DUI Driver Sentenced to 4.5 Years in Prison

Staff Reports West Covina, CA – A 20-year-old man pleaded no contest Tuesday to driving under the influence in connection with a crash in West Covina that killed one of his passengers and injured another. Andrew James Gomez of La Puente was immediately sentenced to 4 1/2 years in state prison following his plea to […]

Woman Arrested for Abandoning Baby in WC Sandwich Shop

Photo Courtesy of the West Covina Police Department. Mary Grace Trinidad’s mug shot from a drug arrest in January 2016

Staff Reports West Covina – On Feb. 16 at 8:34 a.m., a woman was arrested for abandoning her baby in a West Covina Subway sandwich shop’s bathroom after giving birth. The West Covina Police Department stated that a 9-1-1 call was received on Feb. 16 regarding a baby who was found in the restroom of […]

Animal Control Checking Licenses in Los Angeles County

Staff Reports Los Angeles County – Officers from the Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) will be conducting field licensing checks in the unincorporated areas of West Covina (zip code 91792), and South San Gabriel (zip code 91770) beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 21. The field checks will ensure that residents’ dogs and cats are […]

West Covina Appoints New City Manager

Chris Freeland

By Natalie Kim West Covina – On Sept 15, West Covina appointed Chris Freeland to the position of city manager, filling the void left by his predecessor Chris Chung. Freeland was born in West Covina, but moved to La Verne and attended Damien High School. To complete the 100-hour requisite for graduation, Freeland worked with La […]

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

4th Of July In West Covina

Ready, Set, Fireworks!   Staff Reports West Covina – Looking for some family fun this 4th of July?  The City of West Covina and the West Covina Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) invite you to join them for a day filled with festivities! Bring your whole family and friends out on Sat., July 4, for a […]

West Covina: City To Be Host Town For 2015 Special Olympics

STAFF REPORTS   West Covina – In a press release from the City of West Covina, they recently announced that they have been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games “Host Town” program, July 21 through 24, in 2015. The Games will officially begin on July 25, 2015, and more than 7,000 […]