Rosemead News

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

National Night Out in Rosemead

Free food and a chance to chat with local law enforcement officers at the National Night Out event in Rosemead, Zapopan Park, 6-9pm. The park is near Garvey, just east of Beaches.

Animal Control

When Rosemead decided to do some of their own animal control activities in lieu of contracing with the county, I was skeptical. In fact, I'm still skeptical, thinking this is really an attempt to get more dog license revenue rather than to "save" money. Nonetheless, other cities are looking at the same move.

Rosemead City Council Members Have Most Expensive Health Care Benefits

Good job of serious investigative reporting by the Los Angeles Times has produced a chart showing health care costs imposed on taxpayers by elected officials. Their findings show that Rosemead city council members have the most generous health benefits of any of our neighboring cities:

Savannah Cemetery Markers

Finally, a little good news out of Rosemead: New markers giving historic information of some of the folks buried at Savannah Cemetery, which is located in Rosemead, near the corner of Mission and Valley. Tribune has a small slide show and everything.

Rosemead Burglary Suspects Arrested

When I drove home yesterday afternoon, I noticed a Sheriff's Department helicopter, circling. Today, I found out what it was: Observant neighbors in the 8500 block of Olney saw someone going into the backyard of a neighbor's house and called the Sheriff's Department.

"I'm too stupid to remember three words at a time, but I'm a Planning Commissioner"

Saw a post about the last Planning Commission meeting, so I watched a little bit of it. The really sad part starts about five minutes into the meeting. I'm not sure if this will take you straight to the video archive:

Planning Commission meeting, June 20

Full-time benefits for Part-time work

The only local city mentioned in this editorial is Monterey Park, but the bit on health and retirement benefits is true for pretty much all the local cities.

Dr. Ed Hernandez in Rosemead

State Senator Ed Hernandez is holding a "Community Conversation" in Rosemead this Saturday.

Event Details:
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2011
Time: 9am – 10:30am
Location: Garvey Park
7933 Emerson Place
Rosemead, CA 91770

Cantonese, Mandarin and Vietnamese translation will be available.