Category Archives: Los Angeles

LAT: L.A. libraries will stop collecting late fees for overdue books and other materials

From the LA Times: “Friday’s announcement was welcome news to Tanisha Hicks, who lives in South Los Angeles and is a frequent library patron. Hicks, who currently works at McDonald’s, recently borrowed “The Fashion Designer Survival Guide” and is planning … Continue reading

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Forbes: Why California Keeps Making Homelessness Worse

Michael Shellenberger writes: California is home to some of the world’s toughest environmental and public health laws, but skyrocketing homelessness has created an environmental and public health disaster. The 44,000 people living, eating, and defecating on the streets of L.A. … Continue reading

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Why Did The News Media Lose Interest So Quickly In The Death Of Bodybuilding Cosmetic Surgeon Bruce Nadler And His Wife Terri?

There was no follow-up on this story. From ThinkSteroids.com Feb. 8, 2008: The Los Angeles Police Department discovered former bodybuilding cosmetic surgeon Bruce Nadler, MD and his wife dead as the result of gunshot wounds on Monday, February 4, 2008. … Continue reading

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A Chinese Massacre In 1871 Los Angeles

From David Kipen’s new book, Dear Los Angeles: The City in Diaries and Letters, 1542 to 2018: Frank Lecouvreur writes: October 24, 1871: There has been a Chinese massacre this month, a most disgraceful affair, the like of which is … Continue reading

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I Was Livestreaming On Youtube When The 1:52 AM 3.3 Earthquake Rolled Through

Map of the testimonies received so far following the #earthquake M3.3 in Greater Los Angeles Area, Calif. 1hr 7min ago pic.twitter.com/aOLRUgBAVj — EMSC (@LastQuake) February 26, 2019

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