Monthly Archives: March 2008

‘”Topless’ car wash benefits Relay for Life..”

no. it ain’t what you think. But it did remind me of one of the most famous headlines from the April 15, 1983 NY Post: Headless Body in Topless Bar.

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Live streaming for preps sports

Preps sports has been a leader in using online tools and continues with a live stream coach interview on Monday. Readers can ask questions in real time for Preps sports editor Fred Robledo and there will also be a taped … Continue reading

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Questions over Times story about Tupac Shakur and P. Diddy

connection in fatal shooting. The Times said last week that it had uncovered new details about the 1994 beating and shooting of Shakur that involved Diddy, who has completely denied the tale. Diddy refused to talk to the reporter before … Continue reading

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A Tonya Harding vs a Vince Foster

Some (BO supporter?) throws a wobbly dart at Hillary Clinton. It’s too good not to be true, right?

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Can’t trust the government or maybe just its math

Actually, we should have been clearer when we did this story about the ethnic shifts in cities such as Rosemead. Numbers for the population change came from the U.S. Census Bureau. Callers have complained that the percentages don’t add up. … Continue reading

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Xaviar Alvarez watch over at FCblog

We’ll be be covering this very interesting trial next month. Meanwhile, at FCBlog, Murray Bessette, a Ph.D. candidate at Claremont Graduate University, will be doing posts on the story. Love the banner.

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It’s too bad Norma Torres is not running for anything,

because the LA Times just ran a political campaign ad disguised as a story about her. Oh, wait, she is running (not ‘considering’ as the story says) for Assembly. Well that’s sure fortuitous. I’ll wait for the stories about these … Continue reading

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In sloppy journalism, a good story trumps the truth

Newspapers and, especially, TV news love all things pets. Dog saves boy; boy saves cats. whatever. They are rating boosters. We try to limit it, but sometimes…. That almost happened when we heard Friday that a CHP officer saved a … Continue reading

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Possibly the biggest money battle among Republicans

will come in the 60th District, says the Ventura County Star. Chino Hills Mayor Curt Hagman and Larry Dick, an Orange County water district director are battling it out for district being vacated by Assemblyman Bob Huff. The District covers … Continue reading

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Newspapers are shrinking, real journalism becoming scarcer, but the good news

is the Associated Press is bulking up its LA celebrity coverage. Whew. Well at least the importance stuff will be covered.

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