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The intended purpose of this page is to serve as a mechanism for
communication between the City of Covina and members of the
public. However, this page is not the primary method of
communication with the City, and any notices or requests for City
services must be made via official communication methods
identified on the City’s website, or by traditional methods of
notification recognized by the City, and no comments or posts on
this page will be construed as providing notice to the City of any
claim, deficiency, dangerous condition, request, or otherwise.
Any comments or other content posted or submitted to this page
for posting, as well as personal identifying information for the
page’s users and visitors, and its list of fans, may be public
records subject to disclosure pursuant to GC 6250 et. seq. Public
disclosure requests must be directed to the City Clerk’s office.

The City disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for any
materials that the City deems inappropriate for posting which
cannot be removed in an expeditious and otherwise timely
manner. The City reserves the right to restrict or remove any
content that is deemed in violation of this policy or any applicable
law. Any articles, messages, posts, comments, images, video or
other content containing any of the following shall not be allowed
and shall be removed as soon as possible:

a. Comments not topically related to the particular article or
    post being commented on;
b. Comments in support of or opposition to political campaigns
    or ballot measures;
c. Profane language or content;
d. Content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates
    discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age,
    religion, gender, marital status, status with regard to public
    assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or
    sexual orientation;
e. Sexual content or links to sexual content;
f. Solicitations of commerce;
g. Conduct or encouragement of illegal activity;
h. Information that may tend to compromise the safety or
   security of the public or public systems; or
i. Content that violates a legal ownership interest of any other

A comment posted by a member of the public on this page is the
opinion of the commentator or poster only, and publication of a
comment does not imply endorsement of, or agreement by, the
City, nor do such comments necessarily reflect the opinions or
policies of the City.