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DUARTE 2017 SUMMER CONCERT AND MOVIE SERIES UNVEILED

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DUARTE, CA, May 25, 2017 – Are you ready to enjoy great music and movies in the comfort of Duarte’s great outdoors? If the answer if yes, the City has a full schedule of family friendly activities planned for the Duarte community starting this June.


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Residents to Celebrate the City's 33rd Annual National Night Out Against Crime, Aug. 1 with Neighborhood Watch Block Parties

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DUARTE, CA., July 24, 2017 —Ribs, chicken, hot dogs, popcorn and a free screening of the Lego Batman Movie may not appear like an effective way of fighting crime, but that's exactly what residents will be doing when they gather at Encanto Park to celebrate the City’s 33rd annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Aug. 1.


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DUARTE DAY AT THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY FAIR TO HAPPEN SEPTEMBER 13

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DUARTE CA, JULY 18, 2017- The City of Duarte invites the Duarte community to join the official “Duarte Day” Celebration at the Los Angeles County Fair on Wednesday, September 13th. In partnership with the Cities of Monrovia and Arcadia, Duarteans will be able to come together to celebrate our “Community Hero” and join in a fun-filled community parade starting at 5:00 pm.


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DUARTE OFFERS WORK INVESTMENT NETWORK (WIN) SUMMER PROGRAM BENEFITTING AT-RISK YOUTH

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The City of Duarte continues its long tradition of creating empowering opportunities for at-risk youth through the launching of the Work Investment Network (WIN) summer internship program. WIN, a collaboration of the City of Duarte and Duarte Unified School District created a unique opportunity for 20 at-risk teens and young adults aged 16 – 24, to gain meaningful work experience at a variety of work sites throughout the community.


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American Planning Association Recognizes Duarte for Town Center Specific Plan

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The City of Duarte has received the “Best Comprehensive Plan for a Small Jurisdiction” award from the Los Angeles Section of the American Planning Association for its Duarte Town Center Specific Plan. The plan was recognized for its innovative and transformational planning techniques, model land use and economic development policy, and utilization of creative incentive-based zoning as its foundation.


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LEARNING TO LIVE WITH AND ENJOY BEARS PROGRAM BY RANGER BOSELL

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Recognizing that bears are wild animals and danger could exist, Ranger Bosell also sees the lovable side of these animals and suggests ways to live with them in harmony. She has stories to tell! Some are humorous, some scary and some just plain fun. Along the foothills we are in bear country and many residents have had close encounters.


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CHARTER OAK/DUARTE COUNTY SUMMER BEACH BUS SERVICE NOW AVAILABLE

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced that the Charter Oak / Duarte Summer Beach Bus service to Santa Monica Beach started on Wednesday, June 7th.


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CS Arts to Open This August Bringing to Duarte one of the Country's Top Schools

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DUARTE, CA - The new California School of the Arts (CS Arts) campus is coming this fall to the City of Duarte. After several preview days, enrollment is growing and the campus plans to open in mid-August. In addition to being the satellite campus of one of the top high schools in the Country, the entity also brings a whole host of community benefits.


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Margaret Finlay Sworn in as SCAG President; Sets Goods Movement, Big Data as Policy Priorities

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Finlay, the Mayor of Duarte, was sworn in Thursday to lead the nation’s largest metropolitan planning organization after serving the past year as SCAG’s First Vice President. The swearing in took place on the first full day of SCAG’s 52nd Annual Regional Conference and General Assembly.



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K-Rail To Be Installed in Fish Fire Burn Area Beginning September 26

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the City of Duarte conducted a post Fish Fire assessment to address safety issues related to residential properties in the burn areas within the City.



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Duarte Town Center Website is Now Online

We invite you to visit a new City website duartetowncenter.com to learn more about the Duarte Town Center Specific Plan and EIR that is now in process. The website provides a lot of information about the current process to develop stronger zoning standards for the central part of Duarte as well as historical information about the City’s concept for the area.


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Water Conservation in Duarte

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How do the new 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 conservation savings for all urban water suppliers are allocated across nine tiers. Duarte is part of Tier 7 requiring a conservation level of 28%.


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