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  • LA Mayor Garcetti huddles with Trump team for HOMELESS help

    01/24/2020 1:55:15 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 31 replies
    The Patch - SoCal ^ | Jan 24, 2020 | City News Service
    LOS ANGELES, CA -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he hopes to reach a preliminary agreement with the Trump administration on a joint plan to help combat the city's swelling homelessness crisis when he meets with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson Friday, it was reported. Garcetti said Thursday a final deal was still days or weeks away but expressed optimism that the two sides were making progress toward an agreement to provide federal resources, including land, to augment local efforts to erect more shelter space for people living on the streets, the Los Angeles Times reported...
  • L.A. City Council votes to ask MLB to award 2017, 2018 World Series titles to Dodgers

    01/21/2020 2:37:04 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 19 replies
    LA Times ^ | January 21, 2020 | EMMANUEL MORGAN
    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the commissioner of baseball to award the Dodgers the 2017 and 2018 World Series titles after Major League Baseball punished the Houston Astros for cheating and continues to investigate the Boston Red Sox for possible misconduct. The resolution, co-sponsored by Councilmen Gil Cedillo and Paul Koretz, originated after Commissioner Rob Manfred released a nine-page report on Jan. 13 detailing how the Astros used technology in violation of baseball rules to steal opposing teams’ pitching signs during the 2017 season. Both councilmen said the resolution is symbolic and represents a larger...
  • Shatner Claus surprised the LAPD with a Christmas Day feast

    01/07/2020 7:59:06 AM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 32 replies
    MeTV ^ | 1/6/2020 | uncredited
    William Shatner, known for his roles on Star Trek, T.J. Hooker, and The Twilight Zone, has already shown he's full of holiday spirit. The actor-turned-musician has released an entire album of Christmas music, not to mention his impressive roster of Christmas movies. But this time Shatner Claus has taken it a step further. On Christmas Day 2019, the Los Angeles Police Department was surprised with a visit from Captain Kirk himself. But he didn't just come by to give his thanks for working on Christmas— he brought along plenty of food. Shatner reportedly brought beef and pastrami sandwiches, bagels, lox,...
  • Court appearances pushed back for teens suspected in robbery that left woman dead

    01/04/2020 6:30:16 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    WBRZ ^ | 29 December, 2019 | Staff
    BATON ROUGE - Officials say a shooting in the relatively quiet Antioch Villa area left one woman dead and one of her teenage attackers injured, Monday night. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says the two intruders, ages 15 and 16, are brothers. They allegedly approached 74-year old Angela Haymon at her Morel Drive home around 9:38 p.m.. She was shot and killed while standing in her carport. Haymon had been inside, but after hearing a noise in her carport, stepped outside to investigate. A short time later, her husband heard gunfire, armed himself with a gun and confronted the...
  • Louisiana Election (Live Thread)

    11/16/2019 1:56:51 PM PST · by goldstategop · 371 replies ^ | 11/15/2019 | Geoffrey Skelley
    f you thought there weren’t any major elections until the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 3, guess again. On Saturday, Louisiana will choose between incumbent Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards and Republican businessman Eddie Rispone for governor. And the race down in the Bayou looks increasingly close, so it’s an open question whether Edwards can once again overcome Louisiana’s deep red hue to win reelection. Here’s where things stand heading into Election Day.
  • Donald Trump raises stink, claiming garbage from India reaches Los Angeles

    11/13/2019 3:23:55 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 22 replies
    The Economic Times ^ | Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | Chidanand Rajghatta, TNN
    Trump was particularly agitated that the rest of the world, particularly developing countries such as China and India, had corralled Washington into the Paris Accord on climate change and put the onus on the US to clean up the planet while themsel... (This story originally appeared in The Times of India on Nov 13, 2019) WASHINGTON: As if its own woes with air pollution is not enough of a headache, New Delhi has to deal with another pointless stink bomb: US President Donald Trump claimed on Tuesday that garbage from India is floating all the way to Los Angeles....
  • Drug Zombies, Tent Cities and Medieval Diseases : The Battle for Los Angeles

    11/07/2019 4:04:15 AM PST · by Crazieman · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/29/2019 | Save Los Angeles
    Some language in the video, mostly a compilation of news reports.
  • Chaos at LA's biggest airport as ban on passengers getting rideshare pickups at curbside [tr]

    10/31/2019 6:18:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 43 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 31, 2019 | Luke Kenton
    Travelers landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday were greeted by chaotic scenes involving gridlocked traffic, packed shuttle buses and seemingly endless lines waiting for taxis after the airport’s new policy on Uber and Lyft rides left passengers stranded for hours. Temperatures were high into the seventies in LA yesterday afternoon, but the sizzling Autumnal heat paled in comparison to the boiling tempers of the travelers stuck trying to make their way to LAX’s new ride-share pickup zone. With some wait times reported to be in excess of one hour and forty minutes, some disgruntled travelers said it took...
  • San Francisco puts 22 states on blacklist for restrictive abortion laws

    10/21/2019 1:34:45 PM PDT · by Morgana · 78 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | October 21, 2019 | Andrew O'Reilly | Fox News
    The states being blacklisted by San Francisco for their “severe anti-choice policies” are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
  • LA: Washington Parish Sheriff Cites Second Amendment, Leaves Democrat Party

    10/21/2019 6:00:12 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 18 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    LA: Washington Parish Sheriff Cites Second Amendment, Leaves Democrat Party Arizona -( In Louisiana, Sheriff Randy Seal has been in office for over seven years. After winning his latest election on 12 October 2019, he switched parties from Democrat to Republican. He said:  “The Democratic Party left me. I didn't leave them.” His stated reasons for changing party affiliation were all about policies. Sheriff Seal specifically mentioned the Second Amendment. From After years in politics in Washington Parish as a Democrat, Seal, and his wife Sheila, walked into the parish registrar of voters office Monday and changed parties. Both are...
  • 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. 
  • FBI raids DWP, L.A. City Hall, serving search warrants

    07/22/2019 3:19:15 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 29 replies ^ | 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.