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ARCADIA: City Clerk June D. Alford is investigating allegations of fraud in the April 12 city election. The secretary of state's elections division had asked Alford to review allegations made by Carol Ciraulo, wife of defeated Mayor Joseph Ciraulo. Alford, reporting that she had looked into most of the allegations, said they proved incorrect.

MONROVIA: The City Council approved a deal to maintain open areas in the city of Bradbury for $475 per month. The council also extended the time for applications for two vacancies on the Planning Commission to May 19.

POMONA: A heart condition has forced Police Chief Lloyd Wood, 53, to retire. He had triple-bypass heart surgery two months ago and suffered a relapse Friday. Wood came to the city in July, 1990, and served as interim city administrator from August, 1992, to January, 1994. He had previously spent 18 years with the El Monte Police Department and nine years in Azusa as police chief and interim city manager.

TEMPLE CITY: The City Council, with two new members on board, voted to oust City Manager Denise Ovrom. The city has negotiated a settlement for Ovrom's departure that Budds declined to reveal. Ovrom, who held the post since June, 1990, earned $86,000 a year plus benefits.

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