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Posted on: January 29, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 29, 2018

MPK Cascades Newspaper for February 2024 Now Available for Download

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Posted on: November 29, 2023

MPK Cascades Newspaper for December 2023/January 2024 Now Available for Download

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

MPK Cascades Newspaper for November 2023 Now Available for Download

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Posted on: February 17, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 27, 2018

Monterey Park Police Department Conducting DUI Patrols February 19

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Monterey Park, Calif. — February 17, 2024 — Additional officers from the Monterey Park Police Department will be out on patrol February 19, 2024 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. looking for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcoho...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Homeowners’ Exemption Property Tax Savings Program Available from LA County Assessor’s Office

Homeowners’ Exemption Property Tax Savings Program Available from LA County Assessor’s Office

Monterey Park, Calif. — February 12, 2024 — The Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office encourages eligible homeowners in the City of Monterey Park to take advantage of the Homeowners’ Exemption (HOX) property tax savings program. The HOX reduces th...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

City of Monterey Park Releases Draft Sustainability Plan for Public Review and Comment

The City of Monterey Park Draft Sustainability Plan is open for review and comments through 5:00 p.m., February 29, 2024. 

Residents and community stakeholders can review the draft plan online by visiting www.montereypark.ca.gov/goinggreenmpk. Har...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

City of Monterey Park Appoints Interim Fire Chief Thompson, Thanks Chief Hallock for His Service

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City of Monterey Park Appoints Interim Fire Chief Chris Thompson, Thanks Chief Matt Hallock for His Years of Service to the Community

The City of Monterey Park is pleased to announce the appointment of Interim Fire Chief Chris Thompson. With an extensive c...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Utility Bills Transitioning to Monthly Billing

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Important changes to your utility bill coming in 2024.

To better serve our customers, the City of Monterey Park will transition to monthly billing starting in February 2024.

  • City Council has passed water and sewer rate increases, which will take effect Febr...
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Posted on: January 3, 2024

City of Monterey Park to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Sequoia Park Playground Equipment

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The City of Monterey Park Recreation and Community Services Department invites residents to join a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration at the Sequoia Park Playground on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 4 p.m. at 750 Ridgecrest Avenue in Monterey Park. Resi...

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Posted on: December 27, 2023

City of MPK Announces Appointment of Inez Alvarez as City Mgr., Diana Garcia as Asst. City Mgr.

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City of Monterey Park Announces the Appointment of Inez Alvarez as City Manager, Diana Garcia as Assistant City Manager

The City of Monterey Park is pleased to announce the official appointment of Inez Alvarez as City Manager. Ms. Alvarez has serv...

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

City Announces Termination of “Monterey Park Rewards” Shop Local App Effective December 31, 2023

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The City of Monterey Park urges all MPK Rewards participants to earn and redeem their MPK Points by December 31, 2023 

The City of Monterey Park will terminate its shop local program app, Monterey Park Rewards, effective December 31, 2023. The Cit...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Monterey Park City Council Reacts to Allen, Texas Mall Shootings

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The Monterey Park City Council is saddened and troubled by another heinous act of gun violence on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at an outdoor mall in Allen, Texas.  

The City Council’s thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the families of the...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Business Spotlight

Monterey Park, a City steeped in history and culture, is home to many culinary gems. One is the Mandarin Noodle House Restaurant. Opened in 1978, this restaurant has been a cornerstone of the community, delighting residents and visitors with authentic Tai...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Protecting Your Small Business from ADA Lawsuits: A Call to Action

Recently, small businesses have reported a significant increase in ADA lawsuits filed against them. These lawsuits, which have burdened many local entrepreneurs, allege violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Given these developments, we ...

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Community Development
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Support and Opportunities: Grants, Resources, and Upgrades for Small Businesses

Restaurant Care - Relief Fund for CA Food ?and Beverage Workers 

California's Food and Beverage Workers can receive up to $2,500 in times of crisis through a grant offered by Restaurants Care. Eligible situations include unexpected illnes...

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

A New Retirement Mandate is Kicking in for Businesses

State law now requires employers to offer a qualified private retirement program, such as a 401(k) or the auto-individual retirement account program available through CalSavers. Some businesses have not come into compliance with the mandate and are now re...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Monterey Park Going Green

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Embark on a journey towards a greener future by exploring the initiatives and actions outlined on the Monterey Park Going Green Campaign. 

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Posted on: August 15, 2023

Economic Development Opportunities

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Explore a multitude of promising avenues for economic progress and community advancement in Monterey Park!

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Posted on: August 15, 2023

Housing Element Update

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Discover the City's vision for inclusive and sustainable housing development outlined in the Monterey Park Housing Element 2021-2029.

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Reimagining Asian Communities: A Morning with Curtis Chin, Jeff Yang & Paula Yoo

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Our panel of acclaimed authors will talk about a wide range of topics including Chinese restaurant culture, Asian American representation in film and television, the 1992 LA uprisings - and, of course, their books!Featuring:

  • Curtis Chin, author of Everythi...
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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Volunteer Income Tax Clinic with Chinatown Service Center

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Individuals or families whose income is less than $63,500 are invited to participate in Chinatown Service Center’s free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic. This program helps US residents or legal Green Card holders prepare their 2023 federal a...

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Posted on: September 23, 2023

Explore a World of Cinema with Kanopy

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Use your library card to access thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and kids' favorites.

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