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  • LA churches ready underground network of safe houses for illegals

    02/24/2017 7:23:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/24/2017 | Rick Moran
    <p>Apparently, that well known piece of advice from the Bible is falling on deaf ears in southern California.</p> <p>A network of churches is organizing resistance to the new immigration enforcement policies of the federal government by developing a network of "safe houses" to shelter illegal alien families from deportation.</p>
  • Trump Is Screwing Up the Economy in East L.A.

    02/23/2017 12:48:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 106 replies
    L.A. Weekly ^ | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017
    <p>Moises Avila was alone in the office, staring at the screen of his desktop computer. A Spanish-language game show blared from the TV. February usually is a bonanza month for the America Travel Agency, the business Avila runs at the corner of Whittier and LaVerne in East Los Angeles. Holy Week is in April, and most of Avila’s customers have family ties in Mexico, where the seven days between Palm Sunday and Easter are set aside like a spring break — the busiest travel time of the year.</p>
  • Elon Musk to dig tunnel to ease traffic in LA, but he doesn't yet have permission

    02/17/2017 3:13:43 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 65 replies
    The Guardian ^ | January 26, 2017 | Olivia Solon
    Elon Musk announced plans to start digging a traffic-easing tunnel under Los Angeles “in a month or so”, but city planning bodies say he doesn’t yet have permission.The SpaceX and Tesla CEO has been mulling the idea since December, when he revealed his frustrations with congestion in the city. “Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging,” he said on Twitter.“It shall be called The Boring Company,” he added. “Boring, it’s what we do.”At the time it wasn’t clear whether he was joking, but today’s announcement suggested he was not. Elon...
  • A disaster at the Oroville Dam could easily become a crisis for Los Angeles too

    02/16/2017 7:08:38 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 39 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 13, 2017 | The Times Editorial Board
    Southern Californians have been drinking from the Feather River — and washing in it, flushing with it and sprinkling it over their lawns — for nearly a half century without giving it much thought, so the emergency at distant Oroville Dam provides a jolting reminder of our dependence on the wetter, northern part of the state. A disaster there could easily become a crisis here.
  • LAUSD Employee Dies Of Meningococcal Meningitis, County Health Officials Say

    02/11/2017 7:55:38 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    cbs2la ^ | February 10, 2017 11:30 PM | Rachel Kim
    Health officials would not reveal the name of the employee. But a parent told CBS2’s Rachel Kim that the woman was a third-grade teacher at Montara Avenue Elementary School in South Gate. The parent said school and health officials met with parents on campus Friday night. One mother said she was given instructions on medication to give her child. ... Parents said they want the campus cleaned before allowing their children back to school and plan to hold a protest on campus Monday morning.
  • Nearly 1 in 5 immigrants in US illegally in NYC, LA areas

    02/09/2017 9:45:13 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 9, 2017 12:29 PM EST
    A report shows nearly one in five immigrants in the U.S. illegally live in the New York and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. The report released Thursday by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center estimates more than 2 million immigrants in the country illegally lived in the two areas in 2014. Pew says the country has about 11.1 million immigrants who do not have legal status. …
  • LAX Crowd Celebrating Trumps Victory

    02/04/2017 1:38:30 PM PST · by Trumpnation · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2-4-17 | JR
    Just had to share this with all true patriots. This crowd reminds me of the TEA party and warms my American heart. Omar Navarro, who is running against Maxine Waters, was at LAX today in Los Angeles speaking with "Make America Great Again" Trump supporters who are standing for America in the very liberal community of LA. There are even a few "Liberals for Trump" signs in the crowd. "To all the haters out there drinking the Koolaid, get over it." "What do you have to say to Maxine Waters?--She's another lost cause." Love it!
  • 10 Questions With LA’s Hiking Guru Casey Schreiner of Modern Hiker

