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  1. Rialto men acquitted of murder, convicted of DUI for fatal Christmas Day crash in West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    LOS ANGELES >> A jury acquitted two men of murder but convicted them of drunken driving-related charges Friday in connection with an alleged street racing crash that left a 90-year-old West Covina woman dead on Christmas Day in 2012, authorities said. Vincent Lopez, 31, and Victor Hugo Sanchez, 36, both of Rialto, were each charged with murder, along with DUI, in connection with the crash at Lark Ellen and Merced avenues that claimed the life of Celia La Torre, who was riding as a passenger in a van driven by her son after picking her up from a local hospital.

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  2. Apple-picking season in Oak Glen is ripe for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... Family traditions are strong in Oak Glen, including the bonds of the families who visit. The Esqueda family from West Covina head to Oak Glen every year, led by Fabian and Aracely who have their daughters Alana and Ariana in tow. This year, while ...

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  3. Long, strange trips up and down the hillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Hesperia Star

    ... 8 a.m. start, but Dan wasn't prepared for the difference that would make in his commute. When I was commuting to West Covina, my life was made easier by my start time - 9:30 a.m. If I left by 8:15 or 8:20, I knew I could make it there by 9:30 a.m. ...

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  4. 10 More Elected Officials, 7 Community Groups Announce Opposition to...Read the original story

    Thursday | PressReleasePoint

    ... (D-San Jose) and Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) join Assemblymembers John Perez (D-Los Angeles), Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina), Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley), Kevin Mullin (D-South San Francisco), Philip Ting (D-San Francisco), Mike Gatto (D-Los ...

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  5. Simplicity Bancorp, Inc. Declares Quarterly DividendRead the original story

    Thursday | GlobeNewswire

    ... Bancorp, Inc. is the parent corporation for Simplicity Bank, a federally chartered savings bank headquartered in Covina, California. The Bank operates seven branches in California, as well as a statewide network of 45 ATMs. Simplicity Bancorp, Inc. ...

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  6. Friday football preview: Covina, Northview meet with league title implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Covina could have made the set up for its rivalry showdown epic if it had beaten San Dimas last week. Instead, the Colts are now in a fight for their playoff lives with an outside shot of a league title if they're able to spring the upset on Friday.

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  7. Out of the MorgueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Great Bend Tribune

    ... in 1952, and he did make it back from service, taking part in VFW boxing activities, marrying and settling in West Covina, Calif. Bond issue sought The annual November election was only a few days away, so then as now the pages of The Tribune were ...

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  8. Jury weighs fate of two drivers in West Covina speed racing crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Jurors continued deliberations Wednesday in the case of two drivers accused of killing a 90-year-old woman while street racing in West Covina two years ago Christmas day. Celia La Torre had just been released from a local hospital and was in the back of a van in a wheelchair.

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  9. Salo-Salo Grill a popular restaurant for Filipino fare in West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... Fiesta Sa Barrio, Manila Sunset and, because of my most recent visit, Salo-Salo Grill. Salo-Salo Grill sits in a West Covina mini-mall (that also features a branch of Manila Sunset) and serves food that just boggles my mind. As I sat in Salo-Salo ...

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  10. Covina man accused of DUI in 57 Freeway crash in Diamond BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... University of California, Irvine Medical Center with injuries described as minor to moderate. Edgar Rodriguez, 26, of Covina, is suspected of being drunk as he drove his Toyota Camry up the 57 Freeway approaching the stopped Kia, Van Valkenburgh ...

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  11. CHP selfies sex scandal gives California a new faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... where I formed that impression. I can vividly remember speeding over, across or down Kellogg Hill between Pomona and Covina one time in the mid-80s and getting pulled over by a ChiP. After going through the script: “Licence and registration ...

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  12. HomeStreet, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2014 ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Business Wire

    HomeStreet, Inc. , the parent company of HomeStreet Bank , today announced net income of $5.0 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2014, compared to net income of $9.4 million, or $0.63 per share, for the second quarter of 2014 and net income of $1.7 million, or $0.11 per share, for the third quarter of 2013. On September 29, 2014, HomeStreet announced plans to merge with Simplicity Bancorp, Inc., a Maryland corporation and savings and loan holding company headquartered in Covina, California.

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  13. Covina doctor indicted in federal drug trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Whittier Daily News

    A doctor from Covina has pleaded not guilty to a 31-count federal drug trafficking case that could land him more than 300 years in prison, authorities said. Dr. Daniel Cham, 47, entered his plea Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles, U.S. Department of Justice officials said in a written statement.

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  14. Covina Man Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Fiery 2-Vehicle CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | CBS Local

    ... that a victim had been stopped on the right shoulder in a 2010 Kia Forte, officers explained. Edgar Rodriguez of Covina was traveling Northbound in a 2003 Toyota Camry towards in the victim at an unknown speed. Rodriguez's vehicle drifted onto the ...

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  15. Covina man accused of DUI in major injury crash on 57 Freeway in Diamond BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... University of California, Irvine Medical Center with injuries described as minor to moderate. Edgar Rodriguez, 26, of Covina, is suspected of being drunk as he drove his Toyota Camry up the 57 Freeway approaching the stopped Kia, Van Valkenburgh ...

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  16. CA Dr. Allegedly Issued Over 42,000 Illegal Narcotic Prescriptions,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Breitbart.com

    Arrested at his Covina residence Wednesday afternoon, San Gabriel Valley physician Dr. Daniel Cham faces a 31-count indictment that alleges the doctor illegally distributed drugs including potent, addictive narcotic painkillers and muscle relaxers to the tune of over 42,000 illegal prescriptions and then laundered the proceeds. At an arraignment held Thursday, the 47-year-old Cham pled not guilty to charges of federal drug trafficking, money laundering, fraud, and making false statements to authorities, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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  17. Shots fired in West Covina; no injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The attack took place just after 1 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Eldred Avenue, West Covina police Lt. Dennis Patton said.

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  18. Cross country: Austin Tamagno of Brea Olinda sets course record at Mt. SACRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... tional. He won his sweepstakes race in 14:23.2, breaking the old record of 14:24 set in 2005 by Diego Mercado of West Covina and tied in 2010 by Amar Mousa of Arcadia.

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  19. 85C Bakery Cafe inaugurates store for California customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | The China Post

    ... in California. Before 2013, Gourmet Master only ran three outlets in California: in Irvine, Hacienda Heights and Covina. But the company has been gearing up to extend its reach in California in the past two years after the establishment of a central ...

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  20. Ghosts, ghouls creep out for Halloween hunt at Galster Park in West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    West Covina will host its annual Ghoster Park Halloween Hunt at Galster Wilderness Park from 7 to 10 p.m. The holiday event will offer costume contests, crafts and games, but most people come for Trail of Terror, a guided tour through the nature center where ghosts and goblins lurk in the moonlit shadows. The event is free and appropriate for anyone, but adult chaperones are recommended for young kids who dare to walk the Trail of Terror.

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