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  • Wow, LA Sheriff Says Mass Shooter Didn't Use An Assault Rifle, He Used An Assault Pistol

    01/25/2023 10:00:12 AM PST · by real saxophonist · 54 replies
    YouTube ^ | 24 Jan 23 | Colion Noir
    Sheriff Luna clarified that the weapon used in the attack was not an "assault rifle." Rather, Luna said the suspect used “a magazine-fed semiautomatic assault pistol … that had an extended large-capacity magazine attached to it.” The term "Assault Pistol" seems to be a recent addition to the gun control propaganda, and it is unclear what exactly it refers to. The gun control lobby has previously used the term "Assault Rifle" and "Assault Weapon" to describe and demonize certain types of firearms, but these terms have been criticized by the gun community for being misleading and not accurate. It seems...
  • Democrat-led cities are already moving forward with gas stove bans that will affect millions

    01/20/2023 12:34:22 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01-20-2023 | Thomas Catenacci | Fox News
    Democratic leaders in major cities nationwide have already moved forward with bans on natural gas stoves even as the Biden administration has pumped the brakes on similar regulations at the federal level. Cities including Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and New York City — which are collectively home to more than 10 million Americans — have enacted varying restrictions on natural gas hookups impacting gas-powered furnaces, ovens and stoves. Leaders of the Democrat-led cities have argued that transitioning away from natural gas would help achieve climate and net-zero ambitions. "New York City is proof that it’s possible to...
  • Top Obama Fundraiser Confesses To Misusing $600,000 in Federal Grants Meant for Poor Youth

    01/20/2023 5:54:08 AM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 19, 2023 | Josh Christenson
    Howard Slingerland raised nearly $750,000 for Obama from 2007 to 2012 ... A top fundraiser for former president Barack Obama confessed to misusing more than $600,000 in federal grant money and embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from a nonprofit dedicated to helping impoverished youth, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Howard Dixon Slingerland, who raised nearly $750,000 for both of Obama’s presidential campaigns, illegally took federal grant money to pay off more than $600,000 of his organization’s payroll and credit card debts, which included personal expenses. The $1.5 million grant was meant to provide career advancement for young adults who...
  • Actor Julian Sands Identified as Hiker Missing in Mt. Baldy Area Since Friday

    01/18/2023 6:48:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    ABC7 ^ | Wednesday, January 18, 2023 | Eric Resendiz
    Julian Sands, a British actor who has appeared in dozens of films and TV shows since the 1980s, is one of two missing hikers currently being searched for in Southern California's mountains, authorities confirmed Wednesday. Sands has been missing since last week in the Mt. Baldy area. Family reported him missing on Friday evening. According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, severe weather on the mountain has been difficult and air resources have been limited. "His wife did report him missing," said Gloria Huerta with SBCSD. "From what I understand, he left sometime that day for a hike and...
  • Britney Spears Seen Having ‘Meltdown’ in Restaurant, Husband Storms Out

    01/14/2023 7:19:36 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    A casual date night for Britney Spears and husband Sam Asghari at a JOEY restaurant Friday in Los Angeles ended in a bizarre Britney “meltdown,” according to TMZ. SNIP According to witnesses, the seemingly “manic” 41-year-old “Piece of Me” singer began yelling and “talking gibberish,” prompting Asghari to storm out of the Woodland Hills restaurant, TMZ reported. SNIP In the diner footage, Spears can be seen sitting alone, muttering to herself, before leaving the restaurant with her bodyguard.
  • Los Angeles Police Department bans Thin Blue Line flag because it now allegedly symbolizes 'undemocratic, racist, and bigoted views'

    01/14/2023 4:18:48 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 37 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/14/2023 | PAUL SACCA
    The Los Angeles Police Department banned the Thin Blue Line flag because it now allegedly symbolizes "undemocratic, racist, and bigoted views" held by extremist groups. The Thin Blue Line symbol is a pro-police emblem that is said to represent the thin line between order and lawlessness in society that is maintained by law enforcement who wear blue uniforms. LAPD Chief Michel Moore sent an email to department personnel on Friday announcing that the department was banning the Thin Blue Line symbol. The LAPD has barred the Thin Blue Line symbol from being displayed in public areas of police property.
  • Gregory Yee, Times reporter who chased the stories that shaped L.A., dies at 33.. ( Los Angeles Times )

