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4 Intruders Take Guns, Electronics in Monrovia Home-Invasion Robbery

Police were searching for four people involved in a home-invasion robbery in Monrovia early Tuesday morning.

The robbers entered a home in the 1000 block of East Lemon Avenue just before 2 a.m., said Sgt. 69 more words

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Moving...Phase One

Pretty much the only predictable thing in the Foreign Service is that you will move.  Lots.  To several different countries.  You don’t really know that far in advance which ones (although we usually get a year, which my military colleagues would love to have), but when you arrive at post, you know you’ll leave in two to three years (usually…as always, it depends on specific circumstances, so it might be longer or shorter…you just never know). 463 more words


A Liberian beating, in the name of LEC.

July 2nd. 12pm. The Matadi riverside community of Monrovia. A crowd. A white man with tattoos, an orange t-shirt, and a mop of graying hair. Two men handcuffed together. 473 more words

With Love From Liberia

Monrovia's Bike Plan

Tuesday night, toward the end of a loooooong Monrovia City Council meeting, agenda item AR-4: “Monrovia Bicycle Master Plan” finally came before the Council.  After a brief summary of the proposed bike master plan by the city’s public works manager, Sean Sullivan, the floor was opened for comments.   656 more words

Bike-friendly Infrastructure

My Community of Contrasts

The waves are my iPod, the setting sun my waypoint, the contrast of crumbling slums failing into the sea next to the expat apartment buildings secured behind barbed wire, my backdrop. 421 more words


Rainy Season Bike Gear

The past couple of weeks have been a little on the wet side.  Rainy season is now in full force, with the full panoply of rain varieties on display:  the torrent, the drizzle, the drip, the light mist, the soaking mist (which is really insidious, since it looks like it isn’t really raining but soaks you within minutes), the steady rain, the downpour…you get the idea.   501 more words


Drones Force Firefighters Battling San Gabriel Complex Fire To Suspend Air Operations

AZUSA (CBSLA.com) — Firefighters had the San Gabriel Complex Fire more than half surrounded Sunday, despite a disruption by private drones, fire officials said.

The 5,285-acre blaze was 62-percent contained, according to a press release from the Monrovia Fire Department. 126 more words