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  • Action on Film International Film Festival 9
    Action on Film International Film Festival 9
    The amazing Action on Film International Film Festival, now in its ninth year, launches August 16th, 2013 in Monrovia, California. It runs through August 24th and will exhibit dozens of exceptional independent films of nearly every genre. Each day...
  • Downtown Liberia
    Liberia today
    In Liberia it has been nearly ten years since the civil war ended in August 2003. The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) arrived to assist with many of Liberia’s challenges such as lack of stable governance, security, and to develop a...
  • A conversation about wine
    A conversation about wine
    When it comes to wine selection, many dinner hosts rely on guests to bring something suitable or they use the old standby of serving a red with beef or lamb and a white with pork or seafood. And while this adage has likely served over time, there...
  • The Wizard of Bras
    The Wizard of Bras will change your life
    Ladies, at some point in time you will need to buy a good bra. And once you make the commitment, and complete the purchase, that bra will change your life. You can’t get there without some proactive steps however, and the first should be a...
  • Monrovia Daphne’s Greek Café Serves Greek food in casual dining restaurant
    Daphne’s Greek Café Serves California Greek in Monrovia
    We went to support the Delta Theta Chi sorority, a national organization for women, for our niece as Daphe’s Greek Café donated a portion of our bill to the sorority that night. Dorothy and I were both pleasantly surprised as this is a fast...
  • Texas chocolate sheet cake
    Texas chocolate sheet cake
    There’s something satisfying about things passed on to others, whether it’s an old jacket, a broken in baseball glove or a set of dishes. Maybe it’s the familiarity of the item, or perhaps it’s the knowledge that whatever...
  • Melanie Dickerson
    Local author Melanie Dickerson visits Monrovia Branch Library
    HMCPL's Monrovia Branch Library is hosting a meet and greet with author Melanie Dickerson on Tuesday, November 29 at 6:30 p.m.Melanie Dickerson is the award-winning author of The Healer's Apprentice. A former teacher, she now lives in the...
  • Chili Recipe
    Chili recipe
    With football season, weekend get-togethers feature food, and what says football better than chili? And like the debate about which team is going to the Super Bowl, there is always a point of contention as to who makes the best.Tom Adams has been...
  • New Kroger provides service and convenience for Monrovia area residents
    New Kroger provides service and convenience for Monrovia area residents
    A new Kroger grocery store has opened at the corner of Jeff Road and U.S. Highway 72 West. This store provides a full line of grocery and household items for residents in the Monrovia area.Grand openingThe grand opening of the new store was held...
  • Peach Cafe
    Sun-dried tomato and pesto torta: a peachy recipe
    About five years ago, Nita Millstein opened the Peach Café in Monrovia. Then, as now, there was no shortage of restaurants in town. But Nita, who has a background in business consulting, saw a niche. She felt the area was “underserved”...