    01/26/2017 12:35:55 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Curbed ^ | JAN 24, 2017 | Alissa Walker
    His engaging new book catalogs hikes across Los AngelesJanuary is unequivocally the best time to hike in Southern California, and even more so after record-breaking rains have reactivated dormant waterfalls and painted the foothills neon green. So it’s pretty much the most ideal moment to buy the essential Day Hiking: Los Angeles, the new book by Modern Hiker’s Casey Schreiner. A writer for TV and video games, Schreiner has built Modern Hiker into one of the most authoritative hiking sites on the internet. Day Hiking: Los Angeles builds upon Modern Hiker’s winning formula. The itineraries are tightly curated, offer options...
  • Southern California storms raise fears of mudslides, trigger evacuations

    01/22/2017 12:32:41 PM PST · by Innovative · 19 replies
    CBS News ^ | Jan. 22, 2017 | CBS News
    LOS ANGELES -- California residents evacuated neighborhoods below hillsides scarred by wildfires as the third - and largest - in the latest series of storms brought powerful rain Sunday and warnings about flash flooding and possible mudslides.  The National Weather Service warned that the system was expected to gain strength throughout the day and could be the strongest in at least seven years. Flash flood watches and warnings were in effect for swaths of greater Los Angeles, where mountain areas could see more than 2 inches of rain.  Authorities ordered evacuations near wildfire burn areas in Santa Barbara, Los Angeles...
  • Chargers Fans Offered Ways to Cover up Bolts Tattoos

    01/14/2017 4:00:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Jan 13, 2017 | Jaspreet Kaur, Artie Ojeda and Monica Garske
    Some Chargers fans were so dedicated to the team that along with wearing Bolts gear, they also sport tattoos inspired by the NFL team. But with the team deciding to move from San Diego to Los Angeles for the 2017 season, many San Diego residents are now calling themselves "former" fans. When the team announced its big move Thursday, some angry fans threw away their jerseys in a growing pile outside of Chargers Park Thursday. One person was even arrested for setting their jersey on fire. Other former fans are now taking their Chargers' gear to the Sports Arena to...
  • Chargers shouldn't look for a welcome wagon in L.A.

    01/12/2017 12:17:54 PM PST · by C19fan · 125 replies
    LA Times ^ | January 11, 2017 | Bill Plaschke
    Eery relationship is built on honesty, so the San Diego Chargers should hear this as their moving vans are chugging up the 5 Freeway on their noble mission of greed. We. Don’t. Want. You. The news broke Wednesday that Chargers owner Dean Spanos has informed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell he is moving the team to Los Angeles, which is pretty much dreadful news for Los Angeles.
  • Minimum Wage Killing L.A.'s Garment District

    01/10/2017 4:18:13 PM PST · by SeanG200 · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 5, 2017 | John and Ken
    Dennis Prager discusses a Los Angeles Times Op-Ed article regarding minimum wage entitled: "Leaving for Las Vegas: California's minimum wage law leaves businesses no choice" (http://tinyurl.com/hcnjzkq). Here is the bottom line: _______________________ Here's what the math looks like: I pay my employees $10.50 an hour, plus productivity bonuses. In addition, I pay payroll taxes and one of the highest worker compensation rates in the state. Even still, I could likely absorb a minimum wage as high as $11.50 an hour. But a $15-an-hour wage for my employees translates into $18.90 in costs for me — or just under $40,000 a...
  • The widow's mite a Pence to you[Charismatic Caucus]

    01/05/2017 9:19:06 AM PST · by Jedediah · 12 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles, bible ^ | 1-5-17 | Jedediah,Holy Spirit
    The widows mite a Pence to you, But soon shall rise from where now it is viewed, Humility about to rise, Where wisdom lives and no demise, So watch My choice begin to show, When "others" preach a Trump to grow, Truly this Pence shall be my choice , A man of God that speaks only My voice, Luke 21:1-4Tree of Life Version Teaching in the Temple 21 Then Yeshua looked up and saw the rich dropping their gifts into the treasury box. 2 He also saw a poor widow dropping in two small copper coins. [a] 3 And He...
  • 'I just hope it’s not too awkward': The names of Metro stations and bus lines are now for sale

