Monthly Archives: May 2007
The state has more than $5.1 billion in Unclaimed Property. Here’s a searchable database on the state controller’s Web site. I’m probably the only one that doesn’t have anything there.
Living in Monrovia has a sobering photo gallery from downtown Monrovia. Apparently, high rents and hopes of franchise stores are driving the exodus of businesses. (h/t foothill cities) I passed the info to our business editor.
We did this story in connection with the Ken Burns film.
I’m reading George Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia, which is about his experience during the Spanish Civil War. Considering the current state of things, this particular passage rings painfully true: “It is the same in all wars; the soldiers do the … Continue reading
I should try using that as a carrot for my reporters. Editors complain about reporters, and reporters complain about editors. No matter where. I mention this because of this NYTimes memo. These were the highlights -”we plainly have to do … Continue reading
“Arcadia-Monrovia Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2070 invites the community to join with it to mark Memorial Day this Monday, May 28, at 10:00 a.m. at Live Oak Cemetery, 200 E. Duarte Road in Monrovia. The ceremony will include presentations … Continue reading
And what did Claremont learn from the reaction that Pomona received when it sent a threatening letter to a local blog? Apparently nothing. From the DBulletin: “Former Claremont Mayor Diann Ring said she thinks the blog in her city is … Continue reading
Blogging a candidate: “When KABC’s John North tried to ask another question of him, Richardson turned to the other side of the room to give another journalist a chance. That turned out to be Karen Ocamb, who reports for IN … Continue reading