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Monrovia Planning Commissioner Being Sought
Community

Monrovia Planning Commissioner Being Sought

By Susan Motander There is a vacancy on the Monrovia Planning Commission; Commissioner Colter Winn is resigning from the commission in order to step up his work with Disney. In order to fill that vacancy, the city has posted a notice of the vacancy and requested that those interested in the position apply by Monday, Aug….

Derby Racing Returns to Monrovia’s Old Town
Arts & Entertainment

Derby Racing Returns to Monrovia’s Old Town

By Susan Motander Soapbox-style racing is returning to Old Town this September. The Monrovia Old Town Derby will take place on Sept. 7 in conjunction with the 29th Annual Street Rods Forever Car Show in Old Town. With Delaware Financial as its principal sponsor, and the Street Rods Car Club playing host, soapbox derby-style racers will once again whisk…

Community

Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Helps 1,100 Students Prepare for New School Year

By Terry Miller On Tuesday families from Altadena, Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Duarte, Irwindale, Monrovia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena and Temple City received necessary school prep items at no charge during the annual Back to School Distribution at the historic Santa Anita Park Racetrack. Director of Community Services and Special Projects Peter Siberell said,…

Monrovia PD Will Participate in National Night Out
Community

Monrovia PD Will Participate in National Night Out

The Monrovia Police Department will participate in National Night Out on Aug. 6 by inviting the community to join them for a hot dog dinner in Library Park starting at 6:30 p.m. This annual event works to promote awareness of crime and drug issues in the community. It is a chance to get to talk to…

Monrovia Community Garden to Host Veggie Gardening 101 Workshop
Community

Monrovia Community Garden to Host Veggie Gardening 101 Workshop

As part of the Monrovia Community Garden program, the city will coordinate free educational workshops open to the public, not just those renting plots, throughout the year. The first workshop, Veggie Gardening 101, on Saturday, July 27, at 9 a.m. will focus on seasonal planting, thinning, watering, companion planting and basic pest control. The garden…

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