Based in Anaheim, Calif., the company is best known for its gloves with LED lights on the fingertips. Gloving and EDM go hand in hand. "It's a dance art form where you use your hands and create movement with light from the gloves," said Lim, 27. From a one-person startup in 2009, Lim has evolved EmazingLights into a 52-person operation with projected sales of $13 million in 2015. And Lim believes he's only tapping "a sliver" of the potential market. "From there, I've built a great team that's as talented and as passionate as I am.
Senate President pro Tem Kevin de LeÃ³n has announced that Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina, Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, and Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, and 10 others will be part of the public health and developmental services committee. California's new budget included no extra funds for programs for those with developmental disabilities, but Gov. The special session will include discussions about funding Medi-Cal, transportation projects and the state's infrastructure.
PASADENA >> A disabled veteran walked the Colorado Street Bridge Tuesday to help spread awareness about veteran suicide. Ron Hansel 58, of West Covina, founder of San Gabriel Valley Homeless Veterans Stand Down group, was one of many veterans who joined Wellness Works and their "Not On My Watch" 24-hour post of "Suicide Bridge" in hopes of educating the public about veteran suicide during PTSD Awareness Month. - ¢ Video: - ˜Not on my watch,' veteran says Veterans will be walking the bridge 24 hours a day until June 27.
Radecki will remain an employee with the city for at least a year and will work at his current salary, said James Casso, city attorney. Meanwhile, Radecki will become a "senior management advisor" who will provide guidance to the future city manager and staff, said Casso, of the West Covina firm Casso & Sparks, who was hired earlier this month and replaced Michelle Vadon of Burke, Williams & Sorensen. To the surprise of many, Kevin Radecki apparently will remain as a city employee through June 2016, Newell and Casso confirmed Tuesday.
A 20-year-old Pomona resident was arrested on Monday morning after allegedly burglarizing at least six vehicles and ransacking two others in Covina. Sometime before 6 a.m., a caller reported seeing two suspicious men peering into a house in the area of the 400 block of West Badillo Street, said Covina police Sgt. Gregg Peterson. The suspect then jumped a fence and was confronted by a West Covina police canine assisting officers, Peterson said. The suspect, identified as Manuel Munoz, then surrendered and was taken into custody.
Justin Weathermon, 33, was being held on suspicion of manufacturing a controlled substance, Glendora police Detective Alex Stein said. - ¢ Photos: Hash oil lab found in West Covina Detectives from the Glendora Police Department served a search warrant around 7 a.m. Tuesday after a narcotics investigation pointed them to a home in the 1200 block of East Elgenia Avenue in West Covina, Stein said. Officials found a small butane hash oil lab, which is a concentrated form of marijuana and illegal to manufacture, Stein said.
WEST COVINA -- Crews responded Monday morning to a 10-acre brush fire moving uphill toward West Covina homes. Approximateley 195 firefighters were called around 10:20 a.m. to Grand Avenue near Cameron Avenue, according to Rick Flores of the L.A. There are no evacuations at this time, but crews are examining homes in the area.
Temperatures are expected to remain in the 90s in the valleys and inland areas - while staying in the upper 70s along the coast - for the next few days as a heat wave descends on Southern California. “A high pressure system will bring above normal temperatures through early next week... with the peak over the weekend,” according to the National Weather Service.
WEST COVINA >> The City Council voted Tuesday night to allow retired peace officers and off-duty law enforcement officers of any jurisdiction to bring firearms to City Hall but declined to offer the same privilege to people with concealed-carry permits. In a 4-1 vote, the council approved a first reading of an amended ordinance expanding the exceptions to a 2008 law that prohibits the possession of and carrying of weapons in West Covina City Hall. Councilman Mike Spence cast the sole "no" vote.
WEST COVINA -- A World War II veteran says thieves posing as subcontactors for Southern California Edison have walked away with some of his most prized possessions. Police say the suspects knocked on the door of Bill Berger's West Covina home May 30, stealing the 93-year-old's safe from his master bedroom. "It makes you kind of feel like you're being violated," Berger told CBS2/KCAL9. And they're clever. They're fast," Berger said. "They took my wings and my dog tags and my bars and my ring," he said. Berger is now installing a security system.
WEST COVINA - Police asked for the public's help in finding an 85-year-old West Covina man who disappeared after leaving a local hospital Thursday night. Buddy Merritt Saunders was last seen around 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the area of Sunset and Merced avenues. Rudy Lopez said Saunders visited his wife at Queen of the Valley Hospital on Thursday. He and his step daughter left the hospital at 1115 S. Sunset Ave. West Covina police also asked the California Highway Patrol to issue a silver alert in Southern California about the missing senior.
B'nai mitzvot themselves are an opportunity for freshman teenagers to stand and deliver their interpretation of a Torah passage, surrounded by their extended community, in a kind of intellectual Lion King moment.Â In between, there's the annual cycle of Passover ' during which we tell the bloody tale of our ancestors' exodus from Egypt, followed by a festive hunt for a dry piece of cracker; Purim ' where we dress up in different costumes and eat cookies shaped like our enemy's hat ' and multiple other compelling, if curious, holidays.
WEST COVINA >> A man suffered a gunshot wound but was expected to survive following a shooting Wednesday afternoon in an unincorporated county area near West Covina, authorities said. The shooting took place about 3:20 p.m. in the 4000 block of North Frijo Avenue, just north of Badillo Street, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. The victim suffered a wound to his back that was not believed to be life-threatening, Edwards said. Detectives from the sheriff's San Dimas Station are handling the investigation.
Detectives arrested Chong Lee, 72 of Los Angeles, on suspicion of pimping. Several of the businesses were cited for city licensing or code violations as well as fire or building safety issues. The businesses were Haven Therapy, 10062 Foothill Blvd.; 5 Star Massage, 6652 Carnelian St.; Sun's Acupuncture and Massage, 8865 Foothill Blvd.; Rancho Health Center, 9619 Foothill Blvd.; Happy Massage, 9223 Archibald Ave., #D; and the Royal Spa, 9090 Milliken Ave., #130.
On May 13, a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury ruled in favor of Ruelas and awarded her $555,000 in damages. When Ruelas returned to work in September 2012, she noticed a new vendor who she claimed was a friend of now-Superintendent Cynthia Parulan-Colfer "was receiving unusually high compensation," according to the complaint. Parulan-Colfer, who was also named as a defendant in the case, said in a statement that the damages would be covered by the district's insurance. She was then forced to opt for early retirement in July 2013 at age 53.