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  1. South El Monte Mayor Admits BriberyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBC Los Angeles

    South El Monte Mayor Luis Aguinaga pleaded guilty to one count of bribery on July 28, 2016. He said in a plea agreement he received at least $45,000 over a seven year period from a contractor doing work for the city.

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  2. Essential California: L.A.'s favorite hiking trail will reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... is more than $103,000 and Republicans are at a 44%-19% disadvantage in voter registration." Los Angeles Times South El Monte Mayor Luis Aguinaga agreed to plead guilty Thursday to a corruption charge that he took $45,000 in bribes from a city ...

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  3. South El Monte mayor admits to 7-year bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> South El Monte Mayor Luis Aguinaga agreed to plead guilty to a federal bribery charge Thursday after being charged with regularly collecting cash payments from a city contractor over the course of seven years, officials said. In his plea agreement, the mayor admitted to taking bribes every two to three weeks from a contractor who conducted business with the city, U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman Thom Mrozek said in a written statement. 1 comment

  4. Envelopes stuffed with cash: South El Monte mayor admits to taking bribes from a city contractorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The mayor of South El Monte agreed to plead guilty Thursday to a federal corruption charge, admitting that he accepted at least $45,000 in bribes from a city contractor in a scheme so entrenched that he would call if his payments were late. Luis Aguinaga, 48, admitted that starting in 2005, he regularly accepted bribes of at least $500, with cash payments left in a bathroom in City Hall or in the passenger pocket of a car, according to the U.S. attorney's office.

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  5. San Gabriel Valley Mexican Mafia member whose gang targeted blacks to be sentenced todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    ... crimes directed against African-Americans who might reside or be present in the cities of El Monte and South El Monte in an effort to rid these cities of all African-Americans,” according to the 62-count indictment. Other gang-related crimes ...

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  6. Baldwin Park Housing Authority to open Section 8 waiting list for the first time in over a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    For the first time since 2003, the Baldwin Park Housing Authority is opening the wait list for a housing subsidy program that supports low-income families, but it could take years for residents to obtain assistance. The housing authority, which serves Baldwin Park, West Covina, Monrovia, El Monte and South El Monte, will be accepting applications online for housing choice vouchers starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday and closing at 8 a.m. August 9. Anyone can apply but only 2,000 applications will be chosen for the wait list through a random lottery system.

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  7. The Return of the Inland Empire: Roman, Orozco and Diaz Headline SoCal Fight CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Sweet Science

    ... Vic Darchinyan and Daniel Ponce De Leon. "He's got the tools." Jojo Diaz, 23, the former US Olympian from South El Monte, says the time has blitzed by quickly in the past four years and he feels compelled to make a name for himself. "I'm excited to ...

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  8. Matinez: Los Angeles deputy describes being shot by murder defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Campbell Reporter

    Minutes before he was shot in the head by an armed and dangerous escapee who would later flee to the Bay Area, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy John Marquez noticed the pettiest of offenses: a woman jaywalking across a busy South El Monte intersection, he testified. Marquez didn't know it at the time, but the woman he saw was Tania Washington, the wife of Darnell Washington, 28, who is on trial facing charges of murdering Hercules resident Susie Ko.

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  9. Los Angeles deputy describes being shot by murder defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    Minutes before he was shot in the head by an armed and dangerous escapee who would later flee to the Bay Area, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy John Marquez noticed the pettiest of offenses: a woman jaywalking across a busy South El Monte intersection. Marquez didn't know it at the time, but the woman he saw was Tania Washington, the wife of a Darnell Washington, 28, who is on trial facing charges of murdering Hercules resident Susie Ko.

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  10. Did Alhambraa s council indicate an Almansor Park parking structure is likely to be rejected?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... g. 8. Christopher Yee is a staff writer for the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. He covers the cities of El Monte, South El Monte, Alhambra and San Gabriel. Reach the author at [email protected] or follow Christopher on Twitter: @ChrisMYee .

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  11. Only On 2: Man Desperate To Get Dog Back After She's Stolen During Car TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CBS Local

    ... however, is still no where in sight. Around 4:30 p.m., Gregorian says he tracked his cat to a business in South El Monte. He called police and community service officers showed up and took a report. He says he asked for them to wait with him while ...

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  12. The Moment of Truth Arrives for Oscar ValdezRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Sweet Science

    A few years ago an impromptu sparring session at South El Monte brought together about a dozen young featherweights. It was a dizzying eye-opening affair.

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  13. El Monte Union High School Districta s superintendent has been on paid ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2011 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... 2018. Christopher Yee is a staff writer for the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. He covers the cities of El Monte, South El Monte, Alhambra and San Gabriel. Reach the author at [email protected] or follow Christopher on Twitter: @ChrisMYee .

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  14. Woman Pleads to Carjacking, Assault ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | NBC Los Angeles

    Kelsey Woods, 26, led police in car chase after carjacking a woman in South El Monte with a knife on July 13, 2016. A woman accused of stealing a truck at knifepoint in South El Monte and leading deputies on a chase that ended at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens pleaded not guilty Monday to felony charges.

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  15. Muir hoping young quarterbacks can step upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... sunlight on Aug. 9. The players won't have any time to rest after as first bell for school is 7:38 a.m. South El Monte football coach Frank Gallardo confirmed what many already knew and that's the return to coaching for former Temple City and San ...

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  16. Casey Ramos Targets Francisco Vargas' WBC World TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Boxing Scene

    ... in Manny. That's great," said Ramos. Also tonight undefeated prospect Arnold Barboza Jr. (11-0, 4 KO's), from South El Monte, California, will clash against Jon David Charles (9-7, 1 KO) in a 6-round super lightweight bout. Welterweight Egidijus ...

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  17. Woman Charged With Four Felonies in Police PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... a pursuing peace officer's vehicle and driving against traffic, allegedly approached a woman with a knife in South El Monte on Wednesday and took the woman's truck with a camper attached. The pursued began around 8 p.m. in Compton when law ...

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  18. Woman charged with South El Monte carjacking, wild police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Pasadena Star-News

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> Prosecutors filed four felony charges against a woman they say carjacked another woman at knifepoint in South El Monte, then led police on a televised chase to Bell Gardens The suspect, Kelsey Woods, also listed as Britany Woods, 26, rammed a CHP car during the chase. Woods was previously convicted of leading police on a chase and driving against traffic in 2015 when she embarked on the alleged series of crimes on Wednesday, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said in a written statement.

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  19. Morales: Chris Arreola will go down swinging against Deontay WilderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... helped his father, longtime area trainer Ben Lira, train boxers out of the Teamsters Youth Boxing Club in South El Monte. Gabe Lira was also a parks and recreation worker and his father learned during the ordeal that made him more susceptible to a ...

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  20. California Homes Tested for the Presence of TCE and PERCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WebWire

    According to the article, over 100 residential homes, commercial properties and recreational facilities have been tested for chemical contaminants in the El Monte and South El Monte areas. All of the testing is due to concerns of chemicals migrating into the air inside of overlying homes and buildings near the San Gabriel Area 1 Superfund Site.

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