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Santa’s cruising Monrovia in a firetruck, here’s how to catch him
The Monrovia Fire Department truck has an extra passenger this week: Santa Claus. Escorted by a police squad car playing Christmas carols over its speakers and a decorated sleigh from the city’s Public Works Department, Santa was seen Monday east of Myrtle Avenue, north of Foothill Boulevard, handin
Motorcyclist charged with killing passenger in Baldwin Park crash
A motorcyclist whose passenger died during a weekend crash in Baldwin Park was charged Tuesday, Dec. 18, with murder and vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Authorities also alleged that Sergio Cardenas, 56, of Los Angeles refused to take a chemical test, according to Ricardo Santiago, a spoke
Santa Is Coming To Monrovia: 2018 Santa Tours
From The City of Monrovia: This year marks the 20th year of the city's long tradition of celebrating the holiday season by touring Santa Claus around city streets on top of a fire engine. Escorted by a police car and a decorated public works sleigh, Santa will give candy canes to the public in the s
Man’s Conviction Upheld for Killings of Girlfriend’s Grandparents
A state appeals court panel has upheld a man’s conviction for the August 2010 stabbing deaths of his then-girlfriend’s grandparents, who were attacked in their bedroom in Rosemead.
Monrovia Student Accepted Into Tufts University
MONROVIA, CA – A Monrovia student is among the 1,500 undergrad students from around the world who were admitted to Tufts University 2022 class. Jonathan Yu, from Monrovia, is among Tufts' Class of 2022. Only 14.6 percent of students were accepted out of the record-breaking 21,501 total applications.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Monrovia Area
MONROVIA, CA — On the hunt for a new house, and want the latest listings on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? You've come to the right place! To save you some time, we've compiled the latest batch of five new listi
Body found in riverbed in South El Monte
A passerby discovered a body in the riverbed in South El Monte on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The Fire Department received a 911 call at 6:58 a.m. about a body floating in the riverbed near Peck Road and Durfee Avenue, said Los Angeles County Fire Department spokeswoman Vanessa Lozano.
Powerful Delta IV Heavy Rocket Set to Soar Over Southern California
A holiday light show might be on display Tuesday night when a rocket carrying a reconnaissance satellite into orbit is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County.
New Cannabis Testing Lab Opens in Monrovia
City Manager Oliver Chi noted in his Update this week announced that a cannabis testing lab was planning to open in the 1000 block of South Magnolia. LB PharmLabs has received it final State regulatory approvals needed to open the testing facility. According to the firm they provide the “cannabis in
Happy Holidays: DUI checkpoint set for El Monte on Friday
A DUI checkpoint is planned for Friday at an undisclosed location in El Monte. Officers at the checkpoint will also be checking that drivers are properly licensed, according to a El Monte Police Department release.
EXCLUSIVE: Los Angeles County District Attorney Reviewing Allegations of Election Fraud in Montebello
Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained documents through a public records request showing that several election fraud complaints were filed with the Norwalk Registrar-Recorder’s Office (NRR) two weeks before the November 6 Montebello City Council election.
Video shows white suspect punching Hispanic man in the throat after he orders food in Spanish
A man screamed ‘f—ing Mexican’ at a restaurant patron in Ontario, Canada, KTLA reports. 44-year-old Jose, had come into the Waba Grill off of Mountain Avenue around 1 p.m. during his lunch break. A stranger pushed him, causing him to fall to the ground.
Man dies in crash following deadly California rampage
PORTERVILLE, Calif. – A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California's Central Valley died Monday during a high-speed highway chase during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars, authorities said.
Baldwin Park Weather Still Delightful: Weekly Forecast
BALDWIN PARK, CA — We love living in SoCal, and this week is why. While others are slip sliding across their driveways it's all sunshine, big waves and sandy beaches. No precipitation throughout the week, with high temperatures rising to 80°F on Thursday.
Pasadena Man Who Smuggled Drugs to Detroit through LAX Sentenced to 13 Years in Federal Prison
A Pasadena man who organized large shipments of heroin and cocaine from Los Angeles to Detroit through LAX via airplane luggage received more than 13 years in prison Monday, federal prosecutors said.
Memories of Alhambra: Episode 5
Our gamer CEO realizes the terrifying realities of playing the game that had once exhilarated him with its magical possibilities. His past with his best friend-turned-nemesis comes to haunt him, and their hostility proves dangerous for both of them. Turns out that playing with fire magic doesn’t bod
Offender who skipped out on Long Beach re-entry program recaptured in Montebello
A man wanted by authorities after he ditched his Long Beach offender re-entry program was recaptured over the weekend in Montebello, authorities said. Reynaldo Campana Jr., 37, was spotted by a police officer standing near an intersection in the city about 3 p.m. Saturday, the California Department
Cardi B’s ex, Offset, crashed her concert to apologize. Her fans say it was ‘toxic’ and ‘harassment.’
Months of marital drama between two of pop music’s biggest personalities exploded into public view at the Rolling Loud Festival in Los Angeles on Saturday. For megastar Cardi B, the evening was supposed to be a milestone. Taking the stage at Banc of California Stadium, she was the first woman to hea
Community Pleads for Capture of Suspected Killer During Vigil for Mother, Daughter Strangled in Their Monrovia Apartment
Friends and family of a mother and daughter found strangled and beaten to death in their Monrovia apartment last week gathered for a vigil Wednesday as authorities continue to search for their suspected killer. Mary Beth McDade reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Dec. 12, 2018.
Baby, It's Kind Of Chilly Outside: Monrovia Weather Forecast
Today, mostly cloudy starting later this afternoon, continuing until tomorrow morning. Clear throughout the day. High 73, low 54. Chance of precipitation: 1%. Wind 2 mph from the ESE.