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  • What's Sauce for the Oyster May Also Keep the Doctor Away

    06/08/2018 7:05:12 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 18 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10/19/1993 | LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN
    DOES Louisiana hot sauce, a principal ingredient in the spicy New Orleans cocktail sauce commonly served with raw shellfish, kill certain bacteria found in raw oysters? The answer is yes, at least in the laboratory, researchers said in a preliminary report at a national scientific meeting on microbes and antibiotics yesterday. Principal ingredients of the traditional New Orleans cocktail sauce were found to kill a rare but sometimes fatal bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus. Dr. Sanders said that he saw his first case of V. vulnificus infection 10 years ago and that his interest in studying the sauces arose from lectures...
  • Louisiana Governor Signs Knife Law Reform, Removes Switchblade Ban

    06/05/2018 7:29:10 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 1 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On 25 May, 2018, Governor Edwards of Louisiana signed HB 892 into law. The bill now becomes ACT 341, which reforms Louisiana knife law, removing a 1950's era ban on switchblades.  From wafb.com: BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – On Friday, May 25, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed 79 bills into new laws. The bills he signed are as follows:(snip) ACT 341 – HB 892 Provides relative to the illegal carrying of certain knives. The wording of HB892, now ACT 341, is as shown at legiscan.   From legiscan.com: (4)(a) The manufacture, ownership, possession, custody or use intentional concealment...
  • 83 Members Of Mexican Mafia Charged In Major FBI Drug Investigation

    05/24/2018 4:20:56 PM PDT · by ptsal · 19 replies
    One America News Network ^ | 24-May-2018 | OAN Newsroom
    A federal grand jury recently charged dozens of Mexican mafia members for allegedly running an extensive drug operation from inside Los Angeles County jails. On Wednesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced that 83 defendants were charged in two federal racketeering indictments as part of an FBI-led investigation.
  • Mexican Mafia crackdown: 80 charged in massive sweep (California)

    05/24/2018 3:41:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    ABC 7 News ^ | 5/23/18 | Miriam Hernandez
    LOS ANGELES - Leaders of the notorious Mexican Mafia were charged Wednesday with running a conspiracy to control drug trafficking and carry out violence ordered from inside Los Angeles County jails. The U.S. attorney's office charged 83 people tied to racketeering conspiracies that alleged they ran drugs and carried out violent assaults and even murders. "These cases have delivered a major blow to the Mexican Mafia and leaders of many of the street gangs under the control of the organization," U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna said. "By taking out the gang members who control the jails, and by disrupting their communications...
  • Repeal of Louisiana Switchblade Knife Ban goes to Governor Edwards

    05/20/2018 3:59:29 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 17 May, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On April 13th, 2018, the Louisiana repeal of the switchblade ban (HB892) unanimously passed the House.  From legiscan.com: (4)(a) The manufacture, ownership, possession, custody or use intentional concealment on one's person of any switchblade knife, spring knife, or other knife or similar instrument having a blade which may be automatically unfolded or extended from a handle by the manipulation of a button, switch, latch, or similar contrivance located on the handle. Section 2. R.S. 14:95(J) is hereby repealed in its entirety. CODING: Words in struck through type are deletions from existing law; words underscored are additions. On May 10th,...
  • Starbucks Accused of Racism After Latino Customer Receives Cup Labeled ‘Beaner’

    05/17/2018 7:17:29 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/17/18 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Starbucks has been accused of racism yet again after a Latino customer at a Los Angeles area store found a racial slur scribbled on his cup. The man, who would only be identified as Peter, told CBS Los Angeles he received a drink with the word “BEANER” on it at the Starbucks in La Cańada, California. “En espańol es ‘frijoleros,’ ‘beaner,’ you know, in English,” said the victim’s friend Miguel Acosta. “He went to Starbucks, and they asked for his name, and his name is ‘Peter,’ and they wrote this ‘beaner,’ And he’s saying that’s not fair.” Acosta added that...
  • Magnitude-4.5 Earthquake Rattles L.A. Area

