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$30,000 to Plan How to Help 39 People; Bike Plan for Roads; Save Water; Etc.

In his weekly report ( City Manager Oliver Chi reports that ...

~ Monrovia is eligible for a $30,000 planning grant to develop programs for responding to the 39 homeless people in town.

~ The city has prepared a bike plan involving street striping and signs to go with it. Here are the streets that will be marked:

~ We're still only supposed to water once every four days for 15 minutes per sprinkler between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. Details here:

~ Monrovia Renewal is coming to the northwest part of town (west of Myrtle between Colorado and Hillcrest). Water and sewer lines and street repairs. Work begins this month.

~ The entry to Canyon Park will be dedicated on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 4 p.m. Comment: I've seen it; it looks nice!

~ Learn from a NASA Solar System Ambassador about the solar eclipse on August 21 in the Community Room at the Library, Saturday, Aug. 5, from 2-4 p.m. Plus, make an eclipse viewers or solar oven.

~ Tickets are now on sale for the first Wine Walk, on August 26. Explore local businesses and drink wine. You can buy tickets for $40 or $45 at the door. Get them from a local non-profit: Centre Stage, Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association, Monrovia Youth Baseball League, Monrovia Reads, or Monrovia Latino Heritage Society. Or here:

- Brad Haugaard

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