    12/27/2016 5:11:02 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    l a times ^ | 12/27/2016 | laura j nelson
    Under a policy approved this month by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the name of practically every part of Los Angeles County’s sprawling transit system will be up for sale, from train stations and bus lines to maintenance facilities, ticketing machines and parking garages. ... Proponents of the naming-rights policy admit some names would be more appealing than others, but say it’s hard to turn down free money that could be used to subsidize fares or upgrade the Metro system. “I was never really in favor of advertising on buses or some of the other things we’ve done,” John Fasana, mayor...
  • A PRESENT FROM JESUS FOR ALL HIS KIDS[charismatic caucus]

    12/25/2016 9:46:03 AM PST · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    Jesus,Bible,Holy Spirit ^ | 12-25-16 | Yeshua,bible
    You will not see a box but instead My delight, ‎ You see my Love for you can not be contained for its borders are out of sight, It reaches far beyond where you are right now, In fact further than the East is from The West is my promise and my vow, So just open up your Heart and I will place it in, It's very simple just receive me and that's when it begins, For truly I AM a Wonder for I live inside of you! So My True birthday is when you say I DO!
  • L.A.'s legal defense fund for immigrants will only embolden Trump supporters

    12/23/2016 10:22:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | December 23, 2016 | Victor Ramos
    To the editor: Like the vast majority of Latinos, I am not a supporter of Donald Trump. But for Los Angeles city and county leaders to use $5 million in taxpayer funds for the legal defense of the undocumented is mind-boggling. It is overreaching decisions like this one by mega-liberals that awoke the rest of the country and got Trump elected in the first place. (“Responding to Trump, L.A. proposes $10-million legal defense fund for immigrants facing deportation,” Dec. 19) The rationale used by City Atty. Mike Feuer, who said the funds would ensure “more fairness and more effectiveness in...
  • Cities Launch Legal Defense Fund for Illegal Aliens

    12/22/2016 11:52:37 AM PST · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | December 22, 2016
    A few days after the Chicago City Council approved a $1.3 million legal defense fund to help illegal immigrants facing deportation, officials in Los Angeles unveiled their version with more than seven times the money. It appears to be a growing trend of using public funds to protect those who have violated federal law. The offenders are municipalities that have long offered illegal aliens sanctuary and an array of taxpayer-funded benefits. Last week Chicago officials proudly announced their legal defense fund to help immigrants threatened with deportation. It was created to prepare for President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to deport...
  • L.A. sets aside $10 million to help immigrants facing deportation

    12/20/2016 2:50:10 PM PST · by Innovative · 42 replies
    LA Times ^ | Dec. 20, 2016 | Shelby Grad
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  • Jumbo Jet’s Low Turn On Wrong Course Startles Neighborhood

    12/20/2016 5:35:59 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    cbs ^ | 12/19/2016
    he EVA Airways Boeing 777 bound for Taipei, Taiwan, flew north instead of south after departing from LAX early Friday morning, according to the FAA’s Ian Gregor. “At the time, aircraft were departing from LAX to the east,” Gregor said, adding that the EVA flight departed from the airport’s south runway complex. The 777’s flight crew switched from the LAX control tower to the approach control in San Diego right after takeoff, Gregor said. “The air-traffic controller at the approach control who was handling EVA instructed the pilot to make a left turn to a 180-degree heading,” Gregor said. “She...
  • Don't dare deport our kids! L.A. County to warn Trump (Trump: "Adios Amigos")

