March 25, 1993
Hate crimes in the San Gabriel Valley rose to 33 last year, compared to 27 in 1991, an increase of 22.2%, according to statistics compiled by the County Human Relations Commission. But only 10 San Gabriel Valley cities and communities reported hate crimes last year, compared to 14 in 1991. Cities recording the largest numbers of hate crimes last year were Pasadena with 10, which reported one in 1991, and Azusa with 12, which logged two in 1991.
May 20, 1990 |
A State Board of Education report shows that Pomona schools had the most crime among San Gabriel Valley schools last year, while Monrovia, with a smaller enrollment, had a higher rate of assaults per student. The 25,183-student Pomona Unified School District recorded 744 assaults and 95 weapons--including seven guns--seized during the 1988-89 school year, according to the report, released this spring. Although Pomona had the most overall crimes, its rate of assaults was in the mid-range, 0.03.