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Besides the festival, Anthony said he loved the trees and safety in San Dimas and hopes to move to the town. "I'm going to find a golden egg," Lincoln said, pointing to one of the special-prize eggs he'd spied across the park. Batin, who passed out tree info. Reality Christian magazine publishers Dina and Miguel Mendoza let son Luke, 21 months, pick a Chinese flame tree. Smith and Vicki Scherer told folks their unleashed dogs could frolic in San Dimas Dog Park, and Tera's Treasures offered stuffed animals for children's delight.
SAN DIMAS >> The San Dimas Family Festival is one of the largest multigenerational events in the city. The day begins with two Easter egg hunts for 2- to 10-year-olds at 10 a.m. in the Civic Center Park, 245 E. Bonita Ave., and Via Verde Park, 1010 Puente Ave. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures. Tree-takers to bring their own shovels and containers to take away the mulch. Festival sponsors include Century 21 Citrus Realty, San Dimas Rotary Club, Lori Alvarez, Coca-Cola and, all in San Dimas, Target, Costco, Albertson's, Stater Bros.
Un Young Lee, of San Dimas, was booked into jail on suspicion of murder in the death of the woman, who has not been identified, said the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in a news release. The woman is believed to have been killed at a Diamond Bar home that caught fire early Wednesday. Lee was detained in Tustin, where officials found a body inside the suspect's vehicle. Hours later, police stopped a "suspicious vehicle" being driven in Tustin by a woman who lived at the Diamond Bar home, authorities said.
Man wanted for the 1974 rape of a five-year-old disabled girl has been located in the U.S. and deported back to Canada to face charges. Raymond Douglas MacLeod, now 72, was originally acquitted but ordered to stand trial again after the Crown successfully appealed. MacLeod was arrested at an RV park in San Dimas, Calif., just east of Los Angeles, in October 2013. As the offences were called under the Criminal Code at the time. MacLeod arrived back in Canada Tuesday and is scheduled to make a court appearance in B.C.
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A 62-year-old man was stabbed several times during an argument with another man Wednesday. Detective James Steinert of the sheriff's San Dimas station said another man approached the 62-year-old transient. "At some point, an argument ensued," he said. A helicopter took the injured man to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center where he is in stable condition, according to Sgt. Luis Serrano. Investigators are looking for witnesses. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the sheriff's San Dimas station at 909-450-2700.
An elderly man was stabbed in front of a bus stop in San Dimas Wednesday morning, according to officials from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, San Dimas station. The attack happened at the 600 block of Bonita Avenue near W. Arrow Highway at about 6:50 a.m. He was airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, his condition was unknown. This is a developing story, refresh for updates.
Southern California's first water coaster will debut this summer at Raging Waters water park in San Dimas - and it's about time. A water coaster is a water park slide that mimics the ups and downs of a traditional roller coaster with the help of magnetic propulsion. The closest water coasters to Southern California are still a day's drive away in Colorado . The oft-delayed Great Wolf Lodge, planned about a mile from Disneyland in Garden Grove, is expected to be the largest property in the chain of indoor water park resorts.
SAN DIMAS >> A Covina woman died after she was struck by a vehicle in a San Dimas residential neighborhood late Saturday, authorities said. Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene, he said. Initial reports indicated the vehicle ran a red light before striking Lopez Prieto, Corrall said. The driver of the car, described only as a man, remained at the scene and cooperated with deputies, sheriff's Sgt. Louis Serrano Jr. No further details regarding the circumstances of the collision were available.
The story was picked up and mangled: UC Irvine banned the American flag! The backlash was so intense that UC Irvine's chancellor, Howard Gillman, was moved to defend the school, and, in the process, vilified his own students. "I would not be here today if it were not for the American flag," said Nguyen, who was born in Vietnam. "I'm not prepared to comment on whether it's legitimate or whether it's political posturing and theater," said UC Vice Chancellor Robert Parham. "There is no debate about whether flags are flying.
San Dimas City Clerk Ken Duran, Deputy City Clerk Debra Black and Dan Pabich of Martin and Chapman election consultants completed counting absentee ballots received late and provisional ballots. They also counted 506 absentee ballots postmarked March 3 and received at San Dimas City Hall within three days of the election. Dina Higgins, an engineer and former Mesa, Arizona councilwoman, and Casey Higgins, a Los Angeles County deputy district attorney, are not related. The north side of the corridor was completed a few years ago, he said.
SAN DIMAS >> Deputies investigated reports of a shooting Friday, but found no sign of a victim or suspect, officials said. Authorities received calls reporting gunfire about 7:33 p.m. in the 300 block of West Nubia Street, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Witnesses reported seeing a group of Latino men shooting at a black man with a semi-automatic handgun, she said. It was unclear of the intended target was struck. And no gunshot victims had shown up at nearby hospitals Friday night.
SAN DIMAS >> A 29-year-old San Dimas man convicted of assaulting his then-1-year-old son, leaving the child disabled, received a life sentence Wednesday, officials said. A Pomona Superior Court jury convicted James David Higbee of assault on a child causing paralysis and child abuse on Nov. 17, Los Angeles County District Attorney's office spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said. Higbee, who had remained free on bail pending the trial process, was remanded into custody following his conviction in November, Ardalani said.
A USC study published online today in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine found that the lung strength of children living in Riverside, Jurupa Valley, Upland, San Dimas and Long Beach improved significantly as air pollution dropped in the past 20 years. With the testing of more than 2,100 children since the mid-1990s, the results are considered robust enough to pertain to the entire air basin that runs from the beaches of Orange and Los Angeles counties to the peaks of the San Bernardino Mountains.
Two seats on the City Council were up for grabs Tuesday in San Dimas. "It went the way I expected it would and demonstrates that people in San Dimas are happy with city government," Morris said. Challenging Badar and Ebiner were Casey Higgins, a Los Angeles County deputy district attorney . City Clerk Ken Duran and Deputy City Clerk Debra Black, assisted by Martin and Chapman election experts Janice and Kenneth Sandefer, counted the ballots from 12 polling precincts. The count in the San Dimas City Council Chambers was open to the public.