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  • Ceviche in Los Angeles: 8 great spots for the cool fish dish

    Ceviche in Los Angeles: 8 great spots for the cool fish dish

    Summer may be almost over, but that stubborn Southern California sun isn't going anywhere. For better or worse, Los Angeles is stuck with stunningly perfect weather, a perfect excuse to eat ceviche every day. Ceviches are in the same category as tacos and sushi: foods that our city absolutely excels...

  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

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  • California teacher on leave after alleged teacher-student sex comments
    California teacher on leave after alleged teacher-student sex comments

    A high school art teacher who allegedly posted Facebook comments condoning sexual relations between teachers and students has been put on paid leave.

    Teacher Sean Kane works at the same school -- South Hills High in West Covina -- where two female educators were arrested on suspicion of having...

  • Shot in the line of duty, West Covina police dog Reiko is coming home
    Shot in the line of duty, West Covina police dog Reiko is coming home

    The 2-year-old police dog who was shot and seriously wounded by a gunman who opened fire on officers in a West Covina neighborhood is expected to go home Tuesday.

    Reiko, a 2-year-old Beligian Malinois, has been hospitalized since Sunday night, when a gunman fired shots at him and officers, striking...

  • Police dog wounded in West Covina shooting faces more surgery
    Police dog wounded in West Covina shooting faces more surgery

    Two men were killed and a police dog was seriously wounded in a pair of related shootings overnight in West Covina.

    The drama began about 11 p.m. near Sunset Avenue and Badillo Street when officers found a man shot dead on the front lawn of the Church of Nazarene, West Covina police Cpl. Rudy Lopez...

  • Ceviche in Los Angeles: 8 great spots for the cool fish dish
    Ceviche in Los Angeles: 8 great spots for the cool fish dish

    Summer may be almost over, but that stubborn Southern California sun isn't going anywhere. For better or worse, Los Angeles is stuck with stunningly perfect weather, a perfect excuse to eat ceviche every day.

    Ceviches are in the same category as tacos and sushi: foods that our city absolutely excels...

  • West Covina man gets 25 years for killing wife after alleged affair
    West Covina man gets 25 years for killing wife after alleged affair

    A West Covina man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison for killing his wife after his girlfriend reportedly called off their affair.

    Tomas Rodriguez Infante, 62, also was ordered to pay roughly $11,700 to his wife's family for her funeral costs and $5,000 to the county's Victim-Witness...

  • West Covina man convicted of killing wife after alleged affair
    West Covina man convicted of killing wife after alleged affair

    A West Covina man was convicted Wednesday of stabbing and beating his wife to death after his girlfriend reportedly broke up with him because she found out he was married.

    A Los Angeles jury deliberated for two hours and found 62-year-old Tomas Rodriguez Infante guilty of killing his wife Jan....

  • West Covina standoff ends; gunman found dead inside home
    West Covina standoff ends; gunman found dead inside home

    A nine-hour standoff in West Covina between police and a gunman ended Thursday when officers said they discovered the man's dead body inside a home.

    Cpl. Rudy Lopez said the man was found by SWAT team members with a gunshot wound. A weapon was also recovered.

    The standoff started shortly before...

  • Gunshots from West Covina home prompt SWAT standoff
    Gunshots from West Covina home prompt SWAT standoff

    Police and SWAT officers were engaged in a standoff Thursday with someone inside a West Covina home after callers reported hearing gunshots from within, officials said.

    West Covina police responded to the calls about 2:50 a.m. from residents who reported hearing "random" shots coming from a home...

  • L.A. Compost: Bike group turns restaurant waste into garden gold
    L.A. Compost: Bike group turns restaurant waste into garden gold

    Michael Martinez and Michelle Davilla of L.A. Compost make their rounds in West Covina once a week — he on a Cannondale hybrid, she on a single-speed. Both have cargo trailers attached to their bikes’ frames.

    They stop first at a restaurant called Señor Baja, where a kitchen worker brings out two...

  • J.C. Penney, new home for Jonathan Adler, Conran, Michael Graves
    J.C. Penney, new home for Jonathan Adler, Conran, Michael Graves

    Can new home decor collections save J.C. Penney? The struggling department store threw a housewarming party Thursday in New York, heralding new lines from an impressive roster of designers: Jonathan Adler, Conran, Martha Stewart, Pantone, Bodum and, freshly jumped-ship from Target, Michael Graves.

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