A Southern California cop stole the life savings of his own father, prosecutors say.
The Irwindale officer, 47-year-old Dennis Alva, pleaded not guilty to grand theft, second-degree burglary and elder abuse today, the L.A. County District Attorney's office announced:
'Tis the season to be jolly, yes, but try not to do your fa-la-la-la-laing in a jail cell.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department this week previewed the anti-DUI can of whoopass it's unveiling for the holidays, starting this weekend. It's massive:
It was a bad year for orange fruit (papayas, cantaloupes) and leafy greens (especially romaine). Ground turkey took a big hit (36 million pounds recalled), and raw milk products were pulled from shelves. Here's a look back at 2011 in food recalls, a year of E. coli conundrums, Listeria hysteria and ... More >>
The SoCal Edison office where the shooting occurred -- part of the San Gabriel Valley Corporate CampusA shooting at the Irwindale branch of Southern California Edison -- located at 4900 Rivergrade Road -- has taken multiple victims, KTLA reports. And the San Gabriel Valley Tribune identifies ... More >>
FDAToss your salad.
Irwindale-based Ready Pac Foods Inc. is recalling 5,379 cases of bagged salad products containing romaine lettuce because they may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria, Reuters reports.
The voluntary recall includes a dozen different salad products including Caesar salad ... More >>
‚ÄčTap water has a bad rap these days. And in many cases, for good reason.
There's an awful lot of groundwater contamination out there.
But for those folks living in the San Gabriel Valley who - God forbid - like being able to actually drink their tap water, there was a splash of good news today ... More >>
Facebook28-year-old Jamie JonesA double accident on the 210 East in the wee hours this morning took the life of 28-year-old Jamie Angelina Jones, a Rialto resident who had been riding in the passenger seat of a 2008 Kia.
California Highway Patrol officers tell City News Service that, at abou ... More >>
Google MapsThe Crenshaw Boulevard exit where a crashed car burst into flames this morningUpdated with correction, re: the number of people injured. More details about the burn victim and freeway reopening after the jump. Originally posted at 8:21 a.m.
When California Highway Patrol officers ... More >>
‚ÄčAll Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go. From the original newspaper quote: "Life-long Irwindale resident Linda Marez was excited enough about the Raiders announced move to Irwindale, that she had a T-shirt printed to welcome them to her town." The move never happened.LA Herald-Examiner/LAPL
Some Came Running Kenya's Wesley Korir set a finish-time record for the 24th Los Angeles Marathon, which got very lucky with cool weather despite its latest start yet in the calendar. L.A. TimesFootball Prospect Shot Dead Dannie Farber Jr., a promising football player who had just graduated from Nar ... More >>
Chris Brown Deal in the Works? R&B singer Chris Brown's attorney, Mark Geragos, may be close to making a plea deal with the District Attorney's office regarding the charges Brown faces in the alleged beating of singer-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown's arraignment has been scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday. ... More >>
Today City of Industry's city council rubber-stamped approval of a plan to build a football stadium on vacant land near the nexus of the 60 and 57 Freeways. The vote followed Tuesday's victory of a $150 million bond measure, which was passed by 60 of Industry's 82 registered voters. The build- ... More >>