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Evening of Honor Recognizes Medal of Honor Recipients

An Evening of Honor was held on November 18 to recognize five Medal of Honor recipients at the Ronald Reagan American Legion Post 283. Two men had received medals for their actions during the Vietnam War: Specialist 5 James C. … Continue reading

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Why Is California Still Changing Time?

On Saturday night, November 4, clocks in California and in most of the United States were moved back an hour. One resident wrote, “Didn’t we in California vote not to turn clocks back?” In 2018, California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition … Continue reading

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L.A. Council Fast Tracking Large Digital Billboards

Although Los Angeles City Council passed a 2002 Billboard sign ordinance to ban visual blight, it is now trying to sidestep that ordinance. Given that Los Angeles will be the site of some 2026 World Cup Soccer Games, and also … Continue reading

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Rally to Show Support for Israel Held October 29

By CHAZ PLAGER Despite being far across the world, the Israel-Hamas conflict is an issue whose effects have spread throughout the United States in visible and terrifying ways. Supporters of both sides have been attacked for espousing their views, and … Continue reading

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Property Owners May See an Increase in Homeowner’s Insurance

Wildfires have always been part of life in California, going back to the indigenous tribes who lived here. According to the National Park Service, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians used fire to clear areas for crops and travel, … Continue reading

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University of Florida President Ben Sasse’s Letter About Attack on Israel

(Editor’s note: University of Florida President  Dr. Ben Sasse sent a letter (below) to students and graduates following a vigil held on campus on October 9. The letter was reprinted in the Wall Street Journal on October 13. WSJ said … Continue reading

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Potrero Pedestrian Bridge Satisfies California Coastal Commission Requirements

The California Coastal Commission (CCC) has required that there be coastal access for George Wolfberg Park at Potrero. The CCC also had two other requirements for the new park: parking spaces and a restroom. Initially it was proposed that a … Continue reading

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LM LA Chapter Faces Backlash Over Support for Hamas Attacks on Israel

(This story was printed in the Westside Current on October 13 and is reprinted with permission.) Supporters of Black Lives Matter (BLM) spoke out against the organization this week, expressing their discomfort after various BLM chapters including Southern California issued … Continue reading

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Local Men Return to Israel to Fight

On October 10, the Israel Defense Forces said it called up more than 360,000 of its reserves in the wake of Hamas’ surprise attack. One of those returning to Israel was Daniel Kalmanovich, who has a dual citizenship. He had … Continue reading

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Viewpoint—Tell Assemblymember Irwin “No” on ACA 1 and ACA 13

The California State Assembly is trying to undermine Prop. 13, with a new Assembly Constitutional Amendment, ACA 1. In 1978, California voters passed Proposition 13, an initiative which created a constitutional amendment limiting property taxes to the value upon acquisition … Continue reading

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