    12/17/2016 5:11:38 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 105 replies
    City news service- LA ^ | December 5, 2016 | Stephanie Michaud
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis will seek the support... to protect county residents from changes in federal immigration policy in light of President-elect Trump’s illegal immigration statements.... " we are standing with them and that we will do what we can to provide security and safety.”... “... people have been very disturbed, very distraught, in particular our most vulnerable, our children,” Solis said. “Our young children who are thinking, `Mom, are you going to get deported because you’re not here legally and I was born here? What’s going to happen to me? What’s going to happen to us?”‘ Solis...
  • T.J. Miller arrested for allegedly slapping Uber driver [more unhinged liberal behavior]

    12/15/2016 11:44:21 AM PST · by Colofornian · 18 replies
    PageSix.com ^ | December 9, 2016 | Bryan Hood
    Don’t tell T.J. Miller that Donald Trump hasn’t done anything to divide the country. The comedian was arrested Friday morning in Hollywood after allegedly slapping an Uber driver over an argument about the president-elect, reports TMZ. The incident occurred after the “Office Christmas Party” star left the GQ Men of the Year party at the storied Chateau Marmont. The actor allegedly slapped the driver’s head when they reached his house, a law enforcement source told the website. The LAPD said Miller was arrested for battery shortly after 1 a.m. Police said the driver made a citizen’s arrest. The “Silicon Valley”...
  • 866.742.2273--hotline phone number for LAUSD students upset about Trump..CALL NOW!

    12/09/2016 10:33:29 AM PST · by max americana · 43 replies
    VANITY ^ | 12/9/2016 | MAX AMERICANA
    Los Angeles Public Schools Create Hotline For Students Upset About Trump Blake Neff on December 8, 2016 Republish Reprint The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has set up a hotline to help out students who are stressed or worried from the election of Donald Trump has president. The new hotline was announced by LAUSD Tuesday, with the district spreading the word on Twitter, through direct phone calls to district parents, and even via announcements on school intercoms. A hotline number 866.742.2273 is available from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
  • Los Angeles Public Schools Create Hotline For Students Upset About Trump

    12/08/2016 6:45:15 PM PST · by kevcol · 52 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | December 8, 2016 | Blake Neff
    The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has set up a hotline to help out students who are stressed or worried from the election of Donald Trump has president. . . “Although it has been nearly a month since the presidential election, many of our students still have questions and concerns about potential impact on them and their families,” Superintendent Michelle King said in the recorded phone call for parents. . . Seventy-four percent of LAUSD’s 655,000 students are Hispanic, and the district includes thousands of students who are illegal immigrants or the children of illegal immigrants. The district saw...
  • Ex-LAPD sergeant broke city rules by leaking recording of 'Django Unchained' actress,

    12/06/2016 12:13:52 PM PST · by ColdOne · 26 replies
    LAT's ^ | 12/6/16 | Kate Mather
    full title............................Ex-LAPD sergeant broke city rules by leaking recording of 'Django Unchained' actress, ethics group says .................... The Los Angeles Ethics Commission decided Tuesday that a former police sergeant broke city rules by leaking to reporters an audio recording from his controversial stop of an actress from “Django Unchained.” In a nod to what one commissioner described as the “extraordinary circumstances” of the case, however, the board opted in a 4-0 vote to fine now-retired Sgt. Jim Parker $500 — far less than the $10,000 maximum penalty he faced. Tuesday’s ruling caps an unusual investigation by the Ethics Commission and...
  • USC faculty member fatally stabbed on campus, suspect in custody

    12/02/2016 7:13:41 PM PST · by usar91B · 83 replies
    Daily News ^ | 12/2/2016 | By Staff and wire reports
    One person, a male faculty member, has been fatally stabbed on the USC campus and a suspect is in custody. The victim is a man, approximately 25 years old, says Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Just after 4:30 p.m., firefighter paramedics responded to a reported stabbing on the 3600 block of McClintock Avenue, located on campus near the Seeley G. Mudd building and the school’s running track. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Stewart said. No other injuries have been reported. USC’s college newspaper The Daily Trojan reported on Twitter that police locked down the...
  • Heartless family leaves escaped dog at shelter, adopts new pup

