SHERIFF'S SPECIAL VICTIMS BUREAU IS SEEKING THE PUBLICS ASSISTANCE IN
IDENTIFYING POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL VICTIMS OF SEXUAL MOLESTATION AFTER
THE ARREST OF A WHITTIER MAN.
PAUL ANTHONY AYALA WAS ARRESTED BY SVB DETECTIVES FRIDAY, MARCH 2,
2010, AFTER AN INVESTIGATION OF ALLEGATIONS RECENTLY MADE BY AN
11-YEAR OLD MALE, WHO WAS BEING COACHED BY SUSPECT AYALA IN A
FOOTBALL PROGRAM IN LA MIRADA. A SECOND VICTIM SINCE HIS ARREST HAS
SUSPECT AYALA IS A FORMER POLICE OFFICER. HE WAS EMPLOYED BY
WHITTIER POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR APPROXIMATELY 17-YEARS AND
MEDICALLY RETIRED TWO YEARS AGO. HE HAS BEEN ACTIVE AS A COACH IN
THE COMMUNITY SINCE HIS RETIREMENT. BECAUSE AYALA COACHES A
NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN DIFFERENT SPORTS, IT IS FEARED THAT THERE MAY
BE ADDITIONAL VICTIMS.
THE SUSPECT WAS ARRAIGNED TODAY AT THE WHITTIER COURT ON NINE
FELONY COUNTS OF CHILD MOLESTATION. HE REMAINS IN CUSTODY WITH
BAIL OF 8,250,000.00.
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT, SPECIAL VICTIMS BUREAU AT (866)247-5877 OR
CONTACT THEIR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
Monterey Park~“With the 15 percent reduction in homicides from 2008 to 2009, and their continued decrease over the past five years, homicides are at their lowest level in Sheriff’s patrol
areas since 1975,” said Sheriff Lee Baca.
During a press conference recently at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Headquarters, Sheriff Baca discussed the continued decline in reported crimes for Sheriff’s contract cities and unincorporated areas. Overall, homicides, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assault crimes in Sheriff’s patrol areas decreased by over 11 percent between 2008 and 2009. Lancaster, Malibu/Lost Hills, Century, Compton, Norwalk, and Walnut Sheriff’s Stations showed the most substantial reduction in serious crimes,with decreases ranging between 12 and 21 percent.
Arbys La Mirada across the street closes recently also.
La Mirada~It's official. After a year of speculation, the Vons Supermarket at 12710 Valley View (at Imperial) is scheduled to close March 27th.
The store has been there since 1968-42 years. This site predicted the store would close last April.
All Vons employees will be tranfered to other locations.
This has to be considered a blow to the other tenants in the Mirada West Center. Probably the most underated center in La Mirada, the center has long been one of the most consistent sales-tax providers to the city's coffers, despite many obstacles.
YOU MAY STILL NOTICE SOME TECHNICAL "GLITCHES" NOW AND THEN, BUT FOR THE MOST PART WE HAVE COMPLETED OUR MIGRATION FROM WEATHERSCOUT.COM TO LAMIRADABLOG.COM. IF YOU VISIT WEATHERSCOUT.COM, YOU WILL NOW LONGER RECEIVE NEW UPDATES FOR NEWS IN LA MIRADA. CHANGE YOUR FAVORITES, REFRESH YOUR BROWSERS, ETC. TO LAMIRADABLOG.COM. ENJOY.
La Mirada~The Halloween Club of Santa Fe Springs is moving to La Mirada-in fact, it has already opened for business.
Because of the I-5 Wideing Project, the business is being forced to move. The Halloween Club-a year round operation- will occupying the old Gateway Chevrolet site on Firestone Blvd. The Santa Fe Springs site is also on Firestone.
Not only will this provide a large sales tax boom for the city, improvements can be expected on the property, which has become an eyesore recently.
La Mirada~The La Mirada Chamber of Commerce presented a ribbon cutting ceremony today to welcome its newest member, WOW! Workout World, located at 12805 Valley View Avenue in La Mirada.
A light lunch and a tour of the facility was provided for about 75 guests. For more information email info@lm chamber.org.
Above, La Mirada Chamber President Pastor Jack Miranda welcomes WOW! owners, B. Brian Miller and his brother Darren to the La Mirada community.
Click below to access the latest "La Mirada Blog Radio Show " which originally aired March 29th, 2010.
Guests include Russ Tice and Paula Karch, sharing memories of growing up in La Mirada. Also, current La Mirada news is featured.
La Mirada~As the accolades are still coming in about La Mirada football co-coach Ollie Lynch's incredible accomplishments this past year with co-coach Mike Moschetti, he was let go by La Mirada about a week ago.
Lynch and Moschetti were named the Dream team co-coaches of the year by the Press-Telegram. Click here for story.
It is still not clear about the reasoning behind the decision. Contacted by phone, Lynch told the La Mirada Blog, "I was totally caught off guard, totally surprised. Right now, I want to concentrate on the track season, which started about a week ago, We got some great kids in the program."
Lynch is the head coach for La Mirada Track and Field in his seventh season.
"I am going to step back, finish this year and season, and then take it from there."
To hear more excerpts of the phone interview, listen to the February 15th edition of "The La Mirada Blog Radio Show w/ Tony Aiello" on www.adviceradio.com
La Mirada~A car ended up on the sidewalk in a traffic mishap this afternoon in La Mirada.
The accident happened about 4:00 p.m. at the intersection of Valley View and Adoree St.
Traffic was tied up as investigators wrapped up the scene.
If you're on Twitter check out our additional twitpics of the crash at http://twitpic.com/photos/lamiradablog
LA MIRADA 02/05/10 22:22
MISSING PERSON IN LA MIRADA, 15000 BLOCK ALICANTE
FEMALE, JOSIE _____, 17, DOB 4-7-92, 5' 1", 150 LBS., BL HR BR EYES
LAST SEEN 3 HOURS AGO HEADING NE TOWARDS LM REGIONAL PARK
PAST ADHD HIST., RUNAWAY, CONTACT NORWALK SHERIFFS STATION 562-863-8711