WEST COVINA >> A West Covina man disarmed his attacker and held him down for police after being stabbed Saturday during a fight at a West Covina park, police said. The alleged attack took place about 1 p.m. at Walmerado Park, 625 E. Merced Ave., West Covina police Lt. Was at the park when he was approached by an acquaintance, the lieutenant said. "The victim was able to overpower the suspect," Patton said. He disarmed his attacker and threw him to the ground, Patton said. His name was not available Sunday afternoon as he remained hospitalized.
GLENDORA >> A West Covina man who has worked as a nursing assistant at healthcare facilities throughout the San Gabriel Valley is accused of stealing more than $40,000 from at least two elderly patients in Glendora by fraudulently using their financial information, police said. Police arrested 29-year-old Maui Berganio at his home Thursday, Glendora police Detective Zach Houser said in a written statement. And it's possible he has worked at other Southern California facilities. He is scheduled to appear Monday in West Covina Superior Court.
The cities of Irwindale and Baldwin Park are discussing settlement terms for a pending lawsuit filed against Irwindale after the city granted approval to reopen the Olive Pit mining quarry, a site that has been inactive for more than 40 years. The 190-acre site is bordered on three sides by residential communities in the neighboring cities of Baldwin Park and West Covina.
A 22-year-old motorcyclist topped speeds of 100 mph during a police pursuit through the San Gabriel Valley, authorities said today. The pursuit started around 10:35 p.m. Monday as an attempt to stop the suspect for failure to yield, Irwindale police Sgt. John Fraijo said. It ended in the 700 block of North Sunset Avenue in West Covina about 20 minutes later, Fraijo said. The suspect, an Irwindale resident, reached speeds of more than 100 mph on a westbound stretch of the San Bernadino Freeway before returning to surface streets, Fraijo said.
Sarah Ardalani, a public information officer with the District Attorney's Office, said Felipe Lamas Spino, 27, of Baldwin Park pleaded no contest on Wednesday to vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence and was sentenced the same day. Aldo Armando Dominguez, 24, of Baldwin Park was killed Feb. 13 when a Honda sedan driven by Lamas Spino crashed in the 2700 block of East Hillside Drive in West Covina. Dominguez was sitting in the back seat. The case was heard in West Covina Superior Court.
A La Puente man accused of cheating at least 30 victims out of an estimated $100,000 by posing as a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employee offering to help them get a job at the utility pleaded not guilty to felony theft and identity theft charges on Monday, police said. James Raymond Zulaica, 37, faces 13 counts of theft and 1 count of identity theft for his alleged scam, which had been going on since July, Covina police Sgt.
A house divided against itself cannot stand, and City Councilman Sam Pedroza cannot stand for a city divided among its residents. "It's definitely been my issue from day-one that I want to get away from the idea that there's a south Claremont and a north Claremont," he says. "I really believe in the idea that we're one Claremont. "One of my favorite pictures is a photo we took on zip code day !9-17-11], where a big chunk of the community came out and we were all standing in front of the train depot," Mr. Pedroza said.
Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer, is marking the New Year with the debut of three, new Southern California communities this February. Irvine, California February 17, 2015 Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer, is marking the New Year with the debut of three, new Southern California communities this February . Magnolia opens to the public February 28. Estancia at Cielo in Rancho Sante Fe is a gorgeous hilltop community in one of the most prestigious cities in the San Diego area, Bodem said.
Taylor will initially fill in for Assistant Superintendent Larry King, who is on an extended leave for personal reasons, according to district spokeswoman Michelle Van Der Linden. "There's a lot going on in the personnel department on a day-to-day basis anyway, but with all that's going on, it's even busier," Van Der Linden said. Van Der Linden previously said the district plans to fire five of the employees and one, girl's wrestling coach Anthony Vidales, has already left.
WEST COVINA >> Police and worried family members have asked the public's help in tracking down a mentally ill Glendora man who went missing in Covina this week. Isidoro "Izzy" Limon, also known as Isidro Ruan, 57, vanished Tuesday morning after being taken from a Glendora facility to the Doctor's Hospital of West Covina, 725 S. Orange Ave., for treatment, according to West Covina police Lt. Dave Lee and Limon's sister, Martha Limon. Isidoro Limon is described as Latino, 6 feet 2 inches tall and 180 pounds, the lieutenant said.
Kaiooramen 's signature dish is the sesame ramen. 500 N Atlantic Blvd Ste 116 3) West Covina : The second branch of the Millenial-friendly Factory Tea Bar is currently down due to a destroyed electric meter. No mention of when the tea lounge, replete with beach sand, will reopen. 969 S Glendora Ave Unit A 4) West Covina : Boiling Pit Chinese Kebab is taking over the space long ditched by Video 42. Boiling Pit is the Swiss-Knife Chinese restaurant of the year, and will offer a multitude of hot Chinese food trends: lamb skewers, hot pots, and beer.
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West Covina might need to choose between a strip club and the popular Cuban restaurant Porto's Bakery & Cafe. Those are the options on the table for the Crazy Horse property between West Covina's family-friendly mall and city hall. The hitch in the deal comes from Porto's asking for a tax revenue sharing agreement with West Covina that would soften the costs of its investment, Cartozian said. "I don't think we're there yet," he said. Cartozian said the Porto family is expected to decide whether to move forward this month.
WEST COVINA >> A Baldwin Park man riding as a passenger in the car of an alleged drunken driver died late Friday in a solo-car crash in West Covina, authorities said. "Speed appears to be a factor," he said. He was not believed to have been wearing a seat belt. Lamas-Spino was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail pending a scheduled arraignment Wednesday in West Covina Superior Court, county booking records show. Witnesses to the crash are encouraged to contact West Covina police at 939-8500, or the department's 24-hour tip hotline at 626-939-8668.