    11/30/2016 5:53:56 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 83 replies
    NY Post ^ | Nov 29, 2016
    Heartless family leaves escaped dog at shelter, adopts new pup By Chris Perez November 29, 2016 | 6:09pm A California family is being hounded on Facebook after they were caught on camera doing their dog dirty — getting her all happy and excited to leave an animal control shelter and then adopting a new four-legged best friend, instead. Heart-wrenching video posted on Monday by a worker at the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control center in Downey shows the German Shepherd, Zuzu, frantically wagging her tail and barking for joy after spotting her despicable owners. The pooch...
  • VIDEO: SOCAL PARKING LOT FIGHT TURNS INTO DEMOLITION DERBY

    11/29/2016 2:59:06 PM PST · by lowbridge · 53 replies
    abc7ny.com ^ | November 29, 2016
    A parking lot brawl between two women in South Los Angeles quickly escalated into a demolition derby. Dramatic video captured fists flying in an apparent argument over a parking space near the 8400 block of South Western Avenue on Sunday. A number of women were seen fighting when one woman jumped into a white SUV. The driver revved the engine and the video showed her smashing into a silver SUV, nearly taking off the passenger door. The vehicles collide several more times as they maneuver back and forth in the small parking lot.
  • ‘Sanctuary California’ Faces Bankruptcy if Trump Withholds Federal Funds

    11/27/2016 5:33:04 AM PST · by detective · 103 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Nov 2016 | Chriss W. Street
    Although Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warned President-elect Trump that defunding Sanctuary Cities would cause “social, economic and security problems,” Sanctuary California could face bankruptcy if the Trump administration follows through on threats to pull billions in federal funding. There are 300 “Sanctuary Cities” and counties around the United States that have policies in place blocking local law enforcement from complying with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests for immigration holds. An ICE detainer is a written request for a local jail or other law enforcement agency to detain an individual for an additional 48 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) after his...
  • Los Angeles County Election Results

    11/23/2016 7:13:03 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 36 replies
    Votes Percent PRESIDENT-VICE PRESIDENT HILLARY CLINTON DEM 2,110,538 71.54 DONALD J TRUMP REP, AI 681,971 23.12 GARY JOHNSON LIB 76,520 2.59 JILL STEIN GRN 63,337 2.15 GLORIA E LA RIVA PF 17,863 0.61 TOTAL PRECINCTS 4,988 PRECINCTS REPORTING* 4,988 100 REGISTRATION** 5,103,353
  • Thanks to pension funds, Los Angeles is close to becoming a microcosm of Greece

    11/20/2016 7:17:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/20/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Back in the summer of 2012 the City of Los Angeles realized that they had a serious budget problem on their hands and the culprit, as in so many other cities, was the city’s extremely generous pension plan for municipal workers. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, backed by the city council, jumped into the fray and passed what was then described as sweeping pension reform and patted themselves on the back for a job well done. (LA Times, 2012) Despite a raucous protest and threats of a lawsuit from city labor unions, the Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to roll...
  • Krauthammer on Dems Defying Trump Over Sanctuary Cities:

    11/17/2016 7:33:19 AM PST · by Kaslin · 109 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 17, 2016 | Leah Barkoukis
    Democrats are “making a big bet and a mistaken one” by defying the federal government to protect their city’s “sanctuary” status, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said on Fox News’ “Special Report with Bret Baier” Wednesday. "Sanctuary cities were a scandal before Trump. It’s in defiance of federal authority,” Krauthammer said. President-elect Donald Trump pledged to withhold federal funds from cities that protect illegal immigrants from possible deportation—and Krauthammer said he’s well within his rights to do so. “The people who did this in the past were the racists in the south who defied federal authority on civil rights, so now it’s...
  • (Vanity) Just How Far to the Left is Van Jones?

