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  1. Former South El Monte mayor sentenced to 1 year in prison, 1 year of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Pasadena Star-News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> Former mayor Luis Aguinaga was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison Wednesday for a seven-year corruption scheme that spanned most of his time as mayor and netted him at least $45,000 in bribes. In addition to time in prison, Aguinaga was sentenced to one year of home arrest and three years of probation.

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  2. Here are 5 things you might not know about sanctuary citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Pasadena Star-News

    The news changes often regarding the Trump administration's approach to immigration, but most signs point toward tougher enforcement against those without legal status. Some communities are pushing back, saying they want to protect undocumented residents who they say are otherwise law-abiding people with jobs and families.

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  3. South El Monte High hosts police active shooter trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Pasadena Star-News

    South El Monte High School hosted an active shooter training for LA County Sheriff's Department's Temple Station and LA County Fire. Faculty, administrators and students role played as victims, and deputies will use simulated rounds and flash bang and smoke grenades as they deal with the simulated school shooter scenario.

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  4. Illegal immigration protesters interrupt a Know Your Rightsa forum in El MonteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Pasadena Star-News

    EL MONTE >> A group of protesters, some sporting “Make America Great Again” hats and other clothing in support of President Donald Trump, interrupted a “Know Your Rights” information forum for undocumented immigrants hosted by Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, D-El Monte, Friday night. The event, held at the city's Grace T. Black Auditorium, was meant to provide residents with information about legal protections and resources for immigrants, as well as about the naturalization process.

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  5. Anti-immigration protesters interrupt a Know Your Rightsa forum in El MonteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Pasadena Star-News

    EL MONTE >> A group of protesters, some sporting “Make America Great Again” hats and other clothing in support of President Donald Trump, interrupted a “Know Your Rights” information forum for undocumented immigrants hosted by Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, D-El Monte, Friday night. The event, held at the city's Grace T. Black Auditorium, was meant to provide residents with information about legal protections and resources for immigrants, as well as about the naturalization process.

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  6. Man critically wounded in shooting at El Monte parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | Pasadena Star-News

    EL MONTE >> A man clung to life Saturday after he was shot while setting up for party at an El Monte park in the early morning hours, authorities said. The victim, described as a man in his 30s, was hospitalized in critical and unstable condition following the shooting, which took place just before 6 a.m. at Baldwin Avenue Mini Park, 3750 Baldwin Ave. , El Monte police Lt.

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  7. Group demands San Gabriel Mission Church rescind award to former priest with past molestation claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Pasadena Star-News

    SAN GABRIEL >> Representatives from a group advocating for justice for victims of sexual abuse by church leaders are calling for the San Gabriel Mission Church to retract an award intended to be given to an embattled former parish pastor. According to a weekly bulletin , San Gabriel Mission Church intends to honor Bruce Wellems at its May 25 “Build the Dreams” scholarship fundraising dinner.

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  8. El Monte man charged with possession of loaded gun in Duarte neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Pasadena Star-News

    DUARTE >> An El Monte man was charged Tuesday with resisting arrest and possession of loaded gun in a local neighborhood, authorities said. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office charged Benjamin Ellington, 27, with two felony counts of resisting arrest with violence and one count of possession of a loaded concealed firearm, the sheriff's Temple City Station said in a written statement.

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  9. Escaped convict found in Alhambra, 2 schools on lockdown during searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Pasadena Star-News

    ALHAMBRA >> A car thief on the run since last week was arrested Tuesday after a search involving state and local law enforcement. Authorities found 39-year-old Benedict Romero hiding in heavy brush near the north athletic field at San Gabriel High School at 12:55 p.m. A police dog bit Romero, police said.

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  10. Driver found shot to death on 10 Freeway in El Monte, eastbound lanes shut down for hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Pasadena Star-News

    CHP Investigators looking for shell casings on 10 Freeway. A woman found fatally shot in a 2011 White Malibu car led to the closure of all lanes on the eastbound 10 Freeway at Peck Road early Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

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  11. San Gabriel High on lockdown as authorities look for escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Pasadena Star-News

    SAN GABRIEL >> Officers and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are searching for an escaped convict spotted near a local high school Tuesday morning. San Gabriel Police Lt.