    01/06/2023 5:23:41 PM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | JAN. 5, 2023 | Christopher Goffard
    Gregory Yee, a hard-charging breaking news reporter for the Los Angeles Times, died unexpectedly Wednesday at the Hollywood bungalow where he lived. His family said the cause appeared to be complications from a respiratory issue. He was 33. ... Hired during the pandemic, he worked from home and did not have a chance to meet many of his co-workers in person. Colleagues said he enjoyed the adrenaline rush and constant novelty of breaking news, and studied the paper’s online analytics to gauge how much time readers were lingering on his stories.
  • EV skid row! How LA's 'Electric Avenue' has become overrun with homeless - and drivers are too intimidated to charge their $60,000 cars at sidewalk stations

    12/29/2022 3:26:46 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 29 December 2022 | By RONNY REYES
    A conservative commentator has warned electric vehicle drivers in Los Angeles that charging stations for their $60,000 cars are littered with homeless encampments. Alexandra Datig shared a video of her driving in downtown LA on Wednesday, with one of the local Blink EV charging stations surrounded by trash and tents. 'When you live in Los Angeles, it's better to have a charging station at home for that $60,000 EV,' Datig wrote on Twitter.
  • Study: Dem-Run Chicago 3X More Dangerous Than Afghan Combat Zone, And It Gets Worse

    12/29/2022 5:48:38 PM PST · by george76 · 9 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | December 28, 2022 | John McCann
    some of America’s largest cities are more dangerous for young males than a war zone like Iraq or Afghanistan. The study, conducted by the JAMA Network, included the cities of Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and New York City. ... Zip codes with the most violence in Chicago and Philadelphia had a notably higher risk of firearm-related death than US military personnel who served during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq ... violence the same or greater than the risks faced by soldiers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan; in some places, the death risk was almost double that of war.” ......
  • Tesla Bursts into Flames After Hitting Highway Barrier While on Autopilot in Los Angeles

    12/26/2022 9:44:11 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/26/2022 | Alana Mastrangelo
    A Tesla driver was horrified to see another Tesla vehicle burst into flames after hitting a highway barrier in Los Angeles. The Tesla that was engulfed in flames was reportedly on Autopilot at the time of the crash. Josh Kaplan was driving his Tesla Model X on a Los Angeles freeway last month when he saw another Tesla ahead of him was stopped on the highway. As he got closer, he noticed smoke coming from the vehicle.
  • LA taps hotel rooms as estimated 40,000 people live homeless

    12/18/2022 10:14:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 18, 2022
    The new mayor of Los Angeles, Karen Bass, said Sunday her administration will start moving homeless people from tent encampments into hotels and motels through a new program that launches Tuesday. […] On her first day as mayor of Los Angeles, Bass declared a state of emergency on homelessness. She vowed to get people housed and more housing built so that residents can see a real difference, which hasn’t been visible despite billions spent on programs to curb homelessness, including $1.2 billion in the current city budget. Bass, a Democrat and former congresswoman, has said she intends to get over...
  • Mayor Karen Bass hands out $300 gift cards to needy Los Angeles families for holiday help

    12/18/2022 4:42:10 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Msn ^ | 12/17/2022 | KABC
    New Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass finished up her first week in office by helping out less-fortunate families with a holiday giveaway. Bass helped hand out $300 gift cards and other presents on Friday to 5,000 families at the All Peoples Community Center near downtown LA. "It will bring a smile to my daughter's face," said Noemi Munoz of South Los Angeles. "Bring some groceries to the table." The families who received gifts were chosen by lottery after being selected from among those in Los Angeles with the greatest need for assistance.
  • California man ends up with a bullet in his gut after trying to steal a goat from a 79-year-old

    12/10/2022 5:38:32 AM PST · by lowbridge · 54 replies ^ | December 9, 2022 | JOSEPH MACKINNON
    On Monday afternoon, just before 3:30 p.m., the couple heard their animals making the kind of noises that might warrant an inspection. According to Lieutenant Michael Arens of the San Diego County Sheriff's San Marcos Station, the couple went outside for peace of mind, but instead saw 36-year-old Alexander Belinksy attempting to abscond with one their goats. The couple attempted to intervene, but Belinsky allegedly threw them to the ground. The 79-year-old may have regarded goat theft to be a matter suited to remedy by bare hands, but an assault on his wife was apparently cause for a constitutionally-protected riposte....
  • Woke LA DA George Gascón orders prosecutors not to charge immigrants because they might be DEPORTED and instead consider non-criminal programs

