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  1. Man critically wounded in El Monte shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    EL MONTE >> A man suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive after he was found shot in the backyard of an El Monte home early Thursday, authorities said. Residents called police to report gunfire about 8:30 a.m. along Rio Hondo Parkway, just east of La Madera Avenue , El Monte police Lt.

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  2. Herea s which unions, businesses have donated to South El Montea s mayoral candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> Local unions, businesses and the city's garbage hauler gave campaign donations to two candidates running for mayor in the March 7 special election, campaign finance records show. Mayor Pro Tem Gloria Olmos and City Councilman Joseph Gonzales are on the ballot to fill the seat vacated by former Mayor Luis Aguinaga , who pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge in September.

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  3. Corruption hot topic at South El Monte mayoral candidate forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH EL MONTE>> Corruption was a major topic for discussion at the League of Women Voters' mayoral candidate forum Tuesday. Mayor Pro Tem Gloria Olmos and Councilman Joseph Gonzales will be on the March 7 special election ballot to replace former Mayor Luis Aguinaga, who resigned in August pursuant to his agreement to plead guilty to a federal bribery charge.

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  4. Teen arrested after El Monte chase in stolen carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Whittier Daily News

    A teen was in custody Friday after he led El Monte police on a short chase in a stolen vehicle that ended in La Puente, police said. An officer began following the vehicle and attempted to conduct a stop for a traffic violation around 10 p.m. Thursday in El Monte but the teenager did not stop and a short chase ensued, said Corp. Juan Casados of the El Monte Police Department.

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  5. Letter from former South El Monte mayor spurs new questions about bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> Former South El Monte Mayor Luis Aguinaga wrote in a letter to a judge that he and a contractor he admitted to taking bribes from were joined for drinks by an unnamed City Council member. The letter could stoke even greater speculation about what other elected officials in the city, if any, may have been involved in the seven-year bribery scheme that will send Aguinaga to prison.

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  6. Herea s who is supporting former South El Monte Mayor Luis Aguinaga as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> Former Mayor Luis Aguinaga is set to be sentenced March 2 after pleading guilty to a federal bribery charge. As is common before the sentencing phase of a criminal trial, Aguinaga submitted character reference letters to Judge Fernando Olguin to consider.

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  7. Driver receives 5 years in prison for DUI and injury crash in El MonteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Whittier Daily News

    A judge recently sentenced a Los Angeles man to five years in prison for a 2015 police chase where he drove drunk and crashed in El Monte. The injured included the man, his two children, his wife and another driver.

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  8. Video captures smash-and-grab South El Monte robbery by man dressed as construction workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Whittier Daily News

    Surveillance footage caught a man dressed as a construction worker smashing a case filled with jewelry inside a market in South El Monte on Feb. 8, 2017. Police are asking the public for help in identifying the suspect, who fled with several gold chains.

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  9. PETA decries Arcadiaa s plan to catch and euthanize coyotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Whittier Daily News

    ARCADIA >> The City Council's decision last week to begin catching and euthanizing coyotes has drawn criticism from animal-rights activist group PETA. The company hired to catch the coyotes said it would charge the city $2,500 for every area where it lays traps.

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  10. Help identify South El Monte smash-and-grab jewelry robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> Authorities asked for the public's help in finding a masked robbery suspect dressed like a construction worker who smashed a case with a hammer at a local jewelry store, then fled with gold chains worth about $20,000. Sgt. Mike Martinez of the sheriff's Temple station said the suspect robbed Queen Jewelry at 1858 Durfee Ave. at around 3 p.m. Feb. 8. The store security video shows the suspect running to the glass counter, smashing a case with a hammer, reaching in and grabbing gold chains.

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  11. Man wounded in Whittier shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies found a man with gunshot wounds in the 11000 block of Carmenita Road Sunday morning. At around 5:23 a.m., deputies found the man with gunshot wounds to his lower extremities, and the injuries did not appear life-threatening, Sgt.

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  12. Montebello councilmembers fearful of federal consequences of becoming a a sanctuary cityaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Whittier Daily News

    MONTEBELLO – While many cities who have adopted a “sanctuary city” status have done so despite threats from the Trump administration to pull federal dollars, those threats have Montebello rethinking a similar proposal. City Council members Wednesday said they like the concept of becoming a “sanctuary city,” but also are fearful of possible consequences including President Donald Trump's threat to cut off more than $29 million in federal funding for the city.

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  13. These 3 issues may define Monterey Parka s City Council election this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    The economic downturn in 2008 caused the city to cut services at City Hall, Bruggemeyer Library and Langley Senior Center, but those services have largely been restored in the years since then. Now, the city has four hotel developments proposed and construction underway for the long-awaited Monterey Park Market Place shopping center.

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  14. Area girls wrestlers seek CIF-SS championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Whittier Daily News

    Northview and Walnut high schools have been the area's best girls wrestling programs this season, and they will both get to show off that prowess this weekend. Both are expected to challenge for the team title at this weekend's CIF Southern Section girls wrestling championships at Roosevelt High in Eastvale.

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  15. Without a sanctuary citya title, El Monte vows not to aid federal immigration agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2012 | Whittier Daily News

    EL MONTE >> Without calling itself a “sanctuary city,” El Monte adopted rules Tuesday preventing the use of city resources from aiding federal immigration law enforcement, except in the case of threats to public safety.

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  16. Developers, contractors contributing thousands to three Covina City Council race candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Whittier Daily News

    With about a month to go before Covina's City Council election, three candidates' biggest contributions have so far come from local developers and city contractors, campaign finance reports show. Athens Services, the city's waste hauler, contributed $5,000 to incumbent John King and $2,500 to newcomer Victor Linares, a local business owner, as of Jan. 21, according to reports filed last month.

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  17. Strawberry doughnuts are back at Glendoraa s Donut ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Whittier Daily News

    Owner Jim Nakano shows his famous Strawberry doughnut at Donut Man on Route 66 in Glendora on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. GLENDORA>> It's the most wonderful time of the year for San Gabriel Valley doughnut lovers - strawberry doughnuts are back at The Donut Man.

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  18. A proposed Verizon cell tower at an Arcadia church is putting residents at oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Whittier Daily News

    A home across the street from Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration shows their disapproval of a proposed Verizon cell tower at the Arcadia church on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. The cell tower would come in the form of a faux church bell tower.

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  19. Arcadia examines the future of its 2 inefficient bus linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Whittier Daily News

    ARCADIA >> The city's fixed-route bus lines will continue to operate as it has for the past seven months despite a recent report that found inefficiencies in two of the three lines. The report, a draft of which was completed in January, looked at ridership on Arcadia Transit's green, red and blue lines from June 2016 to October 2016.

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  20. Wrestling coach at El Monte high school denies allegations of sex with 3 underage studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Whittier Daily News

    EL MONTE >> A wrestling coach from an El Monte high school initially arrested on suspicion of carrying on a sexual relationship with one underage female student denied 20 sex crime charges after the allegations expanded to include a total of three students in crimes dating back to 2015, authorities said. Part-time Arroyo High School wrestling coach David Vaca , 21, of West Covina pleaded not guilty to seven counts of oral copulation of a person under 18, six counts of unlawful sexual intercourse, six counts of penetration by a foreign object involving a minor and one count of sodomy on a person under 16 years old, according to Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani.

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