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  • Louisiana Governor Primary Results: John Bel Edwards -VS- Abraham/Rispone Challenge (trunc)

    10/13/2019 7:01:32 AM PDT · by libstripper · 39 replies
    Conkservative Treehouse ^ | Oct. 13, 2019 | Sundance
    Full title: "UPDATE: Louisiana Governor Primary Results Thread: John Bel Edwards -VS- Abraham/Rispone Challenge" Excerpt: President Trump rallied last night in Louisiana to support a challenge to incumbent Democrat Governor John Bel Edwards. The goal is to hold JBE under 50% and force a run-off against a republican challenger. * * * UPDATE: Mission Accomplished. John Bel Edwards has been held under 50% and will face Republican businessman “Eddie” Rispone in a run-off to decide the governors race.
  • Nationals vs. Dodgers score: Howie Kendrick grand slam stuns Dodgers in extras, sends Nats to NLCS

    10/09/2019 10:06:03 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 59 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | October 10, 2019 | Katherine Acquavella
    The Washington Nationals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 7-3, in 10 innings in Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night. Washington advances to the NL Championship Series to face the St. Louis Cardinals. The Nationals fought their way back to take the lead after they entered the ninth inning tied 3-3.
  • Some L.A. officials want a state of emergency declared as homelessness crisis worsens

    10/01/2019 7:21:28 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 27 replies
    LA Times ^ | Sep. 30, 2019 | Gale Holland
    Facing a deepening quagmire over homeless encampments, Los Angeles elected officials are increasingly looking to sweeping statewide initiatives to shake loose solutions. The latest proposal from Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and City Councilman Joe Buscaino would have the governor declare a state of emergency on homelessness in California. Supporters view such a declaration as a novel strategy to free up state and federal funding typically reserved for natural disasters, such as earthquakes or wildfires, and to suspend or streamline the regulatory hurdles that often slow down shelter and housing development. It also could block NIMBY opponents from using...
  • Sheriff: Woman bites camel to escape attack in enclosure at Louisiana truck stop

    09/22/2019 2:26:07 PM PDT · by bgill · 87 replies
    wafb ^ | Sept. 22, 2019 | Danae Leake
    On Thursday evening, a couple at the I-10 truck stop in Grosse Tete was chasing after their deaf dog ran away from them, Sheriff Brett Stassi said. The dog, according to Stassi, ran under the double barbed wire fencing that fenced off the enclosure of the camel. The couple chased after the dog into the enclosure, meeting an agitated camel, who is named Caspar. Sheriff Stassi said, somehow, the camel sat on the woman. The woman, possibly out of self-defense, bit the camel’s testicles.
  • Brewery seeks someone 'willing to get paid to watch football'

    09/16/2019 2:39:32 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies
    UPI ^ | Sept. 13, 2019 / 4:25 PM | By Ben Hooper
    Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles brewery posted a job opening for someone seeking to "get paid to watch football" at Los Angeles Rams games. Golden Road Brewing said its "Chief Beer Officer" will be paid $150 per event to attend every Los Angeles Rams home game and promote the brewery's products -- especially the new Whose House?! Blonde Ale. "You need to be willing to get paid to watch football, promote the Golden Road brand and all that comes with it," the job posting states. The posting says an ideal candidate will have "1-35+ years tailgating experience" and...
  • Congress Proposes Bill To Increase Section 8 Funding Amid LA Homeless Crisis

    08/20/2019 3:02:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies
    CBS Local ^ | 8/14/19
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — There is a new effort to help ease the homeless crisis in Southern California. Congresswoman Maxine Waters hosted a hearing in Exposition Park Wednesday to take a closer look at homelessness in Los Angeles and try to find a solution. Democratic members of Congress heard testimony about the homeless crisis and explored the question, “What can the federal government do to help?” “The federal government has been missing in action,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
  • Los Angeles Is A ****hole

    08/18/2019 4:14:44 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 43 replies
    Paul Joseph Watson via Youtube ^ | 08/19/19 | Paul Joseph Watson
    We have a winner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKCfu4UJQiQ 
  • FBI raids DWP, L.A. City Hall, serving search warrants

