Wednesday, May 21, 2008

About Gang Violence and Terrorism on LA Streets

Four Hours of Gunfire in the San Fernando Valley

Gunfire Erupts on the Ventura Freeway

Anti-Semitic Attacks in the Los Angeles Area

The following was taken from an article about anti-Semitic attacks in general in the Diaspora from

A visibly Jewish man was attacked April 12 in Los Angeles by two men with shaved heads “who spoke a language not English or Spanish,” according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which is publicizing a $30,000 reward offered by the L.A. City Council for information leading to the apprehension of the attackers.

The victim, a 58-year-old, was wearing a yarmulka when he was attacked by the two men, who called him “dirty Jew” and hit him on the side of the head before punching and kicking him once he was down.

L.A. Police report a steep rise in anti-Jewish attacks in the San Fernando Valley, with anti-Semitic vandalism and improvised bombs targeting the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus and a private home in West Hills.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

LA Tries to Make Itself More Bike-Friendly Due To Rising Gas Prises

For those of you who live in Europe or Israel, you might think that we in Los Angeles are overreacting to the rise in gas prices which are, on average, about $3.90 a gallon as of this writing. Don't forget, this is Los Angeles. We depend on the car unlike any other group of people on this planet.

By the way, I'm one of those people who think biking in this city is undoable, if not dangerous, and I speak from experience.

LA Councilwoman Found to be Slandered by the Police

Sex Abuse Coverup at LA Schools

5 Foothill Slayings Have Area On Edge

ICE Massive Round-Up of Illegal Immigrants

A Second Crime Report of the Los Angeles Area

A Homicide Report of the Los Angeles Area

Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Griffith Park,2933,356197,00.html

Marine Shot to Death in San Clemente,0,1256607.story

"Private Investigator to the Stars" Pelicano Convicted of Racketeering and Conspiracy,0,4434631.story