A day of love for Chinese in the SGV; Rosemead stabbing; Burglaries in South Pasadena

News from around the West San Gabriel Valley:

CHINESE: A day of love for Chinese in the San Gabriel Valley (World Journal)Many Chinese living in the San Gabriel Valley chose to get married last Saturday, since the number 2013/1/4 has a similar pronunciation to “Love you in my entire life” in Chinese. One San Gabriel Valley resident received two wedding invitations for the day and was wondering why her friend chose the fourth, a number Chinese generally associate with death, until she realized the date's special meaning.

Robbers stab pedestrian in Rosemead (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)Two robbers attacked and stabbed a 24-year-old man in Rosemead Friday evening. The suspects approached the man on Ivar Avenue between Marshall Street and Valley Boulevard. After asking him if he had any property, the robbers attacked the man and ran away. The two suspects were described as Latinos with shaved heads, 20 to 25 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, and about 180 pounds.

Auto burglary and bike theft in South Pasadena (South Pasadena Patch)The suspect or suspects involved in an auto burglary and bike theft in South Pasadena over the weekend are still at large. A bike was stolen on the 1500 block of Fremont Avenue Saturday morning. Police also received a report of Sunday afternoon of an auto burglary involving a broken window and a stolen recorder on Via del Ray and Camino Verde.

Our news roundup includes stories from Monterey Park, San Gabriel, South Pasadena, Pasadena, El Sereno, San Marino, Rosemead, and Temple City. 

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