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Monrovia to Get $40K to Replace Windstorm Trees

Funded by the Safe Neighborhood Parks Propositions, the grant will pay for the planting of new trees to replace those lost in the winter 2011 windstorm.

Monrovia, along with 13 other cities, is listed as a grant recipient from a $1.9 million program meant to benefit cities in the San Gabriel Valley who suffered tree destruction in last year's windstorm, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich announced Tuesday.

Monrovia is set to receive $40,134 to replace damaged trees. The city estimated that it lost more than 100 trees in the windstorm, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"state-of-emergency-more-powerful-wind-forecasted-for-thursday-night"} --> and caused about

Gayle M. Montgomery September 20, 2012 at 09:33 PM
Folks need to be wind smart and examine the trees in their yards as we approach Santa Ana Wind Season (often happens in the fall). If your trees are full of dead branches and palm fronds, it's time to do something about them before they go flying and crashing as they did into things the last go round.

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