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City Attorney Successfully Defends City, Lapd In $3 Million Excessive Force Case

LOS ANGELES – The City Attorney’s Office successfully secured a defense verdict in a case involving a $3 million claim for damages alleging excessive use of force and commission of a battery by an LAPD officer. Deputy City Attorney Beth Fitzgerald successfully represented the City at trial. Plaintiff Veronica Okwuosa filed a lawsuit against the […]

February 29th, 2012 | Posted in Police News | Read More »

Quotations about forgiveness

~ “Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.” — Oscar Wilde ~ “Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.” — Ausonius ~ “Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.” — Indira Gandhi ~ “Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.” — Euripides ~ “Forgiveness is a funny thing. It […]

February 28th, 2012 | Posted in Quotes of the week | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 2-27-12

Albert Herring LA Opera

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor Albert Herring Comes To La Opera Opening Saturday, February 25 is the Benjamin Britten comic opera “Albert Herring.” Based on Guy de Mausassant’s short story “Le Rosier de Madame Husson” (Madame Husson’s Rose King), the action takes place in England, where Lady Billows is organizing the May Day festival. Usually […]

February 28th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

From The Sidelines 2-27-12

By Irving Leemon, Contributing Columnist Recently, every day, in the papers, on the radio, and on TV there are beatings, shootings, killings, armed robberies, and suicides in Southern California, and other parts of the nation. I believe that this is a result of the poor economy and the lack of jobs, and the number of […]

February 27th, 2012 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

Enjoy Something Different: A River Cruise In Africa

River Cruise in Africa

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor At the annual meeting of the Corporate Travel Center I had a most interesting conversation with Steve Avalos of AMA Waterways, one of the leading providers of river cruising. Steve shared with me news of AMA’s new combination land and river cruising on the African continent. Here’s more information about […]

February 27th, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations For Young Volunteers

The Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program will award more than $420,000 in scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, to more than 2,200 young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities. Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted until March […]

February 27th, 2012 | Posted in Family and food | Read More »

Abraham Lincoln quotations

Abraham Lincoln quotations: ~ “A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.” ~ “Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a […]

February 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Quotes of the week | Read More »

Presidential facts

Presidential facts: ~ The annual salary for the President of the United States of America is $400,000. ~ After receiving a pretend military commission, Abraham Lincoln’s son Tad once fired on the Cabinet. ~ The ninth President, William Henry Harrison, was the only President who studied to be a medical doctor. ~ Abraham Lincoln was […]

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Facts of the week | Read More »

The Carnivore, Nairobi, Kenya

The Carnivore is the ultimate “Beast of a Feast” restaurant. A variety of meat including ostrich, crocodile and camel, it is roasted over charcoal and carved at your table. Delicious side dishes and an exceptional array of sauces complement this fixed price feast that also includes soup, a selection of desserts and Kenyan coffee. Set […]

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

Gjelina Restaurant In Venice, CA

Gjelina Restaurant Venice CA

Gjelina Restaurant In Venice, CA Defines Refined Rusticity By Simon Lewis, Food Critic & Professional Chef. In a city where farmers can feel like a relic of the past, Gjelina shines as the definition of refined rusticity. Chef Travis Lett has established a relationship with some of the best purveyors throughout Southern California in order […]

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Family and food | Read More »

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