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  1. Thai community remembers shocking case of modern slavery in El MonteRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    This Aug. 2, 2005 file photo shows former El Monte slave workers Jane Watthanaphong, left, and Sukanya Chua-Ngan walk along former sweatshop on Santa Anita Avenue in El Monte. The Thai Community Development Center is marking the 20th anniversary of the El Monte Thai Garment Slavery Case next month with various events, including: • A benefit concert by the Thai pop band Boyd-Nop Aug. 2, 9:30 p.m., at OHM nightclub at Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles.

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  2. South El Monte firebombing suspects found in Mexico, taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Pasadena Star-News

    German Monrreal, 20 , Mario Godina, 19, and Estevan Castillo, 20, were arrested by Mexican State Police in Jalisco on Saturday, July 25, 2015. A fourth suspect, Roberto Fuentes, was arrested and charged after the April 25 firebombing, which took place about 5:30 a.m. at Cheque Tires, 1252 Santa Anita Ave., in South El Monte.

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  3. $1.8 million worth of marijuana seized from 2 Rowland Heights homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Pasadena Star-News

    ROWLAND HEIGHTS >> Narcotics investigators have seized $1.8 million worth of marijuana from two Rowland Heights homes and arrested six suspects during a bust, according to authorities. Detectives developed information that a home in the 18600 block of La Guardia Street in Rowland Heights was being used to grow marijuana, Los Angeles County sheriff's Detective T. Simpson said in a written statement Tuesday.

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  4. Pig rescues packed as trendy teacup pigs fatten upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Pasadena Star-News

    A pot bellied pig shows off his profile at the Grazin Pig Acre rescue ranch Tuesday in Ramona The ranch is home to 98 pot bellied pigs that have been rescued by the owners of the ranch, Nancy and Marty Koontz, The craze for tiny pet pigs started decades ago and gets reignited every few years. Once they grow too big to handle, people give them up.

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  5. New Pasadena City College President promises harmony, transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Pasadena Star-News

    Rajen Vurdien paced the center aisle of the lounge like a motivational speaker, calling on those in the audience with hands raised and responding without a microphone. No staff flanked Pasadena City College's superintendent-president during an intimate and informal forum.

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  6. El Monte looks for stability with City Manager Jesus Gomez at the helmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Pasadena Star-News

    The El Monte City Council dais doesn't see a lot of consensus these days, but council members did agree on one big thing last week - new City Manager Jesus Gomez should stick around for a while. The council voted unanimously to give Gomez a five-year contract, with the hope of bringing stability to the often politically tumultuous city.

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  7. Man wounded in South El Monte shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Pasadena Star-News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> A man is expected to survive after he was shot three times in South El Monte early Sunday, officials said. Few details were available regarding the 1 a.m. shooting in a mixed residential and commercial neighborhood in the 2100 block of Sastre Avenue .

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  8. Driver in South El Monte crash arrested for death of passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Pasadena Star-News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> A suspect is behind bars and accused of murder in connection with a solo-car crash that killed his passenger last week, which detectives say occurred as the occupants of the car were fleeing the scene of a shooting they had just committed. Anthony James Rojas, 20, is being held in lieu of $1 million bail pending his initial court appearance, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials and booking records.

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  9. Man faces 25 years in prison for 2012 fatal shooting near ArcadiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2012 | Pasadena Star-News

    A 19-year-old man could spend the next 25 years in prison for killing another man near Arcadia three years ago. A jury on May 19 found Zamora guilty of second degree murder, felony resisting an officer and misdemeanor escape from arrest.

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  10. El Monte calling foul on back-to-back power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Pasadena Star-News

    Back to back power outages left an El Monte neighborhood without power for nearly three days last week, sparking criticism and claims of inequity from local leaders. Businesses and homes in the Five Points community first lost power Wednesday morning at 11:30 a.m. after an accident involving a Southern California Edison contract worker.

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  11. El Monte will offer reward for reporting of illegal fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Pasadena Star-News

    Just days before the 4th of July holiday, El Monte city officials and police want to remind people about the dangers of fireworks during a press conference July 1, 2015. In El Monte, folks cited for possessing illegal fireworks face a $1,000 fine.

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

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Pasadena Star-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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  13. Right-to-die advocates focus series of rallies on three Latino assemblymenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Pasadena Star-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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  14. L.A. County Supervisors offer reward for info in South El Monte fatal firebombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Pasadena Star-News

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of three outstanding suspects in a fatal firebombing at a South El Monte tire shop that killed three local teens. Last week, the board approved a motion, introduced by Supervisor Hilda Solis, to offer the reward in exchange for information regarding the April 25 firebombing at Cheque Tires, 1352 Santa Anita Ave. Killed in the blaze were Rodrigo Gonzalez, 17, Destiny Monique Aguirre, 18, and Christopher Jimenez.

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  15. 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

    Banks: Financial markets are closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. Some banks will be open Friday and closed Saturday, some will be closed both days. Government: City, county, federal and state offices, libraries and superior courts will be closed both Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. The Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed Saturday, July 4. Mail: The U.S. Postal Service is open on Friday and closed on Saturday.

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  16. Passenger killed in South El Monte crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Pasadena Star-News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> Coroner's officials Sunday released the identity of a 19-year-old passenger who died in a South El Monte solo-car crash from which the driver fled late Friday. Jonathan William Loaiza of Bell Gardens died at the scene of the 9:40 p.m. crash on the northbound Rosemead Boulevard on-ramp to the eastbound 60 Freeway, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Lt.

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  17. Arraignment continued for South El Monte firebombing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Pasadena Star-News

    An arraignment for one of four suspects in the fatal firebombing at a South El Monte tire shop in April was continued on Monday. Roberto Fuentes , 19, of Baldwin Park is facing murder and arson charges in connection with the April 25 fire at Cheque Tires, 1352 Santa Anita Ave. Three local teenagers died in the blaze.

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  18. Passenger killed, driver flees in South El Monte solo-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Pasadena Star-News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> A passenger died and the driver fled following a solo-car crash on a freeway on-ramp late Friday which investigators suspect may be connected to a shooting that had just occurred in Pico Rivera, officials said. The rollover crash took place just before 9:40 p.m. on the northbound Rosemead Boulevard on-ramp to the eastbound 60 Freeway , near the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area, California Highway Patrol Officer Tony Polizzi said.

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  19. Man killed in South El Monte solo-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Pasadena Star-News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> A man died in a solo-car crash on a freeway on-ramp near the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area late Friday, officials said.

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  20. Stolen El Monte police SUV recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Pasadena Star-News

    An El Monte Police Department vehicle that was stolen while officers were arresting a possible burglary suspect was recovered Thursday night next to a 10 Freeway on-ramp. At about 10:55 p.m., officers responded to a burglary alarm at a business in the 9600 block of Telstar Avenue and noticed a man riding a bicycle in the parking lot behind the building, according to a department statement.

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