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Monrovia Police Explorers’ Big Win
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Monrovia Police Explorers’ Big Win

By Susan Motander If you opted to watch the State of the Union Address and the Democrat response, you missed the Monrovia City Council Meeting held on Tuesday and would therefore have missed the presentation by Monrovia Police Lieutenant Sarah Covarrubias. Her presentation outlined the success of our local Police Explorer Post at the 21st annual Chandler…

State of Monrovia Holds One Major Surprise
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State of Monrovia Holds One Major Surprise

By Susan Motander Monday’s State of the City address by Mayor Tom Adams and other members of the City Council consisted largely of a recitation of the accomplishments of the city over the past year and the plans for the upcoming year. At the conclusion of the evening, the mayor changed gears and announced that…

Monrovia City Council Tackles Serious Issue With Humor
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Monrovia City Council Tackles Serious Issue With Humor

By Susan Motander At the beginning of its meeting on Oct. 2, the Monrovia City Council celebrated the birthday of Councilmember Gloria Crudgington. While the council member was blowing out the candles on her cake (almost unsuccessfully), a 5-foot-4 aedes mosquito with eyelashes that would make Dolly Parton jealous buzzed into the meeting. It was actually…

Monrovia Helps Homeless Resident Into Permanent Housing
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Monrovia Helps Homeless Resident Into Permanent Housing

A homeless individual, who resides in Monrovia, was recently placed into permanent housing thanks to efforts of city staff. During the past year, representatives from Community Activist Policing Bureau and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) have been working with this individual to try and help transition him from a lifestyle of living on…

Monrovia Council Responds to Residents’ Multiple Concerns
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Monrovia Council Responds to Residents’ Multiple Concerns

City Council to review permit parking this month By Staff On June 30, 2018, the City coordinated a block party on Ivy Avenue to discuss the city’s proposed ACTV Monrovia bike lane project. At that meeting, in addition to feedback received about the city’s proposed bike lane project, staff also received requests about several other…

Monrovia Council Adopts Zoning Changes for AvalonBay Project
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Monrovia Council Adopts Zoning Changes for AvalonBay Project

154 residential apartment units approved; 13 will be low-income By Staff The Monrovia City Council voted unanimously to approve all entitlements associated with the AvalonBay project. The Avalon Monrovia Specific Plan and Mixed-Use Development is a mixed-use development composed of a single building containing 154 apartment residential units, 3,500-square-feet of ground-floor retail, and a five-story,…

Monrovia City Council Considers Marriott TownePlace Suites and AvalonBay
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Monrovia City Council Considers Marriott TownePlace Suites and AvalonBay

By Staff On Sept. 4, the City Council will hold public hearings to consider entitlement applications for the Marriott TownePlace Suites hotel project (located at the southwest intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Huntington Drive) and the AvalonBay multi-family project (located at the northwest corner of Myrtle and Chestnut avenues). Tharaldson Investments is proposing the development…

Monrovia to Introduce Free Lunch Program for Seniors
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Monrovia to Introduce Free Lunch Program for Seniors

By Susan Motander At its regular meeting, the Monrovia City Council voted to approve a Senior Nutrition Program for this year. Serenity Care Health (SCH) will be providing the meals for the program that should begin this September according to the city staff. SCH already provides the food for the Meals on Wheels Program from the…

Monrovia City Council and MUSD School Board Hold Joint Meeting
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Monrovia City Council and MUSD School Board Hold Joint Meeting

By Susan Motander As has become customary, the Monrovia City Council and the Monrovia Unified School District Board of Education meet on Monday to discuss matters of mutual interest. After reviewing the results of the Monrovia Day events and awarding trophies to the winning parade entries, the two groups then heard a report on the School Resource Officer…

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