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Police arrest driver of stolen vehicle at gunpoint in Norwalk

By Christopher Yee|

Santa Fe Springs changes the rules on this type of development

SANTA FE SPRINGS >> Call it changing times: Get-tough rules designed to limit where self-storage businesses can locate are being eased in this industrial city. In 1974, the city banned self-storage units from all major highways, such as Im...

By Mike Sprague|

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  • Crime

    Police chase starts in Rancho Cucamonga, ends in Pasadena

    PASADENA >> A suspect in a truck hauling a small trailer reported stolen out of Pico Rivera led law enforcement officers on Monday on a nearly two-hour chase that began in San Bernardino County and ended in Pasadena. San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies began chasing the Ford pickup with a shell about 12:45 p.m. in Rancho Cucamonga and California Highway Patrol officers took over the pursuit as the suspect head west into Los Angeles County. The suspect drove on...

    By City News Service|

  • Automotive accidents

    Downey father killed in Angles Crest Highway motorcycle crash identified

    Loved ones are coming to grips with the sudden death of a Downey father of three who lost his life in a motorcycle crash in the Angeles National Forest north of La Canada Flintridge over the weekend. Marlon “Chris” Rivas, 42, died in the crash, which took place about 12:45 p.m. Saturday near

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  • Immigration policy

    Several LA-area DACA immigrants among those suing Trump administration

    SAN FRANCISCO — Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program shielding them from deportation. The lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco alleges the move violated the constitutional rights of immigrants who lack legal status and provided information about themselves to the U.S. government so they could participate in the...

    Staff and Wire Services|

  • Accidents

    Motorcyclist killed on 60 Freeway near Hacienda Heights identified as Chino man

    @RubyGonzales2 on Twitter The coroner’s office on Monday identified the motorcyclist killed in a weekend crash on the 60 Freeway near the border of Hacienda Heights and Industry. Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner’s office, said Tony Reyna, 50, of Chino was pronounced dead at the scene. The fatal crash occurred on the...

    Ruby Gonzales
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  • Automotive accidents

    Chino man killed in 60 Freeway motorcycle crash on Hacienda Heights-Industry border

    A Chino man died early Sunday morning in a chain-reaction motorcycle crash on the 60 Freeway on the border between Hacienda Heights and Industry, authorities said. The collision took place just before 4:30 a.m. on the westbound 60 Freeway, just east of Crossroads Parkway, according to California Highway Patrol...

    Brian Day
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  • Business

    Whoa: City of Industry’s 3,000 businesses generate more sales than entire countries

    The City of Industry’s 3,000 businesses generated roughly $31 billion in sales in 2016, a number that surpasses the gross domestic product of 100 countries, according to statistics released in a new economic report. If the city of 219 residents made it on to the World Bank’s GDP rankings, Industry would have the 95th largest economy, above Latvia and just shy of Bahrain. The new economic impact report released by the Emerson Consulting Group and commissioned by...

    Jason Henry
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  • Shootings

    Man shot while doing yard work in Norwalk

    An unidentified gunman shot and wounded another man as he performed yard work in a residential neighborhood in Norwalk on Sunday afternoon, officials said. The drive-by attack took place about 1:55 p.m. in the 12000 block of Cedarvale Street, just west of Norwalk Boulevard, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt.

    Brian Day
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  • Local governments

    Pasadena mayor walks, talks about possibly removing private equestrian clubs, camps from Arroyo Seco

    PASADENA >> Mayor Terry Tornek spoke frankly on Saturday about the problems of making even the slightest changes involving entrenched uses in the Arroyo Seco. He singled out three tenants doing business within the city’s Hahamongna Watershed Park in the upper Arroyo as examples: MACH 1, a group using horseback riding as therapy; Tom Sawyer Summer Camp, a day camp; and the Rose Bowl Riders (RBR), a private equestrian club on 7 acres. With about 40 people listening,...

    Steve Scauzillo
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  • Business

    Hollywood Bowl, a unique part of Southern California’s economy

    When you’re talking economy — at least in terms of Southern California’s economy — most people envision our iconic film and TV industry, our expanding tech sector, our massive manufacturing plants and the bustling activity at our twin ports. All of those are things are key pieces of what makes this place tick, no doubt about it. But another element of this financial juggernaut can be found in the world-class entertainment venues that are right in our...

    Kevin Smith
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  • Immigration

    Immigration talk was often heated, but social media experiment proves we CAN talk to one another

    Take an ex-trucker who blames illegal immigrants for his inability to find a job. Add in an undocumented immigrant who says that President Barack Obama’s executive action allowing her and other “Dreamers” to stay in the country changed her life. Put them both in a private Facebook group, along with 59 other Californians with strong views on immigration. Then ask them to talk about President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall, visa quotas, the DREAM Act and other...

    Alejandra Molina
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