Harassment Charge – and Payoff – at Water Board

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In September 2014, Hews Media Group-Community News exclusively obtained an agreement between Sigrid Lopez and Central Basin Municipal Water that used $670,000 in taxpayer funded dollars to settle a 2013 sexual battery and harassment lawsuit filed against current Board President Bob Apodaca. Documents Confirm Central Basin Water Director Apodaca’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settled for $670,000 Mr. Apodaca, in a clear … Read More

Obama Winked at Iran, and Spawned a U.S. Catastrophe

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Nikki Haley

Dateline Jerusalem – Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., glared at her colleagues at the U.N. Security Council on Dec. 18 as she cast the lone nay vote against a draft resolution presented by Egypt to nullify U.S. President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Ms. Haley then berated her U.N. colleagues for their assault against U.S. sovereignty … Read More

Two LGBT Candidates

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Ms. Preston

I am glad to see you are covering the election in Assembly District 54 to replace Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (who resigned for health reasons). http://www.thefrontpageonline.com/news/first-name-sebastians-seat That said, your story on Monday omitted two LGBT candidates who have also entered the race — Steve Dunwoody, a gay veteran, and Ashlee Marie Preston, a trans journalist and civil rights activist. Mr. Dunwoody, California … Read More

A Lonely West Valley Voice Cries Out

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Perspective — Remember being taught about the Boston Tea Party? The patriots of Boston finally had enough taxation without representation. Well, folks, get your tea bags out and ready. The City of Los Angeles is divided into 15 equally populated council districts with supposedly equal representation in City Hall, each with an elected councilmember. In addition to the City Council, … Read More

Judaism Is Not a Threat to Any Religion

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The Israeli flag at Jerusalem’s Western Wall. Photo, Hynek Moravec via Wikimedia Commons.

Second of two parts Re “No Logical Reason to Oppose Trump’s Decision” Dateline Jerusalem — Islamic opposition to recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital emanates from Islam’s belief that Judaism, and all other religions, are obsolete — leaving only Islam as the true faith. Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital grants Judaism the status of a living religion, one that threatens Islam, … Read More

Unbeaten, but She is Longest Shot in Governor Race

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Delain Easton

 (One in an ongoing series of interviews with candidates for governor of California)  Delaine Eastin has never run a losing campaign for any office in 14 tries. But if the 70-year-old former state school superintendent emerges to win this year’s race for governor, it will be the biggest upset in the long history of California politics. Don’t rule her out, … Read More

No Logical Reason to Oppose Trump’s Decision

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The Israeli flag at Jerusalem’s Western Wall. Photo, Hynek Moravec via Wikimedia Commons.

First of two parts Dateline Jerusalem  — Now that President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital — and announced plans to relocate the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem — Arab and Muslim leaders and spokespersons have been trying to frighten other nations out of following his lead. To counter that effort, the world should consider a few salient points. Jerusalem, the capital … Read More

Wesson Stepped Into Needless Trouble on Purpose

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Mr. Wesson

@The Guss Report — It is the proverbial loose thread on the free speech sweater. It should not have been pulled, but now that it has, it will undoubtedly cause endless additional aggravation for the Los Angeles City Council (and its committees and commissions) in this new year and beyond. And it was so pointless and avoidable. During the closing … Read More

How Could GOP Do This to Their Fellow Californians?

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Thomas D. Elias
Mr. Elias

If there’s one thing members of Congress are elected to do, it is to look after the best interests of their own constituents and other people living in their state. If there’s one thing most of the 14 Republicans among California’s 53 members of the House of Representatives have not been doing much lately, it’s representing the best interests of … Read More

DWP Retire Plans Short

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L.A. Watchdog –The unfunded liability for the Dept. of Water and Power’s retirement liabilities improved as a result of the 12.7 percent return on invested assets for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016. As a result, the shortfall decreased from $2.8 billion (81 percent funded) to $1.8 billion (88 percent funded). This liability includes not only the traditional pension … Read More