On Saturday, public health officials revised Los Angeles County’s health officer order to allow indoor religious services, with modifications, once again. The order was modified to align with recent Supreme Court rulings for places of worship. Under the revised order, places of worship are permitted to...

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Dec. 10–16

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Dec. 10 At 10 a.m., a resident in the 200 block of Linwood called police to report someone had broken into his mailbox during the early morning hours and scattered his mail all over the street. It is unknown if any mail...
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