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Montebello man found shot to death on river embankment is identified

There are 67 comments on the Pasadena Star-News story from Nov 5, 2012, titled Montebello man found shot to death on river embankment is identified. In it, Pasadena Star-News reports that:

Sheriff's detectives on Monday identified the man found shot to death in a river embankment near Grant Rea Park as 32-year-old Jason Rivera, Montebello resident.

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Vanessa Rivera

Corona, CA

#23 Nov 8, 2012
Danny Felix wrote:
Just wondering if anyone has info on Jason's fundraiser?
Thanks
Hi Danny, yes once I put together the info I will post it. Tha k you!
Vanessa Rivera

Corona, CA

#24 Nov 8, 2012
Fundraiser this Saturday In Honor of Jason M Rivera. A car wash will be held, and we will also be selling drinks and tacos.
400 W. Whittier Blvd. Montebello,Ca 90640 
10am-???? Rain or shine,
Please come and show your support. It would be greatly appreciated. 
"Justice for Jason!" 

Please help and spread the word!
Vicente Escobedo

Hesperia, CA

#25 Nov 8, 2012
Danny Felix wrote:
Just wondering if anyone has info on Jason's fundraiser?
Thanks
This saturday 10to? 4th and Whittierblvd Montebello next to ostrom dealer
Anonymous

Downey, CA

#26 Nov 8, 2012
Thank u so much. Danny
Vanessa Rivera

Corona, CA

#27 Nov 8, 2012
Vicente Escobedo wrote:
<quoted text> This saturday 10to? 4th and Whittierblvd Montebello next to ostrom dealer
Sorry yes 11-10-2012 right on 4th and Whittier.

“Hilltop Park Above All”

Since: Sep 08

Montebello, CA

#28 Nov 9, 2012
This weeks drum circle by the Venice Beach Allstars family and friends is dedicated to a fallen comrade -Jay Rivera- Holding a visual, celebrating his life.

12-Sunset...Venice Beach...On Venice and Washington
Sunday, 11-11-12
Right on the beach, look for his flag!

(I'm told anyone on the beach can tell you where the drum circle is)
Danny Felix

La Mirada, CA

#29 Nov 9, 2012
Jason and I had some great memories. I would like to share a song that was one of his favorites then. I heard this song the other day and it keeps on playing in my mind over and over. I will miss you so much Jason.

Third Eye Blind-

I'm only pretty sure that I can't take anymore
Before you take a swing
I wonder
What are we fighting for
When I say out loud
I want to get out of this
I wonder
Is there anything I'm going to miss
I wonder How it's going to be
When you don't know me
How's it going to be
When you're sure I'm not there
How's it going to be
When there is no one there to talk to, between you and me
'Cause I don't care
How's it going to be
How's it going to be
Where we used to laugh
There's a shouting match
Sharp as a thumbnail scratch
A silence I can't ignore
Like...
The hammocks by the doorway we spent time in
Swings empty, don't see lightning like last fall when it was always
About to hit
Me
I wonder how's it going to be when it goes down
Hows it going to be
When your not around
Hows it going to be
When you found out there was nothing
Between you and me
'Cause I don't care
How's it going to be.
Hows it going to be
When you don't know me any more
And how's it going to be
Want to get myself back in again
The soft dive of oblivion
Wanna taste the salt of your skin
The soft dive of oblivion
Oblivion
How's it going to be
When you don't know me any more
How's it going to be
How's it going to be
TG la merced resident

Monterey Park, CA

#30 Nov 9, 2012
i am so sorry to hear about Jason passing, i will miss that happy smile, whenever you saw him. Didn't get a chance to get to know him very well but i will always think of him riding the streets in montebello with his beautiful flag flying behind him. That will alway bring a smile to my face. He will surely be missed. Please, if any one has information as to who did this terrible act, please let the police know.
Wonder Why

United States

#32 Nov 10, 2012
42 yr North Mtb resident wrote:
The following was posted at the request of friends of Jason.
Jason's Family has set up a bank account at Bank of America to help defray the funeral expenses. It is in the name of Jason M. Rivera and the account number is 325000998800.
Instead of flowers or balloons, it is requested that you donate to this account. The friends and family of Jason thank you for your help.
I made a donation today to Jason's Memorial Fund listed above. The account is at the Montebello Bank of America branch on Whittier Blvd. but donations can be made at any Bank of America branch.

