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  • Finch Stole Two Cadillacs, Went to Las Vegas

     
    Betty Jean Behr shows a photo of victim Barbara Jean Finch. What to do with the radioactive waste piling up in Long Beach? Dump it in the ocean! March 22, 1960: A judge rules that Long Beach has no right to oppose an atomic waste facility, saying that...
  • Two charged in fraud aimed at Southern California's Spanish-speaking community

     
    The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed civil charges against two Southern California men for allegedly running a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that targeted the Spanish-speaking community, the commission announced Monday. Acting at the...
  • L.A. city administrator gets 3 years' probation on drunk-driving charge

     
    Los Angeles City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana on Tuesday pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and was sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to pay $1,737 in fines and penalties. Santana, 40, was.......
  • Nurses at 9 Southern California hospitals announce plans to strike

     
    A union representing 13,000 nurses at nine Southern California hospitals announced Friday that they intend to strike June 10 if they do not reach agreement with hospital officials on their contracts. The strike would include nurses from all University of....
  • Second person fatally hit by Southern California train

     
    Hours after a freight train struck a pedestrian in Oceanside and crippled commuter train traffic in Orange County, another line was suspended Wednesday when a Metrolink train struck and killed someone in Covina. Metrolink spokeswoman Angie Starr said...
  • Walnut brush fire knocked down with no damage to homes

     
    Los Angeles County firefighters Tuesday made quick work of a brush fire in Walnut that burned about five acres and threatened several homes for a short time. The fire broke out about 5:30 p.m. in a West Covina basin, then......
  • State attorney general probes more high salaries across California [Updated]

     
    A top administrator in Alameda County, the retired city manager in Vernon and a public hospital executive earning more than $800,000 are among the local government officials whose pay and pension are being cited by Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown as......
  • Twenty indicted in fake marriage, drug trafficking scheme

     
    Twenty people were indicted by federal authorities in a scheme in which foreigners allegedly used sham marriages to obtain green cards to further a drug dealing operation, authorities said Wednesday. Dubbed Operation Paint it Black, the 19-count grand...
  • Around & About Calendar of Events

    CLASSES Hula lessons — Six-week session on Wednesday nights, June 23-July 28. Andrea Strassburg will teach the hula classes at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. Students will learn up to three complete dances by the end of the session. Cost:...
  • Around & About

    CLASSES Teen training program—Tuesdays and Thursdays. Verdugo Hills Hospital's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will be offering teen training classes for boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 18 to help teens increase...
  • L.A. County election results

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || Azusa || || Mayor || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ || 100% precincts reporting || Votes || % || || Joseph R. Rocha* || 2,278 || 100 || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || City Council || +++++...
  • Walnut Fire Contained, 2 Firefighters Hurt

    Walnut Fire Contained, 2 Firefighters Hurt
    WALNUT -- Los Angeles County firefighters Tuesday made quick work of a brush fire in Walnut that burned about five acres and threatened several homes for a short time. The fire broke out about 5:30 p.m. in a West Covina basin, then ran up a ridge to a...