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From Slavery to Japanese Internment: A Family Embodies What it Means...

Barbara Jean and J-Flats neighbor circa 1940. - Photo courtesy of Barbara Williams By Susie Ling

Monrovia’s History of Segregation

Art in Public Places to be considered at next Monrovia Council meeting By Félix Guitiérrez Detailed...

Remembering Monrovia’s Louis García on Veterans Day

By Félix Gutiérrez Collage of Prvt. García’s tomb, photograph and a postcard. – Courtesy photo / Félix Gutiérrez

Summer in Town: Meeting at Monrovian Restaurant

By Susie Ling It was in 1979 that Jimmy and Maria Kypreos opened Monrovian Restaurant – but not at the northeast corner of Myrtle...

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...

The Founding of Monrovia

By Susan Motander In 1883 five men purchased land from Lucky Baldwin’s Rancho Santa Anita.  William Newton Monroe, one of those five, purchased 240 acres for...

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