The bank staff were kind and helpful even tho' I arrived at exactly closing time.

“Hilltop Park Above All”

Since: Sep 08

Montebello, CA

#33 Nov 11, 2012
Danny Felix wrote:
Just wondering if anyone has info on Jason's fundraiser?
Thanks
I stopped by and spoke to Vanessa and dropped some $$ into the jars. There were a lot of friends and helpers washing cars and it seemed to be successful. Look for another one next weekend.

“Hilltop Park Above All”

Since: Sep 08

Montebello, CA

#34 Nov 11, 2012
Does anyone know how the drum circle went? Will there be another utube video?
Anonymous

Downey, CA

#35 Nov 12, 2012
Youtube video? i would like to view that. The car wash did well but lets continue to spread the word to family, n friends. Please post it on your facebook or send a text letting people know about Jasons fundraiser.

Danny
montebello mourner

United States

#36 Nov 12, 2012
any word on funeral yet
1717Neighbor

Arlington, VA

#37 Nov 14, 2012
Vanessa Rivera wrote:
Fundraiser this Saturday In Honor of Jason M Rivera. A car wash will be held, and we will also be selling drinks and tacos.
400 W. Whittier Blvd. Montebello,Ca 90640 
10am-???? Rain or shine,
Please come and show your support. It would be greatly appreciated. 
"Justice for Jason!" 
Please help and spread the word!
Any information regarding the funeral serivces?
1717Neighbor

Arlington, VA

#38 Nov 14, 2012
Any information on the funeral services?
Thanks

“Hilltop Park Above All”

Since: Sep 08

Montebello, CA

#40 Nov 16, 2012
1717Neighbor wrote:
Any information on the funeral services?
Thanks
Sorry, but his killer or killers are still out there,so no public notice should be given about it.
Jeremy

United States

#41 Nov 29, 2012
Hey Vanessa, its Jeremy from E.L.A. This is Vanessa from Belvedere, right? If it is and you want to talk my email is jni___@gmail.com. I hope you remember my last name so you can fill in the blanks in my email address.
Kristal Olvera

Corona, CA

#42 Dec 8, 2012
Vanessa I just found out about this yesterday 12/7/12. I'm in complete shock and an emotional Wreck. My deepest sympathy to you, your mom, son and family. I would like to go by your moms if you don't mind .
Vanessa Rivera wrote:
Fundraiser this Saturday In Honor of Jason M Rivera. A car wash will be held, and we will also be selling drinks and tacos.
400 W. Whittier Blvd. Montebello,Ca 90640 
10am-???? Rain or shine,
Please come and show your support. It would be greatly appreciated. 
"Justice for Jason!" 
Please help and spread the word!
Vanessa Rivera

Los Angeles, CA

#43 Dec 8, 2012
Kristal Olvera wrote:
Vanessa I just found out about this yesterday 12/7/12. I'm in complete shock and an emotional Wreck. My deepest sympathy to you, your mom, son and family. I would like to go by your moms if you don't mind . <quoted text>
Kristal, I've been trying to find a way to get a hold of you. Here's my email Jmrvmr@yahoo.com
please email me ASAP so I can send you my number.
Justice 4 Jason

Whittier, CA

#44 Mar 6, 2013
Anyone with leads to who committed this crime. Please please contact Los Angeles sheriffs homicide. If Jason meant anything to anyone please don't hold back any possible info to help bring justice for Jason.

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