Family members, neighbors and cycling advocates are demanding new safety measures at an intersection where a pedestrian was killed last month. Local police are still investigating the incident. A 68-year-old Los Altos man was killed while crossing at a signaled stop at Charleston Road, when he was hit by a car making a left turn. Members of the Bike/Pedestrian committee asked city staff to look into a "road diet," reducing the number of traffic lanes along El Monte and nearby Springer Street. Fuller promised that staff would look into that idea.
Mourners gathered on Tuesday night to remember a 23-year-old Southern California college student killed in the Paris terror attacks. She was one of 17 CSULB students attending a college of design in Paris as part of a semester abroad program. Gonzalez graduated from the high school about 10 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles in 2010. "She was so excited to be in Paris," said Martin Herman, the chair of the university's design department. "We miss her today and we'll miss her forever," Conoley said. Jonathan Lloyd contributed to this report.
According to the Agence France Presse news agency, the action is aimed at finding Salah Abdeslam, one of the key suspects in the Paris attacks. According to the BBC, he is said to have rented a VW Polo car that was found near the Bataclan concert hall, where 89 people died. The college senior was attending Strate College of Design in Paris during a semester abroad. You go out onto the street, there is no one, but there is blood everywhere," said Pierre Marie Bertin, 36, who saw the events unfold at the Bataclan concert hall.
"Nohemi possessed a character that was truly rare," Martin Herman, chairman of the university's design department, told those who crowded into the student union. Sitting in the crowd was the young woman's mother, Beatriz Gonzalez, who had mostly refrained from speaking publicly about her only daughter's death until Sunday morning. To senior Alex Schumacher, Gonzalez was the beating heart of a tight-knit group of about 20 students in this year's senior class of industrial design majors. "She'll always be with us," Mraz said.
Nohemi Gonzalez of El Monte, a senior majoring in industrial design, was one of 129 people killed Friday in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks at sporting and entertainment venues in Paris, according to Michael Uhlenkamp, CSULB's executive director of news. Gonzalez was one of 17 CSULB students attending Strate College of Design in Paris as part of a semester abroad program. "She was a strong young woman. Outside the north entrance to the University Student Union and will include a tribute to all victims of the Paris attacks.
CNN reports a bomber at the Stade de France came from Syria and landed in Greece in early October. T The report says the terrorist then received an emergency passport -- and the fingerprints on the passport match those of the stadium bomber. President Barack Obama is reaffirming his support for France following the deadly attacks. Meanwhile, California Governor Jerry Brown is ordering flags at the State Capitol be flown at half-staff in memory of the victims of the Paris attacks. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders called ISIS a barbarous organization.
Source: www.newsday.com --- Saturday, November 14, 2015A California college student killed in the Paris terrorist attacks was at a restaurant with fellow Long Beach students when she was fatally shot, school officials said Saturday. ... http://www.newsday.com/news/world/nohemi-gonzalez-dead-california-state-university-student-killed-in-paris-attacks-spokesman-says-1.11124300 Source: www.oregonlive.com --- Saturday, November 14, 2015The 23-year-old design major from California was in France as part of a semester abroad program.
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At least two Belgians were among the dead in France, the Belgian Foreign Ministry said. In addition to the 129 people killed in Paris, 352 were injured -- at least 99 seriously, Molins said Saturday. The threat of ISIS is well-known, with the jihadist group's atrocities in Syria and Iraq being met with condemnation and airstrikes by a U.S.-led coalition that includes France. "It lasted for 10 minutes. Eight terrorists are dead following the attacks on six locations in Paris and nearby areas, prosecutor's spokeswoman Agne`s Thibault-Lecuivre said.
"It's just so scary," said Meg Gagnard, 25, a Denver resident who was in the French capital when the attacks occurred. Among them was Washington, D.C., resident Sam Nitz, 34, a Wisconsin native visiting Paris for the first time. "My mood is good, but cautious ... The State Department cautioned Americans that airports and train stations remained open, but delays could be expected. "I am saddened by these attacks and fear more may come in the future," Nicole Pizzorni, an Italian-American student at the American University in Paris, told USA TODAY.
A 20-year-old college student from California was among those killed in the terror attacks in Paris Friday night, according to California State University, Long Beach, where she was a student. A statement on Facebook by California State University, Long Beach, said Gonzalez was enrolled there and was attending Strate College of Design in Paris during a semester abroad. Gonzalez," said university president Jane Close Conoley Saturday. Dominique Sciamma, director of Strate College of Design in Paris, also issued a statement on Facebook.
-- A design student at Cal State Long Beach was killed in Friday night's Paris terror attacks, the school said Saturday. The victim was identified by a CSULB spokesman as Nohemi Gonzalez. We grieve for her today and give our hearts to her grieving family and boyfriend Tim Mraz. Gonzalez was a junior who was in Paris attending Strate College of Design as one of 17 CSULB students talking part in a semester abroad program, according to Michael Uhlenkamp, executive director of news for the university. This is a developing story.
"That's what we looked like, just kids," Jaramillo said. We'd get out there and we'd party. The 50-year-old picture, along with other photos, posters and record labels, is part of an exhibit at the Casa 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights, focusing on the history of Chicano rock 'n' roll bands. I was Mexican American, and that's it. From then on, he started seeking out 45s and LPs from black R&B and soul artists and Mexican American performers. "I just decided to start buying anything and everything that I could find that was from East L.A.," he said.
Thousands of customers lost power in El Monte after a car crashed into a fire hydrant Monday night, fire officials said. The collision send water spraying in the air and hit live power lines, causing a transformer to blow, according to the LACFD. Southern California Edison and LADWP were called to the scene and cut off power and water to the affected areas. It was unknow if the driver who caused the crash stayed at the scene, according to the LACFD. Rosemead Boulevard and Rush Street were closed in directions.
Attention San Bernardino commuters: This is just a test, Metrolink said Monday. If you're in communities that straddle Metrolink's San Bernardino train line -- which runs from L.A. Metrolink's test train will add to the nighttime train traffic. "We extend our most sincere apologies, in advance, for any inconveniences that the community may experience as we conduct these tests," said Metrolink CEO Art Leahy in a statement Monday. So you might hear the sound of train engines operating, train horns blowing at crossings, as required by federal law.