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  1. Charter Oaks advances to semifinals of San Dimas softball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    Charter Oak's Marissa Chavez is mobbed by teammates after hitting a two run home run as El Rancho catcher Dominique Jimenez walks back to her position in the first inning of quarterfinal San Dimas Softball Tournament game at Charter Oak High School in Covina, Calif., on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Charter Oak won 4-3 in 5 innings.

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  2. Hepburn, Rosales share edge in La Verne election early resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... always felt this is where people can have the most impact.” Rosales, a Vietnam War veteran and retired Covina Police Department sergeant who was first elected to the council four years ago, sought a second term on the council. Council ...

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  3. Covina police arrest three in drug searchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    At about 4 p.m., members of the Covina Police Department Special Enforcement Team served a warrant at a home in the 16000 block of Bellbrook Street, according to a department press release. Detectives arrested two men and a woman who were in the home and booked them at the city jail, the release said.

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  4. DA: South Hills teacher was a matchmakera for her colleague, teen boy at beach partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    A 38-year-old South Hills High teacher played "matchmaker" for her 30-year-old colleague and a 17-year-old boy at a beach sex party where the women shared vials of cocaine and bottles of alcohol, according to an Orange County prosecutor. Melody Lippert, 38, of Covina, allegedly facilitated a sexual relationship between Michelle Ghirelli, 30, of West Covina, and a 17-year-old student, prosecutor Kristin Bracic said.

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  5. 'There was a lot of confusion about who was who': Two female...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... in sexual acts with a 17-year-old Case: Melody Lippert (left), 38, and Michelle Ghirelli (right), 30, both from Covina, were arrested last month over sexual assault allegations but were not charged initially as prosecutors could not link them to one ...

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  6. Adrien Broner vs. John Molina: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV InfoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    ... will be convincing observers that he can still measure up against elite opposition. 2014 was a bad year for the Covina, California, native. He lost a brutal bout to Lucas Martin Matthysse via 11th-round knockout in April. Molina managed to knock ...

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  7. Covina police officers give back on the court in school basketball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pasadena Star-News

    Covina Police Officer Steven Hickey coaches the Willow Wild Cats in Charter Oak Unified School District's Tournament Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Royal Oak Intermediate in Covina. COVINA >> If it weren't for his uniform, the sixth-grade boys on Badillo Elementary School's basketball team would have no idea that Louis Spindola is a Covina police officer.

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  8. Two California teachers plead not guilty in sex wi...Read the original story

    Yesterday | WHTC

    ... in a case that gained prominence after one of their colleagues, a teacher at South Hills High School in suburban West Covina, came to their defense on social media and was suspended by his school district for appearing to blame the students ...

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  9. Part time South Hills High wrestling coach to face sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WEST COVINA >> A part-time girl's wrestling coach at South Hills High School accused of having sex with a 17-year-old girl will be in court Friday. Anthony Vidales, 30, of Covina will be arraigned at Pomona Superior Court on charges of unlawful sexual intercourse and possessing child pornography, said Sarah Ardalani, spokeswoman for the District Attorney's Office.

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  10. Teacher Accused of Giving Teens Drugs and Having Sex with 17-Year-Old ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Two former Covina-Valley Unified School District teachers who allegedly took underage students on a San Clemente camping trip and supplied them with alcohol and marijuana pleaded not guilty today to felony sex charges. Melody Suzanne Lippert, 38, of Covina, is accused of playing "matchmaker" for co-defendant Michelle Louise Ghirelli, 30, of West Covina, who is charged with having sex with a 17-year-old boy during the camping trip at San Clemente State Beach, according to Deputy District Attorney Kristin Bracic.

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  11. UC executive salary caps proposed in new billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... means more resources will be available for students,” said Assembly member Roger Hernández, D-West Covina. “This bill is directed towards a very small percentage of UC employees that take up a large portion of the UC budget, ...

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  12. Former Teachers Plead Not Guilty To Felony Sex Charges For San Clemente Beach PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    NEWPORT BEACH - Two former Covina-Valley Unified School District teachers pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony sex charges in connection with a San Clemente camping trip involving underage students, alcohol and drugs. Melody Suzanne Lippert, 28, of Covina, is accused of playing "matchmaker" for co-defendant Michelle Louise Ghirelli, 30, of West Covina, who is charged with having sex with a 17-year-old boy during the camping trip at San Clemente State Beach, according to Deputy District Attorney Kristin Bracic.

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  13. Covina denies Edna Place housing project after threatened lawsuit forces another voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Covina's city council Tuesday shot down a plan for 67-homes in an Edna Place industrial park for a second time. The council recast their votes after the developer Gran Covina LLC threatened to sue the city for not properly holding their last public hearing, but the outcome remained the same.

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  14. Covina-Valley teachers plea not guilty to sex, cocaine chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    Two South Hills High School teachers pleaded not guilty Wednesday to allegations that they gave students cocaine and had sex with them during a weekend beach party. Michelle Ghirelli, 30, of West Covina, and Melody Lippert, 38, of Covina, each could receive more than a decade in state prison if convicted.

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  15. California to audit finances of Central Basin Municipal Water DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    COMMERCE – The state Legislature's Joint Audit Committee Wednesday ordered an audit of the embattled Central Basin Municipal Water District . Assembly members Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, and Anthony Rendon, D-South Gate, and state Sens. Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina, and Ricardo Lara, D--Long Beach, asked for the audit in a letter to the committee. 1 comment

  16. Two California teachers plead not guilty in sex with student caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... in a case that gained prominence after one of their colleagues, a teacher at South Hills High School in suburban West Covina, came to their defense on social media and was suspended by his school district for appearing to blame the students ...

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  17. Lawmakers announce renewed push for Medi-Cal fundingRead the original story

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... card should ensure access." It's unclear how much the legislation would cost taxpayers. Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) said estimates are still being developed, but the final price tag could be at least $5 billion. That's likely to be far more ...

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  18. 2 Covina teachers deny having sex with students on camping trip at San Clemente beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wave

    Two former Covina-Valley Unified School District teachers who originally were charged with misdemeanors after being accused to giving alcohol to underage students on a San Clemente camping trip pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony sex charges. Melody Suzanne Lippert, 38, of Covina, is accused of playing "matchmaker" for co-defendant Michelle Louise Ghirelli, 30, of West Covina, who is charged with having sex with a 17-year-old boy on the December camping trip, according to Deputy District Attorney Kristin Bracic.

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  19. Teachers to Be Arraigned for Alleged Booze and Drug Sex Romp with Students at San Clemente BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    Two former Covina-Valley Unified School District teachers who were originally charged with misdemeanors for allegedly supplying booze to underage students on a San Clemente camping trip are expected to be arraigned today on felony sex charges. Melody Suzanne Lippert, 38, of Covina, is accused of playing "matchmaker" for co-defendant Michelle Louise Ghirelli, 30, of West Covina, who is charged with having sex with a 17-year-old boy, according to Deputy District Attorney Kristin Bracic.

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  20. Booze, COCAINE Fueled Female Teachers' Beach Sex Romps With Male High Schoolers, Cops SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Caller

    Fresh revelations continue to trickle out about the female teacher and female staffer at South Hills High School in West Covina, Calif. who were arrested in January for allegedly enjoying sex romps on the beach with male students during an overnight camping trip.

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