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Duarte Hosts Pasadena NAACP’s Afro Academic,

Cultural, Technological & Scientific Olympics


DUARTE, CA, April 17, 2014 – High school students from Duarte, Pasadena, and other San Gabriel Valley cities will participate in the local competition of the NAACP's Afro Academic Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) on Saturday, April 26 at the Duarte Senior Center, 1610 Huntington Dr.  ACT-SO offers 25 categories of competition in the sciences, humanities, performing and visual arts, including biology, math, original essay, poetry, entrepreneurship, computer science, chemistry, physics, oratory, dance, dramatics, musical instrumental classic/contemporary, vocal, photography, painting and drawing.



Outdoor Family Movie Nights in Duarte

Set for May 2 and May 16


DUARTE, CA, April 17, 2014 – Duarte Family Movie Night under the stars is making an encore with two free, fun movie night events scheduled this spring. Disney’s blockbuster animated feature Frozen is set for Friday, May 2 at Beardslee Park, 2000 Buena Vista St. On Friday, May 16th, families can enjoy another Disney feature, Monster’s University at Maxwell Elementary School, 733 Euclid Ave.



Mountain Ave. Street Closure to Start in Mid May


DUARTE, CA - Foothill Transit Constructors (FTC), the company building the Gold Line light rail project, will soon begin work to construct the railroad grade crossing improvements at the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Duarte Road, which is located in both the Cities of Monrovia and Duarte. The Intersection will be totally reconstructed to improve visibility for the train and for vehicles traveling along Mountain Ave. This work requires phased full closures of Mountain Avenue north and south of the center of Duarte Road starting in mid-May 2014 and completing in early 2015, approximately eight months.


Duarte Public Access to have Second Home

on Duarte Charter Cable


DUARTE, CA, April 15, 2014 -- Duarte Public Access (DCTV) will soon have a second home on Charter Cable in Duarte. In addition to airing on Channel 3, DCTV will also be cablecast on Channel 182 in conjunction with Charter Communications' digital conversion launched on April 15.


SCAQMD Monitoring Station Up and Running

View Real-Time Data on City Website

DUARTE, CA, April 10, 2014 - An air quality monitoring station installed adjacent to Valley View School to keep tabs on any unhealthful PM10 particulate matter emanating from Vulcan Materials mining activity above Duarte is up and running. So is a dedicated web page on the City's website where Duarte residents can monitor the quality of air they are breathing via real time data of hourly and 24-hour averages of PM10.


Duarte Proclaims April DMV Donate

Life California Month


DUARTE, CA, April 10, 2014 -- A single individual's donation of the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, pancreas, and small intestine can save up to eight lives. Donation of tissue can save and heal the lives of up to 50 others; and a single blood donation can help three people in need. The City of Duarte has proclaimed April as DMV/Donate Life California month to encourage residents to sign-up to become organ and tissue donors.


Duarte Youth and Family Committee Sets Series of Community Meetings


DUARTE, CA, April 3, 2014 -- Duarte offers many programs and services to youth and families, and the City wants the community to learn about them. The Duarte Youth and Family Master Plan Committee will host the first in a series of community meetings at Royal Oaks Elementary School on April 9. Families will have an opportunity to talk with representatives of various organizations about their services, enjoy free refreshments, a raffle, and provide input on what improvements they would like to see in schools or city services.


California American Water asks Customers to

Voluntarily Reduce Water Use by 20 Percent


CORONADO, Calif. (March 24, 2014) – As drought conditions continue to affect communities across the state, California American Water announced the implementation of voluntary 20 percent water reduction measures for our more than 258,000 customers in all Southern California districts including Los Angeles County,


Magical Mystery Show with Illusionist Garry Carson,

Duarte Performing Arts Center, May 4


DUARTE, CA, March 12, 2014 -- Magic is on the menu when the Duarte Kiwanis Club and the City of Duarte present the third annual Magical Mystery Show starring Las Vegas magician, Garry Carson at the Duarte Performing Arts Center, Sunday, May 4 at 3:00 p.m. with doors opening at 2:30 pm. The Duarte Performing Arts Center is located at 1401 Highland Ave. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at the door or in advance at additional locations. A Family five pack is also available for $40.


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