La Historia Society

Whilst searching for some info about an orange strike in El Monte, I came across a site with a book about a berry strike in El Monte, and it was from this organization that is seeking to preserve the barrios history of El Monte.

South El Monte Arts Posse

Found the South El Monte Arts Posse:

The Recall of Garvey School Board Member M. Janet Chin

The Recall efforts surrounding Garvey School Board Member Janet Chin continue. A couple of websites have sprung up recently.

Get ready to kiss Fresh and Easy goodbye

Thursday's Los Angeles Times had a large article on the impending departure of Fresh and Easy (Tesco) from the U.S. market.

Eat and Drink in Rosemead

A TGI Friday's is scheduled to open in Rosemead on Monday. Nothing against them and their liquor license, but why do they get one without any trouble and not the mom and pop restaurants on Valley?

That's Amazingly Sad. . . .

Huell Howser is retiring! No new episodes of California's Gold. Guess he'll live on in reruns for a while, but it won't be the same.

Rosemead Airport

Did you know there's a Rosemead Airport? Or there WAS one back in the 1940s.

Toll Lanes on the Way

Sometime in the next day or so, the Age of Congestion Pricing comes to Los Angeles. That's when the High Occupancy Lanes above and along the Harbor Freeway (I-110, from downtown to the Century Freeway, I-105) open. Or, depending on your point of view, that's when they close.