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  1. West Covina residents want new police chief to come from within departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> A small group of residents who gathered to provide input on the search for the city's next chief of police on Tuesday made it clear they want the police force's next leader to have roots in the community. “We have excellent, excellent officers that can be promoted from within,” said resident Birdie Azpeitia during a meeting with a consultant hired to recruit the city's next chief.

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  2. West Covina police shoot man, hit another officer arriving at sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Los Angeles County Sheriff's investigation into the West Covina officer involved shooting a suspect in front of the 99 cent store at the Island Plaza in the 1500 block of Amar Road in West Covina Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The person shot by police was taken to area hospital with a leg wound and is expected to survive.

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  3. Man shot by West Covina police, officer also hit by gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> Two West Covina police officers shot a man in the leg Tuesday when he ran toward them with one hand down his waistband, authorities said. Lt. John Corina of the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau said the man wounded in the shooting was on probation and a gang member but he wasn't the suspect officers sought originally at a strip mall in the 1500 block of Amar Road.

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  4. West Covina police shoot, wound suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of Amar Road which is in the south end of the city. Sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt.

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  5. Tribune Rankings: Glendora baseball, St. Lucya s softball take over top spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Glendora mobbed Cade Marshman after he scored on a single by teammate Jacob Gonzalez in the sixth inning of a prep baseball game against South Hills at South Hills High School in West Covina, Calif., on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Glendora won 1-0.

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  6. Home Depot, Behr provide paint job for Covina nonprofit teen centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    COVINA >> Workers from three area Home Depot stores descended on a nonprofit teen center in Covina on Saturday to spiff up the building with a free paint job. Representatives from the Glendora, Covina and West Covina Home Depot locations, as well as a Behr Paint employee equipped with 25 gallons of paint, gifted the work to the 212 Training Center , 542 N. Second Ave. , as part of Home Depot's ongoing community projects, Glendora Home Depot Manager Mako Kapaska explained.

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  7. Police plan Friday night checkpoint in West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location within the city, West Covina police spokesman Rudy Lopez said in a written statement.

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  8. Bishop Amata s Jayson Gonzalez and South Hillsa Jacob Amaya are nothing short of specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    South Hills shortstop Jacob Amaya during a prep baseball game against Mater Dei at South Hills High School in West Covina, Calif., on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. South Hills won 3-0.

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  9. Foothill Transit customers react to changes, including new bus lines to Mt. SAC, Santa Anita ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The bus he frequently rides, Line 292 from the Pomona Transit Center to Claremont, stops operating at 8:07 a.m. then picks up again later in the afternoon, leaving a midday gap. Also, there's no night service.

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  10. West Covina man arrested on suspicion of carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ARCADIA >> A West Covina man was arrested on suspicion of carjacking Sunday in unincorporated Arcadia after sheriff's deputies used the car's GPS tracking device to locate the suspect, authorities said in a written statement. Alberto Martinez-Jara allegedly approached an elderly woman who was sitting in her car in the 6700 block of Temple City Boulevard and pointed a handgun at her, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Temple City Station officials said.

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  11. California presses forward in fight to regulate pharmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    In November, California voters defeated a ballot proposal that would have given state government more control over drug prices. It was a victory for pharmaceutical companies, which spent more than $100 million campaigning against the measure.

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  12. West Covina wants to designate smoking areas in its parks, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> Amid push back from some council members on a proposal to establish a citywide ban on smoking in public parks and places, the City Council last month decided to instead designate areas for smokers in the city's green spaces. But as city staff prepare a report on potential locations for the smoking areas, they are finding the task may be difficult because of existing prohibitions on smoking near playgrounds and sports fields.

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  13. Man and woman shot in West Valinda, crash car in West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    A man and woman suffered wounds in a shooting in West Valinda before crashing their car in West Covina late Thursday, authorities said. A car had been involved in a minor crash with another vehicle at Sunset and Merced avenues , he said.

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  14. Suspect in West Covina shooting charged with five counts of attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> A man who was live streaming video on Facebook when he allegedly shot at passing cars and then fired upon Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, was charged Tuesday with several counts of attempted murder and assault, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a written statement. Sean Vasquez, 20, was charged with five counts of attempted murder and seven counts of assault with a firearm upon a peace officer, DA spokesman Greg Risling said.

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  15. One person injured, cars damaged in garage fire explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> A person was injured, and three vehicles damaged on Monday in a garage fire cause by some kind of explosion in a local neighborhood, authorities said. The West Covina Fire Department responded to call at 8:20 p.m. an unattached garage in the 15000 block of S. Fairway Knolls Road, exploded into flames, West Covina Fire Department Capt.

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  16. West Covina man admits to jumping on, killing Chihuahua, get 60 days in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Ricardo Santiago, spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, said 35-year-old Mark Rivera Rodriguez pleaded no contest on April 5 to one count misdemeanor animal cruelty. Santiago said the court sentenced Rodriguez the same day to 60 days in jail, three years probation and ordered him to complete a 90 day residential alcohol treatment program.

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  17. Man charged with shooting at Uber driver he mistook for a gang memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    HACIENDA HEIGHTS >> Authorities said a Hacienda Heights man allegedly tried to gun down an Uber driver he mistook for a rival gang member early Sunday. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday charged 23-year-old Bryan Orozco with attempted murder, possession of firearm by a felon and unlawful possession of ammunition, according to spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani.

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  18. Immigration advocates march through Baldwin Park to protest ICE raids, deportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The Immigrant Youth Coalition presents their "Coming Out of the Shadows" march as they place banners and signs on the Amar Road overpass in Baldwin Park for eastbound 10-freeway motorists on Thursday March 30, 2017. BALDWIN PARK >> Undocumented youth and other immigrants from the San Gabriel Valley marched through the streets of Baldwin Park Thursday to protest deportations and policies they see as being anti-immigrant.

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  19. Azusa man jailed following pursuit in stolen carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    AZUSA >> An Azusa man jailed earlier this week after stealing a car and leading police on a pursuit already had three warrants out for his arrest, authorities said. Ricardo Angel Guzman, 36, was booked on suspicion of possession of a stolen car, evading police, drug possession and driving on a suspended license following the chase, which took place just after 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Azusa police Lt.

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  20. West Covina man sentenced for DUI crash that killed Walnut fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WALNUT >> A West Covina man received a 4-year prison sentence on Thursday for fatally striking a Walnut man while driving intoxicated, authorities said. Haissam Massalkhy, 37, pleaded “no contest” in February to a count of vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence for the Feb. 15, 2016, collision at La Puente Road and Barnard Avenue that killed 59-year-old father of three Chi “Jason” Shao , according to Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani and Los Angeles County Superior Court records.

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