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Saturday Sep 13 | Lucianne.com

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This week, Sen. Ted Cruz slandered a group of Middle Eastern Christians who were trying to raise awareness of their struggle to avoid a genocide in the Middle East. His cynical grandstanding was rightly condemned - but he was hardly alone.


Saturday Sep 13 | Lucianne.com

As Businesses Flee, Jerry Brown sCalifornia Attracts A DifferentKind Of "Investment"

Immigration: When California Gov. Jerry Brown hung out the "all welcome" sign for illegals, MexicoA s drug cartels heard him loud and clear. Raids on Thursday left lawmen declaring Los Angeles a cash-laundering mecca.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Los Angeles councilman makes hay -- or is it hemp? -- out of century-old marijuana raid

One hundred years ago Thursday, agents from the California Pharmacy Board raided two houses in the barrio known as Sonoratown, arrested two people and confiscated what was then valued at $500 in marijuana. It was the first shot fired in the nation in the war against marijuana.


Wed Sep 10, 2014


Feds Target Cross-Border Money Laundering in L.A. Fashion District, Snag 3 Westsiders

Hundreds of federal agents raided Fashion District businesses in downtown Los Angeles today, arresting nine people and seizing $65 million in a crackdown on what prosecutors called a scheme to launder cash for Mexican drug cartels. The raids -- part of what federal prosecutors dubbed "Operation Fashion Police" -- coincided with the unsealing of three federal indictments, one of which alleged that a Fashion District business was laundering ransom money payments made to secure the release of a U.S. citizen kidnapped and tortured in Mexico by the Sinaloa drug cartel.


Los Angeles Times

The Nutella truck (yes it's real), with free samples, in L.A. this weekend

Hey Nutella fans! The Nutella truck is making a stop in L.A. this weekend with free Nutella Nutella is celebrating 50 years of its smooth chocolate-hazelnut spread with a Nutella truck tour around the U.S. And this weekend, the Nutella "Spread the Happy" truck will be in Los Angeles -- with free samples. From Saturday to Tuesday, the truck will be making stops around the city, handing out free samples of Nutella with a variety of unspecified foods, according to a release.


Mon Sep 08, 2014

National Journal

Not Everyone Can Afford the All-American On-Campus Life

Until this past June, I taught 12th grade English at a small charter school in Los Angeles where Latino kids from Inglewood and Mid-City make up 90 percent of the student body. Their immigrant parents are truck drivers, auto mechanics, housecleaners, and cooks who didn't go to college, but knowing what real poverty feels like, they've worked hard to ensure that their children will.


Sat Sep 06, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

Bird walk scheduled as part of Discover Lassen series

WESTWOOD >> Discover Lassen County by joining Lassen Land and Trails Trust on a bird walk expedition 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept.13, to Mountain Meadows outside of Westwood. This is a large area of meadowland surrounding Mountain Meadows Reservoir, known locally as Walker Lake, and bordered by mixed conifer forest lands.


Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Atlantic

Not Everyone Can Afford the All-American On-Campus Experience

Living away from home gives students a chance to immerse themselves in new academic and social worlds. But that kind of college experience is available only to an increasingly privileged few.


Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Chabad Telethon: 50 years of Chasidic movement on West Coast

When Chabad holds its 34th annual "To Life" telethon on Sept. 7, it also will mark 50 years since the movement launched its operations on the West Coast.


Tue Sep 02, 2014


Slow-Speed Pursuit Ends In Beverly Hills; Driver Taken Into Custody

A woman who led officers on a slow-speed "pursuit" in an SUV from Westwood to Beverly Hills was taken into custody today.


Mon Sep 01, 2014

Los Angeles Times

What's in a name? For Cal State schools, it's brand recognition

A student at Cal State Long Beach's bookstore looks at merchandise branded with the campus' unofficial nickname, the Beach.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Kos

From Ferguson to Watts: A blast from the past

As the events in Ferguson, MO have unfolded, I am reminded of the seminal act of community outrage that occurred in South Central Los Angeles during the summer of 1965.


National Review Online

Lovelace: Immigration Judge Sues Justice Department for Anti-Iranian Discrimination

Afsaneh Ashley Tabaddor, a judge for the U.S. Immigration Court in Los Angeles, is suing the DoJ to challenge its order that she indefinitely recuse herself from hearing cases involving Iranian nationals.



30 Second Wine Advisor: Memories: Cheap Italian reds

As a 30 Second Wine Advisor reader, you are invited to shop The California Wine Club 's $1 Shipping Fall Wine Sale .


The LookOut news

Santa Monica Quilt Guild Hosts Exhibit

Some may be surprised to learn that Santa Monica has a quilting club whose members meet monthly to share their own stories with every stitch and design.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Caller

Pharrell's Grammy Hat Is Headed For A Museum

Pharrell's grammy hat is fittingly headed for a museum. It got its own Twitter account with over 20,000 followers, then the fast food chain Arby's bought it for $44,100, and now Pharrell Williams's hat from the 56th Grammy Awards show is headed for an exhibit at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum.



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