On Friday morning, through his Twitter account, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made the dubious claim that L.A. is "still safer than it's been in 50 years." Which means we're back to 1960, when John F. Kennedy successfully ran for president, Elvis Presley was promoted to sergeant, an ... More >>
Here we go again ...L.A. Mayor Antonio VillaraigosaMaybe we shouldn't be surprised that Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa stood next to LAPD Chief Charlie Beck yesterday and boldly insisted once again that L.A.'s as safe as it was during the 1950s ... even though L.A. Weekly pointed out last ... More >>
Reading the L.A. Times this morning, we stumbled upon Hector Tobar's breathless column about Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's supposed anti-gang program called "Summer Night Lights."L.A. Times columnist Hector TobarTobar visits Ramon Garcia Park in Boyle Heights, one of 16 parks in Los Angeles where ... More >>
Except the chief is manipulating numbers and acting like a politician
Angry candidates ask: How can Bratton and Villaraigosa claim L.A. is as safe as 1956?
More codeless, arbitrary and brutal than ever... and coming to a neighborhood near you
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Did City Halls plan to fight gangs bankroll a gangster?
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