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Monrovia Looking for New Company to Run Street Fair; Bears on Bikes; Sculpture: Fountain to Falls; Etc.

More from City Manager Oliver Chi's weekly report:

~ Here is the Library mural painted onto the bindings of recycled books by artist Mike Stilkey. It is a project led by Youth Services Librarian Annette Simpson. (Photo courtesy of City of Monrovia.)

~ The City is looking for a company to run the Friday Night Family Street Fair. Green Leaf Events, Inc., was awarded a contract to serve as interim operator of the fair.

~ The State Water Resources Control Board is proposing to lower Monrovia's water conservation goal from a 28% reduction when compared with 2013 water usage levels, to a 26% reduction.

~ A sculpture by Daniel Stern, an actor in the Home Alone movie series has been working on a movie-themed sculpture for Old Town for several months (see earlier report: ) and will show the almost-done work to a city delegation on March 28.

~ Monrovia's Youth Sports Soccer Program registration is open for youth in the 4th and 5th grades. Fee is $35 per participant, here:

~ 6th annual Fountain to the Falls Run / Walk will take place on Saturday, May 7 at 7 a.m. A 6.38 mile race from the Library Park Fountain to the Canyon Park Waterfall. Early registration through May 4 for $35; event-day registration is $45. 325 participants max. Register here: For more information, call Public Services at 256-8246.

- Brad Haugaard

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