News from around the West San Gabriel Valley:
- Monterey Park latest cash-strapped California city to consolidate services (California Forward)
- San Marino wife of Boston Marathon competitor: "I am glad he is safe" (Pasadena Sun)
- Chu questions final study of proposal to create National Recreation Area in the San Gabriel Valley wilderness (Glendora Patch)
- Two airlifted after crashes in San Gabriel Mountains (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
- South Pasadena pet costume contest winner no stranger to dressing up (South Pasadena Patch)
Our news roundup includes stories from Alhambra, Monterey Park, San Gabriel, South Pasadena, Pasadena, El Sereno, San Marino, Rosemead, and Temple City.