Monthly Archives: October 2007

Busboys, waiters and dishwashers? Oh, my.

The LA Times has an interesting yet oddly written story about campaign contributions to Hillary Clinton from people in New York’s Chinatown. ” In April, a single fundraiser in an area long known for its gritty urban poverty yielded a … Continue reading

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“I’m not dead yet”

We always have a laugh when we see corrections in other papers. But it’s not so funny when we do it. Like we did today. We wrote that a man was fatally stabbed…er….except he wasn’t. We fixed the web edition, … Continue reading

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Planet Glendora Sign news

Here’s the new news. We’ll look into it.

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As violence decreases in Iraq, cemetery workers feel the pinch

OK. I admit it. Here’s actually rare good news and the story teases out the bad news in a way that would hurt a yoga master.

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Sociopaths for Truth

That would be an investigator reporter. Better than being called a vulture or ghoul, I suppose.

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Art Night by way of Eye Level Pasadena

Cool

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Would I get better radio reception?

One bill signed by the governor that caught my eye: SB 362, from state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto. It prohibits employers and others from forcing anyone to have a radio frequency identification device implanted under their skin. “Others”? wives? … Continue reading

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Rosemead and confidential information

At Save our Community, more discussion on Councilman Gary Taylor’s continued attempt to expose what he says is a hostile working environment for employees. Jennifer McLain’s story on Sunday is more evidence, though not indisputable, that there is a least … Continue reading

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Influencing the newspaper

Sunday’s column: It starts with a friendly phone call, whispered rumor or “leaked” documents. After some pleasantries, the caller asks if a story can be buried or outright killed. Or a disgruntled gadfly peddles rumors of bias because she doesn’t … Continue reading

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Greeting cards for those who can’t come home – because they’re in jail

We get hundreds of e-mails a day, many we can’t use because they are not connected to our area. This one we won’t be using but was so interesting I had to post: “Three Squares Greetings, a newly formed Los … Continue reading

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