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Bruce’s Beach: (Finally) doing the right thing

“I think eminent domain is wonderful, if you’re building a highway, and you need to build, as an example, a highway, and you’re going to be blocked by a holdout, or, in some cases, it’s a holdout—just so you understand, nobody knows this better than I do, because I built a lot of buildings in…

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Kenan Thompson will host 74th annual Emmy Awards

Longtime “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson was announced this week as the host of the 74th Emmy Awards. “Being a part of this incredible evening where we honor the best of the television community is ridiculously exciting, and to do it on NBC –– my longtime network family –– makes it even more…

Lung screenings available

Those who are over 50 and have smoked for at least 20 years may qualify for a lung screening through mednet.  Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer worldwide — around 240,000 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year, mostly among smokers. Surviving lung cancer starts…

Special pet adoption promotions

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care & Control (DACC) is joining NBC4 and Telemundo 52’s annual Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption and donation campaign for the eighth consecutive year.  This year this event will take place throughout the month of August. During the initiative, DACC’s seven animal care centers are joining at least…

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Bruce’s Beach: (Finally) doing the right thing

“I think eminent domain is wonderful, if you’re building a highway, and you need to build, as an example, a highway, and you’re going to be blocked by a holdout, or, in some cases, it’s a holdout—just so you understand, nobody knows this better than I do, because I built a lot of buildings in…

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Economic violence and the safer America plan

The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, signed into law on June 25, was a win for the Biden-Harris Administration. The legislation was genuinely bipartisan, more so in the Senate, where 15 Republicans joined 50 Democrats to pass the legislation, than in the House, where only 14 Republicans joined Democrats in passing the legislation.  While I often…

The Continuing Politics of the L.A. 10th District

It is a well known fact that the majority of the Black American population living in the city of Los Angeles currently live in the 8th, 9th, and 10th city council districts. Out of the 15 governmental districts in L.A. city government, those are normally considered the “Black” districts, and all three usually have Black…

Woman charged with six counts of murder in Windsor Hills crash

A nurse from Houston accused of running a red light and speeding into a Windsor Hills intersection, sparking a fiery chain-reaction crash that killed six people, including a pregnant mother, her infant son and unborn baby, has been charged with six counts of murder. Nicole Lorraine Linton, 37, has also been charged with five counts…

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