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  1. El Montea s new police chief withdraws amid criticism of immigration stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Whittier Daily News

    EL MONTE >> More than a week after officials announced that Eric McBride would be the city's next police chief, the top cop-to-be abruptly withdrew his candidacy amid sharp criticism of his stance on undocumented immigrants. McBride, who is currently San Bernardino Police Department Assistant Police Chief, was to be sworn in as El Monte police chief Feb. 25. McBride's decision came after immigrants rights activists over the weekend began to rally opposition against him because of anti-illegal immigration policies he pushed while he served on the Hemet City Council from 2006-2010. 1 comment

  2. La Puente man denies stabbing two men at Covina shopping centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Whittier Daily News

    COVINA >> A reputed El Monte gang member on Tuesday denied trying to stab to death two black men at a Covina shopping center. Louis Vasquez, 19, of La Puente pleaded not guilty to two counts of attempted murder during his arraignment at West Covina Superior Court, said Sarah Ardalani, spokeswoman for the District Attorney Office.

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  3. Memories of El Monte Legion StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Whittier Daily News

    Carefully arranged, the papers, most from the 1960s, were piled in a neat chronological order. They reminded me of a similar stack of the Detroit Free Press, the Detroit News, the San Jose Mercury and the San Francisco Chronicle my mom has saved for many years.

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  4. Surveillance video released in alleged hate crime stabbing in CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Whittier Daily News

    COVINA >> While a reputed gang member awaits charges for allegedly stabbing two black men in a racially motivated attack , police on Monday released a surveillance video of one of the assaults at a Covina shopping center. In the video, a man in dark clothing and carrying what looks like a kitchen knife chased a black man in a striped top and wearing a cap.

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  5. 2 stabbed in alleged hate crimes at Covina shopping center; suspect jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    COVINA >> A La Puente resident and self-described El Monte gang member stabbed two black men late Saturday at a Covina shopping center in unprovoked attacks which police are investigating as hate crimes, authorities said. Louis Vasquez, 19, is accused of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, along with special allegations that the crime was a hate crime and gang-related, Covina police officials said.

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  6. Parolee suspected in Pico Rivera robbery and El Monte carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    A 22-year-old parolee is a suspect in an El Monte carjacking and a Pico Rivera robbery last week, authorities said. He hasn't been charged on the two cases yet.

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  7. San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments begins search for new executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Fran Delach, a former Covina and Monrovia city manager and the husband of Covina Mayor Peggy Delach, is being considered to take Andrea Miller's place as interim executive diretor of the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments. Delach was interim executive director of the SGVCOG for eight months and helped facilitate the hiring of Miller in February 2013.

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  8. Licensed San Gabriel Valley vendor hasna t run into serious crime problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    You see them almost every day cruising the streets from Temple City to El Monte, Whittier to West Covina. There's the ubiquitous ice cream trucks that lure us out with their musical tones and sweet frozen treats.

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  9. Six hurt in multi-car crash on 60 Freeway in South El MonteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    CHP Sgt. Jerry Espinoza said six people were transported to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center.

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  10. Suspect in 1993 El Monte slaying caught at Texas borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    PRESIDIO, Texas >> A man sought following a 1993 slaying in California has been captured at a West Texas border crossing after apparently living in Mexico for years. Presidio County jail records show 53-year-old Jose Angel Barraza Gomez was being held without bond Wednesday pending extradition to Los Angeles County.

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  11. Rose Parade: 2016 President and parade theme expected to be announced Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    PASADENA >> Organizers of the annual Rose Parade are expected to announce that Ira C. “Mike” Matthiessen III, will take over as 2016 Tournament of Roses President following a board meeting Thursday evening. Matthiessen, who has been with the association since 1979, will preside over the 127th Rose Parade and the 102nd Rose Bowl Game on New Year's Day 2016.

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  12. Art Leahy, L.A. County Metro CEO, announces April 5 retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority CEO Art Leahy announced his retirement on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. He will leave the job on April 5. LOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's CEO, who began his transit career as a bus driver, announced Tuesday he will leave the agency in April.

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  13. Vet Hunters treat Skid Row residents to In-N-OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Hilda Solis, LA Board of Supervisors, First District, handing out In-N-Out Burgers to the homeless, The Vet Hunters Project, Advocates for Homeless Heroes, based in El Monte were at Los Angeles Skid Row, as more than 100 participants walked the area to provide for the homeless in "Operation Winter Wonderland 2014. With a base at Weingart Center, the Vet Hunters helped find homeless Veterans on the street and non veterans were also able to find well-stocked clothes, jackets, socks, blankets, hygienic kits, water and food and other necessities to share with the homeless.

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  14. Foothill Transit wants to take over 2 Metro bus lines leaving from El Monte stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    In a surprise move, Foothill Transit's board voted to take over two heavily-used bus routes within the heart of the San Gabriel Valley operated for decades by the much larger Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The move could free up bus drivers from MTA, known as Metro, to become train operators on two Metro light-rail lines set to open nearly simultaneously sometime in 2016, sources said.

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  15. Covina Home Depot store manager goes above and beyond to help veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Editor's note: In the spirit of the holidays, we have singled out groups and individuals that work to make the community a little stronger by their actions and commitment. One story will be featured each day through the new year.

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  16. South El Monte, L.A. residents IDed as victims in fatal San Diego County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    The driver and two passengers killed in a rollover crash in northern San Diego County while en route to a funeral service in Mexicali were publicly identified today. His wife, 22-year-old Edith Duron, also of South El Monte, and Ivette Garcia, 21, of Los Angeles, were fatally injured.

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  17. Underground economy boosts Southern California tamale vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Eleanor Olvera checks out corn husks at La Villita, an importer-exporter of Mexican food products, at the retail section of the South El Monte warehouse on Thursday. Eleanor's 85-year-old mother has passed down the holiday tamale making to the Olveras.

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  18. Underground economy thrives during tamale seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Eleanor Olvera checks out corn husks with her husband Henry at La Villita, an importer exporter of Mexican food products, Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the retail section of the South El Monte warehouse. Eleanor's 85-year-old mother has passed down the holiday tamale making to the Olveras.

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  19. Eastside Gold Line: Can Metro build both Whittier and South El Monte routes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    South El Monte City Manager, Anthony Ybarra, looks over the Operating Industries Landfill site on Jan. 6. The landfill is an old toxic landfill, that has been closed for over 25 years, is near where the proposed Gold Line extention is slated to travel from Atlantic Avenue. It's been studied for seven years, generated reams of documents including a long-awaited draft Environmental Impact Report reviewed by 40 governmental agencies and commented upon 1,130 times while explained to 525 people at four recent public hearings.

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  20. Study to look at building of 2 Metro Gold Line Eastside extensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    South El Monte City Manager, Anthony Ybarra, looks over the Operating Industries Landfill site on Jan. 6. The landfill is an old toxic landfill, that has been closed for over 25 years, is near where the proposed Gold Line extention is slated to travel from Atlantic Avenue. It's been studied for seven years, generated reams of documents including a long-awaited draft Environmental Impact Report reviewed by 40 governmental agencies and commented upon 1,130 times while explained to 525 people at four recent public hearings.

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