Save Our Community was founded in the movement to resist Wal-Mart's development in Rosemead, California. Now, it has become a general site for news, information, gossip, talk, and blogging about Rosemead. We also have stories about South San Gabriel, San Gabriel, Montebello, and occasionally about Pico Rivera, El Monte, South El Monte, Alhambra, Temple City, and other nearby communities. Your host is Todd. If you want a blog just sign up, get approved, and start writing. Good posts will be moved onto the home page.
I've got a bachelor's degree in economics, which may help explain why I am sometimes conflicted over matters of property and development rights, and when people want something for "nothing." That's why I was not very emphathetic with the folks out in Mount Washington who want to "save" the Southwest Museum by making someone
San Gabriel High School's Parent-Teacher-Student Association is holding an e-waste drive/fundraiser. I've attached their press release (in .pdf format). It lists the sorts of e-waste they can accept. The PTSA gets a small cut of the proceeds from the materials collected at this event (that's what makes it a fund raiser).
You may recall that the venerable Norm's Restaurant at Del Mar and Valley shut down a few months back. For a while, their parking lot was empty. But over the past few weeks the lot has been filling up pretty much every weekday morning. It's clear that commuters are using the lot as a de facto park and ride. It makes sense, since the existing lot at Del Mar and Norwood is usually full well b
In San Gabriel: I don't know if it was a grand opening, there must have been free food or free drinks or something else going on, but there were about fifty people lined up outside of a Tapioca Express, at the corner of Las Tunas and Mission.