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  • After Christmas Eve killings in Covina, grief

    The Ortega home, a tidy, one-story structure at the end of a Covina cul-de-sac, had been at the center of so many family events: pizza nights, poker parties and an annual Christmas Eve party where the large, close-knit family gathered to celebrate the...
  • Covina's 'Santa Claus' gunman was described by acquaintances as smart and generous but 'quirky'

    Bruce Jeffrey Pardo stopped by the Montrose Bakery and Cafe about noon on Christmas Eve, said Henry Baeza, the cafe's owner. Pardo, who lived in the neighborhood just around the corner from Baeza, was a regular customer who liked to sit at a table by the...
  • Covina rampage has reverberations in two countries

    As they had for years, the two families -- one in the city of Torreon in Mexico, the other in Covina -- called each other late Christmas Eve on a two-way radio. In Covina, about 25 people -- Joseph and Alicia Ortega, their five children and their...
  • Pardo intended to kill others, police say

    Pardo intended to kill others, police say
    Covina police said Monday they believe that Bruce Pardo, who killed nine people at a Christmas Eve party, also intended to kill his mother and his estranged wife's attorney. Lt. Pat Buchanan said Pardo had had a falling out with his mother and felt she...
  • A case so tragic, Covina police will never forget

    A case so tragic, Covina police will never forget
    Covina Police Chief Kim Raney was relaxing at home with his family around midnight on Christmas Eve. Lt. Tim Doonan was making late-night preparations for the holiday morning. And Det. Dan Regan was in bed, just starting to doze off. Then their phones...
  • Tax panel official Parrish in uphill fight against Atty. Gen. Lockyer for treasurer

    Claude Parrish likes to say he's been named treasurer of just about everything he's been involved in, from the Echo Park Coin Club to the Republican Party of Los Angeles County. But the 59-year-old Parrish, a member of the powerful if obscure state Board...
  • Creating clarity from confusion

    To the post office, it's just Compton. To the U.S. Census Bureau, it's no place at all, an orphaned pocket of houses too small even to have a name. But to the three women chatting outside their homes on neatly trimmed Zamora Avenue, their...
  • Letters to the editor

    Admit talent Re “Opening up the arts school,” Opinion, April 8 Although I can sympathize with the feelings of the inner-city parents concerning the new arts school because my child too attends an overcrowded LAUSD high school, it makes sense...
  • Where cask ale flows in Southern California

    Where cask ale flows in Southern California
    Where the cask ales flow CASK-CONDITIONED ales, -- unpasteurized, naturally carbonated beers served directly from their firkins (fermenting containers) -- can be difficult to find because of their short shelf life and special handling requirements,...
  • Bed Bug Hunting Dogs

    For example, the company uses specially trained dogs to detect bed bugs and then the company eliminates the problem without using chemicals. ISOTECH is not only fully bonded and equipped to manage all required health and safety regulations, but also...
  • Families Displaced by Apartment Fire in Covina

    COVINA -- Eighteen people, including seven children, were displaced from their homes by a fire at a four-unit apartment complex in Covina Friday. The fire in the 700 block of South Lark Ellen Avenue was reported at 9:19 a.m. Forty Los Angeles County...