KCET Tonight's "SoCal Connected" on KCET includes a segment on local surfers who are observant Muslims and female and the challenges they face. Yes, a "burkini" is one kind of swimwear. The episode airs tonight at 8 p.m. and repeats Friday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Also in the episode: Reporter Cara Santa Maria profiles a South El Monte family that runs an urban farm, and there are features on a pod of orcas in the Bay Area that relies on salmon from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and on the Hollyhock house in Pasadena.
SOUTH EL MONTE >> A man died after he was found stabbed in the neck in the front yard of a South El Monte home late Saturday, authorities said. Deputies responded to the 11200 block of Broadmead Street about 11:30 p.m. after receiving word from Los Angeles County fire officials a 42-year-old man had been found bleeding from a stab wound, Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. James Long said. Coroner's officials had not yet identified the victim Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Lt.
Sheriff's detectives are investigating the stabbing death of a man in South El Monte late Saturday. The victim was stabbed about 11:30 p.m. in the 11200 block of Broadmead Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. He was taken¬†to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No other details were¬†immediately available about the incident. Anyone with information about the stabbing was asked to contact the sheriff's homicide bureau at or through the website lacrimestoppers.org.
The first slaying was reported at 11:30 p.m. Saturday in South El Monte. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, a man was stabbed in the 11200 block of Broadmead Street. Deputy Don Walker told City News Service that the man was taken to an area hospital by paramedics, but later pronounced dead. Nearly two hour later, at 1:19 a.m. Sunday, a man was shot to death in the 44400 block of Fenhold Street in Lancaster, the Sheriff's Department said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Deputy Tony Moore.
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Vilaubi beat out 10 others to win the title during the 67th annual pageant held last week by the La Habra Host Lions Club. She will also serve as queen of the annual Corn Festival later this year. A combination of Vilaubi's interviewing skills and her 10 years of involvement with the Boys & Girls Club of La Habra made her stand out from the rest of the competitors, said Sandy Singer, the pageant's executive director and a longtime member of the La Habra Host Lions Club. "This is more than a crown and a sash," Singer said.
SOUTH EL MONTE >> A deputy shot at, but did not strike, an auto theft suspect who officials said rammed a patrol car with a pickup truck Thursday afternoon. Allan Sanchez, 22, of South El Monte was ultimately captured during a neighborhood, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Deputies approached the truck, with a driver later identified as Sanchez at the wheel, McBride said. Sanchez accelerated, ramming a patrol car and at least one additional car, the lieutenant said. A deputy shot at Sanchez, striking the pickup truck but not the suspect.