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  1. San Dimas council hires consultant to explore hotel developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Whittier Daily News

    SAN DIMAS >> The City Council has approved $20,000 to hire Pinnacle Advisory Group to explore the feasibility of developing a hotel on city-owned property on the south side of Bonita Avenue from Cataract to Eucla avenues. John Ebiner, noting a possible conflict-of-interest because of personal property he owns in the vicinity, left the room and avoided participation in the discussion or vote Tuesday night.

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  2. Senate committee approves bill aimed at curbing povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Whittier Daily News

    The Senate Governance and Finance Committee voted this week to approve Senate Bill 38, a bill authored by state Sen. Carol Liu, D-San Dimas, to create a state refundable Earned Income Tax Credit that would help working families make ends meet and lift hundreds of thousands of Californians out of poverty. SB 38 creates a new state tax credit that builds on the federal EITC, which is one of the nation's most effective tools for reducing poverty among working families.

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  3. San Dimas council identifies possible Gold Line station areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Whittier Daily News

    SAN DIMAS >> The City Council has given city staff and Foothill Gold Line Authority officials ideas about areas where a station and parking structure could be located for the electrified light-rail transit system. Public Works Director Krishna Patel and Larry Stevens, assistant city manager of community development, presented possibilities at a special study session Tuesday for the San Dimas segment of the yet-unfunded 12.3-mile electrified light-rail transit line from Azusa to Montclair.

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  4. Los Angeles Councilman Mitchell Englander to seek 5th District Board of Supervisors seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander is running for a seat on the board of the Los Angeles County Supervisors, his political consultant Josh Pulliam confirmed Wednesday. Englander's announcement ends weeks of speculation about his plans and adds his name to a growing list of candidates hoping to succeed 5th District Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.

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  5. Last-minute taxpayers file into Pasadena post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    PASADENA >> Last minute tax filers in Pasadena joined others around the nation as they clamored to the post office to make the filing deadline. Some taxpayers jogged up to the doors of the Lincoln Avenue U.S. Post Office in Pasadena with envelopes in hand in order to avoid penalties.

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  6. Abbit show is better than average in San DimasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Abbitt the Average performs a magic trick for children during his show Abbit the Average Magic show, at the San Dimas Public Library in San Dimas, CA., Saturday, April 11, 2015. SAN DIMAS >> Little did his parents know when they gave Jeff Abbit a magic kit for his eighth birthday it would evolve into shows producing lots of giggles and fun for other children and create a fulfilling career for their son.

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  7. Gold Line holds open houses for second foothill extension from Azusa to MontclairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    With the first extension of the foothill Gold Line light-rail nearly finished, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority is holding open houses starting this week on the second-phase extension from Azusa to Montclair. Open houses will be held in six cities to give residents an opportunity to learn about the project, location of six new train stations, design specifications and public art concepts.

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  8. USCa s Swim With Mike assists, inspires former UCLA lineman Nick Ekbatani and othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Mike Nyeholt is the three-time All-American USC swimmer for whom the Swim With Mike program is named. Applicants for the Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarships must have suffered an illness or injury that resulted in a physical disability that substantially limits major life activities; have participated in organized high school or college sports prior; met admissions requirements at selected universities and maintain a 2.5 GPA while enrolled.

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  9. Diamond Bar woman killed amid family property disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    DIAMOND BAR >> A popular San Dimas golf club and a dispute over the ownership of a fire-damaged home nestled in the rolling Covina Hills could figure prominently in the story behind the slaying of a 77-year-old Diamond Bar woman whose remains were found in a SUV in Orange County last month . While sheriff's homicide detectives said any motive in the slaying of Young Ja Lee remains unclear and that interviews with her family members are ongoing, they acknowledged having some clues in the case following the arrest of the woman's daughter-in-law Unyoung “April” Lee, 42. “We have reports that their relationship was somewhat contentious at times,” Sheriff's Lt.

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  10. Longtime El Monte school teacher Carolyn Jansen was a loved by everyoneaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    A teacher in the El Monte City School District for 38 years who retired in 2009, Jansen was beloved by all who knew her. And she gave back - returning to volunteer and organize events at Charles E. Gidley Middle School well after her retirement.

