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Unhealthy Air Quality Declared Due to Bobcat Fire Smoke

According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, smoke from the Bobcat Fire burning in the region has caused unhealthy air quality in the following areas: East San Gabriel Valley. West San Gabriel Valley. South San Gabriel Valley. Pomona-Walnut Valley. San Gabriel Mountains. Central...

Evacuation Warning in Place for Monrovia Residents in Foothill Area Below Bobcat Fire

Bobcat Fire Monrovia evacuation
Monday night, the Unified Incident Command Team — including the Monrovia Fire Department, United States Forest Service and the Los Angeles County Fire Department — directed Monrovia residents in the foothill area below the Bobcat Fire to be prepared to evacuate. With...

New Traffic Calming Devices Installed on Foothill Boulevard

Traffic calming and control devices were installed last Friday in front of the Starbucks located on Foothill Boulevard. The City of Monrovia reports that since Starbucks opened in 2016, there have been “issues related to illegal left turns into and out of that location.” The city...

Monrovia Canyon Park & HWP Closed Due to Excessive Heat

Due to an excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather Service for the San Gabriel Valley, Monrovia Canyon Park and the Hillside Wilderness Preserve will be closed Friday through Monday. Over the weekend, the region can expect dangerously hot conditions with...

California Property Tax Postponement Applications Now Available

Applications for property tax deferment for the 2020-2021 tax year are now available, according to State Controller Betty T. Yee.  California’s Property Tax Postponement (PTP) Program, allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability and who meet income, equity, and other requirements...

Labor Day Holiday to Impact L.A. County Testing Location Hours

Residents urged to make appointments early at open locations Due to extreme heat and holiday this weekend, testing sites will be operating on modified schedules. The following LA County-operated testing sites will be open on Monday, Sept. 7: Beach Cities Health District – 514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo...

L.A. County Library Offers Laptop & Hotspot Loans at Select Locations

Printing pickup will also be offered at all 46 sidewalk service locations L.A. County Library will offer two new services developed to assist those without computers, internet, or printers at home — a laptop and hotspot loan at select libraries, and printing pickup at all...

City of Monrovia Launches Logo Contest

Photo by Theme Photos on Unsplash The City of Monrovia encourages residents and business owners to participate in the Art in Public Places logo contest. Interested artists must submit designs by Sept. 18 at 6 p.m....

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 20-26

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Aug. 20 At 2:21 p.m., a hit and run traffic collision was reported in the 600 block of West Huntington. The victim confronted a male suspect, in a vehicle, that had previously defrauded him. When confronted, the suspect collided into the victim's vehicle...

L.A. County Announces Reopening Updates for Schools, Hair Salons & Barbershops

Los Angeles County announced Wednesday that it is moving forward with new plans for reopening schools. The news comes after the county allowed hair salons and barbershop to resume indoor operations. On Sept. 14, Los Angeles County will allow schools to offer on campus services...
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