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Alhambra police work social media beat to reach Chinese speakers
Alhambra police work social media beat to reach Chinese speakers

An estranged daughter tearfully confronts her family at Twohey's Restaurant and refuses to leave. A few minutes later, the call dings into the laptop in Alhambra Police Sgt. Eddie Rodriguez's cruiser. He steps on the gas as his partner for the day, police volunteer Walter Yu, fires up the department's Weibo account. "Alhambra police are en route to Twohey to handle an incident of customer harassment," Yu writes in Chinese, and taps send. Within minutes the post is deluged with likes and comments. One user says a man exposed himself near that location, and asks what to do. Another asks him to explain the meaning of harassment. Yu's fingers dance over his iPhone trying to respond. In a...

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