In the L.A. Weekly cover story about West Hollywood's first of its kind fur ban, several folks were skeptical about its impact on the rest of the world. Well, the Jerusalem Post reported in late July that the Israeli government is considering its own ban on fur sales. "The text of the bill explains ... More >>
Steve Susman If Frank McCourt had been born in Texas instead of Boston, and had become a lawyer instead of a real estate developer, he probably would have ended up a lot like his lead counsel, Steve Susman. Both are aggressive guys with appetites for big risks. Like McCourt, Susman w ... More >>
Deputy Chief Michael Downing.Los Angeles Police Deputy Chief backed away from comments published in an Israeli newspaper last week indicating that be believed the North Hollywood synagogue shooting Oct. 30 was "a stern warning linked to a criminal organization." Two men were wounded in the a ... More >>
DowningLos Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Michael Downing said this week that Israeli organized crime was on the rise in Los Angeles and he mentioned the Oct. 30 North Hollywood synagogue shooting as "a stern warning linked to a criminal organization." The LAPD's counter-terrorism ho ... More >>
Will we be eclipsed by the European Union?
Kerry, we hardly know ye