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Tuesday Jun 16 | via LA Observed
Coming to the midpoint of his first term as mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti is suddenly facing a more skeptical press corps. Last night there was the story by the LA Times' reporter on the mayor, Peter Jamison, catching Garcetti in not telling the whole truth about his trip to Washington last week. Comment?
Sunday Jun 14 | via Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at a news conference on the Police Commission's decision regarding the two officers involved in the Ezell Ford case. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at a news conference on the Police Commission's decision regarding the two officers involved in the Ezell Ford case. Comment?
Saturday Jun 13 | via The Daily Breeze
VENICE >> A suspect who remained at the scene was arrested for the suspected stabbing of another man in Venice early today. The assault occurred during a fight in front of the James Beach bar on Venice Boulevard North at 2:30 a.m. Los Angeles Police Lt. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 9 | via LA Observed
The Los Angeles Police Commission has just ruled, after meeting for three hours in closed session, that the officers who shot Ezell Ford, the unarmed 25-year-old confronted in South LA last year, were partially justified and partially not. One officer violated department policy, but the other was justified in firing his weapon, the commission decided unanimously, according to commission president Steven Soboroff. Comment?
Jun 5, 2015 | via Patch.com
One of three men to kill Venice's former Youth of the Year Oscar Duncan was sentenced today to 58 years in prison. A gang member convicted in the shooting death of a Compton youth minister in Venice was sentenced today to 58 years to life in prison. Comment?
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