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  1. 2 stabbed in alleged hate crimes at Covina shopping center; suspect jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Whittier Daily News

    COVINA >> A La Puente resident and self-described El Monte gang member stabbed two black men late Saturday at a Covina shopping center in unprovoked attacks which police are investigating as hate crimes, authorities said. Louis Vasquez, 19, is accused of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, along with special allegations that the crime was a hate crime and gang-related, Covina police officials said.

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  2. Has it really been a year already?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

    Tuesday marks my one-year anniversary at the paper. It's hard to believe. It seems like just yesterday I was hopping in my car and making the 62-mile drive to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune in West Covina, where I worked for 25 years.

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  3. Man held in 'totally random' Covina stabbings, accused of hate crimeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A Latino man was arrested Saturday for allegedly stabbing two black men in the parking lot of a Covina shopping center, said police. Louis Vasquez, 19, of La Puente was booked on suspicion of attempted murder and a hate crime, police said.

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  4. Police: Covina Double Stabbing Under Investigation As Possible Hate CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | My FOX LA

    A suspected teenaged Latino gang member reportedly stabbed two black men in the parking lot of a Covina shopping center, and police Sunday said this was a hate crime based on race. Louis Vasquez, 19, of La Puente, reportedly slashed a 27-year-old man who was walking through a parking lot Saturday evening, at a shopping center in the 100 block of North Azusa Avenue.

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  5. Man changing flat tire killed by hit-and-run driver on 605 Freeway in IrwindaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... released the man's name because his relatives still need to be notified. He was only described as a 35-year-old West Covina resident. The fatal crash happened about 3:30 a.m. on the freeway, north of Rivergrade Road. Three lanes were closed for ...

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  6. South Hills High, Mesa Elementary evacuated due to bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    A Los Angeles County Sheriff patrol car drives south on Barranca Street between Cortez Street and Mesa Drive on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, after a bomb threat led to the evacuation and lockdown of South Hills High School and Mesa Elementary School in West Covina. WEST COVINA >> Officials evacuated South Hills High School and Mesa Elementary on Friday in response to a bomb threat against the high school, which ultimately proved unfounded, authorities said.

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  7. Defendant Marzet Farris testifies in murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Courier

    ... her." "We argued quite a bit," he said of his first visit to Prescott. He described how Laura asked him to drive to Covina, California, where Craig was staying, and kill him. Farris said he refused; he wanted her to leave her husband and seek a ...

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  8. South Hills High School In West Covina Evacuated After Bomb ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | My FOX LA

    A telephoned bomb threat received Friday resulted in the evacuation of South Hills High School in West Covina, police said. RELATED Teachers Arrested On Allegations Of Sex With High School Students At OC Beach The threat was received about 11:50 a.m., said West Covina police Cpl.

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  9. Lockdown at West Covina High School: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | NBC Los Angeles

    South Hills High School was on lockdown after someone sent in a threat, a West Covina Police Department spokesman said. Students were allowed to leave the school, according to a West Covina police tweet.

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  10. South Hills High sets parentsa meeting over sex allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... we move forward, to take questions and give parents a place to voice any concerns,” she said. At least seven Covina Valley Unified School District employees have come under scrutiny in the past month, with six actively being investigated for ...

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  11. Parents address concerns over South Hills High sex allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Whittier Daily News

    A parent criticizes the district officials over Facebook during a meeting to discuss the Covina Valley Unified School District and South Hills High Schools recent issues regarding the six people actively being investigated for various allegations, including two female teachers arrested for allegedly having sex with students at South Hills High School in West Covina, Calif., on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Parents packed a South Hills High gymnasium Thursday to get answers about a series of sexual allegations that put the West Covina school in the spotlight this month.

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  12. Parents Grill School Administrators Over Sex Scandal In West CovinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | CBS Local

    ... source for news coverage. KNX 1070 is one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has [...] WEST COVINA (CBSLA.com) - A meeting was hosted by school administrators Thursday for parents to address recent allegations against ...

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  13. California lawmaker aims to raise smoking age to 21Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Vallejo News

    ... to unravel the state's decades-long effort to reduce tobacco use. Democratic State Senator Ed Hernandez of West Covina, who chairs the chamber's health committee, brought the bill in hopes of keeping more teens from starting smoking. "We can no ...

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  14. Holocaust survivor shares experiences with students 70 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... after he passed away, I started speaking publicly,” Nasser told students at Sierra Vista Middle School in Covina Thursday. It was his 911th time speaking. Nasser wrote a book about his time in the concentration camps, “My Brother's ...

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  15. Irwindale stands by decision to reopen Olive Pit mining quarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... to reopen the rock quarry, which is bordered on three sides by residential neighborhoods in Baldwin Park and West Covina. In the lawsuit filed Jan. 5, Baldwin Park alleges the city-certified Environmental Impact Report is inadequate, and possibly in ...

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  16. Bill would raise California smoking age to 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | SFGate

    Legislation to raise the legal smoking age in California from 18 to 21 was introduced Thursday in the state Senate. Sen. Ed Hernandez , D-West Covina , said he had authored the bill in an effort to "severely limit teen access to tobacco products," and thus reduce addiction rates.

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  17. Legislation would raise smoking age in California from 18 to 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Los Angeles Times

    Alarmed by the prevalence of tobacco use among teenagers, state Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) introduced legislation Thursday that would raise the legal minimum smoking age in California from 18 to 21. Hernandez, who is an optometrist, has ...

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

    Thursday Jan 29 | 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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  19. Broner Says He 'Can't Wait To Fight Maidana Again'Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Boxing Scene

    Adrien Broner indicated on a conference call Tuesday that he'll pursue a rematch against Marcos Maidana after he fights John Molina. Cincinnati's Broner and Molina , of Covina, Calif., are scheduled to square off March 7 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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  20. West Covina Police Hope Photo Will Lead Them To Hit-And-Run SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | CBS Local

    ... source for news coverage. KNX 1070 is one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has [] WEST COVINA (CBSLA.com) - West Covina police hope a photo will help lead them to a driver suspected of plowing into a pedestrian and ...

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