Candidate's Forum

I was originally planning to post something over the weekend about the Rosemead City Council Election Candidate's Forum being tonight, and how everyone should go. I didn't quite get to it...and then yesterday I heard rumors that are now confirmed:

http://sgvjournal.com/local-news/rosemead-1/2573-rosemead-candidates-for...

Edison Lays Off Workers to Outsource to Foreign IT Companies

The big company in Rosemead, Southern California Edision, confirmed that they laid off or replaced around 500 workers, so their jobs could be sent over to India.

Southern California Edison IT workers 'beyond furious' over H-1B replacements

Mainland Chinese Moving to El Monte

The LA Times recently had a story about Chinese moving into El Monte.

They didn't get into the specifics of which Chinese, but it's the Mainland Chinese, not the Taiwanese who flocked to Arcadia, or Hong Kongers in MPK.

SCA5

Story in the LA Times today about the Asian American community's response to SCA5, a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would allow the return of affirmative action to the University of California system.

Montebello Skatepark

I was looking up Montebello stuff, and found out there's a Montebello skatepark.

It reminded me of the old skatepark that was located next to the Pomona Freeway onramp off of Via Campo. It still hasn't been built on since the park was filled in with dirt.

Subscribe to Vegetables

A "CSA" is a way to subscribe or pre-pay and get a 5-pound bag of produce every two weeks. This is organic produce, grown by a local farming project.

They deliver it to Farm Cuisine at the corner of Garvey and Garfield every other Saturday.

My Blue Heaven, about South Gate

My Blue Heaven is about the early history of South Gate, detailing how the early residents often built their own houses. It was a working class suburb in the early industrialization of Los Angeles.

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