    Became a Communist in the aftermath of the 1992 "Rodney King riots" in Los Angeles Founded the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in 1996 Was active in the anti-Iraq War demonstrations organized by International ANSWER Suspected that the Bush administration "may indeed have deliberately allowed 9/11 to happen, perhaps as a pretext for war" Served as a board member of the Rainforest Action Network and Free Press In March 2009, President Barack Obama named Jones to be his so-called “green jobs czar.” Has been a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress
  • Eric Garcetti assures undocumented immigrants are safe under a Donald Trump presidency(Sedition)

    11/11/2016 10:16:47 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 40 replies
    CNS KFI AM640 ^ | 11-11-2016 | CNS Staff
    “Los Angeles is special, we have special order 40, special order 7, we have a long history of protecting the rights of immigrants, and that will continue,'' he said. “This police department is not going to cooperate with immigration. It's not an immigration force, it's a police force. Our community relations are paramount to us.'' LAPD Deputy Chief Robert Arcos said city leaders and officials are in “solidarity'' following Trump's election to protect the rights of Angelenos. “Regardless of the results of the election, nothing is changing in the Los Angeles Police Department's policy, procedure commitment and compassion to all...
  • Los Angeles poised to spend billions on two vexing problems: Traffic and homelessness

    11/09/2016 7:54:45 AM PST · by ColdOne · 24 replies
    LAT ^ | 11/9/16 | Doug Smith, Rong-Gong Lin II and Laura J.
    Los Angeles voters appeared to take decisive action on two of the region’s most vexing issues — traffic and homelessness — backing two ballot measures that would funnel billions of dollars to ease both problems. While final ballots still were being counted, returns show voters approved both measures by the needed two-thirds majority, though officials say it could take days for the tallies to be finalized. If approved, Los Angeles would begin two expensive experiments: Building many new rail lines in an effort to get commuters out of their cars and creating new permanent housing for the homeless. There is...
  • More Than 80 Ballots Mailed to San Pedro Apartment

    11/05/2016 9:11:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/4
    The Los Angeles County Registrar is investigating how 83 ballots were sent to a single address at a San Pedro apartment. The unused ballots were found on Saturday by tenant Jerry Mosna, sitting on top of the mailbox center at his apartment building in San Pedro. The ballots were all addressed to a two bedroom apartment upstairs from Mosna's, belonging to an 89-year-old woman. All of the names on the ballots were different, and Mosna did not recognize the names on the ballot envelopes. Mosna and his wife took the ballots to the police and were told to bring them...
  • FREE SMOKES (LOS ANGELES)

    11/04/2016 5:34:14 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 13 replies
    FREE SMOKES (LOS ANGELES) WE WILL MEET YOU AT YOUR LOCAL POLLING PLACE. STRONGER TOGETHER do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers
  • Kurtis Blow: ‘I Died And These Officers Saved My Life’

    11/04/2016 1:30:45 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    cbs2la ^ | November 4, 2016 9:56 AM
    Blow, whose name is Kurtis Walker, had collapsed at a bus stop near the Westfield Topanga mall at about 9 p.m. last Saturday night, according to police. ... A mall security guard had seen a younger man yelling at an older man at a bus stop Saturday night, so the initial 911 call described the incident as a robbery. When LAPD officers arrived, they determined there was no robbery happening, but an argument between the 57-year-old man and his son, who is his twenties. As Officers Chris Vege and Calvin Hill, Jr., walked up to the group, the older man...
  • AT&T and DirecTV colluded in an illegal plot that kept Dodgers games off the air, DOJ lawsuit ...

