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Summer in Town: J.B. Burgers Since 1974
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Summer in Town: J.B. Burgers Since 1974

By Susie Ling Once upon a time, a young man named Demetrios “Jim” Bakolas dreamed of opportunity in America. In 1938, Demetrios was the youngest of four born to a doctor and his wife. Demetrios was born in Karpenisi, an area in Central Greece rich in historic tradition and natural alpine beauty. But in the…

Summer in Town: Fonzo and Old Town Bistro in Monrovia
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Summer in Town: Fonzo and Old Town Bistro in Monrovia

By Susie Ling Monrovia Trivia Question: Who is Fonzo? Well, of course Fonzo is the life-size chef statue in front of Old Town Bistro on Myrtle Avenue. This restaurant was opened in 2011 by the husband and wife team, Soren and Sunday Loft. It should be noted that their third chef with 2 percent ownership…

Summer in Town: A Happy Place at Monrovia’s Kattywompus
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Summer in Town: A Happy Place at Monrovia’s Kattywompus

By Susie Ling “June 1, 1991 was the opening day of our store, then called The Dollmakers. Our first location was on Lemon, just east of Myrtle,” said Cindy Ranger, one of the three proprietors of one of the older establishments in Old Town Monrovia. Her two partners at the business – and in life – are…

Pretty in Pasadena: Social Media Influence for Social Good
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Pretty in Pasadena: Social Media Influence for Social Good

By Emily G. Peters In the last few years, the term “social media influencer” has worked its way into our lexicon, describing those who use their online presence to influence others’ purchases, appearance or lifestyle. But what if that influence could shape a community for social good? It’s a question recently tackled by Michelle Simonsen…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

By Terry Miller Local activist wonders how far we have come since MLK’s fight for equality Scholars tell us that during the 12 plus years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality…

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Homicide Seek Public’s Help in Finding, Identifying Monrovia Gang – Related Murder Suspects

Surveillance video of suspects will play automatically. Homicide Seek Public’s Help in Finding, Identifying Monrovia Gang -Related Murder Suspects On Friday, December 1, 2017 at approximately 11:40 P.M., Suspects William LaCroix Jr., Jeremiah LaCroix, Erika Torres and an unidentified male entered the Gem City Grill, a local bar located in the 100 block of East…

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