Category Archives: LAFD

City Hall’s Brand of Socialism: Soak the Working Class with Higher Taxes to Support Millionaire Cops and Firefighters

EDITOR’S NOTE: At 5:30 p.m. tonight and again at 10 p.m., KCET’s SoCal Connected will drop another bomb on City Hall’s DROP program — Deferred Retirement Option Plan — that is letting retired cops and firefighters retire one day on … Continue reading

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Poor Wendy, Shallman Hung Her Out to Dry and She’s Feeling So Bad

It’s like watching somebody jump out of an airplane and their parachute doesn’t open and you’re looking on in horror, wincing as you wait for the splat. Poor Wendy, she’s got all these smart and important people around manipulating her … Continue reading

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Defend, Deny, Deflect — Garcetti Offers No Straight Answers for What Went Wrong or How To Fix LA

As an officer and a gentleman, Navy Lt. Eric Garcetti, reserves, cannot tell a lie without dishonor so we have to take everything he says as the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Thus we take as … Continue reading

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Pyrotechnic Artist Cai Guo-Qiang’s Exhibit at Geffen Opens with a Bang — 40,000 Fireworks Rockets Explode at Once

Thousands of people gathered at dusk Saturday night outside the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Little Tokyo for the opening of artist Cai Guo-Qiang’s Sky Ladder exhibition. Cai — who created the spectacular fireworks show that ended the Beijing Olympics … Continue reading

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False Alarm: LA Fire Chief Ordered to Back Down on Ban on Public Information

UPDATE 1: The death of a man who left a long trail of blood outside the Malibu restaurant where he worked is now under investigation by county health officials as a matter of public safety. Officials refuse to discuss the … Continue reading

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LAFD to Los Angeles: F— You! Do the Mayor and Council Support Decision Today to Slam Door on Public Information?

UPDATE: City Controller candidate Cary Brazeman — who took the lead March 1 in exposing the “FIREGATE” scandal based on data from “Fix the City” activists Mike Eveloff and Jim O’Sullivan, issued a statement today condemning the Fire Department’s clampdown … Continue reading

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