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  1. Head to Lunasia in Pasadena for delicious dim sum and Chinese foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    Those of us who live for dim sum have long known that some of the best of the best are found at the decidedly elegant Lunasia on Main Street in Alhambra. It's an upscale Chinese seafood restaurant that offers dumplings and more dumplings as a late morning/early afternoon exercise in pure pleasure.

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  2. Alhambra residents up in arms about a 100-year-old charter provisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Whittier Daily News

    Residents pose for a portrait at 2400 S. Fremont Ave. Residents have long complained Alhambra is not a transparent city and does not involve citizens in the decision-making process. It only recently began publishing City Council agendas online.

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  3. Woman accused of stealing fellow playera s bingo prize in Monterey ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Whittier Daily News

    Police arrested a woman Thursday for allegedly stealing about $250 from an 86-year-old fellow bingo player at the senior center two weeks ago. Maricela Bracamontes, 53, of Bell Gardens was booked on suspicion of felony elder abuse.

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  4. San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments names interim directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Whittier Daily News

    For the second time in as many years, the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments board hired Fran Delach as interim executive director, temporarily filling the post left vacant by Andrea Miller. Miller, 47, served two years in the position and was roundly praised Thursday night at her final meeting for shaping the regional planning agency into a more stable organization.

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  5. Woman arrested, 2 men sought after San Marino hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Whittier Daily News

    SAN MARINO >> Police arrested one woman and sought two more suspects - one of them armed with a handgun - after a they allegedly ran from a crash in a residential San Marino neighborhood, authorities said. The crash took place about 10:30 a.m. on Virginia Road, near Encino Drive , San Marino police officials said in a written statement.

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  6. South Pasadena High School wins 2015 L.A. County Academic DecathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Whittier Daily News

    The high school won the 2015 Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon, a two-day team competition that tests knowledge and skills of high school students, with a total score of 52,572.50 points - out of a possible 60,000 - according to a decathlon press release. Nearly 500 students from 55 teams participated in this year's event, which took place Jan. 31 at El Rancho High School and Feb. 7 at USC.

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  7. Valentinea s dance for people with special needs in La Verne on Friday, Feb. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Whittier Daily News

    La Verne and the Order of the Alhambrans are co-sponsoring a Valentine's dance on Friday for people with special needs. The sweethearts' dance from 6 to 9 p.m. at the La Verne Community Center, 3680 “D” St., is open to residents of the Inland and San Gabriel valleys who are physically and developmentally challenged.

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  8. Rio Hondo College Police Academy graduates its 200th classRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    The 200th class of the Rio Hondo Police Academy is presented during their graduation ceremony at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse in San Gabriel on Thursday January 22, 2015. SAN GABRIEL >> With the pomp and circumstance accorded any graduation, the 19 cadets of the Rio Hondo College Police Academy's 200th graduating class Thursday entered the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.

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  9. Izakaya Akatora brings elegant, delicious Japanese tapas to AlhambraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Restaurateur Michael Cardenas is one of the driving forces behind such iconic Japanese restaurants as Sushi Roku, Katana, Toranoko, Fat Spoon and Sushi Akatora, along with the Lazy Ox, BOA Steakhouse, Rivabella, Taberna Arros y Vi and more. He's a graduate of the Benihana Chef School in New Orleans, which would not seem to have prepared him for the impressive array of upscale eateries he's opened - except that in much the same way that Benihana mixes food with a show, well, Cardenas mixes food with a show as well.

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  10. City of Alhambra has nepotism problem, some claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    ALHAMBRA >> Six members of various city boards, committees and commissions are relatives of City Council members, which has prompted some residents to cry nepotism. The situation creates a conflict of interest, said Eric Sunada, who in November unsuccessfully ran for City Council in the First District.

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  11. Alhambraa s Rose Parade float pays tribute to Japanese-American WWII veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    PASADENA >> Japanese-American World War II veterans who fought in a segregated regiment their families were incarcerated in U.S. internment camps placed roses Sunday on Alhambra's 2015 Rose Parade float, which was designed in their honor. Five veterans of the U.S. Army's 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most decorated combat unit of its size in the U.S. military during WWII with 21 Medals of Honor received, will ride the float on New Year's Day.

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  12. Whittier opens tournament with 52-38 win over La PuenteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Anthony Rios #5 of the Whittier Cardinals shoots over a defender during the game against the La Puente Warriors during the Whittier 5th Annual Holiday Tournament game Friday at Whittier High School, in Whittier. WHITTIER >> It's been an impressive start to the season for the Whittier High boys basketball team, which has won one tournament and finished third in another.

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  13. How to make the most of yesterdays holiday mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Suggested use for holiday leftovers from Chef Ian Gonzales: Shaved Roast Beef, Holiday Herb Pesto, Roasted Potatoes, Shredded Provolone and Horseradish Cream Sauce Pizza. 3. Once oil is hot, drop in desired size of pancake and cook until golden brown and the edges are crispy .

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  14. Checkpoints planned throughout L.A. County this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Law enforcement agencies throughout the San Gabriel Valley and beyond are planning sobriety and driver's license checkpoints this weekend. Police in Glendora and La Verne are planning checkpoint in their respective cities, officials said.

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  15. Driver charged with DUI in Alhambra crash that injured 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    ALHAMBRA >> Prosecutors filed charges Wednesday against a Los Angeles man for allegedly driving drunk and causing a 3-vehicle crash in Alhambra that injured 15 people including himself. Ismael Soto, 28, was charged with driving under the influence causing injury within 10 years of two other DUI offenses, driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater within 10 years of two other DUI offenses, driving with a suspended license and driving a vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock device.

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  16. Alleged Alhambra drunken driver who hurt 13 had prior DUI violations, revoked licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    ALHAMBRA >> A suspected drunken driver accused of injuring 13 people when he collided with two vans Sunday night did not have a valid license because of prior drunk driving violations, according to the DMV. The driver, 28-year-old Ismael Soto of Los Angeles, was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence.

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  17. Driver faces charges in Alhambra crash that injured 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    A Los Angeles man faces charges for allegedly driving drunk and causing a 3-car crash that injured 15 people including himself . Alhambra Police on Tuesday updated the number of victims in the collision from 13 to 15 and released more details about the injuries.

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  18. Worker in San Gabriel construction trench falls 20 feet, rescued by firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Frawley said the fire department got a call at 8:11 a.m. for a “confined space rescue. He said a worker was climbing down a ladder inside the shaft, slipped and fell down about 20 feet.

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  19. 13 hurt in Alhambra crash involving suspected drunken driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Police said 13 people were injured after a suspected drunken driver hit two parked vehicles which sent one of the vehicles into pedestrians watching a Christmas display at a home Sunday night. Lt. Gary La Guard said a 27-year-old woman remains in critical condition at a hospital on Monday.

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  20. Three-vehicle crash in Alhambra injures 13 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    ALHAMBRA >> A three-vehicle crash on an Alhambra street lined with Christmas lights Sunday night sent 11 people to hospitals including two in critical condition, a battalion chief said. The crash was reported at 8:38 p.m. in the 400 block of South Fremont Avenue, Alhambra Fire Department Battalion Chief Tom Phelps said.

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