El Monte California

(AP Photo)

Police shoot, hurt unarmed man in LA suburb

EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say police in the Los Angeles suburb of El Monte shot and wounded a man who they believed had a gun but turned out to be unarmed. The Sheriff’s […]

12/07/2013

Golden Gate Bridge with San Francisco skyline (AP Photo)

San Francisco jumping into soda regulation debate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is getting into the debate over regulating sugary drinks. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a city supervisor is set to introduce a ballot measure that would levy a […]

10/28/2013

Soda tax measures in 2 Calif. cities fail

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) – Voters in two California cities have overwhelmingly rejected a penny-per-ounce tax on businesses that sell soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages. With all precincts reporting, the San Francisco Bay area city […]

11/07/2012

El Monte rehires 14 lifeguards fired over video

EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) – Fourteen Southern California lifeguards fired for making a parody video in uniform and at the pool will get their jobs back. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports the El Monte […]

10/17/2012

El Monte fires lifeguards for rap video parody (watch)

EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) – Fourteen employees at a California aquatic center have been fired have after a video posted on the Internet showed them performing a parody of a viral Korean music video. Thirteen […]

09/07/2012

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