Monterey Park

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Monterey Park,

city (1990 pop. 60,738), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a growing residential suburb of Los Angeles; inc. 1916. It is a wholesale, retail, and financial services center. With the immigration of affluent, predominantly Chinese, professionals in the 1980s and 1990s, Monterey Park became the first city in the continental United States to have an Asian majority.


See T. P. Fong, The First Suburban Chinatown (1993).

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The Monterey Park CNG station project was developed through SoCalGas Compression Services Tariff and partially funded by grants from the California Energy Commission and the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
All residents of the Monterey Park community and surrounding cities are welcome to attend.
Their impact on the ethnic balance of Monterey Park was rapid and dramatic.
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The Monterey Park seminar is part of a series of educational programs State Fund is holding throughout the state to help employers create safe workplaces.
The Springfield project represents a new standard of luxury living for both residents of Monterey Park and future owners of the condominiums.
But on Tuesday inside sheriff's headquarters in Monterey Park, District Attorney Steve Cooley and an official from the Mexican Consul General's Office declared success, saying Garcia's detention could lead to better cooperation on extraditions between the two countries.
The West Valley Journal newspapers circulate in Rosemead and Monterey Park and adjoining communities.
Elected officials and community leaders will join caregivers from Garfield Medical Center, Greater El Monte Community Hospital and Monterey Park Hospital to call for provisions protecting patient care
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SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West represents 140,000 healthcare workers statewide -- including approximately 1,500 members at Garfield Medical Center, Greater El Monte Community Hospital and Monterey Park Hospital.
Edelman Children's Court in Monterey Park into a festive playground, with families and friends celebrating the adoptions while costumed cartoon characters helped entertain the children.

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