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Inglewood Indie Paper Threatened Physically (tags)
The Morningside Park Chronicile, a small community paper in a neighborhood of Inglewood, has been threatened and the publisher says someone broke into her home.
Please Oh LA Times Get A San Diego Section—Please! (tags)
The U-T has never been, over the time I have lived in southern California, a terribly great paper—despite all the awards the news industry gives onto itself. Yet it is really the opinion pages at the U-T that suck (even with less news and staff). OK, given that the front page is now celebrity central as Hollywood Variety Magazine—that is a tabloid sensation for a cult of personality is questionable too.
HUMBLE BEAUTY: Skid Row Artists Documentary (tags)
Humble Beauty is an hour long documentary that tells the story of talented homeless and formerly homeless men and women who, despite a daily struggle for survival, paint and create art in the worst area of Los Angeles known as Skid Row. People will make art, no matter how humble the circumstances.
The Kids On Paper Holiday Cheer Project (tags)
Kids On Paper Bring The Gift Of Comics To Valley Hospitals For Valentine’s Day
Santa Arrives by Wheel Chair (tags)
Kids On Paper Director Brings Comic Books and Holiday Cheer to Children in Valley Hospitals
Los Angeles Sentinel Endorses Paparian for Congress in 29th (tags)
The largest and oldest black-owned newspaper on the west coast has endorsed a Green for Congress in the San Gabriel Valley, giving the nod to former Pasadena Mayor Bill Paparian over the Democrat incumbent.
LA Times Dumps Liberal Columnist (tags)
Los Angeles Times columnist Robert Scheer was fired on November 11 after nearly 30 years at the paper, the last 13 as one of its most progressive political columnists. In a published statement announcing op-ed page changes (11/10/05), the Times insisted that it is dedicated to "provid[ing] readers with a wide range of voices and perspectives," but in dumping Scheer, the paper has gotten rid of one of the few prominent progressive columnists in the country.
'LA Times' Readers Protest Scheer Ouster (tags)
Between 200 and 300 people picketed outside the Los Angeles Times Tuesday afternoon to protest the paper's decision to drop liberal columnist Robert Scheer, according to a crowd estimate provided by one of the rally's organizers. The newspaper, however, said there were only about 55 people there.
TUES NOV. 15: LA Times Readers to Protest Firing of Popular Columnist Scheer (tags)
LA Times Readers/Subscribers to Picket Outside Times Building To Protest Controversial Firing of Popular Columnist Robert Scheer "I've been a punching bag for Bill O'Reilly and Rush Limbaugh for years and I think the paper finally collapsed" -- Robert Scheer, Friday, Nov. 11th
Diebold's deceit unanimously rejected (tags)
California's secretary of state, Kevin Shelley, recommended prosecution, "We will not tolerate the deceitful conduct of Diebold, and we must send a clear message to the rest of the industry"
DEC 2nd: Support HR2239 (tags)
DEC 2nd Call to Action for Support of HR2239 Don't shread your vote! and Call your Rep in the House to suppor the Bill for a paper trail to every electronic voting machine.
L.A. Times Bans 'Resistance Fighters' Term (tags)
Repost from the Reuters wire: