Trouble in the Beautiful Hills

Over the past week, the Tribune's Montebello beat writer sure has been busy. Stories out of Montebello included:

Claims that police officers were assigned quotas for arrests and citations.

The new police chief, and the interim city manager that hired him both appear to have been fired.

The Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is asking Montebello to return $1.3 million in housing grants that the city accepted money for but never completed.