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 […]

September & October 2015 SGV News

SGV News covers Diamond Bar, Walnut, La Puente, Rowland Heights and surrounding areas of the San Gabriel Valley; portions of the western Inland Empire; and northern Orange County. Click this link to access the complete issue in PDF format: Sept. & Oct. 2015 SGV Newspaper

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]