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DUARTE GEARS UP FOR THE ANNUAL ROUTE 66 PARADE AND PICNIC, “LIVIN THE GOOD LIFE”, SEPTEMBER 22nd @ 10 AM

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DUARTE, CA – With the planning for Duarte's annual Route 66 Parade and 81st Anniversary Picnic titled, “Livin’ the Good Life” well underway, both residents and business owners are encouraged to come out and enjoy the festivities on September 22nd starting at 10:00 am.


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Duarte Named Finalist for L.A. County’s 2018 Most Business-Friendly City Award

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DUARTE, CA, September 10, 2018 –The City of Duarte has been named one of five finalists for the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s (LAEDC) Most Business-Friendly City Award in the category of cities with a population of 60,000 and under. Duarte was a previously finalist for Most Business Friendly City in 2010 and 2011 was was named Most Business Friendly City in 2012. This is the first year the City has been eligible again after a required five year waiting period.


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CITY OF DUARTE SEEKS NEW PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR

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The City of Duarte is seeking a community-focused municipal parks and recreation leader to serve as its next Director of the Parks & Recreation Department. Long time Parks and Recreation Director Cesar Monsalve recently announced his intent to retire effective December13th of this year. The ideal replacement will be a well-respected, proven leader who understands all aspects of Parks and Recreation, is forward thinking and willing to promote new and exciting ways to deliver recreation programs that enrich the community.


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Community Clean-Up and Household Hazardous & E-Waste Round-Up, September 29th

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Who said spring was the only time for cleaning? On Saturday, September 29thfrom 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, Duarte will hold its bi-annual Community Clean-up Day at both Duarte City Hall, 1600 Huntington Drive, Duarte CA, 91010 and Beardslee Elementary School, 1212 Kelwill Way.


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Duarte Awarded $498,448 Cal-VIP Grant for Violence Intervention and Prevention Programs

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DUARTE, CA, August 27, 2018 -The City of Duarte has been awarded a $498,448 competitive state grant under the California Intervention and Prevention Grant Program (Cal-VIP) to reduce violent crime by 25% and expand trauma-based care to over 600 young adults 18-24 years of age in Duarte, Monrovia as well as adjoining unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.


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NEW STREET SWEEPING CALENDAR AVAILABLE FOR DUARTE RESIDENTS

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DUARTE, CA, AUGUST 21, 2018- In anticipation of the official start date of the Mandatory Citywide Street Sweeping program on September 4, City Staff has created a web-based street sweeping calendar for Duarte residents and business owners to quickly navigate the date and time of their respective street sweeping window.


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Twelve Candidates to Vie for City Council Seats in Four Districts; Candidate Forum October 10th

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DUARTE, CA, August 21, 2018– A field of twelve candidates will vie for four Duarte City Council seats in the November 6, 2018, election. The deadline for filing nomination papers closed on August 10 and the County of Los Angeles has verified the nomination papers for all twelve candidates.


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The City of Duarte partners with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer protection for homeowners for the Dual Product (Water Primary) protection program.

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The City of Duarte has partnered with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer protection for homeowners for the Dual Product (Water Primary) protection program. The coverage is voluntary and available at affordable monthly or annual prices. Founded in 2003, SLWA has partnered with over 400 leading cities and municipalities in the US to provide repair service plans that offer peace of mind and convenience.



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BALLOT MEASURE F BANNING LEGAL FIREWORKS SET FOR NOVEMBER 6

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The Duarte City Council voted at its July 24thCity Council meeting to put a measure prohibiting the sale of and discharge of legal fireworks starting in 2019 before the voters on the upcoming November 2018 ballot. The Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder has given it the designation Measure F; Duarte Ballot Measure Regarding Ordinancee to Ban/Prohibit Fireworks.


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LOS ANGELES COUNTY LAUNCHES “L.A. FOUND” INITIATIVE FEATURING NEW TRACKING TECHNOLOGY TO HELP FIND THOSE WITH AUTISM, ALZHEIMER’S OR DEMENTIA WHO GO MISSING L.A.

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September 5, 2018 – Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Sheriff Jim McDonnell, and Director of the L.A. County Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services Department (WDACS) Cynthia Banks came together to officially launch “L.A. Found,” a groundbreaking countywide initiative which aims to quickly locate individuals with autism, dementia, or Alzheimer’s disease when they wander and go missing.


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TREASURES TO BE FOUND AT UPCOMING COMMUNITY YARD SALE

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DUARTE, CA, September 6, 2018 – The public is invited to a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, October 13thfrom 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Duarte Senior Center, 1610 Huntington Drive. Find a treasure at a bargain price and enjoy delicious refreshments while shopping! For information, please contact the Duarte Senior Center at (626) 357-3513.


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Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury

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The Los Angeles County Superior Court is seeking qualified individuals who may be interested in applying for the Civil Grand Jury. Recruitment is year-round and applicants are accepted on a continuous basis. The term of service is one year, beginning July 1stand continuing through June 30thof the following year. The deadline to submit an application is in November of each year for the term beginning July 1stof the following year. Please see the enclosed Timetable for all pertinent dates.


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