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Rosemead temple displays rare Buddhist relics; car overturns in Alhambra; burglars shoot Monterey Park resident

News from around the West San Gabriel Valley:

PHOTOS: Lu Mountain Temple displays rare Buddhist relics (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)The Rosemead temple displayed Sunday the largest collection of Buddhist relics in the United States, including a tooth of the Buddha. The collection was recently donated to Lu Mountain Temple, which invited the public for a sneak preview. 

Driver injured after car overturns in Alhambra (Pasadena Star-News)A driver was injured Thursday night after a crash at Garfield Avenue and Valley Boulevard left her BMW overturned. The driver hit a parked car and slid on its roof. She was transferred to a local hospital. 

Burglar shoots Monterey Park resident (Pasadena Star-News)Two burglars shot Friday night a 58-year-old Monterey Park man after he discovered them in his home on Moonbeam Drive. The resident and his wife came home around 8 p.m. and found the burglars in the house. One of the suspects then shot the man in the torso. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Both burglars fled the scene.

Woman murdered in her Temple City home (ABC Los Angeles)Police say a 65-year-old woman found dead Sunday in her Temple City home was murdered. Carmen Garcia's body was discovered by her daughter around 9 a.m. in the home on Key West Street. Police have not released a motive or information about the murder, and say they haven't ruled out a forced entry into the house. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. 

Drunk driver slams into power pole and leaves El Sereno residents without power (NBC Southern California)An SUV slammed into and severed a power pole Sunday around 3:40 a.m., leaving more than 1,000 El Sereno residents without power for almost 11 hours. Police believe the driver of the vehicle was under the influence of alcohol and lost control on Valley Boulevard near the 710 Freeway. The incident started when he confronted another driver and asked where he was from, a gang affiliation reference, according to police. The other man drove away, and the suspect followed him, lost control, and crashed. He was taken to a local hospital and evaluated for injuries. 

Experts question San Gabriel's decision not to seat councilman-elect (Pasadena Star-News)San Gabriel City Council decided last week not to seat Councilman-Elect Chin Ho Liao due to a challenge filed with the city questioning his residency. Now election experts and fair government advocates are questioning the council's decision, saying it may have prematurely convicted the elected councilman and that councils are not judicial bodies.

El Sereno and South Pasadena residents protest 10 percent rent increase (EGP News)Residents of Caltrans-owned properties in El Sereno and South Pasadena protested last week a 10 percent rent hike for properties along the 710 Freeway extension project route. Caltrans increased rents on the homes to bring them up to fair-market rates, according to the state transportation department. Tenants demanded on March 14 a moratorium on the hikes until they can prove that the rental increase is based on fair-market rates. Caltrans says it encouraged low-income residents to apply for the Affordable Rent Program to avoid paying the rate increases. 

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

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  1. Our family loves to go to the Yogurtland at that very intersection and I’m always worried about some Alhambran driver who’ll come crashing through the plate glass windows.

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