Commerce and Business Organizations: 817 W Whittier Blvd # 200, Montebello, CA 90640-4735 Phone : 323-721-1153 Montebello Chamber of Commerce 817 W Whittier Blvd, #200, Montebello, CA 90640 Phone : (213) 721-1153
Community and Economic Development:
Travel and Tourism:
AMERICAN JACK HADJINIAN ELECTED MAYOR OF MONTEBELLO 15:15, 26 Nov 2014 Councilman Jack Hadjinian was elected mayor Tuesday, becoming the first Armenian-American to be selected to that position, the Whittier Daily News reports. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, who is prelate of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America, delivered the invocation at the meeting that was held at Bagramaian Hall of the Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Cathedral.
A physician assistant who defrauded Medicare by signing phony prescriptions for medical equipment while working at two Los Angeles-area medical clinics is scheduled to be sentenced today. Erasmus Kotey, 77, of Montebello, pleaded guilty in March before U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow to one count each of health care fraud and conspiracy to commit health care fraud.
A man in an Albert Einstein mask turned out to be no criminal genius as police arrested him today on suspicion of stealing two guitars from a Montebello store. The suspect, later identified as 33-year-old local man Ruben Antelo, was seen about 7 a.m., a guitar in each hand, running south on Maple Avenue from a strip mall in the 1400 block of West Beverly Boulevard, according to Montebello police.
Today on ABC's "Good Morning America," ABC Family announced the network's ownership of Pop Up Santa , the giveaway* craze that launched on November 11th that has been sweeping the nation with holiday cheer. ABC Family also surprised GMA fans gathered in Times Square with special Pop Up Santa gifts to celebrate the network's annual "25 Days of Christmas" programming event, which starts December 1st.
Deputies arrested an armed suspect after a special weapons team searched for three-hours Saturday morning around Rio Hondo Park in Pico Rivera, authorities said. Daniel Gonzales, 24, was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary, possession of methamphetamine and being a felon in possession of a handgun, said Sgt.
LOS ANGELES >> A state appellate court of three judges Thursday said they are leaning toward upholding a 2012 Los Angeles Superior Court judge's ruling voiding the controversial trash contract awarded to Athens Services in 2008. After issuing the tentative ruling, the judges heard arguments from attorneys from Athens, the city of Montebello and Mike Torres, the resident who filed the lawsuit challenging the contract.
A 76-year-old father of seven was beaten to death outside an East Los Angelesfast-food restaurant last month over a bike, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said Wednesday. Santos Castro left his Montebello home Aug. 18 before he struggled with a man regarding a bicycle outside a Carl's Jr. in the 5600 block of Whittier Boulevard.
Caltrans workers remove dead trees, fencing and vines, fix irrigation systems along the 60 Freeway at the Portrero Grand Drive offramp Nov. 12, 2014. MONTEBELLO >> Councilwoman Vivian Romero, who for the past three years has been trying to get Caltrans to beautify the 60 Freeway, Wednesday saw her effort begin to pay off.
Jesus Castillo, 45, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of unlawful sexual intercourse, oral copulation and sodomy of a minor under 16 years old, officials said. Castillo allegedly engaged in various sexual acts with a minor several times over the past 10 months, at a residence in Montebello, officials said.
Legislators and lobbyists are pictured at Pebble Beach for the 2011 Speaker's Cup fundraiser. The prison guard union is being fined for not reporting gifts to lawmakers at another Pebble Beach fundraiser, the Governor's Cup Foundation golf tournament.
Adam Reborn at the Met A 500-year-old statue of Adam, damaged in 2002 and since painstakingly restored, will go back on view on Tuesday. By CAROL VOGEL November 8, 2014 It happened at 6 on a Sunday night.
MONTEBELLO >> Residents debated the merits of a proposal to build 1,200 homes in the Montebello Hills Wednesday at a City Council study session. About 80 people were present at the meeting, held at the Quiet Cannon Banquet Center to discuss the environmental impact report on the project.
COMMERCE >> The day after both Central Municipal Water District incumbents were re-elected, directors and others called on the board to stop the in-fighting and get back to dealing with water issues. Robert Apodaca won a fifth four-year term, defeating four challengers with 32 percent of the vote.