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Back to the Future in Monrovia
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Back to the Future in Monrovia

On the northwest corner of Myrtle and Walnut a city sign guides pedestrians and motorists alike to the “Future Home of the Gold Line.” However, Monrovia Public Works should have perhaps changed the sign(s) a while ago. The Monrovia Gold Line Foothill Extension was completed and has been in operation since March 2016.

Monrovia Weekly Wants Your Input
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Monrovia Weekly Wants Your Input

Come tell us what you’d like to see in Monrovia Weekly on June 27 With major changes facing the newspaper business over the past few years, Beacon Media News, publisher of Monrovia Weekly has evolved and we want to make sure we continue to provide you with a newspaper that reflects your community’s character, voice…

Summer Reading Program Begins in Monrovia
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Summer Reading Program Begins in Monrovia

By Susan Motander Perhaps one of the greatest joys in childhood is the day someone in the neighborhood buys a major appliance: a dishwasher, a water heater, or best of all, a refrigerator. This was not because of the appliance, but the box. It was fodder for the imagination of the neighborhood children. The dishwasher box could become…

Neighborhood Treasure Reunites JA Community of Monrovia
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Neighborhood Treasure Reunites JA Community of Monrovia

By Susie Ling There were about a dozen Tsuneishis, three Morimoto sisters, three Sakatani sisters, three Asano cousins, Kuromiyas, Nakanos, Satas, Inouye, 98-year young Ted Hashimoto (who graduated from M.A.D. High School in 1941), 99-year young Helen Mimaki, and their family and friends. There were also Monrovia City Council members, Monrovia Historical Society folk, ChangeMakers,…

Monrovia Area Partnership Welcomes the Summer With Two Events
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Monrovia Area Partnership Welcomes the Summer With Two Events

The Monrovia Area Partnership (MAP) will present two events in June. MAP is a community program that hosts events and meetings to train and connect community members dedicated to improving Monrovia. Stay connected by liking MAP on Facebook.com/MonroviaAreaPartnership. Neighborhood Treasure Reveal On June 8, MAP celebrates its fourth Neighborhood Treasure: Japanese Americans in Monrovia. The event…

Warrior Art Project to Benefit Monrovia VFW
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Warrior Art Project to Benefit Monrovia VFW

By Susan Motander The Veterans of Foreign Wars Meeting House needs repairs to its roof. To raise the funds, the VFW is holding a painting party. Unlike Tom Sawyer, the veterans are not asking for help with the roofing, but rather are hosting a Warrior Art Evening at the VFW Hall, 825 S. Magnolia Ave., on June…

Monrovia Fire & Rescue to Host Free Hands-Only CPR Training
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Monrovia Fire & Rescue to Host Free Hands-Only CPR Training

Monrovia Fire & Rescue will provide free hands-only CPR training on Thursday at Library Park from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. during Sidewalk CPR Day. Los Angeles County’s Emergency Medical Services Agency, Department of Public Health, the American Heart Association and others have partnered to train 100,000 Los Angeles County residents with a skill that…

What’s Going on With Monrovia Weekly?
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What’s Going on With Monrovia Weekly?

By Terry Miller Beacon Media and Monrovia Weekly have undertaken some transformation(s); a makeover, so to speak. This transformation involved consolidating our news and information resources and devoting more space to regional news, albeit at the risk of scaling back our local coverage. We have been gratified with countless comments passed our way recently. We…

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