    07/22/2019 3:19:15 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 29 replies
    https://www.latimes.com ^ | JULY 22, 2019 | DAKOTA SMITH, DAVID ZAHNISER, ALENE TCHEKMEDYIAN, LAURA J. NELSON
    The FBI conducted a search of the downtown headquarters of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and City Hall, officials said Monday. “There is a search taking place at the DWP building. The affidavit in support of the search warrant is under seal by the court,” said Rukelt Dalberis, an FBI spokesman in Los Angeles. Law enforcement sources said the FBI was also at Los Angeles City Hall.
  • 9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case

    07/13/2019 2:41:38 PM PDT · by Innovative · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | July 13, 2019 | Caroline Kelly
    The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal government prepares to seek out undocumented immigrants in raids this weekend. The City of Los Angeles sued the Department of Justice because it did not receive any funding from the Community Oriented Policing Services grant program, which is aimed at initiatives to build trust between communities and law enforcement agencies. Los Angeles chose "building trust and respect" as...
  • Uh-Huh: To Save Water, LA Pays Folks To Tear Out Lawns That Fight Smog Costing Billions

    07/03/2019 5:50:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 3, 2019 | Andrew Malcolm
    This would be so California-hilarious if it didn’t affect the health of millions of its citizens. Statistics show that after some years of improvement, mainly nationally, air in the country’s capital of smog, Los Angeles, is deteriorating again. Los Angeles has chronically been the worst place for childhood asthma too.
  • L.A. is hemorrhaging bus riders - worsening traffic and hurting climate goals

    07/01/2019 3:44:39 AM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies
    LA Times ^ | 6/27/19 | LAURA J. NELSON
    **SNIP** Over the last decade, both Los Angeles County’s sprawling Metro system and smaller lines have hemorrhaged bus riders as passengers have fled for more convenient options — mostly, driving. Southern Californians are capitalizing on a stronger economy by buying cars in record numbers, experts say. They also point to half a dozen other factors putting pressure on bus systems, including falling immigration rates, rising rents that have pushed low-income families to more remote areas, and a law that allows immigrants in the country illegally to apply for driver’s licenses. Dropping ridership follows years of complaints about bus routes that...
  • Los Angeles homeless population hits 36,000 in dramatic rise

    06/04/2019 5:20:08 PM PDT · by Steve1999 · 48 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Sam Levin
    Los Angeles has experienced a 16% increase in the homeless population over the last year, the latest sign of severe income inequality and a worsening housing crisis plaguing California. There are now more than 36,000 homeless people in the city of LA, and nearly 59,000 across LA county, a 16% and 12% uptick respectively, according to an annual LA county report released on Tuesday. The county “point-in-time count”, conducted by thousands of volunteers in January each year, is an estimate of the number of people living on the street, in tents, in cars and in shelters. The sharp increases paint...
  • Rats at the police station, filth on L.A. streets — scenes from the collapse of a city that’s...

    06/02/2019 8:58:10 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 99 replies
    LA Times ^ | JUN 01, 2019 | 10:05 AM | Steve Lopez
    FULL TITLE: Rats at the police station, filth on L.A. streets — scenes from the collapse of a city that’s lost control The good news is that two trash-strewn downtown Los Angeles streets I wrote about last week were cleaned up by city work crews and have been kept that way, as of this writing. The bad news is that I didn’t have to travel far to find more streets just as badly fouled by filthy mounds of junk and stinking, rotting food. Then there was the news that the LAPD station on skid row was cited by the state...
  • LAPD Officers Diagnosed With Typhus From Mountains of Rotting Rat-Infested Trash in the Streets

    05/30/2019 2:38:11 PM PDT · by detective · 83 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 30, 2019 | Cristina Laila
    Shortened title. Full title: LIBERAL UTOPIA: LAPD Officers Diagnosed With Typhus Stemming From Mountains of Rotting Rat-Infested Trash in the Streets Mountains of rotting rat-infested trash has piled sky-high in the liberal utopia of Los Angeles despite millions of dollars allocated for clean up and prevention. In October, LA Mayor Garcetti promised to clean up the heaps of rat-infested trash piling up around Los Angeles to help combat the Typhus epidemic. Even though the Mayor allocated millions of dollars to help clean up the streets in LA, especially Skid Row, known as “the Typhus Zone,” there are still mountains of...
  • Lawmakers send 'fetal heartbeat' bill to governor, rejecting [most] exemption[s]