    11/02/2016 11:51:48 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 2, 2016 | Brian Fung
    Full title: AT&T and DirecTV colluded in an illegal plot that kept Dodgers games off the air, DOJ lawsuit alleges AT&T and DirecTV acted as ringleaders in an illegal plot against the Dodgers Channel that kept Los Angeles sports fans from watching their favorite team on television, according to a major lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Justice Department. The anti-collusion suit alleges that DirecTV -- and its corporate parent, AT&T -- shared private negotiating information in 2014 with other TV providers, including Cox Communications and Charter Communications, in order to gain a collective advantage over Time Warner Cable, which was...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Iran Nuclear Scientist Defects to U.S. In CIA 'Intelligence Coup'

    03/30/2010 4:14:24 PM PDT · by MissesBush · 45 replies · 3,100+ views
    ABC News ^ | 03/30/10 | Matthew Cole
    An award-winning Iranian nuclear scientist, who disappeared last year under mysterious circumstances, has defected to the CIA and been resettled in the United States, according to people briefed on the operation by intelligence officials. Shahram Amiri, a nuclear physicist in his early 30s, went missing last June three days after arriving in Saudi Arabia on a pilgrimage, according to the Iranian government. The officials were said to have termed the defection of the scientist, Shahram Amiri, "an intelligence coup" in the continuing CIA operation to spy on and undermine Iran's nuclear program. A spokesperson for the CIA declined to comment....
  • Now Five FBI Field Offices Are Probing Clinton Charity, Adding Fuel To The Fire

    10/31/2016 7:12:56 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 60 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 30, 2016 | Richard Pollack
    FBI field offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and Little Rock, Ark., are investigating the Clinton Foundation concerning allegations of pay-to-play financial and political corruption, according to a report at The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Sunday. Mirroring information provided by a former senior law enforcement official that “multiple FBI investigations are underway involving potential corruption charges against the Clinton Foundation,” WSJ revelation confirms what The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group reported in August. FBI field offices in three cities, specifically, New York, Little Rock and Washington, D.C., were coordinating with the U. S. Attorneys working in those...
  • Lawsuit: Tom Sizemore was drunk when he struck ‘Shooter’ stuntman

    10/29/2016 10:06:55 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | October 29, 2016 | City News Service
    A stuntman who worked on the USA Network series “Shooter” sued series star Tom Sizemore and Paramount Pictures Corp. Friday, claiming he was struck and seriously injured by an SUV driven by the allegedly drunken actor last summer. Steve DeCastro and his wife, Carly DeCastro, are the plaintiffs in the Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit. They are seeking unspecified damages on allegations of negligence, unusual risk, battery, assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress and loss of consortium.
  • Anti-Hillary 'Walking Dead' Posters Surface in Los Angeles (foul language warning)

    10/22/2016 11:38:10 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 17 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 10/22/2016 | Paul Bond
    The artwork from conservative artist Sabo consists of blood-spattered text reading, "Negan wants 50% of your sh*t. Hillary demands it all." The Walking Dead has been hijacked by a prolific street artist to protest Hillary Clinton and the presidential candidate's entire Democratic Party. The artwork from conservative artist Sabo consists of blood-spattered text reading, "Negan wants 50% of your sh*t. Hillary demands it all." The sentiments are based on Negan, a new villain on AMC's hit show who expressed his desire for stuff that doesn't belong to him.
  • Boyle Heights activists say white art elites are ruining the neighborhood

    10/15/2016 5:59:35 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 19 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | October 14, 2016 | Carolina A. Miranda
    A century ago, if you’d uttered the word “artist,” chances are it would have been accompanied by the modifier “starving.” Consider the tubercular waifs of Puccini’s “La Bohčme” burning manuscripts to stay warm in their Paris garrets. Or New York’s Abstract Expressionists drinking nickel coffee at Depression-era cafeterias.
  • Artful Veteran Affairs

    10/10/2016 10:41:24 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/10/16 | Joanna Rosamund
    We’ve got to stop using veterans as political pawns Department of Veteran Affairs has for its mission statement: To fulfill President Lincoln´s promise: “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America´s Veterans. Naturally, funds are needed to serve the purpose, but how come it is that the VA goes on an art shopping spree while our Veterans’ life span is dramatically reduced by inhuman living conditions and lack of medical care? While the department worries about overpayments to ex-soldiers and...
  • Suspect 'executed' sergeant, LA County sheriff says

