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  • In Theory: What's our responsibility toward sweatshops?

    More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there. And in Pakistan, 300 people burned to death when a factory caught fire. As Westerners demand cheaper goods, the use of so-called "sweatshops" abroad has rocketed. But the goods are cheaper because "[t]he global proliferation of sweatshops has driven the income and working conditions of garment, electronics and other factory workers to the absolute rock bottom," according to an article on TruthOut.org. After the Bangladesh disaster, retail giant Walmart severed its relationship with the supplier who used the factory. Other corporations have got together to fund inspections of buildings or to monitor workers' conditions. But some argue that it's too little, too late.
  • No cell phones during council meetings?

    I applaud Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy for asking council members to stay off their cell phones on the dais. All cell-phone communications made or received by council members during council meetings should be publically disclosed. Members of the public may...

    Burbank police arrest man suspected of selling marijuana

    A 24-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of selling marijuana after Burbank police reportedly found the drug, a large amount of cash and several cell phones with incriminating text messages in his car. Officers stopped the man,...

    Man allegedly tries to steal car, takes driver's cell phone instead

    A Huntington Park man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly tried to steal a car before taking the occupants’ cell phones. Albert Miramontes, 41, allegedly walked past two men who were sitting in the car in the 600 block of East Tujunga Avenue...

    Search continues for FBI agent missing since Friday

    An urgent search for an FBI agent who went missing last week stretched into its fourth day on Monday with authorities reporting little progress. The missing agent, 35-year-old Stephen Ivens, left on foot from his home in the 1700 block of Scott Road in...