KNX 1070's Pete Demetriou reports a new review shows a lack of deputies in communities where officials say they're critically needed. Staff from LA County Supervisor Gloria Molina's office found the number of Sheriff's patrol cars in East Los Angeles, South El Monte, and other unincorporated areas were less than the total number the Department agreed to provided, according to The Los Angeles Times.
SAN GABRIEL >> The City Council Tuesday unanimously approved 32.5 miles of new bikeways in the city and became the first to adopt the San Gabriel Valley Regional Bike Plan proposing 32.5 miles of bikeways in the city. The plan, prepared by nonprofits Day One and Bike SGV, proposes interconnected bike routes and lanes in the cities of San Gabriel, Monterey Park, South El Monte, El Monte and Baldwin Park.
A crash in South El Monte last night that sent several people to the hospital, including an infant, has renewed calls from residents for speed bumps and stop signs to help slow the traffic on Parkway Drive. "The whole family died in an accident because two cars were racing and the van was on fire," she said.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted these “key recommendations” in 2010 as their general policy for all future electronic music festivals. Here's what still happens today.
Drivers for the ride-sharing app Uber protested in Los Angeles earlier this week, claiming the company, valued at $18 billion, has slashed their rates to an untenable level. "I've experienced four cuts since I started," driver Aya Valilar, who has been working with the company a year-and-a-half, told CBS2/KCAL9.
Rodney DeBaca and Daisy Bamberger of the Heart of the Bay Boxing Club both won their divisions at the Blue and Gold Tournament on August 28-31 in South El Monte, California. DeBaca was the 108-pound 17-18 year old division champion, and Bamberger won the 110-pound 11-12 year old division title.
EL MONTE >> The El Monte Planning Commission's agenda is filling up fast: a 133-room hotel on Tuesday, a 62,000-square-foot newspaper building later this month, a proposed outlet mall by the end of the year.