Monterey Park officials capture house burglar

By Erik Luna Police officials from the Monterey Park Police Department arrested Jorge Meraz, a Monterey Park resident, for residential burglary last Friday after a nine-hour standoff. Meraz was found hidden in the attic of a home, which was located in the 600 block of Hammel Street after police tear gassed the house. Meraz was found by a K-9 unit and was treated at Monterey Park hospital for dog bite…

September 11, 2013

ELAC student follows his dream

By Ariana Renteria  The fresh air surrounds 24-year-old Jonathan Perez, an East Los Angeles College student, as he bikes down and around the streets of San Gabriel Valley and East Los Angeles. He is undocumented and without any fear of being out of the shadows. When Perez was in tenth grade, he stood up against the idea that his classmates and he were being criminalized. Following a questioning and being…

March 28, 2012