Monrovia has long had a reputation as being business friendly, and now it has an award to prove it. The Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation awarded Monrovia tonight with the "Most Business Friendly City Award" for cities with populations under 60,000 residents.
Monrovia beat out four other finalists -- Commerce, Duarte, Gardena, and La Mirada -- for the coveted award.
Meanwhile, the City of West Covina won the award for cities over 60,000 residents.
UPDATED: Here's the release from the LAEDC. And here's the release on the City of Monrovia's site.