    10/08/2016 11:31:24 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    Press Enterprise ^ | 10/6/16 | Wes Woods
    Authorities called the death of Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. Steve Owen a “calculated execution.” Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell described the death in detail. “Sgt. Owen approached the suspect in response to a burglary call,” McDonnell said as large photos of Owen were behind him. “The suspect immediately shot Sgt. Owen. He then stood over and executed Sgt. Owen by firing four additional rounds in his body.” Before the news conference began at 4 p.m., authorities identified the man accused of killing Owen as Trenton Trevon Lovell, of Lancaster. Owen was shot and killed Wednesday after he responded...
  • Standing up to La Raza Racists in Los Angeles

    10/08/2016 4:11:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2016 | Arthur Shaper
    Los Angeles County was once a red area. Ronald Reagan won LA in 1980—but it was a squeaker. 1984 was better. Of course, Reagan wiped the floor with Mondale across the country. The last time a Republican Governor won LA? Pete Wilson, 1994, running on a platform of stopping illegal immigration. The 2003 recall didn’t do much for GOP chances in Los Angeles. The majority voted “No!” to the recall, but wanted Schwarzenegger to be the next Governor. Now, Los Angeles County has turned into a cesspool of illegal immigration, the lynchpin for Democratic dominance (besides the Bay Area). Poverty...
  • Police ordered to run away from armed criminals in Los Angeles

    10/06/2016 8:52:38 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 37 replies
    The Coach's Team | 10/6/16 | Doug Book
    In left-wing Los Angeles, where defending oneself with a firearm is strictly frowned upon by the upper crust (after all, that’s what highly paid body guards are for) it has now been decided that police officers must run away like frightened children rather than challenge anyone brandishing a deadly weapon. In short, officers of the Los Angeles Police Department—Angelino’s first and last line of defense in the MAY issue, concealed carry license State of California—have been instructed to allow armed lunatics to go their merry way, attacking defenseless citizens, before confronting and threatening them with potential harm! Such was the...
  • LA Police Union: Police Commission Wants Cops To Run From Armed Suspects

    09/24/2016 1:57:45 PM PDT · by PROCON · 64 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Sep. 22, 2016 | Kerry Picket
    The Los Angeles Police Commission wants LAPD police officers to run away when a suspect confronts them with a weapon, warns the Los Angeles Police Protective League, the labor union of the city’s police officers. The organization posted a blog post critical of the commission’s recent decision to find that fault lay upon an LAPD officer who used deadly force when a female suspect, Norma Guzman, came at him and his partner swinging a large knife. “The key facts in this case are not in dispute. A female suspect, armed with an 8 to 9-inch knife, charged at officers, repeatedly...
  • Flashback: President George HW Bush Oval Office Speech on 1992 LA Riots

    09/22/2016 7:50:30 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 18 replies
    Video via YouTube ^ | May 1, 1992
    "What we saw last night and the night before in Los Angeles is not about civil rights. It's not about the great cause of equality that all Americans must uphold. It's not a message of protest. It's been the brutality of a mob, pure and simple. And let me assure you: I will use whatever force is necessary to restore order. What is going on in L.A. must and will stop. As your President I guarantee you this violence will end... "...In a civilized society, there can be no excuse, no excuse for the murder, arson, theft, and vandalism that...
  • L.A. Times Stunned by Diversity of Volunteers at Trump H.Q.

    09/14/2016 7:33:12 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 108 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/14/2016 | ADELLE NAZARIAN
    The Los Angeles Times paid a visit to Donald Trump’s Southern California headquarters in Long Beach on Monday and was stunned by the diversity of volunteers who are committed to seeing him win the Golden State and the presidency. “It was as if the whole thing had been staged, in Cambodia Town, no less, to belie the notion that Trump’s appeal is largely limited to older white males,” the Times‘s Steve Lopez wrote. In Long Beach, one of America’s most diverse cities, that same diversity was reflected in Trump’s supporters at his Southern California headquarters. Lopez spoke with a woman...