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Mountain Views-News Saturday, October 27, 2012 



Installation of Underground Utility along Evergreen Ave in Monrovia


Construction crews will be installing a waterline under the street as part of construction activities for 
the 11.5-mile Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension light rail project. A lane closure along eastbound 
Evergreen Ave between California Ave and Shamrock Ave is required to accomplish this work.


This work is scheduled to begin Monday, October 22, 2012 and will continue until Friday, November 
30, 2012, weather permitting. All work will be performed during the daytime work hours of 7:00 a.m. 
to 3:30 p.m.; however, the lane will remain closed 24-hours per day.

The right lane and sidewalk (southernmost) along eastbound Evergreen Ave between California Ave. 
and Shamrock Ave. will be temporarily closed. 

Pedestrians and bicyclists will be detoured around the work zone. 

Construction equipment noise will be heard near active work zone. 

Utility waterline service will not be interrupted during this work activity. 

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Highlighted Activity for the Weekdays of October 22-24, 2012


During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 461 service events, resulting in 78 
investigations. To see a complete listing of crimes reported, go to
map/ca/monrovia for crime mapping. For Police Department news and information, visit our website 
at and 
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Fire Assist

October 23 at 12:47 p.m., a fire began in a wall between classrooms at a preschool in the 1000 block of 
South Canyon. The school was evacuated smoothly, police department staff was on scene to monitor 
the children and facilitate their release to parents/guardians. No injuries or problems were reported. 

Residential Burglary

October 23 at 8:23 p.m., a burglary was reported at a residence in the 200 block of West Central. The 
crime occurred on Saturday, October 20, sometime between 5:30 and 11:30 p.m. The victim didn't 
notice the loss until October 23. The suspect forced open the front door to gain entry. Cash, cologne, 
and the pink slips to two vehicles were stolen.


Injury Traffic Collision

October 24 at 11:45 a.m., a traffic accident was reported at Alta Vista and Foothill. Police responded 
and found a female driver and a female passenger had been injured in the collision. The injuries were 
not life threatening. The investigation is continuing. 



Talk to Your Kids About 

During the week of October 23 
through 31, the Monrovia Police 
Department celebrated Red 
Ribbon Week 2012. Red Ribbon 
Week is a national campaign to 
raise awareness about substance 
abuse among our youth and our communities. In 1985, DEA Agent Enrique, "Kiki," Camarena was 
murdered by a drug cartel. To honor his memory and to show support that we will continue the fight 
against illegal drugs, Monrovia Police Officers wore red ribbons and red bracelets as part of our uniform. 
Monrovia schools have passed out red bracelets to children to encourage kids to support the 
fight against illegal drugs, alcohol, and tobacco use. 

Talk to your children early about drugs before they become involved, be involved in their lives, keep 
them occupied with activities, spend time with them, and know who their friends are. Drug abuse can 
start at a very young age, so you need to know who your children are with at all times. Peer pressure 
can cause even the most logical teenagers to fall victim to drugs. Let your child know that you don't 
want to see them hurt or in trouble, and explain that he or she should not use illegal drugs under any 
circumstances, and to do so will result in serious consequences. Teach your children to say "NO" to 
drugs. Parents are the most powerful influence in a child's life in preventing drug and alcohol use - so 
teach them early.