Monthly Archives: November 2007
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
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
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
DA Steve Cooley finds himself in investigative reporter Jeffrey Anderson’s cross hairs, and he doesn’t come off well.
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
Ain’t got no more time.
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
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
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
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.