    05/08/2018 5:56:23 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | 05/08/18
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 shook a large portion of Southern California early Tuesday morning, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey put the epicenter of the 4:49 a.m. temblor about 7 miles north of Cabazon. There were no immediate reports of damage. According to the USGS, the quake was felt across a wide swath of the region, from the Inland Empire west to Los Angeles and Orange County. Cabazon is about 89 miles east of downtown L.A.
  • An L.A. triple-murder suspect was tried in China,(trunc)

    05/05/2018 12:13:25 PM PDT · by BBell · 29 replies
    http://www.latimes.com ^ | 5/5/18 | KATE MATHER and CINDY CHANG
    An L.A. triple-murder suspect was tried in China, and his case could open the door for similar prosecutionsWalt Teague had given up hope of making an arrest in the Koreatown triple murder. The suspect, Tai Zhi Cui, had fled Los Angeles for his native China, which has no extradition treaty with the United States. If Chinese police would confirm that Cui was indeed in China, Teague could at least close the almost decade-old case. In a cavernous room off Tiananmen Square, he met with nearly two dozen Chinese police officials. The highest-ranking officer then made an unexpected offer to Teague,...
  • Return of Fleeing Felon? Louisiana Shooting of Running Teen Justified

    05/01/2018 8:31:02 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 24 April, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In Shreveport, on the afternoon of 30 October, 2017, three suspects are alleged to have been breaking into a car behind a restaurant. The restaurant owner surprised the suspects.   He felt threatened, and fired at one of the suspects, hitting him in the head. The suspect later died. The other suspects fled the scene. Two police officers, a Lt. and the police chief, also fired at the suspects.  From    ktbs.com: Tacorey Banks, 17, was one of three teens allegedly breaking into a car behind a restaurant when the car's owner confronted the teens and shot Banks in the head. Banks...
  • Planned Parenthood Slams Trump's Pro-Life Judicial Nominee Wendy Vitter: “She’s Disastrous” ...

    04/09/2018 4:53:20 PM PDT · by Salvation · 27 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | April 9, 2019 | Micaiah Bilger
    Planned Parenthood Slams Trump’s Pro-Life Judicial Nominee Wendy Vitter: “She’s Disastrous” for Abortion National   Micaiah Bilger   Apr 9, 2018   |   12:22PM    Washington, DC Share this story: President Donald Trump has held true to his promise to nominate pro-life judges to key judicial roles. One of his latest, Wendy Vitter, a strong pro-life advocate, is up for a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to consider her confirmation Wednesday.But Planned Parenthood and other pro-abortion groups are lobbying aggressively against Vitter, claiming she would be...
  • [Catholic Caucus] LA Catholic ed conference speakers: Let two boys go to prom together

    03/26/2018 9:02:53 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | March 26, 2018 | Joseph Sciambra
    On March 18, 2018, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, during its annual Religious Education Congress, offered the following workshop: "Teaching Mercy: Accompanying LGBT Students." The workshop focused on helping "educators discern a merciful balance between teaching doctrine and offering pastoral care as they accompany LGBT students through journeys of self-discovery and self-acceptance." The presenters were Fr. Chris Ponnet (pictured above), Arthur Fitzmaurice, and Ish Ruiz. Ponnet was ordained in 1983 and serves as "spiritual director" for the Archdiocese's Catholic Ministry with Lesbian and Gay Persons (CMLGP). Following the 2016 Congress, after a same-sex couple and their son presented the gifts to...
  • President Trump leaves Los Angeles.

    03/14/2018 12:36:24 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 11 replies
    KCBS TV ^ | 3/14/2018 | KCBS LOS ANGELES
    He left downtown at about 8:30 a.m. and his motorcade headed for Dodger Stadium, where Marine One was waiting to whisk him off to Los Angeles International Airport. Trump took off from LAX at about 9 a.m. for the St. Louis, Missouri area.
  • L.A. isn’t Latin America, whatever California elites tell you. But it ought to be

    01/29/2018 6:09:47 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 56 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 25, 2018 | Joe Mathews
    Los Angeles is not Latin America. Such a statement should be as uncontroversial as a western hemisphere map. But in L.A., conventional wisdom runs the other way.
  • Los Angeles Joins Craze To Hold Exxon Accountable For Climate Change