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  11. San Dimas Family Festival kicks off SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Recreation coordinator Erica Rodriguez said the event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, in the San Dimas Civic Center Plaza, staged by the San Dimas Parks and Recreation Department is an “entertaining, family-friendly happening for all ages and people in the city thanks to the extra efforts of hundreds of volunteers and sponsors who believe in giving back to the community where they do business.” The day begins with two Easter egg hunts for 2- to 10-year-olds at 10 a.m. in the Civic Center Park, 245 E. Bonita Ave., and Via Verde Park, 1010 Puente Ave. The hunt includes prizes and candy. There will also be small prizes for children who find the glitter eggs and grand prizes for those who find special golden eggs.

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  12. San Dimas woman arrested in slaying of step-motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    DIAMOND BAR >> Sheriff's officials Thursday announced the arrest of a 42-year-old San Dimas woman who was found driving in Orange County with the remains of her slain step-mother in an SUV Wednesday following a fire at the step-mothers Diamond Bar home . Unyoung Lee had been a “person of interest” in the investigation ever since she was found driving in Tustin early Wednesday morning, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.

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  13. Charter Oaks advances to semifinals of San Dimas softball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Charter Oak's Marissa Chavez is mobbed by teammates after hitting a two run home run as El Rancho catcher Dominique Jimenez walks back to her position in the first inning of quarterfinal San Dimas Softball Tournament game at Charter Oak High School in Covina, Calif., on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Charter Oak won 4-3 in 5 innings.

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  14. Lungs of millennial children stronger due to cleaner air in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Mlllennial children living in Southern California are breathing easier, have stronger lungs and suffer fewer respiratory problems than children who grew up with dirtier air in the 1990s, according to a study from USC released Wednesday. Researchers working on the 23-year, $30 million study found the latest group of children's lungs grew faster and had more capacity as air pollution levels dropped, an indication that aggressive regulations on emissions from vehicles, factories and refineries are translating into healthier lungs for Southern California's children.

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  15. Northview seeking more wrestling gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Northview High School has set the bench mark for some of the top wrestling programs in the CIF-Southern Section over the past two decades, and the Vikings hope to add to their lore this weekend when they seek the school's fifth consecutive division title. Northview, one of the favorites in what should be a competitive Northern Division, lead a strong area contingent, which also includes Mission League champ Bishop Amat and Rio Hondo League champ San Marino.

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  16. Gold Line authority makes push for next extension from Azusa to MontclairRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority has asked for a transfer of $33 million in sales-tax funds to jump-start plans and prepare bids for its next project, a 12.3-mile extension from Azusa to Montclair. As part of the push, the Authority will hold a series of open-house meetings this spring for residents in the six cities that lie within the path: Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne, Pomona, Claremont and Montclair.

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  17. Legislation would make bicycle helmets mandatory for adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    A San Gabriel Valley legislator has introduced a bill that would make riding a bicycle without a helmet against the law. State Sen. Carol Liu, D-San Dimas, whose foothills district stretches from Burbank to Upland, said her bill would require adult bike riders wear helmets.

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  18. NHRA Winternationals: Pomona veterans Shawn Langdon, Matt Hagan, Jason Line come out on topRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    POMONA >> It was a Chamber of Commerce type of day Sunday at Auto Club Raceway, bright and nice temperatures, but not enough to create NHRA history at the 55th Circle K Winternationals All three professional classes were won by Pomona veterans. Shawn Langdon, whose team was rocked by the announcement in early January that its main sponsor was bailing, was rock steady in the three day show.

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  19. Arroyo wrestling enjoys big weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Arroyo High School has fielded one of the more consistent wrestling programs in recent years and the Knights have continued the tradition this season, especially lately. Arroyo, ranked No.

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  20. Northview enjoys big weekend at 5 Counties TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Northview High School has been one of the top wrestling programs in the CIF-Southern Section for much of the past two decades, and the Vikings showed some of that prowess this past weekend. Northview, ranked No.

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