Study links autism to 110 Freeway; man stabbed by hitchhikers in Temple City; top 10 restaurants in Monterey Park

News from around the West San Gabriel Valley:

Study links autism to 110 Freeway traffic (South Pasadena Patch)A new study from UCLA discovered a link between traffic on the 110 Freeway and cases of autism in Los Angeles. Researchers looked at more than 7,000 children ages 3-5 who were diagnosed with autism between 1999-2009. The study found links between the disorder and prenatal exposure to air pollution in the Los Angeles air basin. 

Police search for suspects who left behind IDs (Pasadena Star-News)Two liquor store thieves escaped police Saturday in a stolen car, leaving behind identification and an inmate wristband from a previous stay in county jail. Police have not released the names of the two men who were stealing alcohol from a Bristol Farms on Fair Oaks Avenue. The suspects escaped in a 1996 Honda and led police on a brief pursuit, but abandoned the car half a mile away and fled on foot. 

Man stabbed by hitchhikers after driving them to Temple City (CBS Local)Two hitchhikers allegedly stabbed a man, mid-30s, after the victim gave them a ride to Temple City. The man picked up the man and woman in Arizona. They arrived to Temple City late Friday, at which point one of the passengers reportedly stabbed the driver in the stomach area. The victim was transported to the hospital and his condition was unknown. Police arrested the suspects shortly after midnight Saturday near the 10 Freeway.

The best eats in Monterey Park (L.A. Weekly)We published in February a map of Jonathan Gold's favorite Chinese restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley. But if you'll be in Monterey Park and looking for a variety, check out L.A. Weekly's list for the neighborhood's 10 best restaurants, including Thai noodles, Sichuan appetizers, and even some tortas.

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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