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Doug January 29, 2014 at 08:26 am
If that section of the 210 is possessed, what can be said about the 405!?
James Stoker January 30, 2014 at 07:37 am
This is also a stretch of freeway where many truck drivers pull off to rest -- leading to the theoryRead More that many drivers get drowsy driving the freeway in this area. Most of the accidents directly involve semis. Others involve passenger vehicles traveling longer distances and passing through this stretch. Drowsiness brings out distracted, unrestrained, nutty behavior in some drivers. What can we do to keep drivers awake, alert and focused on driving through this section of the 210? The 210 through Tujunga/Sun Valley and the 405 through Sepulveda pass have several things in common: they are semi rural, lightly populated areas where the highway climbs over a pass in the midst of densely populated areas.
L February 26, 2014 at 05:36 am
james stoker you are smart.
Bob Roberts January 22, 2014 at 09:52 am
Let the punishment fit the vice. Deutsche Bank, and Fox on his resume...looks like karma caught upRead More with him.
Alex White January 22, 2014 at 10:19 am
You betcha... LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS News January 15, 2014 7:09 PM reports "The LosRead More Angeles City Council has agreed to pay $575,000 to settle a lawsuit from a former police informant who alleged that two officers forced her to have sex” Apparently, the LA City Council unanimously approved the payment. Must have been deemed cheaper to pay her off than go to trail and have LAPD’s dirty underwear on the line-- again. The defendants were the city and veteran narcotics officers James Nichols and Luis Valenzuela. The claim is the officer’s actions were less than professional. As I understand it, the officers are on “home duty” awaiting LAPD disciplinary hearings for this and three similar cases. Apparently, IAD was on the hunt starting “in or around 2010.” Nichols was transferred from Hollywood to Northeast and continued to patrol. The “Informant” pulled the plug when she filed suit, so the wagons were circled and evidence was hurriedly collected; and then a settlement. Here's a good source with another illustration of how they actually operate that Big Blue Sweeper. Under the “Back Issues” link of Courthouse News Service-- "New Twist to Banker's LAPD Beating Story" By Matt Reynolds Nov. 13, 2011. This case speaks to MO quite clearly. The use of a 1st Amendment argument by the defendants in this case as a motion for dismissal is humorously ironic, but apparently it was effective. Be interesting if that surreptitious Glendale PD Tape recording (cleverly obtained by LAPPL and published), or the trail testimony and any of that particular evidence, or the settlement particulars of the settled “Informant Lawsuit” will be allowed into this courtroom with respect to speaking to character, conduct and motive of ALL parties concerned? Should be a legal humdinger!
kj January 23, 2014 at 07:06 am
typical dope head blame someone else.
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TT January 21, 2014 at 07:33 am
What exactly is a "training/practice grenade"? Is it explosive and dangerous, or is itRead More just a harmless heavy thing shaped and weighted like a real grenade? Why are major points such as this left out of stories? I wish the media would just tell us what is going on without inserting their agendas.
Home Ranger January 21, 2014 at 09:07 am
Agree that a key piece of information is missing in the article: Was the grenade live? How was itRead More "rendered safe?" But I fail to see any agenda is inserted here, beyond lazy reporting.
rubberband January 22, 2014 at 08:04 am
We have a program at our police department where we can turn in old or unused unwanted ammo. I foundRead More a bunch of very old ammo in my father-in-law's Marine case...and I turned it in.... I wonder if this gentleman was doing just that, thinking it was the responsible and wise thing to do. I might have done the same thing with a grenade.
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TT January 14, 2014 at 06:38 am
This story creates more questions than it provides information. There is a very dangerous suspectRead More out there, but his race is being kept from us, when race is a valid and powerful tool in identifying a very dangerous criminal. How can political correctness possibly be more important than providing our community members the necessary information to keep ourselves safe, and to bring this devil to justice? We've actually reached a point where Liberal dishonesty is a clear and irrefutable threat to our safety.
chuck weiss January 11, 2014 at 08:19 am
Surprised that no reporter in town actually drove the five minutes it takes to get to the school toRead More get details, instead of making a story based on chatter overheard on a fire department scanner.
Investigators stand outside the home where Joseph Gatto was found dead in November of 2013 on Bright Lane in Silver Lake. Photo Credit John Schreiber.
chuck weiss January 7, 2014 at 02:38 pm
Glad to see that victims of murder in LA are now granted a $50,000 reward to help find theirRead More killers. Wait a minute, my mistake. One has to be either a politician or related to one to receive this reward.
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Brian January 9, 2014 at 11:42 am
It is past time this knucklehead retires. We need a new sheriff who uphold the law and theRead More Constitution. See CSPOA dot org and also SheriffMack dot com.
Kim Miller January 10, 2014 at 08:40 pm
Good man who carries an unusually big stick
TT January 7, 2014 at 10:51 am
This is very sad. I also read that another motorcyclist in his 50's just died farther up the 2Read More (ACH). Be safe out there.
Nancy Plascencia January 7, 2014 at 05:10 pm
Great man and an ever greater physician. This is a horrible tragic loss. My heartfelt condolences toRead More his family.
Chuck Sanford January 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm
What a wonderful man. Such a tragedy for his family and friends ! He was my Doctor, but more thanRead More that, he was a friend. May God take care of his family.
TT December 28, 2013 at 03:07 pm
Correct me if I'm wrong (this isn't my area of expertise), but I've been told that a first time DUIRead More arrest in California will cost around $5,000. And that doesn't include increases in insurance costs. It's also my understanding that the legal levels have been lowered so that very little substance in the blood will justify an arrest. It just isn't worth it.
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Donna Roberts December 21, 2013 at 08:44 am
Details? Who? How? Why?
Zoiderella December 23, 2013 at 10:45 am
I have seen this same tease for 4 days. When are you going to get any info/names/streetRead More conditions/details///. I would think I could get the info from you first.
CV Gal December 17, 2013 at 07:20 am
We are seeing a huge increase in big rig accidents in the last 5 years, especially on the 210Read More Freeway. We must do something about this bad situation by getting more goods on rail. Imagine the same fire occurring in the proposed 710 tunnel project that Metro & Caltrans want to build in Pasadena. It would cause catastrophic loss of life. This project will bring 4x the amount of traffic to the area and on to the eastbound and westbound 210, right in our neighborhood. Send a message to transportation officials against this plan and sign the petition at no710.com.
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TT December 26, 2013 at 08:18 am
@ MtMnMike. I love your logic! You liberals are shooting people in the back in theaters, elementaryRead More schools, etc, but I'm the troublemaker. Now that's some liberal logic for ya!
MtnManMike December 26, 2013 at 10:47 am
Oh yes. I head down to the soup kitchen to feed the homeless, then hop in my Prius, and pop capsRead More into a couple of 5th street bums on my way back to Echo Park...What bridge do you live under, anyway?
TT December 27, 2013 at 06:37 am
Sarcasm won't distract from the fact that there is a huge problem with you liberals mass murderingRead More people. The problem needs to be addressed, and it will be sooner or later.
RT December 14, 2013 at 10:48 am
Unless you recently moved to the area, it's hard to believe that people are not aware of the dangerRead More that the local wildlife poses to pets. Let your small dog outside "for a second just to tinkle" and a coyote will easily jump a 6 ft fence and snatch it. By the time the owner reacts, the coyote is gone and so is your pet /: