LOS ANGELES -- A GoFundMe page has been set up to help cover the medical bills of an injured Monterey Park police dog. Three-year-old Robin and her K-9 handler, Agent Palomino, were chasing two burglary suspects on Saturday. When she went into steep terrain to look for the second suspect, Robin was stung by more than 100 bees. She was rushed to a local veterinarian emergency room but went into anaphylactic shock and had to undergo an emergency blood transfusion, according to the Monterey Park Police Officer's Association.
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The objective is to help code enforcement crackdown on illegal boarding homes to "preserve residential neighborhoods and protect public health and safety," according to the ordinance. In Monterey Park, most of the boarders are undocumented Chinese immigrants who cannot speak English. "Each day is a new violation, so it's a new $1,000 and new potential for putting someone in jail for six months," he said. "It's about enforcement," Mayor Hans Liang said. Alternatively, people could call code enforcement at 626-307-1415.
MONTEREY PARK >> A 23-year-old man who is in custody for a recent vehicle theft conviction was named Wednesday as a suspect in the December slaying of an elderly La Verne couple . Deputies who first responded to the crime scene scoured the area for a suspicious man with a backpack that several witnesses said they saw at or near the property just before the attack was discovered. Officials said on Wednesday afternoon that Fabela was the hooded man seen walking away from the area that day.
Firefighters tackled the blaze in the 800 block of Hershey Avenue at around 1:21 a.m, a Monterey Park Fire Department spokesman said. Monterey Park Police Department officers had to drag the 67-year-old man from the front porch, as he did not want to leave even though the house was fully engulfed. A 15-minute search was carried out inside the burning home for the other occupant, the man's brother, however it ¬†was later determined he was at a different location with his wife. The home is a total loss.
About 150 nurses marched in front of Garfield Medical Center on Tuesday to protest reduced health insurance coverage and proposed salary decreases for experienced nurses. Some 500 registered nurses at Garfield and Greater El Monte have been in talks with parent company AHMC Healthcare, but the issue remains unresolved. Members of SEIU Local 121RN marched in front of the Monterey Park medical center, with a steady stream of nurses dropping by to picket during their lunch or off-hours. Yu has worked for Garfield Medical Center for four years.
MONTEREY PARK -- The cause of a house fire in Monterey Park was under investigation Tuesday. Firefighters responded to a call around 1:30 a.m. to the 800 block of Hershey Avenue. Heavy smoke and fire was seen coming from a single-story home. The fire was declared a knocked down after 15 minutes. All occupants were accounted for. One firefighter said there were pack-rat conditions inside in the residence. Two investigators were on scene.
Three Los Angeles women pleaded not guilty Monday to breaking into a Monterey Park home last week. Ricardo Santiago, a public information officer for the District Attorney's Office, said Tia Butler, 22, Clishawanda Weakley, 23, and Amanda Carter, 25, were charged with first degree residential burglary. He said Butler was also charged with carrying a loaded firearm and being in a vehicle with a concealed firearm. Officers also discovered a handgun in the car. The bail for Weakley is $50,000, $90,000 for Carter and $130,701 for Butler.
That would have allowed the city to sell its water company without a vote of the people. Chau, D-Monterey Park, made the decision to shelve AB 1340, after the bill came under fire from Montebello Councilman Bill Molinari and others. "It was not my intent to bypass procedures," Chau said. "It's an aging, broken system and a burden on our budget," said Mayor Jack Hadjinian. It's way above our means. But Molinari said that was all true before the city raised rates two years ago. The city should wait to see the results of the rate increase, he added.
Monterey Park Police on Wednesday will be cracking down on driving and pedestrian violations that cause collisions, injuries and fatalities. Officers will focus efforts in areas with heavy pedestrian traffic especially at intersections and streets where speed-related collision are high. In Monterey Park, police investigated 38 pedestrian-involved fatal or injury crashes. Funding for the program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
A neighbor's call about two women seen knocking on a door then entering a backyard led to the arrest of three burglary suspects Thursday. Monterey Park Police Sgt. Gus Jimenez said officers also found a stolen camera and a handgun in a silver Mercedes Benz belonging to one of the suspects. He said the 40-caliber Ruger was taken April 29 in Colton. Tia Butler, 22, Clishawanda Weakley, 23, and Amanda Carter, 25, were arrested on suspicion of residential burglary. Police are trying to determine if these items were also stolen, Jimenez said.
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