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DUARTE TOWN CENTER HOTEL PROJECT

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The City is very pleased to announce that as part of our "Town Center Specific Plan, ” near the corner of Huntington Drive and Buena Vista, the land owned by Consortium Holdings, LLC, has recently signed a franchise agreement with Wyndham Hotels, one of the largest hotel chains in the world, to develop a Hawthorn Suites model from their portfolio of hotels. This will be the first branded hotel to be built in the city. Hawthorn Suites is in the upper moderate segment of the extended-stay market.


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DUARTE RED RIBBON WEEK KICKS OFF OCTOBER 27;  COME MARCH AGAINST DRUGS AND LEARN AT PARENT UNIVERSITY

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Tie a red ribbon around Huntington Drive trees in celebration of Red Ribbon Week on October 27TH starting at 9:00 am at the Duarte Teen Center, 1400 Buena Vista Street and join the Duarte community in taking a stand against drugs. The event, courtesy of a Duarte Public Safety tobacco control and awareness grant and several community sponsors, will feature free t-shirts, lunch, a pumpkin patch, and arts and crafts while supplies last. The 2018 theme is “Life is Your Journey, Travel Drug Free."


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HALLOWEEN HOWL PROVIDES A FUN-FILLED CELEBRATION FOR DUARTE YOUTH

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It’s time again for Duarte’sHalloween Howl! Hosted by Duarte’s Parks and Recreation Department, Halloween Howl will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, at Royal Oaks Park (2627 Royal Oaks Drive).


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ILLEGAL GARAGE CONVERSION NOTICES

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Members of the Duarte Community, please be aware that the below flyers have been distributed to portions of the City advertising the legal conversion of garages into rentable second units. Unfortunately, the company promoting these conversions did not check with the City of Duarte to see if conversions of this nature were legal under existing City codes. As a result, the notices provide misleading, and incorrect information. The Company also did not obtain the proper licenses to distribute flyers within the community.



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AMAZING FAMILY RACE 2018 – WILL YOU MAKE IT TO THE FINISH LINE?

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Calling all Duarte families looking for a challenge: the Duarte Amazing Family Race is coming up on Saturday, October 20. The Amazing Family Race is a Duarte favorite, promoting family unity, good health and fitness.


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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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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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DUARTE TO HONOR VETERAN’S IN CEREMONY AT THORSEN PARK, NOVEMBER 12TH

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Veterans, families of those currently serving, and the general public are invited to attend a special Veterans Day ceremony sponsored by the City of Duarte at Thorsen Park, Monday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m.Thorsen Park is located at 2801 Huntington Dr. at Encanto Parkway. Seating will be available at the ceremony and refreshments will be served immediately after the ceremony.


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Duarte Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Nov. 21 to Honor Outstanding Community Volunteers, Kick off annual “Holiday of Promise” Project

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Duarte will express its thanks to outstanding community volunteers and kick off the holiday season at the 33rd annual Mayor’s Thanksgiving Prayer Breakfast. The event will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the City of Hope Cooper Auditorium, 1500 E. Duarte Road and feature Discipleship Pastor at Fellowship Monrovia and adjunct professor at APU, Michael Lee.

Outstanding community volunteers will be honored by the Chamber of Commerce in the categories of Civic Service, Service to Senior Citizens, Humanitarian, Service to Youth, Business, and Youth.


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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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Water Conservation in Duarte

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How do the Statewide water conservation regulations affect Duarte residents Water in Duarte is supplied by California American Water Company’s Los Angeles Service District; an urban supplier. The following statewide regulations/prohibitions apply to all Californians include:


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