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Southland Politicians Denounce New Trump Travel Ban

trump-travel-ban-atlanta-jan-29-2017 A revised executive order signed Monday by President Donald Trump that restricts travel into the United States from six primarily Muslim countries and bars all refugee entries for 120 days did little to appease Southland elected officials who called the order no better than the previous one that was rejected by a federal court. Read More

Aliso Canyon Gas-Leak Victims Could See Settlement Benefits

la-me-aliso-canyon-leak-reopen-20170117 City Councilman Mitchell Englander said Tuesday he wants the South Coast Air Quality Management District to utilize proceeds from its $8.5 million settlement agreement with the Southern California Gas Company stemming from the Aliso Canyon gas leak to benefit the communities impacted by it. Read More

Beverly Hills News – SpaceX to Launch Again

SpaceX is now targeting next Monday for its return to flight after completing its investigation of a September launch pad explosion that destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and a commercial communications satellite, it was reported Tuesday. Read More

L.A. Lawyer Tapped for Trump’s Security & Exchange Commission

6a00d8341c630a53ef0120a547cb52970c-500wi Los Angeles lawyer Debra Wong Yang, who was U.S. Attorney in Southern California and is close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, was reported Wednesday to be under consideration by President-elect Donald J. Trump to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, which would make her Wall Street's top cop. Read More

Prosecutor Blasts Baca For Abuse of Power

download (1) Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was the "heartbeat" of an internal conspiracy to thwart a federal probe into abuses in the jail system, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday at the onset of Baca's corruption trial, but a defense attorney threw blame squarely on the ex- lawman's former second-in-command. Read More

LAPD Chief Won’t Be Deporting Anyone Anytime Soon

The Los Angeles Police Department will not change its immigration policies, despite pledges by President-elect Donald Trump to toughen the nation's immigration laws and deport million of immigrants living in the country illegally, police Chief Charlie Beck said in remarks reported Monday. Read More