~ The city and Metro have been working to fix the "tremendous traffic impacts" associated with new train service. Chi says top priority is that, "The train stop arms need to function correctly." And, "We also need to develop better traffic signal light coordination, which is a more complex issue that requires coordination between the City, Metro, LA County, and CalTrans."
~ Monrovia Days Parade will return as part of Monrovia Days this year., May 13-15. Community activities May 13, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; parade Saturday, May 14 at 9 a.m.; music May 15, noon to 7 p.m. in Library Park.
~ The Library Board is hosting a planning meeting on Sunday, March 13, at 2 p.m. at the Community Center (119 West Palm Avenue) to develop a strategic plan for the library.
~ The unveiling of a new mural "that incorporates art, books, recycling, and whimsical fun" will be on Friday, March 11, at 6 p.m. at the Monrovia Public Library. Light refreshments.
~ Easter Egg Hunt and Healthy Kids Day Event at Recreation Park on Saturday, March 26. To participate, make sure you show up at Recreation Park when registration begins at 9:45 a.m.
~ Monrovia Area Partnership's Care for Your Neighbor Program helped a senior couple fix up their property at 222 East Cypress Ave. The couple's health had prevented them from maintaining the property themselves.
~ Teen Movie Mania Night on Friday, March 11, from 7-9 p.m. Sixth to 12th graders can enjoy popcorn and snacks while watching. Call the Monrovia Public Library at 256-8274, to find out the name of the movie.
~ Monrovia is accepting nominations for the Monrovia 2016 Older American of the Year Award, presented to a Monrovian 60 years or older who is involved in volunteer services for our community. Suggest a nominee to Rebecca Sandoval at 256-8246 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Brad Haugaard