    01/16/2018 10:51:06 AM PST · by detective · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 01/16/2018 | Chris White
    Los Angeles could join New York City and other California cities in a lawsuit targeting Exxon Mobil for supposedly contributing to global warming and rising sea levels. Two Los Angeles city council members want the city to use the courts to fleece fossil-fuel producers to mitigate the effects of global warming. They are hoping to join the likes of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who announced earlier this month that his city will take Exxon to court.
  • Catholic Cauc: Los Angeles Archdiocese promotes LGBT agenda at ‘Religious Education Congress’

    01/15/2018 7:07:51 PM PST · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 15, 2018 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Under the leadership of the ultraliberal Cardinal Robert Mahoney, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ annual Religious Education Congress  – billed as the biggest annual gathering of Catholics in the country – gained a reputation for functioning as a platform for dissidents who seek to undermine Catholic doctrine on life and family issues.  When Mahoney left office in 2011 in disgrace following revelations of his protection of priests accused of child sex abuse, he was replaced by Archbishop José Gomez, a former Opus Dei priest perceived as a conservative. Expectations were high that Gomez’s administration would lead to a reversal of...
  • Teacher questions school board about superintendent’s big raise — and gets hauled away in cuffs

    01/09/2018 5:17:00 AM PST · by tkocur · 50 replies
    A special meeting of the Vermilion Parish School Board got a bit heated last night and a concerned educator ended up in handcuffs. Deyshia Hargrave, an English language arts teacher at Rene Rost Middle School in Kaplan, got up to address the board during the public comments portion of the meeting to discuss teacher salaries and pay raises. Her big concern was that while teachers were asked to do more for little to no extra pay, the board was voting to increase the salary of current superintendent Jerome Puyau. However, Hargrave was ruled out of order by board president Anthony...
  • Judicial Watch Sues California and Los Angeles Over Dirty Voter Registration Rolls

    12/14/2017 4:42:16 PM PST · by x1stcav · 32 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 12/13/17 | Staff
    ‘Eleven of California’s 58 counties have registration rates exceeding 100% of the age-eligible citizenry.’ ‘California has the highest rate of inactive registrations of any state in the country. Los Angeles County has the highest number of inactive registrations of any single county in the country’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a federal lawsuit against Los Angeles County and the State of California over their failure to clean their voter rolls and to produce election-related records as required by the federal National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) (Judicial Watch, Inc.et al. v. Dean C. Logan, et al....
  • L.A. Marches Against Trump — Where’s the March Against Sexual Abuse in Hollywood?

    11/04/2017 2:19:35 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | Nov 3, 2017 | JOEL B. POLLAK4
    Thousands of protesters are expected to gather in downtown Los Angeles Saturday for a march against President Donald Trump. But there has yet to be any kind of public demonstration against sexual harassment and sexual assault in Hollywood, several weeks into a scandal that has implicated some of L.A.’s most powerful personalities — many of whom are also among the Democratic Party’s biggest backers. The L.A. demonstrations are organized by a group called Refuse Fascism, which has defended Antifa’s use of violence, calling it self-defense against violence from the far right. And yet nothing is being done to protest on...
  • World Series 2017 [LIVE THREAD]

    10/24/2017 2:31:15 PM PDT · by Jolla · 1,374 replies
    Vanity | 10/24/2017 | Jolla
    World Series 2017 Houston Astros - American League Los Angeles Dodgers - National League Starts today at 508 PDT at Dodger Stadium and it will be HOT 103 3 hours before game time. Two good teams, both good pitching and good bull pens.
  • Shocker! LA Pension Gap Spirals Past $10 Billion

    09/17/2017 9:19:08 PM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    CityWatch Los Angeles ^ | 14 SEPTEMBER 2017 | MARC JOFFE
    California pension worries most often focus on CalPERS and CalSTRS, the state’s two multi-employer behemoths. But the state has many other underfunded plans, and these city and county systems pose significant challenges for governments that contribute to them. The City of Los Angeles faces the largest municipal pension funding gap, measured in absolute dollar terms. According to the city’s 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Los Angeles’ Net Pension Liability totaled $8.2 billion. Curiously, this number does not appear on the city’s government-wide balance sheet (called a Statement of Net Position). Instead, the $8.2 billion is reported as part of LA’s...