To mark the 75th anniversary of the end of John Dillinger's crime reign--which ended July 22, 1934, when Public Enemy No. 1 was shot and killed by FBI agents near the
Biograph Theater in Chicago, the bureau's press room just issued a list of 10 myths about the outlaw given new life in a Hollywood mo ... More >>
Those who know Sheriff Mike Carona might be skeptical that a man with no street cop experience can impact local crime statistics in a dramatic, positive way. Though Carona hails himself as "America's Sheriff," he's never solved a crime, endured a stakeout or made an arrest. He served as a court bail ... More >>
The LA Times editorial mudpatch really threw a bitch-fit over Sheila Kuehl's SB 1437, which they say would require California textbooks to "tell the stories of contributions made to history by gays and lesbians." They jest that Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) may be trying to write herself into the history b ... More >>
Political transvestism and puma killing are in the news today, and both were implicit in posts on The Blotter yesterday. Coincidence or clairvoyance?
Yesterday's first Blotter post dealt with the investigation by State Senator Joe Dunn (D-Garden Grove) into the California National Guard's spying o ... More >>
State Senator Joe Dunn's (D-Garden Grove) investigation into the California National Guard's spying on political activists was featured on the KGO evening news yesterday. Whether the story on San Francisco's ABC affiliate will help raise the profile of the investigation remains to be seen, but this ... More >>