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Wednesday afternoon QB, Montebello edition

Welcome to the machine. Machine politics came to Montebello Tuesday night and took out a pair of incumbents who saw it coming too late and were swamped by better organization, more money and real ideas. First of all I believe … Continue reading

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Wednesday morning QB (West Covina edition)

The West Covina City Council election couldn’t have been more predictable. If you think Roger Hernandez was going to lose you haven’t been paying close enough attention to West Covina politics. In my opinion, Hernandez represents a good chunk of … Continue reading

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This is a past photo, but the water still flows in West Covina, according to reporter Frank Girardot.

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R.I.P.

A local soldier was killed in Iraq Jun. 28. La Verne resident Cory F. Hiltz, 20, was a private 1st class for the U.S. Army. He was with the 2nd BN, 12th Infantry Reg, 2d Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry … Continue reading

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Glasman Chronicles

We’re not going to write anything else on Arnold Alvarez-Glasman. We’ll just refer people to Foothill. OK. I’m only kidding. We’ll be back.

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Urban Honking. cool.

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Mayor Sam pulls a Glasman from the archives

Blog Mayor Sam’s Sister City notes how ‘Alvarez-Glasman’ came to be. – Los Angeles Times, November 30, 1989 GLASMAN ADDS MOTHER’S MAIDEN NAME TO STRESS HIS LATINO HERITAGE By TINA GRIEGO “MONTEBELLO– Arnold Glasman said it was the letter that … Continue reading

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“”No Confidence in our Legislators?” response

I’m not saying I agree, but David “Dave” Siegrist, of El Monte is persuasive in his argument dealing with this post. “Since so many legislators are beholden to the “rich and powerful,” why are we so surprised about the continually … Continue reading

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33,000 flushes and counting

The latest from our water reporter. ” Treated water continued to pour Wednesday from an open pipe at Service Road and West Covina Parkway in West Covina. Officials from Valley County Water District say they are waiting on certification from … Continue reading

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A Monrovia bobcat

New blog plans to post picture a day in Monrovia. (h/t) foothill cities

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