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Covina

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  • Green Team saves school thousands

    Green Team saves school thousands
    NEWPORT BEACH — Mariners Elementary School's effort to lower electricity use by turning off lights and unplugging unused gadgets has resulted in lower electricity consumption — and bills. The Newport Beach school is one of 14 in the Newport-...
  • Budget Woes May Keep Some Cities Out of Rose Parade

    Budget Woes May Keep Some Cities Out of Rose Parade
    GLENDALE (KTLA) -- Budget woes may prevent some cities in Southern California from participating in the Rose Parade in 2012. West Covina has already said it will not be able to afford a Rose Parade float, and Glendale may soon follow suit, the Los...
  • Different game, same results

    Traci Weamer doesn't even own a TV, but she'll be on it Sunday. Airing all day Sunday on the CBS Sports Network will be The Alt Games: College Action Sports Championships, and Weamer — a 2009 graduate of Concordia University in Irvine —...
  • Concern grows for young survivors of Covina shooting victims

    Concern grows for young survivors of Covina shooting victims
    Surviving family members Sunday were grappling with how to best care for the victims' children after a Christmas Eve slaying in Covina that left nine people dead. At least 13 young people were orphaned after the shooting and two others lost one parent,...
  • Covina arrests mystify a neighborhood

    Covina arrests mystify a neighborhood
    The residents of North Monte Verde Drive, a stretch of oak-shaded suburban calm in the Covina area, normally would feel safe knowing that two off-duty police officers were visiting the neighborhood. Not this time. These officers were far from home --...
  • After Christmas Eve killings in Covina, grief

    The Ortega home, a tidy, one-story structure at the end of a Covina cul-de-sac, had been at the center of so many family events: pizza nights, poker parties and an annual Christmas Eve party where the large, close-knit family gathered to celebrate the...
  • Covina's 'Santa Claus' gunman was described by acquaintances as smart and generous but 'quirky'

    Bruce Jeffrey Pardo stopped by the Montrose Bakery and Cafe about noon on Christmas Eve, said Henry Baeza, the cafe's owner. Pardo, who lived in the neighborhood just around the corner from Baeza, was a regular customer who liked to sit at a table by the...
  • Covina rampage has reverberations in two countries

    As they had for years, the two families -- one in the city of Torreon in Mexico, the other in Covina -- called each other late Christmas Eve on a two-way radio. In Covina, about 25 people -- Joseph and Alicia Ortega, their five children and their...
  • Pardo intended to kill others, police say

    Pardo intended to kill others, police say
    Covina police said Monday they believe that Bruce Pardo, who killed nine people at a Christmas Eve party, also intended to kill his mother and his estranged wife's attorney. Lt. Pat Buchanan said Pardo had had a falling out with his mother and felt she...
  • A case so tragic, Covina police will never forget

    A case so tragic, Covina police will never forget
    Covina Police Chief Kim Raney was relaxing at home with his family around midnight on Christmas Eve. Lt. Tim Doonan was making late-night preparations for the holiday morning. And Det. Dan Regan was in bed, just starting to doze off. Then their phones...
  • Tax panel official Parrish in uphill fight against Atty. Gen. Lockyer for treasurer

    Claude Parrish likes to say he's been named treasurer of just about everything he's been involved in, from the Echo Park Coin Club to the Republican Party of Los Angeles County. But the 59-year-old Parrish, a member of the powerful if obscure state Board...
  • Creating clarity from confusion

    To the post office, it's just Compton. To the U.S. Census Bureau, it's no place at all, an orphaned pocket of houses too small even to have a name. But to the three women chatting outside their homes on neatly trimmed Zamora Avenue, their...