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MONTEREY PARK -- A funeral will be held Thursday for a man allegedly murdered by former LAPD Officer Henry Solis. Investigators believe Solis and Salome Rodriguez Jr. Solis, who worked for the Los Angeles Police Department since June 2014, was linked to the crime from evidence left at the scene. Federal officials say his father, Victor Solis, drove him to El Paso, Texas and dropped him off at a bus station. The service will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church, 532 South Atlantic Blvd., prior to a burial in Monterey Park.
A joint-force sting on Tuesday -- in which Glendora police were included -- netted 18 men suspected of soliciting for the purpose of prostitution and a 19th man for alleged pimping in Pomona. Subscribe to News Alerts and a Daily Email Newsletter for Diamond Bar-Walnut The sting was conducted by the Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force Unit -- assisted by San Bernardino Montclair, Azusa and Glendora police -- and took place between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m., in the East Holt corridor. You May Lose San Diego Chargers to L.A.
Sonia Fernandez, 42, of Pomona, has been reappointed to the California Employment Training Panel, where she has served since 2011. Fernandez is a member of Disabled American Veterans. She is president of the Institute of Governmental Advocates. McNally has been president of KBA Engineering since 2013. McNally served as a municipal court deputy at the Kern County District Attorney's Office from 1983 to 1984. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. McNally is registered without party preference.
POMONA, Calif. -- Every year, some 90,000 pets and wild animals are poisoned by antifreeze. Clancy's team has come up with a way to thin out propylene glycol. By injecting the substance with a solution of nanoparticles, the engineers at ACTA were able to make the liquid less viscous -- without compromising its eco-friendly, safe-to-consume nature. "Because ACTA's patented propylene glycol/water mixture with our additive increases the heat transfer of the flow systems, vehicle manufacturers could make these systems smaller," Clancy said.
Returning to the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., for the first time since 2008, the Family Motor Coach Association and runs through Sunday. "It's really shaping up to be a nice event," said FMCA Executive Director Jerry Yeats. Along with Pleasure-Way, brands being shown include American Coach, Fleetwood, Monaco, Holiday Rambler, Newmar, Tiffin, Roadtrek, Entegra, Jayco and Winnebago. FMCA's next major rally, the 92nd Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase, will be July 29 to Aug. 1 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis.
Cal State trustees heard a review of the initiative, called Early Start, during their meeting in Long Beach. The program was created in 2009 and it began in 2012, requiring freshmen who need remedial classes to take them before their first term. Summer 2014 was the first time all admitted freshmen were required to participate. For fall 2014, more than 24,000 of the 63,000 freshmen who enrolled were required to take Early Start English or math courses. The Board of Trustees will continue meeting on Wednesday.
- Ę Photos: 605-10 freeway interchange The constant construction snarls traffic not only on the freeways, but on surface streets throughout West Covina, particularly along Vincent Avenue, where Caltrans last week shut down an eastbound on-ramp for the next 8 months. The closure reroutes drivers to West Covina Parkway. - Ę Video: A look at the 605-10 freeway interchange "It's pretty frustrating, But I want to say it's going to be a good thing in the end," said Andrew Delao, 27, of Monrovia, who commutes along the 605 and the 10 for work every day.
No information on Martinez's age and whether he was a Montclair resident was immediately available from the Montclair Police Department. Last week, Pomona police attempted to serve a warrant to Martinez for violating a Los Angeles County judge's order in a case involving several counts of domestic violence, Pomona police said. This evasion/escape added another charge, Pomona police said. Pomona officers arrived at 6:47 p.m. Saturday in another attempt to serve Martinez, but he was dead. Pomona police contacted Montclair police to notify them.
According to the LAPD, Salome Rodriguez Jr., of Ontario, was shot around 3:30 a.m. on March 13, near Third and Main streets, following a fistfight at a bar in Pomona. Police said former LAPD Probationary Officer Henry Solis, 27, is suspected of pursuing and gunning down Rodriguez while off-duty. A local arrest warrant for Solis -- who authorities say has ties to Juarez, Mexico, but may still be in Texas -- was issued Monday. Family members said Rodriguez and his co-workers met there each morning to eat breakfast together before work.
The¬†FBI will offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of Henry Solis, the former¬†Los Angeles police officer suspected of killing a man near a Pomona nightclub. FBI spokeswoman¬†Laura Eimiller said Friday that the amount of the reward will be announced after it's approved. Solis has been charged with murder, and authorities say they want him arrested and extradited to California.¬†He was fired Tuesday and L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck made a plea for the officer to turn himself in.
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More than 200 people attended the emotional event held Wednesday at the spot where Salome Rodriguez Jr. Was shot to death in Pomona last week. Henry Solis, 27, is believed to have gunned down Rodriguez Jr. The family also said that although Solis was a police officer, they are sure Pomona Police Department and the LAPD are doing what they can to find him and bring him to justice. Solis was off-duty at the time of the shooting. A vehicle wanted in connection with the crime was found Sunday in a Pomona alley, several blocks from where Rodriguez Jr.
The hearing was part of a process that began when Pomona resident John Mendoza submitted a petition calling for the creation of trustee voting areas and increasing the number of school board members from five to seven. "I came back to what I know best as home," Guzman said. After the hearing, county committee staff members will do a feasibility study that includes a review of the proposals by Mendoza and the school district. The county committee will meet April 8, when its members are expected to approve one of the two proposals.
The inquiry was triggered by a Times investigation last year into nepotism and cheating in the department. Next month, Osby said, the department will also implement its first-ever anti-nepotism policy. Those are taught in the recruit academy. The tests will be administered by an outside firm. No county employees will have access to the exams, Osby said, and applicants must sign confidentiality agreements promising not to divulge the questions and answers. "Every test that the department gives to applicants will be materially different," Osby said.