Tag: Monrovia

Monrovia Agrees to Accept Additional Land for the HWP
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Monrovia Agrees to Accept Additional Land for the HWP

  By Susan Motander On Tuesday, the Monrovia City Council voted unanimously to accept two new parcels of land as an addition to the Hillside Wilderness Preserve.  The Trust for Public Land (TPL) has been negotiating to purchase two parcels of land adjacent to the Hillside Wilderness Preserve. The two properties are currently owned by Lee…

Monrovia Hillside Wilderness Preserve Rules and Regulations Codified
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Monrovia Hillside Wilderness Preserve Rules and Regulations Codified

  By Susan Motander The Monrovia City Council has codified the rules for behavior in its Hillside Wilderness Preserve (HWP). The Hillside Wilderness Preserve refers to the City owned land designated in the City’s General Plan as “Hillside Wilderness Preserve which can be accessed from the Highland Access Point, Cloverleaf Access Point, Ridgeside Access Point,…

Christmas Spirit Alive and Well in Monrovia
Community

Christmas Spirit Alive and Well in Monrovia

This year, Monrovia will continue our tradition of celebrating the Christmas season by touring Santa Claus around city streets on top of a fire engine. Escorted by a police car and a decorated public works sleigh, Santa will provide candy canes to the public. City employees will again volunteer their time to help make the…

Hit the Road to Jake’s Roadhouse
Dining Delights, Lifestyle

Hit the Road to Jake’s Roadhouse

    By Jason Yassine In the heart of Old Town Monrovia is a family oriented restaurant known as Jake’s Roadhouse (622 S. Myrtle Ave.) This quaint spot is most commonly known for its BBQ foods however, their home-style breakfasts have become prominent online. Since their breakfasts have received good reviews, I decided to try…

Monrovia Renewal Street Work in Southwest Project Area Set to Start
Community

Monrovia Renewal Street Work in Southwest Project Area Set to Start

It’s hard to believe, but in a week, major street work in the Southwest project area of the overall Monrovia Renewal infrastructure improvement initiative is set to begin. The construction team at Sully-Miller Contracting Company is currently planning to begin roadway pulverization for all streets in the Southwest project area on Dec. 5, that are…

“Side by Side By Sondheim” Featured This Weekend at Taylor Performing Arts Center
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“Side by Side By Sondheim” Featured This Weekend at Taylor Performing Arts Center

By Susan Motander The Taylor Performing Arts Center is presenting its eighth professional production for the Community, “Side by Side By Sondheim.” According to Patrick Garcia, Director of Performing Arts for Monrovia Unified School District and the Producing Artistic Director of the Taylor Performing Arts Center, it “is a moving retrospective of some of Stephen Sondheim’s best…

Old Town Report (12/1/16 Issue)
Community

Old Town Report (12/1/16 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick What a wild and crazy week we’ve had in Old Town. We went from the fun of Thanksgiving to the harried fun of Black Friday and then on to an incredible Small Business Saturday. Thank you, Monrovia and surrounds … we love you! Beyond the bottom line, which is much appreciated,…

Weekly Events
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Weekly Events

EDITOR’S PICK ‘Side By Side By Sondheim’   The Taylor Performing Arts Center presents “Side By Side By Sondheim,” a moving retrospective of some of Stephen Sondheim’s best known and most beloved music. The performance will run from Dec. 2 – 4 at the Taylor Performing Arts Center (845 W. Colorado Blvd. Monrovia, CA.). This Tony Award-winning musical is a…

Aldi Supermarket and TJ Maxx / Homegoods Slated to Land in Monrovia
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Aldi Supermarket and TJ Maxx / Homegoods Slated to Land in Monrovia

  The City of Monrovia received confirmation that Aldi Supermarket and TJ Maxx / Homegoods are tentatively set to repopulate the former Albertson’s Shopping Center which has now been appropriately named, ‘Monrovia Landing. ‘ The redevelopment of the site has been a long time coming, and the Community Development Department staff has been working very…

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