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Monrovia and Arcadia Honor Canine Caregivers at Bark for Life
Community

Monrovia and Arcadia Honor Canine Caregivers at Bark for Life

Cancer survivors, volunteers, and community members will unite to honor the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers at the annual American Cancer Society Bark for Life event on Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at Monrovia’s Library Park, located at 321 S. Myrtle Ave. Funds raised help the American Cancer Society attack cancer in dozens…

New Record Low Water Levels Affect Monrovia
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New Record Low Water Levels Affect Monrovia

The Key Well for San Gabriel aquifer has dropped to the lowest level ever recorded for the San Gabriel Basin – 171 feet. This is particularly concerning for Arcadia and Monrovia as the cities – and nearly all of the San Gabriel Valley – rely on the Main San Gabriel Basin Aquifer for its water…

Monrovia Students’ Test Scores Improve
Education

Monrovia Students’ Test Scores Improve

Economically disadvantaged and English learners make significant improvements Monrovia Unified School District students continue to improve their performance in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), according to state data released Oct. 2. The 2018 state test scores show that 56.9 percent of students districtwide met…

Monrovia to Be Less Green?
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Monrovia to Be Less Green?

There tree landscape in Monrovia is about to change. The city has assessed the trees that call Monrovia home and determined that some are in need of a trim while others must come down. Monrovia currently deploys a citywide tree trimming program that coordinates tree trimming activity in different sections of the city throughout the…

Two Monrovia National Merit Scholar Semifinalists
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Two Monrovia National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

By Susan Motander Two Monrovia High School seniors scored so well on last year’s Pre-Scholastic Aptitude Tests (PSATs), that they have garnered special recognition. The National Merit Scholarship Program that bases its awards on PSAT scores has recognized David Bughman as a commended student. Alexandra Malena Fraire received a Latino Hispanic Award based on her heritage and…

Veterans History Project Alive and Well in Monrovia
Community

Veterans History Project Alive and Well in Monrovia

The United States Congress created the Veterans History Project (VHP) in 2000 as part of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. VHP’s mission is to collect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. To learn…

Two Great Reasons to Visit Old Town Monrovia Next Weekend
Community

Two Great Reasons to Visit Old Town Monrovia Next Weekend

Fall Festival is coming to Old Town Monrovia on Oct. 13. In addition, the Monrovia Fire Department will host an open house at Station 101 in the Old Town area. That gives a person two good reasons to head to Old Town Monrovia. The Fall Festival will run from noon until 6 p.m. throughout the downtown area where live music…

Celebrate the Fall Season With Free Events in Monrovia
Community

Celebrate the Fall Season With Free Events in Monrovia

With the leaves turning crisp and the weather cooling down, community members have a plethora of events and activities to look forward to. All are encouraged to visit cityofmonrovia.org to view the calendar of all events taking place this season. Old Town Fall Festival On Oct. 13, from 12 – 6 p.m., the City of Monrovia, Monrovia Old Town…

UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help
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UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help

By Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of China (Taiwan) The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, set bold goals to shift the world onto a sustainable, resilient path. Here was also pledged the formation of a revitalized Global Partnership for…

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