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  • Covina rampage has reverberations in two countries

    As they had for years, the two families -- one in the city of Torreon in Mexico, the other in Covina -- called each other late Christmas Eve on a two-way radio. In Covina, about 25 people -- Joseph and Alicia Ortega, their five children and their...
  • After Christmas Eve killings in Covina, grief

    The Ortega home, a tidy, one-story structure at the end of a Covina cul-de-sac, had been at the center of so many family events: pizza nights, poker parties and an annual Christmas Eve party where the large, close-knit family gathered to celebrate the...
  • Covina's 'Santa Claus' gunman was described by acquaintances as smart and generous but 'quirky'

    Bruce Jeffrey Pardo stopped by the Montrose Bakery and Cafe about noon on Christmas Eve, said Henry Baeza, the cafe's owner. Pardo, who lived in the neighborhood just around the corner from Baeza, was a regular customer who liked to sit at a table by the...
  • Man in Santa suit kills at least eight at Covina party, police say

    Man in Santa suit kills at least eight at Covina party, police say
    As he had in years past, Bruce Jeffrey Pardo volunteered to serve as an usher at his church's midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. Pardo, however, was miles away from the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church as the religious service got underway. He had driven a...
  • A case so tragic, Covina police will never forget

    A case so tragic, Covina police will never forget
    Covina Police Chief Kim Raney was relaxing at home with his family around midnight on Christmas Eve. Lt. Tim Doonan was making late-night preparations for the holiday morning. And Det. Dan Regan was in bed, just starting to doze off. Then their phones...
  • Jimmy Boyd dies at 70; singer of 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus'

    Jimmy Boyd dies at 70; singer of 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus'
    Jimmy Boyd, a singer best known for recording the Christmas novelty hit “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” in 1952 when he was 13, died Saturday. He was 70. Boyd, who also was a child actor, died of cancer at a Santa Monica convalescent...
  • Mark Daily's e-mails to family and friends

    10/31/06 pardon the bizarre typing but these german keyboards are crazy. I have arrived in leipzig and am waiting a couple of hours before continuing to kuwait. all is well so far. no real sleep yet as the plane is crammed with weapons, bags, and boots....
  • More grim details of Christmas Eve shooting rampage in Covina emerge

    More grim details of Christmas Eve shooting rampage in Covina emerge
    In the dining room of their Covina home, Joseph "Papa Joe" Ortega, his wife of 53 years and their children had been playing a late-night game of Texas Hold 'Em after Christmas Eve dinner. Their grandchildren played video games and hung out near the...
  • A look at the nine Christmas Eve shooting victims

    A look at the nine Christmas Eve shooting victims
    More than 1,500 mourners turned out this morning for the funeral of nine family members killed during a Christmas Eve shooting rampage. Cardinal Roger Mahony and Covina Police Chief Kim Raney were among those who attended the 10 a.m. Mass at the Holy...
  • Concern grows for young survivors of Covina shooting victims

    Concern grows for young survivors of Covina shooting victims
    Surviving family members Sunday were grappling with how to best care for the victims' children after a Christmas Eve slaying in Covina that left nine people dead. At least 13 young people were orphaned after the shooting and two others lost one parent,...
  • After the fires, it's time for the second line of defense

    With the threat of flames beginning to ease, residents are drifting back to their devastated neighborhoods. Behind them is Dan Gil, armed with a laptop computer, heavy-duty gloves, a face mask and measuring tape, plus a granola bar and cup of coffee that...