Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Monrovia Development Blog Goes Live

Want to get the scoop on the latest in Monrovia development's? The City's Community Development Department launched the "Development Spotlight Blog," which highlights new projects going through the building, planning and construction phases.

Current spotlights are: the new Jack in the Box at Magnolia and Huntington, and 212-216 W. Olive Avenue. Click here to access the blog.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Staar Studded: Monrovia Company Helps Grammy Award-Winner Singer See Clearly

"As a member of the Grammy Award-winning group the Black Eyed Peas, has rocked a million faces, but he hasn’t seen them all," according to a news story reported by Good Morning America on July 26.

But with the technology of Staar Surgical - whose headquarters is located in Monrovia - singer  can now see the facial detail of his fans and bandmates while he's performing. That's a stark difference to his vision prior to the implants, he told Good Morning America. Click here to read the story, or watch the video below.

Unlike corrective eye surgeries such as Lasik, Staar Surgical uses "Intraocular Lense" technology. This involves making a micro-incision on the eye and implanted a lens, unlike Lasik, which burns material from the eye and cannot be reversed.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Monrovia Dentalcare Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

 Monrovia Dentalcare, which opened back in April, celebrated its ribbon cutting ceremony with the Monrovia Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

The dentist office, located at 831 E. Huntington Drive, boasts massaging dental chairs, big screen televisions, and a state of the art facility.

To learn more about Monrovia Dentalcare, visit their website at, or click here to go to their Facebook.