A federal judge in Santa Ana has sentenced a Yorba Linda businessman to a term of probation for three years and ordered him to pay a $4,000 fine for conspiracy to commit mail fraud.Following his arrest in February, Richard Alan Glavis--the owner of Superior Computer Gear (SCG)--acknowledged his guil ... More >>
[Update at end] ORIGINAL POST, JULY 30, 4:00 P.M.:After demonstrations in front of the Anaheim Police Department yesterday, at least four protesters were reportedly snatched up by police while marching to a vigil in the Anna Drive neighborhood honoring Manuel Diaz around 6 p.m. Sunday night.&nb ... More >>
Today 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site Backpage.com. The full page ad was published in the New York Times.
The religious coalition demanded that we close down our legal, adult classifieds.
Neither government officials nor G ... More >>
According to our sister publication LA Weekly, hip-hop manager James Rosemond, a.k.a. Jimmy Henchman, was arrested in New York this morning. He is alleged to have had a role in the 1994 attack on Tupac Shakur. Federal agents claim Rosemond is the leader an LA-to-NYC coke ring.
He was collared a ... More >>
Taxes must be suffering from battered women's syndrome about now. We're all like, "Aw come on, baby. You know I loves ya," Then--BAM!--corporations and rich people rap taxes upside the head, saying they ain't returning to Clinton-era levels. Then we get all lovey-dovey again and--WHAM!--House Rep ... More >>
KTLA-TVThe suspected doorstep gift snatcher.For some, the holiday season is a time for giving. For others, it's all about receiving. For 42-year-old Melanie Kathleen Astin, it's about stealing the shit she can't afford from well-to-do folks in Newport Beach.After a series of unexplained package t ... More >>
At a White House briefing, President Barack Obama just said suspicious packages found aboard two cargo planes
bound for the United States "do apparently contain explosive material."They came from Yemen and were inside Fed-Ex and UPS packages bound for a synagogue in Chicago.
A drunken driver with three prior driving under the
influence convictions and a blood alcohol level of .22 percent an hour and a half after a Jan. 16, 2007, early morning crash was sentenced today to 15 years to life in prison for killing her passenger.A jury on March 5 had found Suzanne Amelia ... More >>