The project centers around Rebecca , a successful, driven and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: West Covina, CA. Fontana will play Greg, a bartender and Rebecca's first friend; McDonald is Darryl, Rebecca's new boss; Champlin plays Paula, ; and Rodriguez will play Josh, Rebecca's childhood boyfriend who she runs into years later and who acts as the catalyst for her dramatic life change.
In one of the most inappropriate announcements in entertainment history, Tony-nominee and FROZEN star Santino Fontana has been cast in Showtime comedy pilot CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND . Also part of the cast will be Broadway alum Donna Lynne Champlin .
Assemblymember Roger HernA ndez announced AB 1897 was signed by Governor Brown, mandating that employers assume liability even for third-party contractors. This bill provides that when companies use staffing agencies and other third party labor contractors to supply workers to perform the work of their business, the client employer remains responsible for certain basic labor protections.
San Gabriel Valley law enforcement officers and firefighters took part in a massive active shooter training scenario simulating a terrorist attack at the Plaza West Covina shopping mall. WEST COVINA >> Dozens of San Gabriel Valley first responders took part in a large-scale active shooter training scenario simulating a terrorist attack on a West Covina shopping mall Sunday.
City officials broke ground on a $250,000 playground at Walmerado Park this week and hope to have it ready for bouncing youths by November. The baseball-themed playground falls in line with the youth baseball fields at the park.
COVINA >> An Azusa man was allegedly drunk when he struck two pedestrians, then another car, in two separate hit-and-run crashes late Saturday. Police booked Maximo Miguel Sarco, 37, on suspicion of felony drunken driving, felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor hit-and-run after he was ultimately arrested about following the series of crashes, which began about 9:45 p.m., Covina police Sgt.
Today, Assemblymember Roger HernA ndez announced AB 1973, making Native American Day an official unpaid state holiday, was signed into law by Governor Brown. This measure designates the fourth Friday of every September in its name and makes clear one of HernA ndez's goals of recognizing the contributions of California's diverse population by lifting its state status to official unpaid like Lincoln's Birthday and Columbus Day.
In a blow to tens of thousands of low-income Californians newly enrolled in Medi-Cal under a provision in the Affordable Care Act, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have limited the state's seizure of assets from their estates after they die -- a legal wrinkle that most only discovered after they had signed up for the health care plan for the poor. "It is shocking that Gov. Brown has chosen to single out low-income seniors by forcing them into an involuntary loan for their health insurance," Campbell resident Anne-Louise Vernon, 60, a new Medi-Cal enrollee, said through tears Thursday night.
WEST COVINA >> A West Covina man died early Thursday morning when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle and hit a chain link fence. Joseph Louis Surita, 25, was pronounced dead at 1:53 a.m. at the scene of the crash at Barranca Street and Cameron Avenue, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Chief of Operations Craig Harvey said.
The San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership announced Monday a mid-year change of Executive Board Chairman for the 2014-2015 year. Richard Roche, AT&T Director of External Affairs stepped down as Chairman as of September 15, a role that is assumed by David Reyno, Foothill Transit Director of Government Affairs, and former Vice-Chair of the SGVEP Executive Board.
West Covina Unified School District Superintendent Debra Kaplan has announced she will retire from the district at the end of December. “I sincerely want to thank the Board of Education and the West Covina community for their support, but more importantly for providing me with the opportunity to try and make a difference in the lives of your children,” Kaplan said in a written statement.
Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center's religious school children participate in a daily evening service, on September 23, 2014 that included lessons of the Jewish High Holidays. It's more than just apples and honey, challah bread and shofar horns.