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Covering the Special Olympics: Seemingly Not So Special for American Television

Covering the Special Olympics: Seemingly Not So Special for American Television

    By Naomi Fisher Cheers to Channel 7 for wonderful coverage of the Special Olympics World Games 2015 Opening Ceremonies on Saturday, 7/25/15. Boos and Jeers to Channel 5 and 7 for not covering ANY of the actual competitions. On Sunday, 7/26/15, a TV news reporter actually said: “There have already been some gold […]

Brownley calls for hearing on serious allegations of improper handling of Veterans’ claims

Brownley calls for hearing on serious allegations of improper handling of Veterans’ claims

VC Sheriff arrests pair for series of gas station and liquor store robberies

VC Sheriff arrests pair for series of gas station and liquor store robberies

Minimum Wage Increases=Minimum Jobs

This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to follow in San Francisco’s footsteps by raising their minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour by 2020. Los Angeles need look no further than its California neighbor, San Francisco, to see the negative effects of increasing the minimum wage. The city of San Francisco, which […]

Early morning police pursuit: Starts in Los Angeles–ends in Oxnard

Early morning police pursuit: Starts in Los Angeles–ends in Oxnard

21 years ago—Northridge earthquake: photos and memories from that fateful day

21 years ago—Northridge earthquake: photos and memories from that fateful day

By Celeste Greig Monday, January 17, 1994 the San Fernando Valley, along with several other cities and nearby counties, woke up at 4:35 AM to a brutal, and as it proved, deadly 6.7 magnitude earthquake.  The epicenter was in Reseda, but most of the 59 people who died, and the majority of damaged buildings, hospitals, […]

Sheriff seeks public’s help identifying burglars breaking into businesses across 3 counties

Sheriff seeks public’s help identifying burglars breaking into businesses across 3 counties

Since October 2014, numerous late night and early morning commercial burglaries have occurred in various cities throughout Ventura, Santa Barbara and Northern Los Angeles Counties. It is believed the same suspects are responsible for the crimes. The suspects are targeting commercial buildings and taking primarily Apple computers and laptops. We are asking for the public’s […]

Why Does LAX Feel Like a Cross Between a Rundown Bus Station and a Refugee Camp?

Why Does LAX Feel Like a Cross Between a Rundown Bus Station and a Refugee Camp?

Passengers and Pilots alike love to hate this Airport: But they don’t understand what’s actually Wrong with it By Ron Rapp Los Angeles International has long been the Rodney Dangerfield of airports. It gets no respect—and with good reason. Dated, overcrowded, and inefficient, LAX’s primary redeeming characteristic is the mild Southern California weather. When J.D. […]

The Leadership Institute’s Youth Leadership School Is Coming to Los Angeles!

The Leadership Institute’s Youth Leadership School Is Coming to Los Angeles!

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Now is not the time to give up

Now is not the time to give up

      By Michael Greer This morning, as I was driving to Los Angeles City Hall for a protest against Mayor Garcetti’s welcoming of illegal alien children to the city.  I heard about our President’s meeting with the presidents of Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. Supposedly, they were to discuss a solution to stop […]