Fire Fighters from Monterey Park have been helping out this past week with the Sand Fire in Santa Clarita, protecting homes and structures,
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), who represents Monterey Park and many cities in the West San Gabriel Valley, will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday, July 27th in the evening. Rep. Chu is appearing as part of a speaking slot with other Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Members of Congress. Rep. Chu released the following statement:
Santa Clarita -- A brush fire started at 2:11 p.m. on July 22, 2016 at northbound 14 freeway and Sand Canyon Road in Santa Clarita and as of 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 25, had burned 33,000 acres (51 square miles),18 structures and there is one fatality of a civilian, according to a County of Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson. The fast burning fire is moving mainly toward Angeles National Forest and there is 10 percent containment. Temperatures were more than 100 degrees in the fire area with some winds when it started and the fire is under investigation. It was reported by a fire spokesperson that the fire is consuming about 10,000 football fields in size per day, although he said they have been able to save about 2,000 homes with a great cooperative effort of police and fire agencies.
The July 2016 edition of the Monterey Park and West Valley Journal is now available online. This month's issues features comments by Police Chief Jim Smith on the recent shootings of police officers and a list of the Mark Keppel High School Class of 2016. Just CLICK HERE and you can read the Journal on your computer desk top. Printed copies will be availalble Monday afternoon.
Senator Carol Liu and Assemblymember Ed Chau are hosting a free Senior Scam Stopper Seminar on August 5th from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Crowell Public Library
The search for digital critters from the mysterious Internet creation, "Pokeyman Go," has spread to cities and counties throughout the United States where thousands are involved in the hunt. It has finally arrived in San Gabriel Valley in the form of scores of people wandering around parks, streets, city halls looking for the prize catches and gain points.