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April 3, 1986
In regard to the turmoil caused by the Alhambra School District's action on a proposed new high school, I feel that I must clarify some issues. First, it is true that two of the elementary schools that are near the proposed sites are on double sessions or holding classes on a year-round basis. Both, however are overcrowded, not because of the growth rates in their immediate neighborhoods in Rosemead, but because of the influx of students from neighboring Monterey Park. Unfortunately, the Garvey School District straddles the Rosemead/Monterey Park boundary and cannot close its doors to the growth being experienced in a neighboring city.
March 23, 1995
The schedule "Investments and Returns" provided very interesting information (Feb. 2). It's hard to believe the cities of Industry and Rosemead don't know what the return is. They represent a quarter billion dollars and more than 27% of the 30-city investment fund. If it's true, then it's time to call in the auditors. Based on what happened in Orange County, no one should take it for granted that city treasurers know what they're doing. Especially if they don't know what their portfolio is producing.
December 25, 1987
A sheriff's deputy "found a drunk driver the hard way" early Thursday when a teen-ager's car smashed the rear of his patrol car at a stoplight in Pico Rivera, authorities said. Deputy Eldon Crowder's car was hit about 1:35 a.m. at Rosemead and Washington boulevards, Deputy Dan Cox said. Crowder was treated and released at Whittier Presbyterian Hospital for a severe headache and neck pain. Deputies arrested a 16-year-old Rosemead youth on suspicion of drunk driving, Cox said.
December 15, 1987 | From Associated Press
A fire caused an estimated $1.3 million in damage to buildings in Rosemead containing temporary offices of the Southern California Edison Co., authorities said. The fire Monday struck 22 trailers joined side-by-side in a configuration that formed a 50- by 200-foot, one-story office in the 2200 block of Walnut Grove Avenue, said Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Chuck Gutierrez. Edison spokesman David Barron said the office space was occupied by computer programmers using desk-top equipment.
October 17, 1985
Ole's Home Centers plans to move its headquarters to a new facility in Diamond Bar that also will house the corporate offices of its parent firm, Grace Home Centers West. About 250 employees at the Ole's headquarters on Foothill Boulevard will be involved in the move, which is scheduled for the end of the year, said Sean Lee, president of Grace Home Centers, which is based in Brea.
December 4, 1986
The Alhambra City and High School Districts board, which is considering 10 sites for a new high school, will reduce the number of potential locations at a meeting at 8 p.m. Dec. 16 at Garfield School, 110 W. McLean St. Six of the 10 sites are in Rosemead, three in Monterey Park and one in Alhambra. The search for a site has created dissension in those cities because of the potential displacement of homes.
March 24, 2008 | Carla Rivera
One man was killed and another injured late Saturday when their car was fired upon by someone in another vehicle at a Rosemead intersection, authorities said. Jimmy Tran, 18, of El Monte was pronounced dead at the scene, said Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Cheryl MacWillie. An autopsy was scheduled for today. The other victim was taken to a hospital and later released, said Sheriff's Deputy Ed Hernandez. The incident occurred at about 11 p.m. at Charlotte Avenue and Park Street.
July 8, 1986
Bergen Brunswig Corp. said it has completed its acquisition of Los Angeles Drug Co., a major West Coast pharmaceuticals distributor, for about $40 million in cash. The exact purchase price is dependent on a still-to-be-completed valuation of the company. The acquisition is Orange-based Bergen Brunswig's sixth in the past two years and adds four California warehouses to the medical supplies and consumer electronic equipment company's network of more than 100 national distribution centers.
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