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Recuerdos de Monrovia: History of Mexican Americans

By Susie Ling[1]


Monrovia is nestled in the northeast corner of Los Angeles County against the San Gabriel Mountains. With land from Rancho Santa Anita and Rancho Azusa de Duarte, Monrovia became the fourth oldest general law city in Los Angeles County when it incorporated in 1887. 7,642 more words


Infographic: Foothill Operations Campus by the numbers

Quick reminder: there is a public open house and dedication tomorrow for the new Foothill Gold Line Operations Campus in Monrovia. In the meantime, some relevant numbers above. 8 more words


History of African Americans in Monrovia

On Maple Avenue: Dorinda Parker, Jessica Blount, Christine Hall and Arlene Fisher in 1930s

– by Susie Ling

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.               4,380 more words


Public open house Saturday for Gold Line Operations Campus in Monrovia

This should be a fun event. The campus is a very impressive facility and will eventually store many of the rail cars used on the Gold Line after the 11.5-mile Foothill Extension project opens in the first half of 2016. 76 more words


Upcountry Travels

In March/April, I took a couple of trips upcountry.  One was to the north, to near the Guinea border, for a conference, and the other was to the southeast, along the coast, to observe a by-election.   673 more words


West Point and the war on Ebola

I’ve taken this map from a Situation Report issued by the World Health Organisation on 6 May, which superimposes new cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) over total confirmed cases throughout the epidemic in West Africa: 2,514 more words

Medical Geography

today's holiday/celebration: Liberia National Unification Day

Liberia National Unification Day

This annual observance in Liberia draws attention to the animosity between the Americo-Liberian elite and the indigenous majority. Under the leadership of President… 75 more words