Category Archives: Elections

L.A. County Board of Supervisors moves forward with eminent domain proceedings on vacant lots in South LA

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In less than a week, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors (BOS) took steps to seize empty lots at the intersection of Manchester and Vermont.  It was initially reported on November 30th that the county was mulling eminent domain with a follow-up article on December 1st stating the developer was “shocked” at the county’s idea. […]

South L.A. Man Arrested on Federal Charges Alleging He Made Online Threats to Kill Sheriff’s Dept. Personnel at the Inglewood Courthouse

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LOS ANGELES – Federal authorities this morning arrested a South Los Angeles man who allegedly made a series of online threats to kill law enforcement personnel and others at the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Inglewood Courthouse, a nearby school and a private business.

Adelanto City Councilmember Jermaine Wright indicted by federal grand jury

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The U.S. District Attorney’s office confirmed that Adelanto Councilmember Jermaine Wright was indicted by a federal grand jury.  Wright first appeared in court on Monday, November 13th where bail was set at $100k.  Wright is scheduled to appear on December 6th to enter a plea on the charges.

Former L.A. Dodger, turned mayor sentenced for corruption

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There is a false perception that wealth negates corruption.  Former LA Dodger turned Mayor of San Cristobal (Dominican Republic) Raul Mondesi proved that is a lie.  Mondesi was sentenced to 8 years in prison when an audit of city finances showed a $3.9 million dollar discrepancy.

Another Compton recall bites the dust

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Have any elected officials in the city of Compton been successfully recalled?  The answer is still NO.

Former WeHo city council candidate has fetish for gay, black men

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 Q Edward “Ed” Buck lives as an openly gay man.  Having previously run for city council in West Hollywood, Buck regularly supports candidates who are also openly gay.  His name has made news not for his political ties but the death of a gay sex worker in his WeHo home.  After the death of Gemmel Moore, […]

John Chiang helped award millions in tax breaks to his developer donors

BY CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO AUGUST 13, 2017 12:01 AM California Treasurer John Chiang has helped award tens of millions in tax credits and bonds over the last decade to a handful of affordable housing developers who contributed to his political campaigns.

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