    05/29/2019 4:19:32 PM PDT · by topher · 9 replies
    The Advocate [Baton Rouge newspaper] ^ | 29-My-2019 | Sam Karlin
    FULL TITLE: Lawmakers send 'fetal heartbeat' bill to governor, rejecting exemption for rape, incest victims Louisiana lawmakers have approved a bill that would ban abortions at about six weeks of pregnancy, if upheld by the courts, sending it to the governor's desk without exceptions for victims of rape and incest. Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, said he will sign the bill into law.
  • 102-year-old California woman evicted so landlord's daughter can move in: report

    05/24/2019 10:00:10 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 100 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 24, 2019 | Brie Stimson
    A 102-year-old Los Angeles woman is reportedly being evicted from the apartment she has lived in for 30 years to make room for the landlord’s daughter. Thelma Smith received a 90-day eviction notice for her month-to-month lease in early March and is now relying on friends and relatives who live on the East Coast to help her find a new place to live, The Los Angeles Times reported. The Los Angeles Rent Stabilization Ordinance says that landlords in the county can evict tenants to accommodate a relative, but they must start with the most recent resident. Smith, however, lives in...
  • Entire New Orleans Times-Picayune staff axed after sale to competitor

    05/06/2019 8:11:18 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 49 replies
    nypost.com ^ | May 3, 2019 | 9:53pm | Updated May 06, 2019 | By Keith J. Kelly
    The Newhouse family sold the 182-year-old daily The Times-Picayune and its website, nola.com, to a scrappy New Orleans competitor, and the entire staff is being laid off. That has stirred worries across the other papers in the family’s Advance Publications empire. A total of 161 staff members are being laid off, according to a WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act) notice filed with the Louisiana Workforce Commission, which listed 65 reporter and editor jobs in the bloodbath. John and Dathel Georges, the husband-and-wife team that owns the rival New Orleans Advocate, are buying The Times-Picayune from Newhouse’s Advance Local,...
  • Koreatown Twenty-Six Years Ago: The Guns of the L.A. Riots

    05/02/2019 2:29:53 AM PDT · by vannrox · 47 replies
    The truth about guns ^ | 29APR19 | by Luis Valdes
    This was an inspired read when Kirt referred to it in his latest Townhall.com editorial. Twenty-six years ago, from April 29 to May 4,1992, much of Los Angeles was ablaze. In the aftermath of the Rodney King verdict, South Central L.A. was consumed by riots and looting. Homes and business were burglarized and destroyed by arson. Law-abiding people and business owners were mugged, beaten and robbed.The LAPD pulled out and basically told folks in the worst-hit areas that they were on their own. But a small section of Los Angeles known as Koreatown, located just north of South Central, didn’t burn. Why?...
  • Cher: Los Angeles ‘Can’t Take Care of Its Own, How Can It Take Care of’ More Immigrants

    04/15/2019 8:16:46 AM PDT · by blam · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-15-2019 | John Binder
    Pop icon Cher said Sunday that Los Angeles, California, “can’t take care of its own” residents, much less newly arrived illegal and legal immigrants. Cher said she failed to understand how the city of Los Angeles in the sanctuary state of California could afford to admit and take care of any more immigrants when city officials have failed to care for homeless, veterans, and poverty-stricken Americans. “I Understand Helping struggling Immigrants,but MY CITY (Los Angeles) ISNT TAKING CARE OF ITS OWN.WHAT ABOUT THE 50,000+Citizens WHO LIVE ON THE STREETS.PPL WHO LIVE BELOW POVERTY LINE,& HUNGRY? If My State Can’t Take...
  • Are LASD gangs terrorizing communities? L.A. County has no idea. It better find out

    04/02/2019 6:00:50 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Mar 30, 2019
    secret cliques of violent, tattooed sheriff’s deputies continue to operate in stations around Los Angeles County and that one may have played a role in a fatal shooting in 2016. County leaders reacted with alarm, and appropriately so, because it had been generally thought that these sorts of dangerous deputy gangs had been stamped out following a series of reforms several years earlier. It was necessary to find out if they had returned, or if indeed they had never left. Then-Sheriff Jim McDonnell promised a study and he was immediately joined by county lawyers, the inspector general and the Sheriff...