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  1. West Covina man sentenced for San Gabriel Valley arson spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    POMONA >> A West Covina man received an eight-year prison sentence Friday after admitting to an arson spree targeting six San Gabriel Valley businesses late last year and early this year, authorities said. During what was scheduled to be a pretrial hearing in Pomona Superior Court, David Lin, 43, pleaded “no contest” Friday to five counts of arson of property and one count of arson of an inhabited structure, according to Los Angeles County district attorney's spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani.

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  2. West Covina police to act as school resource officers at city high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> The city entered into agreements this week to provide local schools with three sworn law enforcement officers who will work with students and staff on a daily basis to reduce and prevent criminal activity and advise school communities on safety issues. High-ranking police staff will be reassigned to act as school resource officers at South Hills, West Covina and Edgewood high schools as part of a renewed program initiated by the city, West Covina Unified School District and Covina-Valley Unified School District.

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  3. West Covina looks to end evergreen clause in street-sweeping contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> In an effort to reduce street sweeping costs, the City Council is looking to terminate the evergreen component of an agreement that a recent state audit found was unlawfully awarded by a previous administration. At a special meeting Monday, the council voted unanimously to notify Nationwide Environmental Services of the city's intent to forgo renewal of the 15-year rolling term of the contract whose term was extended in 2012 by eight years without competitive bidding - a process required by city code.

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  4. Nadjib Mohammedi confident facing a Krushera KovalevRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Nadjib Mohammedi is not a fool. He knows few are giving him a chance to defeat Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas .

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  5. Man accused of robbing then stealing beer later from Covina storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    COVINA >> An armed man on Thursday allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven at gunpoint of snacks and cigarettes then returned later to the same store to steal beer, authorities said. Sgt. Vicki Gregory of the sheriff's San Dimas station said the 7-Eleven at 15942 E. San Bernardino Road was robbed around 4 a.m. A man matching the description of the robber then showed up the store shortly before 8:30 a.m. and stole beer.

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  6. Team Nippon looking forward to games after being hosted by West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Hirst Ranch Historical Foundation hosted a barbecue lunch to welcome Special Olympics Team Nippon Thursday, July 23, 2015. The Nippon team toured the site and explored aspects of early Americana on display.

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  7. Man accused of robbing then stealing beer later from Covina storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    COVINA >> An armed man on Thursday allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven at gunpoint of snacks and cigarettes then returned later to the same store to steal beer, authorities said. Sgt. Vicki Gregory of the sheriff's San Dimas station said the 7-Eleven at 15942 E. San Bernardino Road was robbed around 4 a.m. A man matching the description of the robber then showed up the store shortly before 8:30 a.m. and stole beer.

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  8. Fire in Baldwin Park home leads to discovery of 1,000 marijuana plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    BALDWIN PARK >> Firefighters battling a house fire Tuesday night found an estimated 1,000 marijuana plants inside the home and about 100 5-gallon buckets with unknown chemicals in the backyard, officials said. Baldwin Park police Sgt.

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  9. Free ice cream truck to make stops in Pomona, West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The Helpful Honda ice cream truck will be at Shadow Oak Park in West Covina on Tuesday evening for the Summers Movie in the Park showing of Disney's Big Hero 6. The truck is expected to arrive around 5 p.m. and will remain at the park for the duration of the movie. Want free ice cream? Keep an eye out for the Helpful Honda Guys in Blue as they make their way around the San Gabriel Valley and other Southern California communities with free frozen treats at various community events and activities.

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  10. West Covina scandal calls for citizen outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    After years of cronyism, backroom deals and lawsuits, the California controller's office has finally detailed the fiscal incompetence that has defined West Covina City Hall. And even in a contemporary Southern California municipal landscape in which our city governments have come to be known more for financial shenanigans than for anything resembling efficient service to the citizenry, the report from Controller Betty Yee's office is a doozy.

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  11. Cronyism alleged in pervasive financial misuse in West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Assemblymember Roger Hernandez, front, along with from left: West Covina mayor pro-tem James Toma, mayor Fred Sykes and councilperson Mike Spence comment on the audit report of West Covina finances conducted by the State ControllerþÄôs Office during a press conference at the West Covina City Hall July 10, 2015. A bitter feud that began more than a decade ago in West Covina City Hall fueled a searing State Controller's audit that one former councilman called an affirmation of cronyism and corruption.

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  12. A visit with a drought angel in an abandoned parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    I pulled up to her apartment complex in West Covina where Florence led me to her front door. Inside, Indy, her Maine Coon cat, stood half-shaved.

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  13. The Green Way: A visit with a drought angel in an abandoned parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    I pulled up to her apartment complex in West Covina where Florence led me to her front door. Inside, Indy, her Maine Coon cat, stood half-shaved.

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  14. Fire scorches garage in West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The 3 a.m. fire in the 800 block of South Lark Ellen Avenue caused about $100,000 worth of damage to the attached garage, West Covina Fire Department Capt. Scott Gilmore said.

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  15. Pomona Valley Hospital, officials laud the next step to trauma center serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    POMONA >> A series of steps must be taken before Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center can be designated a trauma center , but on Friday Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis and other elected officials celebrated one of the most critical steps taken. Officials gathered at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center to express their gratitude to the Board of Supervisors for supporting the efforts to bring trauma services to eastern Los Angeles County, but particularly to Solis who has led the charge.

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  16. Cronyism alleged in pervasive financial misuse in West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Assemblymember Roger Hernandez, front, along with from left: West Covina mayor pro-tem James Toma, mayor Fred Sykes and councilperson Mike Spence comment on the audit report of West Covina finances conducted by the State ControllerþÄôs Office during a press conference at the West Covina City Hall July 10, 2015. A bitter feud that began more than a decade ago in West Covina City Hall fueled a searing State Controller's audit that one former councilman called an affirmation of cronyism and corruption.

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  17. DUI checkpoint planned near Industry this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    INDUSTRY >> California High Patrol officers are planning to screen drivers for sobriety during a checkpoint this weekend in an unincorporated county area between Industry and West Covina, officials said. The overnight checkpoint will begin at 9 p.m. Friday at an undisclosed location, CHP Officer Rodrigo Jimenez said in a written statement.

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  18. Man killed in West Covina police shooting identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> Authorities Sunday released the identity of a West Covina man fatally shot by police after allegedly stabbing his brother, then charging at an officer with a knife. He had just stabbed his brother at their apartment in the 4100 block of Sentous Avenue minutes earlier when a West Covina police officer confronted him on the street, Lt.

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  19. West Covina police officer fatally shoots knife-wielding stabbing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> A West Covina police officer fatally shot a knife-wielding man who had just stabbed his brother late Friday, authorities said. The officer-involved shooting took place about 8:10 p.m. in the area of Valley Boulevard and Nogales Street at the southern edge of the city, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said in a written statement.

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  20. $3 million City of Industry marijuana grow house bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Two men were in custody today after authorities seized cannabis plants with a street value of $3 million in a raid on a marijuana grow house in the City of Industry, authorities said. The raid was carried out late in the morning and early in the afternoon of Wednesday at what Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt.

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