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  • Former NASA investigator guilty of tax fraud

    Former NASA investigator guilty of tax fraud
    A former NASA investigator who had worked at JPL in La Cañada Flintridge pleaded guilty this week to filing a fraudulent federal tax return that failed to report nearly $300,000 he stole from a Lancaster church. Alvin Danielle Allen, 42, was a special...
  • Runaway truck driver found guilty of manslaughter

    Runaway truck driver found guilty of manslaughter
    Marcos Costa, the driver in the fatal 2009 runaway truck collision off the Angeles Crest Highway, could end up on probation after a jury on Friday found him not guilty of second-degree murder.  The jury did convict Costa of involuntary manslaughter,...
  • Ron Kaye: Helping those trying to help themselves

    Sometimes I think we care more about pets than people, which is really strange when you think about it. I’m sure that couldn’t be true of any other species on the planet. We round up stray cats and dogs and put them in cages where we feed and...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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 Cañada Flintridge Republican Club last week....
  • 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...
  • 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...