Rosemead News

Stories about the city or area that aren't specifically about SOC, Wal-Mart or related issues.

More on Officer Involved Shooting in Rosemead

Part of the rationale for the shooting was that the victim was not affected by the taser. But now it appears the tasers missed the mark. It was also reported that the victim was the sister of Planning Commissioner Nancy Eng, and that the family has retained an attorney.

Officer-Involved Shooting in Rosemead

Title says it all. Led to a shut down of Valley Blvd. Somewhat surprising that deadly force was necessary.

Rosemead is a power base?

San Gabriel Valley Tribune story claims surrogates of Judy Chu lobbied the redistricting commission to create a more favorable district for her.

Freeway Open; Bridge Closed

The Pomona Freeway has been mostly open since Saturday afternoon. There are apparently still nightly closures going on as the Paramount bridge is completely demolished. However, it has no effect on rush hour commutes.

Access to the Montebello Mall is still possible from the north, via San Gabriel Blvd, and the south, via Montebello Blvd.

Power Outages

If you're still in the dark but have Internet access, you can track the progress on turning the power back on at this web site, which is the
SCE Outage Center webpage.

Boil Water Advisory for parts of Rosemead and Temple City

Saw this in the paper today. Not sure if it's related to the power outages, but it could be.

Upper San Gabriel River Watershed Study Released

Short AP blurb on the Tribune website, although it suggests the area under study is a "wilderness."

The National Park Service newsletter describing the draft report is here.

Howard's to Alhambra?

I can't tell by this short blurb if the Howard's coming to Alhambra is in addition to or as a substitute for their current store, on Valley (1/2 block east of Del Mar) in San Gabriel. Given how close these locations are to each other, I suspect this means Howard's is closing their San Gabriel store.