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2014-03-07 16:20:37

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two nationally recognized city managers and the CEO of the corporation responsible for public transportation in New York State are this year's recipients of the National Public Service Awards (NPSA). The awardees will be honored March 17 at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) National Conference in Washington, DC. ASPA and the National Academy of Public Administration established the NPSA in 1983 to honor leaders...

2008-10-04 03:00:13

By Sandra T. Molina DOWNEY - Friday's opening of Disney's latest family fare, "Beverly Hills Chihuahua," may be good for the studio's pocketbooks and moviegoers, but may not be for the four-legged canines featured in the flick. Local animal shelters are concerned that a Chihuahua buying frenzy will ensue. "Much like what happened after the '101 Dalmatians' movie, we tremble at the thought of impulsive puppy purchases, which may ultimately end up in our animal shelter in just a few short...

2008-09-24 03:00:29

By Airan Scruby PICO RIVERA - When Arcelia Vasquez had a heart attack in July, she knew she wouldn't be able to live alone. She moved in with her sister, but was weak and felt unhealthy. Vasquez, 50, started spending her weekdays at the AltaMed Adult Day Health Care center in Pico Rivera while her sister was at work. She got therapy to help recover from her heart attack. She was also provided nutritious meals and activities, such as crafts and daily exercises - and it was all free....

2008-07-31 03:00:25

By Ruby Gonzales WHITTIER - Deputies arrested two men they are now calling suspects in the shooting of a sheriff's deputy's mother. They are still looking for a third man. Richard "Husky" Jasso, 18, and Bernard Alexander "Snuffy" Castillo, 19, were caught Tuesday afternoon after gang investigators served a search warrant at a house on Hydro Drive. "We got a tip that Jasso was at the location. The search warrant was for him but it turned out Castillo was there too," said Sheriff's Sgt....

2008-07-30 21:00:23

By Ruby Gonzales WHITTIER - Deputies arrested two men they are now calling suspects in the shooting of a deputy's mother. They are still looking for a third man. Richard "Husky" Jasso, 18, and Bernard Alexander "Snuffy" Castillo, 19, were caught Tuesday afternoon after gang investigators served a search warrant at a house on Hydro Drive. "We got a tip that Jasso was at the location. The search warrant was for him but it turned out Castillo was there too," said Sheriff's Sgt. Mark Bailey....


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