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Baldwin Park Unified Students Praised For AP Success

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By William Diepenbrock Baldwin Park – 104 students at Baldwin Park Unified’s two comprehensive high schools are being honored as AP Scholars by the College Board for their stellar success on Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The exams are the culmination of the College Board’s AP program, that is designed to give high school students the […]

Baldwin Park Unified Expands STEM

District partners with Cal Poly Pomona College of Engineering to strengthen career pathways   Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Baldwin Park Unified is expanding its partnership with Project Lead The Way (PLTW) – the nation’s leading provider of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum – to deepen student opportunities for career and college pathways. […]

Baldwin Park Father Sentenced For Son’s Murder

  Staff Reports Baldwin Park – A 34-year old man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after being convicted of murdering his 20-month old son. According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, jurors deliberated on Tues., July 21 for about an hour before finding David Paz Vasquez guilty of […]

Baldwin Park Unified Invests In STEM

District adopts a local accountability plan to prepare students for college and careers   Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Baldwin Park Unified will invest in a host of programs in 2015-16 – including an International Baccalaureate program, an alternative learning academy, STEM programs and added rigor for Advanced Placement and honors classes – to prepare […]

Baldwin Park Playful City USA

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City’s Playability Recognized Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Baldwin Park is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the seventh time.  The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. Baldwin Park is proud to be selected once again as a leader in creating […]

Baldwin Park Unified Runs E-Textbook And Chromebook Pilot

Just four U.S. school districts chosen to try out system Staff Reports Baldwin Park – The first of two electronic textbook pilot efforts at Baldwin Park Unified has returned overwhelming praise for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt materials used on Google Chromebooks, according to District leaders. Some 36 8th Graders at Sierra Vista Middle School, and 30 […]

Baldwin Park Shooting Investigation

Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives are continuing to assist the Baldwin Park Police Department in the investigation of circumstances regarding the shooting death of a 37-year old man in the 3800 block of Cosbey Street, in Baldwin Park. Detectives have learned that on Mon., Apr. 20 at approximately 8:19 p.m., Baldwin Park […]

Baldwin Park Proposes Work Center

Staff Reports Baldwin Park – If all goes according to plan, local residents may be on their way toward a few job leads by the end of summer. The possibility comes with great relief to Nick Hernandez, 27, who has recently become unemployed. “Everyone needs help during unemployment because it could be a trying and […]

Baldwin Park Eastside Little League Beats Washington State-On Track to World Series

BY CECELIA BERNAL Baldwin Park – The Big League Softball team (girls age 15-18) from Baldwin Park Eastside Little League are strong competitors on track to the Softball Little League World Series.  After winning the District 19 All Star Tournament and, last week, winning the Southern California Divisional All Star Championship, on Sunday they began competing for […]

Diamond Bar Woman Dies At Scene

By Anthony Saude   Diamond Bar – It was 3 am on Saturday morning October 28, when two people were killed and another injured in a suspected alcohol related automobile accident on the 57 freeway in Diamond Bar. The woman who was the passenger in the 2014 Toyota Corolla involved in the accident was identified on […]

Public Invited to Workshops on Mt. SAC Master Plan

By Mt. SAC  WALNUT- Mt. San Antonio College will kicked-off a collaborative community effort to develop a new Educational and Facilities Master Plan by encouraging the public to attend one of eight community workshops throughout Mt. SAC’s District, beginning Feb. 23. Hosted by members of Mt. SAC’s Board of Trustees, the public workshops are the […]

BPUSD’s Rubio Accused of Violating Board Policies, Recall Suggested

Photo courtesy: Blancarubio.com Blanca Rubio, a Baldwin Park Unified School District board member, was recently accused of violating board policies at a BPUSD board meeting.

By D. Radillo Baldwin Park – During a February school board meeting, Baldwin Park Unified School District (BPUSD) board member, Blanca Rubio, was accused by a 33-year employee of violating school board policies and a laundry list of wrongdoings, which include: her husband was given a job and promotion; for allegedly covering up his arrest […]

Mt. SAC Forensics Team Takes Second at Nationals

By Mike Taylor Walnut–– The Mt. San Antonio College Forensics Team took second place overall at the 2016 Phi Rho Pi National Tournament held recently in Costa Mesa, with students winning five gold medals, seven silver medals, and 12 bronze medals. More than 500 students from 64 colleges throughout the nation competed. Mt. SAC’s Jacqueline […]

Mt. SAC Students Win 14 Medals at HOSA State Competition

Health career students advance to national competition in June By Mike Taylor Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College health career students won a total of 14 medals, including seven gold medals and seven silver medals, at the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) state leadership conference held April 6–10 in Anaheim. More than 2,500 students […]

4 Arrested for Credit Card Fraud

Staff Reports CHINO HILLS – Four suspects were arrested Nov. 17 for credit card sham at a Chino Hills business. According to detective, Silvano Flores Orozco, Celene Rodriguez, and Juan Rodriguez were captured on video surveillance at a business in Chino Hills using fraudulent credit cards. During the investigation, detectives identified one of the male […]

Pomona Police Conduct Major Crime Sweep

Staff Reports POMONA – This past weekend, the Pomona Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force (M.C.T.F.) coordinated a multi-agency enforcement operation named “Home for the Holidays.” The purpose of the annual holiday operation was to reduce criminal activity in high crime areas within Pomona. According to police reports, 30 probation and 20 parole compliance checks […]

CHP Officer Shot During Traffic Stop

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Fontana man charged with attempted murder of a Peace Officer Staff Reports Baldwin Park – In the early morning hours of Sept. 11, CHP Baldwin Park area Officers conducted an enforcement stop on a Cadillac Escalade for an impaired driving investigation. During the stop, the driver attempted to murder the officer by firing a semi-automatic, […]

San Gabriel Valley Organizations Honored

Photo Courtesy: KP Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Leadership congratulates some of the grant recipients whose programs improve access to primary and specialty health care services throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

Kaiser Permanente BPMC Awards Nearly $300,000 in Community Benefit Grants Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center recently hosted a Community Benefit Partner Reception to award and recognize 34 local nonprofit organizations from the San Gabriel Valley with community benefit grants totaling close to $300,000. “Kaiser Permanente is driven by our […]

Walnut: Big Wins For Mt. SAC Students

By Mike Taylor Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College vocational education student, Troy Majeska, won a silver medal at the SkillsUSA 51st Annual National Leadership Conference competition, June 22-27, in Louisville, KY. Majeska, of La Habra, won the silver medal in the Residential Systems Installation competition, facing five competitors from other colleges across the nation. […]

BP Free Pet Clinic

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Residents urged to tap into free clinic before funds are depleted Staff Reports Baldwin Park – Commuters and passersby may have recognized a pattern of puppies, kittens, dogs and cats pouncing on the perimeter of Morgan Park in recent weeks. That’s because local residents are taking advantage of an opportunity to care for their pet’s […]