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  12. Driver found fatally shot on 10 Freeway in El Monte, eastbound lanes shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Pasadena Star-News

    The eastbound 10 Freeway near Peck Road was closed early Tuesday, April 11, 2017, for a possible homicide investigation. EL MONTE >> A woman found fatally shot in a car led to the closure of all lanes on the eastbound 10 Freeway at Peck Road early Tuesday morning.

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  13. Arcadia rescinds decision to trap, kill coyotesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | Pasadena Star-News

    ARCADIA >> The city is back-pedalling on a plan to trap and euthanize coyotes, though officials said they could reconsider that decision in the near future. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to rescind its decisions to spend up to $20,000 on trapping services and to authorize City Manager Dominic Lazzaretto to execute a $15,000 contract with Animal Pest Management Services to trap and kill coyotes.

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  14. Payless ShoeSource to close nearly 400 storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Pasadena Star-News

    Payless ShoeSource has filed for bankruptcy protection, and the company plans to close nearly 400 under-performing stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, including 24 Southern California locations. Faced with increasing online competition and declining sales, the Topeka, Kansas-based retailer said the action is designed to strengthen its balance sheet and restructure its debt load to position it for long-term success.

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  15. Feds raid San Gabriel Valley locations over alleged scheme giving...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Pasadena Star-News

    The FBI and federal immigration agents on Wednesday searched a hotel and two homes in the San Gabriel Valley for evidence related to what investigators said was a visa fraud scheme giving green cards to Chinese nationals, including criminals on China's most wanted list, in return for cash, court documents show. Agents served search warrants at an office located at the Hilton, 225 West Valley Boulevard in San Gabriel, a home in a gated community in the 700 block of Carriage House Drive in Arcadia, another residence on Larry Beard Drive in South El Monte, as well as a 2015 Porsche registered to one of the suspects.

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  16. Pu, Liao, Menchaca sworn in at San Gabriel City Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2013 | Pasadena Star-News

    Denise Menchaca eked out a win for the third seat in the San Gabriel City Council election in March 2017. SAN GABRIEL >> The three winners of the San Gabriel City Council election early last month were sworn in Tuesday night, after a recount of the results showed no change in the vote totals.

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  17. Chu, Napolitano to host a know your rightsa sessions for undocumented San Gabriel Valley residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Pasadena Star-News

    San Gabriel Valley elected officials are hosting “know your rights” information sessions to prepare their undocumented residents should they be approached by federal immigration agents. Congresswoman Judy Chu will host one session from 6 to 8 p.m. on April 10 at Alhambra High School, and Congresswoman Grace Napolitano will host another at El Monte's Grace T. Black Auditorium from 5 to 8 p.m. on April 14. Chu said she was spurred by President Donald Trump's executive orders targeting undocumented immigrants and “sanctuary cities” that have vowed not to aid in federal immigration enforcement.

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  18. El Monte students honor Cesar Chavez Day with civil rights leadera s sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Pasadena Star-News

    Fernando Chavez, son of legendary civil rights icon, Cesar Chavez, highlighted his father's legacy at El Monte High School on Cesar Chavez Day, Friday, March 31, 2017. EL MONTE >> El Monte High School students honored Cesar Chavez Day with none other than the civil rights icon's son, Fernando Chavez.

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  19. Herea s which Southern California stores RadioShack plans to close after second bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Pasadena Star-News

    Struggling electronics retailer RadioShack which filed for bankruptcy for a second time earlier this month plans to close 552 of its stores, including 75 California locations. The first wave of 187 closures are already underway and the remaining 365 are expected to close by the first week of April.

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  20. Group seeks to temporarily install statue in Monterey Parka s Cascades Park waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | Pasadena Star-News

    MONTEREY PARK >> The historic waterfall at Cascades Park could soon receive an artistic addition - a statue of Eve whose face has been likened to a Chinese sculptor. Equitable Vitrines, a Los-Angeles-based nonprofit organization, is proposing to install the statue, simply titled “Eve,” midway up the falls.

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