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New Mixed Use Project Approved for Huntington Drive

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Approval has been given for a new mixed use project on Huntington Drive with 161 luxury apartments and 5,560 square feet of commercial space. The project site is 1405-1437 Huntington Drive, currently vacant City owned property and Alex Romo Auto Repair.


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Duarte Starts Process to Move to District Based Elections

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Duarte, CA - Like more than 60 other cities and 150 school districts across the state, Duarte is starting the process to change how voters elect the City Council. Duarte is in the process of responding to a potential challenge by a private legal group relating to its current At-Large Election Process.


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Duarte Marks its 60-Year History with A Series of “Route 66” Stencils along Huntington Drive

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To celebrate both its 60 years of incorporation and connection to the famous U.S. Highway, the Duarte City Council, the Duarte Historical Society and local State officials Anthony Portantino and Blanca Rubio will dedicate one of several Route 66 logos recently stenciled onto the famous road during a brief ceremony at 9:15 am in front of the City’s Plaza located at 1553 Huntington Drive.


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Duarte Chamber of Commerce Appoints Sheryl Lefmann as New President and Chief Executive Officer

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DUARTE, Calif., September 11, 2017 – The Duarte Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Sheryl Lefmann as their new President and CEO. She will assume duties from retiring President/CEO Jim Kirschner on September 18, 2017


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ANNOUNCEMENT OF PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT TO GOVERNING BOARD

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(Duarte, CA) - On July 18, 2017, Mrs. Cheryl Taylor, former Vice President of the Governing Board of the Duarte Unified School District, filed notice with the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools that she would resign as a member of the Governing Board effective July 31, 2017.


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COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP & HHW/E-WASTE ROUND-UP HAPPENING SEPTEMBER 30

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DUARTE, CA September 5, 2017- Who said spring was the only time for cleaning? On Saturday, September 30th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, Duarte will hold its bi-annual Community Clean-Up Day at two convenient locations:


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Las Lomas Rd. @ Huntington Dr. Construction Project Commences September 5 for 8 Weeks

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International Line Builders (ILB) has been contracted by Southern California Edison to install an underground power facility on Las Lomas just north of Huntington Dr. ILB is scheduled to start work on September 5, 2017 with an estimated completion schedule of 8 weeks.


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THE DUARTE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CELEBRATES ITS NEW OFFICE LOCATION

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The Duarte Chamber of Commerce will continue its 97-year tradition of serving hundreds of Duarte businesses and community members in their new location at 1735 Huntington Drive. Their new home, located on the historical Route 66, is approximately 1,674 square feet in size and received approximately $50,000 in improvements funded by the City. The official grand opening is set for September 27, 2017 at 5:30 pm.


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ARE YOU READY FOR THE AMAZING FAMILY RACE OCTOBER 14th?

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DUARTE, CA, AUGUST 17, 2017 – Are you ready to compete in this year’s Amazing Family Race on Saturday, October 14, 2017? Sponsored by Foothill Transit and FSP Design, grab your families, work together as a team and participate in a day in Duarte filled with fun, adventure and prizes! The first-place team will be awarded $400, the second-place team will be awarded $300 and the third-place team will be awarded $200. All placing teams will also receive a family fun pack including various goodies and gift cards from local businesses.


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Duarte Seeks Volunteers to Fill City Commissions; Informational Dinner to Be Held on September 26

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To facilitate the recruitment process and prepare applicants to serve on commissions, the City staff will be conducting a “City Commissioner Informational Workshop” for current commissioners and interested persons on September 26 starting at 5:00 p.m. in the Duarte Community Center. The two-hour event features an overview of commissioner responsibilities and roles, and will be followed by dinner.


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DUARTE HOSTS PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST OPEN TO ALL RESIDENTS IN SEPTEMBER

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DUARTE, CA, August 7, 2017- Display the beauty of the City of Duarte through your eye by submitting your best shot to the City’s first annual “Photography Contest” September 1st through the 30th.


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National Night Out Celebration 2017

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On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, Los Angeles County Sheriff ‘s Deputies and fire fighters alongside Duarte Public Safety Personnel and elected officials mingled with residents at Duarte’s annual National Night Out celebration. Over 200 residents of all ages showed their support despite the rain at this community wide celebration over a free BBQ dinner and a sunset movie at beautiful Encanto Park.


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