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Slow news day?

Who knew my resignation would get such play? LAObserved, Reporter-G and FCBlog blogged about my soon-to-be departure. Effective July 22, I will be preparing to travel to Guatemala and then return to my native New York. I will stay in … Continue reading

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No team, no stadium, but Ed Roski plows forward anyway

He is now accepting contact information from supporters who would like to be sent updates on how to get tickets.

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Covering David Dreier and Russ Warner

Readers called about the lack of election coverage in the the 26th Congressional seat, which David Dreier now occupies. Resources generally prevented us from covering the primaries between Republicans Dreier and Sonny Sardo and Democrats Cynthia Matthews and Warner. (That … Continue reading

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Inappropriate assassination art shut down

NYT: Today, a performance artist tried to set up an art exhibition in Manhattan with the title, “The Assassination of Hillary Clinton/The Assassination of Barack Obama,” [] “Asked whether the artwork was being seen as dangerous, (Police Commissioner Ray) Kelly … Continue reading

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Airbrushing history redux

“Soviet premier, Joseph Stalin, routinely airbrushed his enemies out of images. In this photo, a commissar was removed from the original photograph after falling out of favor with Stalin.” Tuesday, New York Times: On a talk show last fall, a … Continue reading

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*Not even a media blitz for Election Day can lure voters

In an early sample of voter turnout in Los Angeles County, about 8.10 percent of eligible voters voted, according to the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. The Feb. 5 Presidential Primary Election showed nearly 20 percent at the same time period. Past samplings … Continue reading

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Old skool journalism

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Danish embassy bombed; possible connection to Muhammad cartoons

AP: “ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A huge car bomb exploded outside the Danish Embassy on Monday, killing at least six people just weeks after an al-Qaida leader urged attacks against Denmark for newspaper caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.” Here are the … Continue reading

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Mike Spence talking about the June 3 ballot.

LAT: Los Angeles County Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman and Spence, California Republican Assembly president, debate the issues on the ballot. Spence is a West Covina Unified board member.

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Op-eds, columns and news

There are obviously differences between these categories. Opinions are just that. They don’t have to be fair or give the other side or even add context. News is just the facts. Columns can be hybrids of news and analysis. Frank … Continue reading

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