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Major Arrests Made in $4.5M Loss of Monrovia Business
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Major Arrests Made in $4.5M Loss of Monrovia Business

On October 9, 2017, a structure fire occurred at Kustom Built, an automotive customization and repair shop located at 900 S. Magnolia Ave. in the City of Monrovia. The initial cause of the fire was determined to be intentionally set. After a 17-month joint investigation, conducted by the Verdugo Fire Investigation Task Force, multiple suspects…

Desperate Justice: Varsity Rules for the Rich -Then the Rest of Us
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Desperate Justice: Varsity Rules for the Rich -Then the Rest of Us

Is there a financial link between sports and education? By Terry Miller Last week, a colossal scandal involving ostentatious cheating, bribes and dishonesty made international news when a 204 page indictment came down. No, this time it wasn’t the White House or any part of that particularly perplexing and egregious ilk. This time, it was…

Assemblymember Holden Names Monrovia Leader 2019 Woman of Distinction
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Assemblymember Holden Names Monrovia Leader 2019 Woman of Distinction

Assemblymember Chris Holden named Christine Geltz as Monrovia’s 2019 Woman of Distinction. Geltz currently serves as President of the Monrovia Association of Fine Arts Board, a board she has worked on since 2006. She has also served as the chair of the Celebrate the Arts Show and ChalkFest.  Geltz has been building partnerships with the city,…

City of Monrovia Discusses Possibility of Raising Sales Tax
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City of Monrovia Discusses Possibility of Raising Sales Tax

Concerned about Monrovia raising the sales tax? Attend the meeting next Tuesday. The City of Monrovia is looking at the possibility of raising the sales tax in town. To gain input from the community, city officials are holding a second meeting to discuss the issue.  It will be held on Tuesday, March 26 from 6 -7 p.m….

Monrovia PD to Conduct DUI Driver’s License Checkpoint
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Monrovia PD to Conduct DUI Driver’s License Checkpoint

Monrovia Police Department will be conducting a DUI / CDL checkpoint on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Vehicles entering the checkpoint will be stopped, and drivers will then be evaluated for being under the influence of alcohol and checked for having a valid driver’s license. Over the course of the past three years, there have been…

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