El Monte residents to go to the polls in November to extend the half-cent tax

By Christopher Yee|

Court rules Montebello Unified can postpone school board election to 2018

Against a backlash, Montebello Unified School Board members will keep their seats for another year after a judge ruled the district may put off elections until 2018 to coincide with statewide elections. The decision stands in opposition to the w...

By Hayley Munguia|


  • Elections

    Baldwin Park councilwoman, former state Assemblyman, union organizer to run for San Gabriel Valley’s state senate seat

    With the 2018 primary elections about a year away, three Democrats have begun campaigning to represent the San Gabriel Valley in the state Senate. Baldwin Park Councilwoman Susan Rubio, Los Angeles Community College District Board Trustee and former state Assemblyman Mike Eng and union organizer Ruben Sierra, of Alhambra, are running for the 22nd Senate District. The district — which includes the cities of Alhambra, Monterey Park, San Gabriel, Rosemead, El Monte, South El...

    Stephanie K. Baer

  • Special elections

    South El Monte to fill vacant seat by appointment, hold special election in November

    SOUTH EL MONTE >> The City Council decided Tuesday to appoint a resident to fill the seat left after its former mayor resigned amid a corruption scandal last year, until a special election can be held Nov. 7, 2017. Based on state law, the term for the appointee can only last until the next municipal general election, said Alex Olvera, manager of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s election information and preparation division. Faced with a...

    Christopher Yee

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