Monthly Archives: November 2007

Covina trys to correct a correction and gets it wrong.

On the city of Covina’s Web site is a “for the record” statement that appears to challenge reporter Dan Abendschein’s story about one fund lending money to another. There was nothing wrong with the story except they didn’t like the … Continue reading

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Hanging nooses and freedom of speech

It’s a slippery slope say some to criminalize hanging nooses. I think the media should be wary of hyping these incidents as proof that racism is rampant and flourishing. You need to go no further than an incident at Claremont … Continue reading

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Playing footsies in the bathroom:get out; Corruption scandal: eh.

When Sen. Larry Craig was caught in a men’s stall touching an undercover cop’s foot, Republicans ran over each to say he should resign and that he was a disgrace. But whether Rep. John Doolittle, who has had a much … Continue reading

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Cooley, Cudahy and corruption

DA Steve Cooley finds himself in investigative reporter Jeffrey Anderson’s cross hairs, and he doesn’t come off well.

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We knew about Miller custody battle months ago

Jude Lopez Sr. contacted us a few months ago about his daughter’s nasty custody battle with Brian Miller, son of Rep. Gary Miller, R-Brea. The letter was filled with many of the details he is now saying that forced his … Continue reading

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Doonesbury’s take on reporters and blogging

Ain’t got no more time.

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Great photos of a disappearing garden hose

A woman calls and says that part of a garden hose out front disappeared into the ground. Her son and husband were unable to pull it out. She suspects a crazy groundhog. She thought it would make a good photo … Continue reading

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A peek into Irwindale’s past

Editors’ Corner column: Irwindale is a perfect example. I was talking to a reporter recently about the departure of longtime editor Phil Drake a few months ago. She asked me what the impact on the paper was. Institutional memory was … Continue reading

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Mexican-Mafia surcharge in the Foothills

The Times has two stories today that hit the SGV. A Covina man was arrested and may have links to terrorism funding, and a suspected Mexican-Mafia gang member fatally shot in Pomona was apparently ‘taxing’ gang members in the Foothill … Continue reading

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OJ Simpson has faith in our justice system

AP: “If I have any disappointment, it’s that I wish a jury was here. As always, I rely on the jury system.” – I bet he does.

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