Monthly Archives: February 2008

Could rumble strips be the answer

for Monrovia residents on Primrose Avenue?

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Aftershocks in Monrovia

Frazgo comments on an e-mail detailing the ripple effect from the gang feud. UPDATE:And apparently Monrovia vs Mayberry is no more.

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Leo Greene, 1945-2008

You don’t judge a man’s character when things are going well but when they’re not. Based on that, Leo Greene consistently proved himself both principled and courageous. Leo, an award-winning journalist and genuine nice guy, died sometime Friday night. He … Continue reading

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Cartoon protest on Sunday

Some minority cartoonists plan to highlight the paucity of their numbers in newspapers. We have Baldo by Hector D. Cantu and Carlos Castellanos. While I understand their perspective, I agree with this view: McGruder, who is African American, “The industry … Continue reading

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Local election database * and a new blog

Cool database put together by reporters Fred Ortega, Dan Abendschein and online editor Esther Chou. It gives a breakdown for each city in the San Gabriel Valley. Interesting note, Industry had no votes, according to the Registrar of Voters. UPDATE: … Continue reading

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Assembly Speaker

While we gave Anthony Portantino a better chance, the SacBee puts him in the dark horse category for Assembly speakership.

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Election double bubble trouble

Reporter Fred Ortega at Primary Countdown tells an election tale that could lead to a lawsuit.

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Drudge says LA County polling places missing equipment.

Drudge says “The board of elections failed to deliver voting equipment to polling places ALL OVER LOS ANGELES… Developing…” Frank Girardot called Registrar of Voters, which said voting equipment was sent two weeks ago. They said it was more likely … Continue reading

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Election Day

We’ll be posting election results here, and our primary countdown blog will post throughout the day here.

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Blogger as journalist?

How dare Frazgo think that he should be treated as a real reporter in Monrovia! Except of course that the the courts have decided that bloggers are “disseminators of the news,” and “petitioners’ Web sites are highly analogous to printed … Continue reading

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