Monthly Archives: January 2008

Larry Mantle talks about Monrovia shootings

The show picks up gang feud. Reporter Dan Abendschein who listened comments: “When I tuned into Larry Mantle on Thursday morning and heard him talking about gang violence in Monrovia, I half-expected to hear him introduce city editor Frank Girardot, … Continue reading

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Schwarzenegger’s health care plan could die today

SJM: The state Senate Health Committee today is expected to vote on the bill, ABX1. The plan would still have to be approved by voters in a November referendum. The plan covers more than two-thirds of the 5.1 million permanently … Continue reading

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Obama and driver’s licenses for illegals

In an attempt to woo California Latinos, Barack’s supporters are highlighting his backing of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants. This a minefield. More registered voters oppose this than support it. The latest California numbers have Clinton leading Obama among Latinos … Continue reading

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With political husbands like this….

NYT: “And she was exonerated of every single charge leveled against her in the eight years I was president.”

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No funds for Gold Line extension

Reporter Fred Ortega went to an MTA meeting today where it was expected that the board would fund the Gold LIne extension. In our story today, Rep. Hilda Solis, D-El Monte, says it was a sure thing and was backed … Continue reading

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SGVN election site

SGVN election site. This one is at the Whittier Daily News. The Tribune and Star News sites should be up by the end of the week.

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Schwarzenegger’s health care plan stalled

We have been told that a key committee vote was postponed until Monday. Why? “The legislative analyst report quickly became the focus of today’s hearing, with Republicans and Democrats alike expressing doubts about forging ahead in the face of those … Continue reading

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Monrovia residents get City Hall’s attention

North Primose Avenue residents had a meeting with city officials about speeders on their street. Mayor Rob Hammond showed, and action and promises were made. Resident Robert Parry views the meeting’s results as positive, and includes a picture of the … Continue reading

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League of Women Voters in Covina

The group will host a free presentation of the pros and cons of the February 5 ballot measures at Covina City Hall on Thursday. – That would be ‘women’ not ‘woman.’ Sorry Larry.

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A bipartisan approach to California government

Before my time, apparently. “(Houston) Flournoy’s passing is also noteworthy because he was one of the few living veterans of a particular age in Capitol politics, the 1960s, that many consider to be the golden age of personal camaraderie and … Continue reading

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