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$10 Million Suit Against Ex-Rosemead Mayor Alleges Extortion, Death Threats

By JIM E. WINBURN A developer who exposed ex-Rosemead Mayor John Tran in a bribery scandal is now suing Tran and the City of Rosemead for emotional distress. Seeking $10 million in damages, Tammy Gong filed a complaint in Los Angeles Superior Court on Jul. 6...

Brown Appoints Baca to the Board of State and Community Corrections

Leroy Baca, 70, of Monterey Park, has been appointed to the Board of State and Community Corrections. Baca has served as sheriff for Los Angeles County since 1998 and has served in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department since 1965. He earned a Doctorate...

Governor Brown Directs Additional Firefighting Resources to Wildfires

Edmund G. Brown Jr. directed additional state resources deployed to assist in fighting wildfires burning throughout northern California. A highly trained CAL FIRE Incident Management Team is now coordinating the attack on the 1,157 acre "Robbers Fire" in Placer County. The wildfire is burning...

Board to Approve $172.6 Million Contract to Construct Train Trench in City of San Gabriel

The Alameda Corridor-East (ACE) Construction Authority Board of Directors is scheduled to award on Monday a $172.6 million contract to construct a 1.4-mile railroad trench for Union Pacific freight and Amtrak passenger trains with street bridges built at four crossings, among the most significant...

Questions about Mexican Food, Culture or History

Azusa City Library's author night featuring Gustavo Arellano is part of their Adult Summer Reading program. Arellano is famous for his nationally syndicated column, "¡Ask a Mexican!" and his books, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, ¡Ask A Mexican!...

Staying Cool This Summer for Seniors

The Community Services Department and the Senior Community Commission would like to remind local seniors that during this time of hot weather that they should follow these tips to stay cool and safe. Slow down, avoid strenuous activity. Do not try to do too much...

Huntington Memorial Hospital Included in U.S. News & World Report’s National Rankings

Rated as the Number Four Hospital in Los Angeles and Number Eight in California Huntington Memorial Hospital has been ranked among the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital received the ranking in the orthopedics and urology specialties,...

El Monte City Council Wants to Ban Fireworks in 2013

Although the El Monte Police Department had 17 extra police officers on duty on July 4th this year, and several on the days leading to it, the department received 147 calls for service from residents who could see neighbors using illegal fireworks. At least...

Police Blotters 7/19/12

Arcadia PD Sunday, July 8: Around 8:38 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding in the area of Duarte Road and El Monte Avenue. The officer discovered the driver was never issued a license. The 34-year-old Hispanic male was cited, released...

LASD on Heightened Alert after Aurora, Colorado Massacre

LASD on Heightened Alert after Aurora, Colorado Incident "While the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado appears to be an isolated incident, our vigilance has been raised," said Captain Mike Parker, Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau. "The heightened alert of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department includes increased patrols...
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