Monthly Archives: May 2007

Foothill Cities responds to Pomona

They also have a new site.

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The man just can’t help himself

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A steep learning curve every day

The New York Times has an interesting reader question and answer segment with editors and reporters. The latest one is with Matthew Purdy, investigation editor: “The best reporters are humble enough to ask “dumb” questions (two or three times, if … Continue reading

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Last Note on Pomona

I’m not a lawyer, but Glenn Reynolds, from Instapundit and Eugene Volokh are law professors. The point they make about the cease and desist letter sent to Foothill Cities is why did a city attorney get involved: “Even assuming Alvarez-Glasman … Continue reading

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Foothill Cities:the good and the bad

Foothill Cities is certainly getting a lot of attention lately, some of it unwanted of course. We have a short story on Pomona’s slap at muzzling the anonymous bloggers, and Newsweek picks up the Pasadena (via India) Now story, which … Continue reading

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Larry Wilson, Pasadena Star News editor, gets a couple of chuckles out of me for this column on the Pasadena (via India) Now venture.

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Foothill Cities gets cease and desist letter

Unbelievable. So the city of Pomona’s response to big bad Foothill Cities talking about allegations concerning a public official is to send it a cease and desist letter. So now, instead of commentators on the web, the city of Pomona … Continue reading

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Local coverage from afar

We always get complaints about our local coverage, sometimes deserved, sometimes unrealistic, but is this the answer? UPDATE: Foothill Cities picked up on the “new” way of local reporting, and LAObserved gives them a nod.

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Reader question

Warren Fonteneau, a reader, has asked some interesting questions about editors: “I believe in fairness to all the SGVT readers, we should know who you are. As an example 1) Where did you grow up….in the San Gabriel Valley? Did … Continue reading

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Al Queda, drug lords and…us?

I imagine some people might agree with this.

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