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  • Discrepancies in Actions and Audits Raise Questions about LA City Controller’s Oversight

    (Editor’s note: This article, which ran January 10 in the Valley Current, is the second installment of a two-part series delving into the practices and controversies
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  • Local Youth Recognized by SNO for Reporting

    Archer School freshman Maya Hernandez’s article for the school newspaper (“Severing Stigma with ‘Sexplained’: Junior Hosts New Sexual Education Podcast to Educate Through
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  • A Happy Ending for Sunset Boulevard

    There was a water pipe break on the eastbound side of Sunset Boulevard in the late afternoon on December 14. Water was gushing down Sunset and then spilling onto La Cruz
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  • Discrepancies in Actions and Audits Raise Questions About LA City Controller’s Oversight

      (Editors note: This article ran in the Valley Current on January 9 and is reprinted with permission. The Current Editor wrote “This article was the first installment
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  • Viewpoint: Hamas Supporters Deface the Los Angeles National Cemetery

    Hamas supporters defaced the Los Angeles National Cemetery in West Los Angeles on January 6. The Key News Network reported a large crowd of individuals spray-painted walls
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  • Pot Shot Wisdom

    Pot Shots (Editor’s note: A reader, who is a fan of Ashleigh Brilliant (creator of Pot-Shots), has worked out an agreement with CTN that gives this newsletter the permission
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  • Try this Test: You Only Need Four to Pass

    (Editor’s note: A reader sent the following quiz. Sorry to say I did not pass, not even close.) You only need 4 correct out of 10 questions to pass. QUIZ QUESTIONS: 1)
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  • Helping – Because It’s the Right Thing to Do

    Many may have seen the gentleman sleeping at the corner of the Carey and Sunset, near the Coldwell Real Estate offices. The Los Angeles Police Department Beach Detail tried
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  • My Life with Ali MacGraw

    By BOB VICKREY (Editor’s note: this story appeared in LA Monthly and is printed with permission by its author. Vickrey wrote: “The recent death of Ali MacGraw’s ‘Love Story’
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  • What Is it? #10

    This is a cast iron pictural sign that was placed on the wall above entrance to a wool shop in Munich, Germany, sometime in the 1800’s. I bought it at a flea market in
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