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Right of Way Still Not Cleared for Maintenance Yard

By Susan Motander Despite the fact that the Gold Line Construction Authority (GLCA) has reached an agreement with George Brokate and his wife Diana over the sale of their property to the Authority, the way is still not completely clear for the building of the Gold Line Maintenance Yard in Monrovia. The City of Monrovia…

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Portantino Wants Utilities to be Prepared for Disasters

Wind Disaster Highlights Need for Better Planning (AB 1650) In the wake of fierce winds and power outages that caused significant damage to parts of Southern California late last year, Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) has introduced a bill to improve emergency and disaster preparedness in California. AB 1650 requires gas and electric companies…

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Los Angeles County Proclaims Day of Remembrance Feb. 19 for Japanese-Americans Interned During World War II

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that Los Angeles County has proclaimed February 19, 2012 as a Day of Remembrance for Japanese-Americans interned during World War II. On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 incarcerating all 120,000 Japanese-Americans and legal residents following Imperial Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. While the order also…

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205 Arrested and 51 Firearms Confiscated in January Disarm Sweeps

During the month of January, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers arrested 205 probationers and confiscated 51 firearms and over $2.2 million in illegal drugs and drug money, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. In conjunction with local law enforcement, 1681 searches were conducted of probationers who, as a condition of probation, are subject to unannounced searches…

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Monrovia Police Department Sports New Website

The Monrovia Police Department has a new website to aid the community in gaining information about the city and its police. If provides information not only about the department and its current activities, but also about resources available to members of the community. Check out the web site by going to www.cityofmonrovia.org and clicking on…

Rattlesnake Aversion Training Session for Your Dog
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Rattlesnake Aversion Training Session for Your Dog

-Courtesy Photo Dog owners can protect their pets and themselves from dangerous rattlesnake bites with a special one-day training event at Huntington Veterinary Hospital, 535 West Huntington Drive, Monrovia, CA 91016 on Sunday March 4, 2012. California has a variety of snakes, most of which are benign. The exception is California’s only native venomous snake…

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Duartian Turns 100

By Ruth Longoria Kingsland -Courtesy Photo Quite probably the oldest man in Duarte, the patriarch of one of the largest families in this city was honored Jan 24 by the City Council. Known to many as “Papa Reyes,” longtime Duartian Jose Reyes Diaz turned 100 years old Jan. 6. He has nine children, about 60…

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Police Blotters 2/9/12

Arcadia PD For the period of Sunday, January 29th, through Saturday, February 4th, the Police Department responded to 903 calls for service of which 104 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, January 29: At about 12:40 a.m., an officer, working…

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