The 5-city San Gabriel Valley regional bike plan is currently making its way through a complicated series of city approvals. Two important bike plan hearings are taking place tonight in the cities of El Monte and Monterey Park.
Miriam Lopez, left, Faby Jacome and Dulce Saavedra are brought to tears as they watch President Obama's immigration address. His executive action created a pathway of opportunity for millions -- as well as a new opening for scam artists.
EL MONTE >> After more than a decade of anticipated developments and failed proposals, big-box retailers are finally coming to the long-vacant sprawl along Valley Boulevard across from the Valley Mall. The city broke ground Tuesday on a 110,000-square-foot retail center, which will include a Ross Dress For Less, Superior Grocers and Petco, along with more than two dozen other stores and restaurants and outdoor public spaces.
EL MONTE >> Officials renamed Los Angeles County's airfield in El Monte as the San Gabriel Valley Airport on Sunday during an air fair and open house. Known for decades as the El Monte Airport, officials said they hoped the new name would better reflect the regional role of the small aviation hub along Santa Anita Avenue.
Officials will redesignate the El Monte Airport as the San Gabriel Valley Airport Sunday during the air fields annual Air Fair and Open House. The free event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the San Gabriel Airport, formerly the El Monte Airport, 4233 Santa Anita Avenue.
PASADENA - Metro officials say they will consider adding more express lanes to freeways across Los Angeles County after seeing improved travel speeds, increased transit ridership and new revenues. Two years after the first toll program began, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion Thursday that calls for a study to expand the use of High Occupancy Toll lanes to the 405, 5 and 210 freeways in the near future.
One person was in custody Wednesday evening after Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies conducted a traffic stop that led to a containment in South El Monte. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in South El Monte, Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt.
SOUTH EL MONTE >> A man armed with a handgun robbed a South El Monte convenience store early Wednesday, officials said. The crime took place about 2 a.m. at 7-Eleven, at Rush Street and Tyler Avenue, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt.
A 37-year-old Oakland man was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years to life in prison for trafficking a 16-year-old girl for prostitution across three Southern California counties, prosecutors said. Rufus McNeely was also sentenced for his role in pimping another woman in El Monte, prosecutors said.
Two men who pleaded no contest to assaulting a Marine reservist, who died a day after the August 2013 attack in Old Town Pasadena, were sentenced today to 180 days of county jail and 30 days Caltrans service. Jonas Cardenas Ramos, 25, of San Gabriel, and Angel Christopher Moroyoqui, 22, of El Monte, were also sentenced to three years probation.
Voters across the San Gabriel Valley and Whittier areas approved seven school bond measures Tuesday, raising their property tax rates for the next few decades. Bassett Unified, El Monte City, Los Nietos and Rosemead district residents resoundingly passed $166 million in bonds, while voters barely gave the OK for a $375 million bond in the Norwalk-La Mirada district and $92 million in the Azusa Unified district.
Benny Torres, 29, is accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend, a Monterey Park woman, on Oct. 27, 2014, before she escaped by jumping from a moving car the following day. A police task force arrested Torres in connection with the alleged series of crimes on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.
MONTEREY PARK>> Incumbent state Assemblyman Ed Chau appeared on his way to victory Tuesday night, according to preliminary election results. The Democrat is seeking his second two-year term in the State Assembly.
The state senate race between Incumbent Roger Hernandez and Republican candidate Joe Gardner for the 48th district was too close to call based on early election results Tuesday. District 48 serves a diverse population covering the cities of Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bradbury, Industry, Duarte, Covina, El Monte, Glendora, Monrovia, Irwindale and West Covina, as well as several unincorporated San Gabriel Valley communities.