Chris Greenspon

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Like the rest of the San Gabriel Valley, El Monte, and South El Monte are now home mostly to people of color.   
  And like the rest of greater Los Angeles, they used to be racially…

Who owns history? New book reconsiders San Gabriel Valley’s pioneer past

Like the rest of the San Gabriel Valley, El Monte, and South El Monte are now home mostly to people of color.  And like the rest of greater Los Angeles, they used to be racially…

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Going to Reseda’s Pro Wrestling Guerilla is a tailgating experience. Fans line up with lawn chairs and coolers in the shade and rave about who got powerbombed at the last show.

This pro-wrestling ref has fans all of his own

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