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  • Pasadena resident in line for possible county jail oversight commission

    Pasadena resident in line for possible county jail oversight commission
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich today announced plans to appoint retired federal judge Dickran Tevrizian, a Pasadena resident, to a possible oversight commission for the troubled county jail system. The Board of Supervisors will consider...
  • Four convicted in identity theft and bank fraud scheme

    Four members of an alleged Armenian organized crime ring were convicted by a federal judge in San Ana Wednesday on charges of identity theft and bank fraud, prosecutors announced Thursday. The five-week trial at the U.S. District Court in Santa Ana ended...
  • Ron Kaye: It'll be hell to pay when the bills come due

    I don't know about you, but I've been through a lot in my life and I've never seen anything like this — and it isn't at all like seeing an elephant fly. Our elected officials must think we are all “Dumbos” and will somehow go along with...
  • Governor again blocks parole for killer of CV High student in '91

    For the second time, Gov. Jerry Brown has reversed a state decision to grant parole to a 39-year-old man who killed a 17-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student nearly 21 years ago. In his March 16 decision, Brown stated that Paul Crowder, who is...
  • Schiff seeks new penalties for gun traffickers

    Schiff seeks new penalties for gun traffickers
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has drafted proposed new penalties for criminals who illegally purchase and smuggle firearms into Mexico, saying he hopes his measure will bring "something positive" out of the uproar over the Fast and Furious gun-tracking...
  • Ron Kaye: L.A. County is too big not to fail

    The walls of L.A. County's Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration are so thick and shielding of public scrutiny that even the old-line Commies in charge of the Kremlin in Moscow would be envious. The city's newspapers have assigned teams of reporters over...
  • Antonovich blasts governor's tax plan

    Antonovich blasts governor's tax plan
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich criticized Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax plan and his recent realignment initiative to release nonviolent inmates from state prisons during an address to the La CaƱada Flintridge Republican Club last week....
  • Turkish-Armenians march to remember slain journalist

    An estimated 20,000 people have marched in Istanbul to mark five years since the murder of prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, the BBC reported. Some protesters were angry over verdicts delivered this week in the latest trial of people...
  • Glendale man gets 3 years in prison for hospital kickback scheme

    Glendale man gets 3 years in prison for hospital kickback scheme
    A 54-year-old Glendale man who accepted more than $3 million in kickbacks while overseeing building projects at Pasadena's Huntington Memorial Hospital was sentenced today to three years in federal prison. In addition to the prison sentence, a U.S....