Pitcher Dan Haren said Wednesday that he likely would walk away from baseball -- and leave $10 million in pre-tax income on the table -- if the Los Angeles Dodgers trade him to a team other than one of his former clubs, the Angels. "My signing with the Dodgers last year and my decision to exercise my player option were based on my desire to play in Southern California near my family," Haren told ESPN in an email.
Mt. SAC students are voting on a transit fee to make the "Class Pass" a mandatory surcharge, $8 for part-time students and $9 for full-time, to allow students a discounted pass on all local and Silver Streak Foothill Transit lines at the Walnut, Calif. community college campus Nov. 17, 2014.
StarPoint Properties has purchased the Lafayette Parc Apartments in West Covina, CA, for $51.8 million from an undisclosed seller, GlobeSt.com reports exclusively. Located at 624 South Glendora Ave., the 236,000-square-foot property has 259 apartment units and sits on 13 acres.
POMONA >> A jury convicted an Anaheim man of murder Friday in the beating death of his 19-month-old son last year in Valinda, authorities said. A Pomona Superior Court jury deliberated for less than two days before finding Jesus Vega Estrada, 44, guilty of second-degree murder, along with assault on a child causing death, Los Angeles County District Attorney's officials said in a written statement.
Contact: Victor Bermudez or Lori Sanada, Advocates for Faith & Freedom , 888-588-6888 WEST COVINA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Advocates for Faith & Freedom has filed a request for a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Wednesday, November 12th 2014. The injunction, if granted, will prohibit the West Covina Unified School District from stopping seven-year-old Isaiah Martinez from passing out candy canes to his classmates with the candy cane legend attached during the Christmas season.
A religious freedom organization representing the family of a 7-year-old stopped from giving out candy canes with a religious message last year has filed an injunction ahead of the holiday season to block West Covina Unified Schools from banning the messages again this year. Schoolboy Isaiah Martinez garnered attention last year when a district teacher removed a Christian message on a class gift that cited the origin of candy canes as being a symbol of the life of Jesus.
Less than one week after he was re-elected to a second term in the Assembly, the state Fair Political Practices Commission reports that Ian Calderon, D-Industry, has agreed to pay a $600 fine for failing to disclose in 2010-2011 money he received from his father's campaign fund while Ian Calderon was a field representative. “These issues arose when I was a legislative staffer,” Calderon said Wednesday in an email.
A teenage boy fleeing from the California Highway Patrol in a stolen car crashed into a college building early Wednesday morning. CHP Officer Rodrigo Jimenez said the chase started shortly after 4 a.m. on the westbound 10 Freeway near West Covina Parkway.
I decided it was time to head to the always interesting, ever-changing Hong Kong Plaza in West Covina, where in a corner I spotted a “Grand Opening” sign over Quan Nem Ninh Hoa, a Vietnamese restaurant with two other branches in Northern California. What I didn't expect was some of the best Vietnamese food I've come across in Southern California.
When I was five years old, attending kindergarten at Pioneer Elementary School in West Covina, roughly 18 million people lived in California. I walked to school from a one-story four-bedroom bungalow built during the post-World War II housing boom, most likely on a former walnut or orange grove, not long before my parents purchased it.
Democratic Assembly members, from left, Anthony Rendon of Lakewood, Ian Calderon, of Whittier, Rob Bonta of Alameda and Jimmy Gomez of Los Angeles, huddle during an Assembly session last year. Ian Calderon has agreed to pay fines for not disclosing income.
West Covina Police spokesman Cpl. Rudy Lopez said the robbery took place in the parking lot of the Burger King, 245 N. Citrus Ave., at 11:43 a.m. But both suspects were still at the scene when officers arrived.
Incumbent Ian Calderon – 51 percent – 25,216 votes Rita Topalian - 49 percent – 23, 833 votes The San Gabriel Valley stayed mostly blue Tuesday with every Democrat incumbent winning re-election in their state Assembly districts. Ling-Ling Chang took the San Gabriel Valley's historically Republican 55th District easily.
Republican Challenger Joe Gardner lead by a narrow margin Tuesday over incumbent Assemblyman Roger Hernandez in the race for the 48th District assembly seat, according to early election results. District 48 serves a diverse population covering the cities of Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bradbury, Industry, Duarte, Covina, El Monte, Glendora, Monrovia, Irwindale and West Covina, as well as several unincorporated San Gabriel Valley communities.
A kind-hearted woman in West Covina, California, is trying to help her neighbor's elderly, bonded dogs, who recently lost their guardian. After the dogs' owner passed away, they were left in the care of the woman's son, who has Parkinson's disease.