Monthly Archives: October 2010

New Poll Predicts Tie In Washington Senate Race

Despite raising $15,313,579 and spending $14,844,250, more than double the Republican hopeful in the race, polls suggest Democratic Incumbent Patty Murray is not the sure win some expected in next week’s U.S. Senate race. A Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey … Continue reading

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Spiking Mexican Drug Violence Takes Aim At Rehabilitation Centers

The drug war raging across Mexico has seen three deliberately public mass executions in the past week, the two most recent of which were clearly directed at drug rehabilitation center clients. On Wednesday, gunmen opened fire at a car wash … Continue reading

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World’s Longest Snake Dies

The world’s longest snake was found today at her home in Columbus, OH. Fluffy, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records at 24 feet long, was a literal giant in the animal world and acquired many admirers during her … Continue reading

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The Homeless Sex Offender, On A Block Near You

The number of homeless sex offenders is on the rise as the Los Angeles Public Safety Committee continues to pursue an ordinance which places further residential restrictions on sex offenders. Building on Jessica’s Law, the committee has imposed additional restrictions … Continue reading

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Studio City Budget Approved

The Studio City Neighborhood Council unanimously approved $8700 of budget items last night, an amount equivalent to 20% of the annual budget. Included in the budget was a $2500 expenditure to cover a budget shortfall for the neighborhood’s celebration last … Continue reading

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Atwater Village Neighborhood Council Opposes West Doran Street Closing

ATWATER VILLAGE – The Atwater Village Neighborhood Council (A.V.N.C.), in an effort to prevent negative financial effects and an increase in traffic congestion to the area, passed a motion on Thursday to oppose the closing of the West Doran Street … Continue reading

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DWP Reform is Coming Soon…. Hopefully

The public stood up against the Department of Water and Power Monday at the final hearing to help organize the restructuring of the DWP in Los Angeles. Council President Eric Garcetti led the hearing at East Valley High School in … Continue reading

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LAPD’s Foothill Division Tackles Increasing Violent Crime Amid Budget Cuts

PACOIMA — It’s a chilly October evening in Pacoima. On El Dorado Avenue a family has set up a table where they are carving pumpkins and hanging up the season’s garish, yet somehow endearing, Halloween decorations. Farther down the street … Continue reading

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Oil Found in Port’s Water System; Supply Shut Off by City

Thurs., Oct. 21 Long Beach — Crude oil was found in a sample taken from a pipeline of the Port of Long Beach’s water system Wednesday, resulting in a temporary shut down of the water supply to local hotels and … Continue reading

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The Southern Border Threatens Our National Security

Drug cartels and immigrant smugglers plague the southern border of the United States, but those who might plan or carry out terrorist attacks on the U.S. may also be infiltrating our country through our borders and our coastline.  Border Patrol … Continue reading

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