    12/09/2022 4:22:39 PM PST · by KittyKares · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 7, 2022 | Andrea Cavallier
    Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón has ordered his prosecutors to avoid filing criminal charges against illegal immigrants - so that they don't get deported. Woke Gascón's new directive issued this week means prosecutors will have to weigh the effects of their charging decisions on the immigration status of the suspects. Instead, they will be encouraged to seek diversion programs to help avoid offenders, living in LA illegally, from being deported
  • Walmart CEO warns that retail giant could HIKE prices or shut down some stores if 'historically high' thefts at the chain continue and prosecutors’ lax approach to dealing with criminals is not corrected

    12/07/2022 8:38:28 AM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 6 December 2022 | MELISSA KOENIG
    Walmart CEO Doug McMillon admitted that theft has become a major issue for the chain.. he said that woke district attorneys' policies need to be 'corrected' or the company will be forced to raise prices or shut stores.. McMillon did not specify which locations have experienced the record-high level of shoplifting, but stores in LA have had to lock up most of their inventory.. Robberies there are up over 10%; critics blame DA George Gascon's policies.. ... Target, also revealed that shoplifting at its stores had jumped more than 50 percent year on year, leading to more than $400 million...
  • Lady Gaga's dognapper sentenced to 21 YEARS in prison - 22 months after he stole her pets and shot her dog walker in Hollywood

    12/05/2022 7:08:35 PM PST · by algore · 17 replies
    The man who shot Lady Gaga´s dog walker and stole her French bulldogs last year took a plea deal and was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday, officials said. James Howard Jackson, one of three men and two accomplices who participated in the violent robbery, pleaded no contest to one count of attempted murder, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. Jackson and others drove around Hollywood on Feb. 24, 2021 'looking for French bulldogs,' prosecutors said previously. They found Lady Gaga's dog walker, Ryan Fischer, 41, with the pop star's three pets named Asia, Koji...
  • Los Angeles City Council approves ban on oil and gas drilling within city limit

    12/05/2022 1:55:10 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/05/2022 | Brad Dress
    The Los Angeles City Council on Friday unanimously approved a ban on oil and gas drilling within the city limits, finalizing steps toward a ban that were first made at the beginning of the year. Council members approved 12-0 a resolution enacting an immediate ban on all new oil and drilling. The city will also decommission existing oil wells and operations within 20 years, according to a fact sheet. Before the vote, City Council President Paul Krekorian called the city’s forthcoming ban a “watershed moment” for climate action. “Part of [the city’s] economic growth was because of the oil and...
  • Harris to swear in Karen Bass as first female Los Angeles mayor

    12/05/2022 8:18:01 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/05/2022 | ALEX GANGITANO
    Vice President Harris will swear in Los Angeles Mayor-elect Karen Bass (D), who is set to become the first female mayor of the city. The mayoral inauguration ceremony will take place on Sunday and Harris will travel there this weekend to swear her in, the vice president’s office announced on Monday. Second gentleman Doug Emhoff will also attend. Bass, a member of Congress, is a progressive ally of Harris and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Her race was officially called more than a week after Election Day last month, and she defeated Democrat Rick Caruso, a wealthy developer. She is set...
  • Toddler Attacked by Coyote Outside Calif. Home

    12/03/2022 7:50:37 PM PST · by george76 · 35 replies
    NBCUniversal Media, ^ | December 3, 2022 | Robert Kovacik
    Los Angeles may be considered an "urban jungle" but a Woodland Hills family is shaken up after their toddler was attacked by a coyote outside their home. “I heard her screaming and crying and I thought she fell down and I saw the coyote was there,” Ariel Eliyahuo, the toddler’s father, said. The child’s parents are now concerned not only for their children but for other children in the neighborhood. The family's Ring doorbell camera captured what happened ... We had to get a rabies shot and just hope everything is going to be ok,” the mother said. NBC has...
  • Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Soar in LA County Over 5-Year Period

    11/29/2022 9:23:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    After fentanyl overdoses spiked in LA County over a five-year period the LA County DA's office and health department announced the creation of a working group aimed at addressing the crisis.Overdose deaths attributed to the synthetic opioid fentanyl skyrocketed in Los Angeles County over a five-year period ending in 2021, with such fatalities increasing by 1,280%, according to report released Tuesday by the county Department of Public Health. Meanwhile, the LA County District Attorney's Office and the health department, in a joint statement, announced Tuesday the creation of a working group that will address the fentanyl crisis "through prevention, education...