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  1. Young, old drivers winning Irwindale Speedway Late Model racesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    ... 30s format, with 16-year-old Herbst of Las Vegas second. McCray, from Highland, won the nightcap with Johnson, from Covina, taking third. Huddleston passed the longtime Irwindale racer for second on the final lap. “It was my first time that I ...

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  2. Honda pumps free gas in Baldwin Park, CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    Honda representatives pumped free gas for Honda owners at Jerry's Automotive Services and Kwik Serv in Covina on Saturday. Honda also gave away free gas at a Valero Station in Baldwin Park earlier in the day.

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  3. Porto family lives American Dream through their bakeries, successRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Owner Betty Porto at Porto's Bakery in Downey, Calif., on Friday, June 26, 2015. The family of first generation Cuban immigrants turned their mother's culinary knack into a multi-million dollar bakery known for its cakes, potato balls and meat pies, with locations in Burbank, Glendale, Downey and soon West Covina and Buena Park.

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  4. West Covina police officer fatally shoots knife-wielding man, authorities sayRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A West Covina police officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man Friday night after the man's brother was found with stab wounds, authorities said. Officers received a report about 8 p.m. that a man had been stabbed in an apartment in the 4100 block of Sentous Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which is assisting with the investigation.

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  5. West Covina police officer fatally shoots knife-wielding stabbing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    WEST COVINA >> A West Covina police officer fatally shot a knife-wielding man who had just stabbed his brother late Friday, authorities said. The officer-involved shooting took place about 8:10 p.m. in the area of Valley Boulevard and Nogales Street at the southern edge of the city, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said in a written statement.

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  6. Police Gun Down Man in West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Los Angeles

    The suspect was gunned down in the area of Valley Boulevard and Nogales Street at 8:10 p.m, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman said. The man was injured in the shooting. The West Covina Police Department officers involved in the shooting were not injured.

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  7. $3 million City of Industry marijuana grow house bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... ed if the suspects are related. David Nguyen was being held in lieu of $50,000 and was due to appear in court in West Covina on July 6, according to county inmate records. Information on Phong Nguyen's custody was not immediately available.

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  8. A look at California's effort to build an H-1B firewallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | InfoWorld

    ... failed to pass. California's anti-offshoring bill ( AB 853 ), sponsored by Assembly member Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina), is aimed at IT operations. It requires an electric or gas company "to use direct employees for any work associated with the ...

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  9. West Covina begins fiscal year without new budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Whittier Daily News

    After scrambling to fill vacant positions in the city's finance department, West Covina began the 2015-16 fiscal year Wednesday without a new budget. “Many positions were not staffed and the work was not getting done,” said Interim City Manager Tom Mauk at a City Council meeting June 9, citing a “whole host of problems” in the department when he came to City Hall in December .

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  10. Why right-to-die advocates are focusing rallies on 3 Latino assemblymenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | LA Daily News

    Supporters of the End of Life Option Act rally in front of Assemblyman Roger Hern·ndez' West Covina office on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 as they ask Latino legislators to support their cause after Los Angeles Archbishop JosÈ Gomez sent a letter to members of the health committee opposing the bill. WEST COVINA >> Terminally ill Michael Saum stuttered as he explained the incessant pain plaguing a body he hopes to escape Wednesday.

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  11. Right-to-die advocates focus series of rallies on three Latino assemblymenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | LA Daily News

    Supporters of the End of Life Option Act rally in front of Assemblyman Roger Hern·ndez' West Covina office on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 as they ask Latino legislators to support their cause after Los Angeles Archbishop JosÈ Gomez sent a letter to members of the health committee opposing the bill. WEST COVINA >> Terminally ill Michael Saum stuttered as he explained the incessant pain plaguing a body he hopes to escape Wednesday.

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  12. Whata s open, closed for the July 4th holiday in the San Gabriel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... lines will be on weekend service schedules on Friday, July 3. Transit stores in Claremont, El Monte, Pomona and West Covina will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Puente Hills Transit store will be open from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. The customer hotline at ...

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  13. Man arrested after leading West Covina police on short chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> Police used bean bag rounds to subdue an uncooperative man following a short police chase early Sunday, officials said. Fidel Pantoja, 26, of Covina, was booked on suspicion of felony evading of police and resisting arrest following the incident, which kicked off about 12:38 a.m., West Covina police Lt.

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  14. GlovingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | CNN

    ... so cool.'" , Craigslist, and out of his trunk at parking lot music events that he organized in his hometown of West Covina, Calif. Within eight months, he developed a large following and bagged $250,000 in sales. Lim officially launched ...

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  15. Man accused of stealing from frienda s wallet during Covina traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    COVINA >> Police stopped a driver for a traffic violation but ended up arresting his passenger after an officer spotted the suspect stealing money from his friend's wallet during the traffic stop early Saturday, officials said. Victor Hugo Rojas-Salgado, 22, of Rowland Heights was arrested on suspicion of petty theft following the unusual incident, which unfolded about 1:45 a.m. in the 200 block of West College Street, Covina police Sgt.

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  16. Community pays tribute to athlete, coach, educator Doug SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... of basketball and two years of baseball before graduating in 1948. A brief career in teaching followed in Hayward and Covina before he was recruited by Wooden as his assistant basketball coach. “John had me down for a weekend,” Sale ...

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  17. Pasadena Pride Center a delighteda with same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... Erman said. “My suspicion is we'll see other forms of progress in the future.” Mike Spence, a West Covina resident, attacked the decision, saying Supreme Court justices ought to know they shouldn't rule based on personal belief ...

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  18. Same-sex marriage celebration rally in Pasadena todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... Erman said. “My suspicion is we'll see other forms of progress in the future.” Mike Spence, a West Covina resident, attacked the decision, saying Supreme Court justices ought to know they shouldn't rule based on personal belief ...

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  19. City of Industry hires Paul Philips as city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... permanent city manager after his contract is approved July 9, city officials said. Philips was the city manager of Covina from 2000 until 2008, when he was let go due to “philosophical differences” mostly with Mayor Kevin Stapleton. ...

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  20. Charter Oak High School on lock down as police search for burglary suspect in CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Police arrested three Glendora burglary suspects Thursday following a pursuit that ended in Covina and a neighborhood search that lasted more than eight hours, authorities said. Charter Oak High School and the school district office went on lockdown in response to the incident, which began about 10 a.m., Glendora police Lt.

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