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  1. Same La Puente cellphone store robbed twice in one afternoon; 3 suspects jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | Whittier Daily News

    LA PUENTE >> Police arrested three suspects and sought two more after two separate armed robberies unfolded at the same La Puente cellphone store in just over an hour on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The first of the two crimes took place about 12:10 p.m. at the Verizon store, at Amar Road and Hacienda Boulevard , Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt.

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  2. July 4th fireworks shows around Whittier: Everything you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Get your blankets, lawn chairs and barbecues ready -- it's nearly Fourth of July, and there's a ton of spectacular fireworks shows around the region. All of these events take place on Fourth of July - which lands on a Tuesday this year - unless otherwise noted.

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  3. Gunman robs La Puente Aldi supermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Sgt. Eddie Lopez of the sheriff's Industry station said no one was injured during the robbery at the ALDI supermarket.

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  4. Meet the Bassett High School student who fought his way to No. 1 on Team USA JudoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Antonio Alvarado, 17, of La Puente, has earned a Team USA Judo No. 1 ranking in his weight division nationally.

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  5. Family seeks answers after 7-year-old dies following fall at Sunset Elementary in La PuenteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Sheriff's detectives are investigating the death of a 7-year-old boy who stopped breathing while in class last week at Sunset Elementary School in La Puente. Capt.

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  6. Family of 7-year-old who died after falling at Sunset Elementary in La Puente searching for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Sheriff's detectives are investigating the death of a 7-year-old boy who stopped breathing while in class last week at Sunset Elementary School in La Puente. Capt.

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  7. Contaminated ground water in San Gabriel Valley gets $250 million boost, extending cleanup until 2027Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Dan Arrighi, water resources manager for San Gabriel Valley Water Company, shows one of their water treatment plants in Baldwin Park that cleans ground water from the superfund site on Thursday, June 1, 2017. The polluters agreed to continue funding to pay for cleanup until 2027.

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  8. Attempted carjacking suspect fatally struck by car on the 605 Freeway identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Coroner's officials have identified a La Puente man who was fatally struck by a car on the 605 Freeway in Irwindale minutes after allegedly trying to carjack a driver in El Monte on Tuesday. Louis Marcus Martinez, 27, died after he was struck by a car about 10:10 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the 605 Freeway, just north of Ramona Boulevard , Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner Chief of Operations Brian Elias said.

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  9. Bassett Unified superintendent resigns, board hires his consulting firm for $12,000 a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Former Bassett Unified School District Superintendent Alex Rojas speaks at an event hosted by U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano in San Dimas on Nov. 18, 2016. LA PUENTE >> The board of the Bassett Unified School District voted Tuesday to hire a consulting firm registered by its former superintendent at the same meeting they voted to accept his resignation, leading to criticism from the district's teachers and a former board member.

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  10. Carjacking suspect walking on 605 Freeway struck by car and killedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    A man who tried to carjack a driver in El Monte died Tuesday night when he got hit by a car while walking on the southbound 605 Freeway near Baldwin Park. The coroner's office has not identified the dead man.

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  11. La Puente man killed in West Covina crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    WEST COVINA >> Authorities have released the identity of a La Puente man who died in a three-car crash in West Covina last weekend. Michael Moses Saavedra, 50, died shortly after the 11:55 a.m. crash on May 13 at Lark Ellen and Puente avenues , Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner Investigator Rudy Molano said. 1 comment

  12. One of two brothers charged with Bassett murder found not competent to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    POMONA >> One of two brothers charged with murdering their neighbor by beating him to death with a hammer and concrete blocks was found not competent today to stand trial. Prosecutors allege that Jonathan Macias, 25, was the lookout for his older brother as Flavio Macias Jr. attacked 44-year-old Luis Segura on Aug. 24, 2015.

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  13. La Puentea s Star Theatre could be headed for demolition. Herea s why activists are trying to save it.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    The owners of the historic Star Theater, 145 N. 1st St., pictured April 28, 2017, plan to demolish the 1947 building and develop condominiums at the site, according to La Puente city officials. A local nonprofit is trying to save the theater from demolition and transform it into a venue for performances, movie screenings and art therapy programs.

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  14. Sheriffa s deputies and residents volunteer to rehab La Puente homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    LA PUENTE >> More than 50 volunteers from Faith Community Church, along with City of Industry Sheriff's Station deputies met on Saturday to gather tools, paint and supplies as they set off to rehabilitate three homes in the city. It's the third year the deputies teamed with Faith Community Church Pastor Kelly Dupee's “Love Loud” project in Covina with retired sheriff's lieutenant John Stanley.

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  15. Two men wounded in La Puente shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    LA PUENTE >> Two men are expected to survive following a late-night shooting in La Puente on Saturday, officials said. The attack took place about 11:05 p.m. in the 300 block of Ardilla Avenue , Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt.

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  16. Man sleeping in front of library shot in La PuenteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    LA PUENTE >> Deputies checking an alarm at a local library on Tuesday discovered a man with gunshot wounds to the leg and stomach. The man told deputies he didn't see who shot him while he slept in front of the Sunkist Library at 840 Puente Ave., according to Sgt.

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  17. La Puente garment factory manager faces possible federal prison sentence in bribery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    LOS ANGELES >> The manager of a La Puente garment factory faces the possibility of a years-long federal prison sentence today for offering to pay bribes to an investigator with the U.S. Department of Labor in exchange for closing a probe into wage violations. Howard Quoc Trinh, manager of Seven-Bros Enterprises, was convicted a year ago by a federal jury after less than an hour of deliberations, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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  18. La Puente city manager says a lo sientoa to Jeff Sessions after to a sanctuarya city threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Residents and advocates filled the La Puente council chambers as city council members debate and vote on a citizen's Sanctuary resolution in La Puente, Calif. on Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017.

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  19. La Puente man sentenced to 50 years in prison for 2011 murder of girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    A La Puente man was sentenced Monday to 50 years in state prison for killing his girlfriend and dumping her body in Hacienda Heights, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a written statement. Francisco Nila Rojas, 40, was convicted on Friday of first-degree murder for the Feb. 18, 2011, slaying of 41-year-old Claudia Tecuautzin of La Puente.

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  20. La Puente man convicted of killing girlfriend, dumping body in Hacienda HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    HACIENDA HEIGHTS >> A La Puente man who lived as a fugitive in Mexico for three years before his capture is guilty of murdering his girlfriend in 2011 and dumping her body in Hacienda Heights, a jury found Friday. A jury at the Pomona branch of Los Angeles County Superior Court deliberated for less than a day before convicting Francisco Nila Rojas of first-degree murder for the Feb. 18, 2011, slaying of 41-year-old Claudia Tecuautzin of La Puente, Los Angeles County District Attorney's officials said. 1 comment

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