By day, a crew of masseurs at one of the San Gabriel Valley's many foot massage businesses offer to sooth the aches and pains of a mostly elderly and female clientele. When the sun sets, glowing red paper lanterns click on at another part of the establishment, where a younger female massage staff caters to mostly male customers.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell holds a press conference at Sherman Block Sheriff's Headquarters Building on January 14 in Monterey Park. Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell holds a press conference at Sherman Block Sheriff's Headquarters Building on January 14 in Monterey Park.
At Noodle World on Valley Boulevard, Daniela Gerson slid into a booth, ordered cold Vietnamese noodles and talked to the California section's Frank Shyong about her role as editor of the Alhambra Source, a trilingual online news publication the USC Annenberg School created after the Rodney King riots. We later emailed her questions and crunched the conversation into this: It sometimes seems that the San Gabriel Valley is shrouded in a cloak of invisibility.
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MONTEREY PARK >> Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a 19-year-old driver who fatally struck a 76-year-old crossing guard earlier this year, authorities said Thursday. Jin Yang of Monterey Park is charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and driving without a license in connection with the Jan. 27 collision at Garfield Avenue and Elmgate Street that claimed the life of Abel Castellanos of Monterey Park, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said. The posted speed limit is 40 mph.
Monterey Park will require all new massage businesses to obtain permits to operate under an ordinance adopted Wednesday night. There are 11 businesses identifying as massage parlors in Monterey Park on their city licenses; several more could be operating under other business license categories,¬†council members said. Monterey Park Police Chief Jim Smith said he could not recall any recent arrests at the city's 11 massage parlors, but there have been several arrests over the past few years in surrounding cities.
The body of LaJoya McCoy, 31, was discovered in her vehicle on Cypress Ave., about a mile away from her home on West Olive Ave., where she had last been seen last week. Friends and family had been hopeful that McCoy, who was the mother of two young children, would be found safely. "Our kids are not supposed to go before us, these are our children," Tangala Alfred Gentles said. McCoy, who held a master's degree, worked as an accountant for Los Angeles County before opening a clothing boutique in Monterey Park last year.
The driver of the Versa, a 26-year-old Monterey Park, Calif., resident Wesley Chen was killed. The Mono County Sheriff-Corner Office is conducting the death investigation. Two California men in the Versa received major injuries and were transported by CareFlight helicopter to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno. Both men were also 26 years old, according to the CHP. The Carson City man driving the box truck received minor injuries, while the Gardnerville couple in the Fusion were uninjured in the collision, according to the CHP.
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If you are from cities north of the Long Beach Freeway, you would be hard-pressed to find a politician who supports plans to build tunnels from Alhambra to Pasadena to connect that freeway with the Foothill Freeway. In fact, many of those local leaders showed up last week to show their support for Beyond the 710, a coalition spearheaded by Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff to advocate alternatives to the region's traffic needs without construction of the tunnels.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the 10:13 a.m. collision closed Highway 395 for about two hours. The wreck involved a Freightliner box truck, a Nissan Versa and a Ford Fusion. The driver of the Versa, a 26-year-old Monterey Park, Calif., resident was killed. Both men were also 26 years old, according to the CHP. The Carson City man driving the box truck received minor injuries, while the Gardnerville couple in the Fusion were uninjured in the collision, according to the CHP.
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A motorist ran a stop sign and crashed into a car early today, injuring himself and the other driver in an accident being investigated as a possible DUI, police said. The accident at Graves and Orange avenues happened at 1:06 a.m., said Monterey Park police Lt. Both drivers were men in their 20s and there were no witnesses, Wiese said. Both suffered moderate injuries and were transported to hospitals, where blood was drawn from the driver believed to have run the stop sign, he said. It will be tested for alcohol.