Author Archives: timrotten

About timrotten

Frustrated, embittered, cynical freelance hack who can no longer get a job in print media, so have unleashed my talents on the blogisphere.

The Shape of Crime To Come – Electronic Pickpockets

OK, this is not a Los Angeles story, yet. Memphis, TN’s WREG Channel 3 News investigative journalist Scott Noll has broken this chilling story on his “On Your Side Investigators”  news segment. WREG’s On Your Side Investigators took RFID Security … Continue reading

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Likely Darwin Award Winner Harold Smith Does Us All A Favor

The Beverly Hills murder mystery surrounding the death of 64 year old Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen, took an unexpected turn this week when Harold Smith, a 37 year old convicted felon blew whatever brains he had out just as Beverly … Continue reading

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Brown Calls For Action – Nobody Shows Up!

If the turnout for Jerry Brown’s ‘Rally For Action’ at the Central Library in Downtown Los Angeles today, is any indication of the true level of support for Jerry Brown, Barbara Boxer and a host of Democrat hopefuls, then Jerry’s … Continue reading

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Rags to Riches Rumored for Naughty Nicky

EXCLUSIVE – BIG PAYOFF FOR ILLEGAL ALIEN HOUSEKEEPER EXPECTED THIS WEEK Rumors are rife that a deal has been brokered to guarantee a rosy future for Nicky Diaz, the illegal alien housekeeper who accused California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman of … Continue reading

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Is Jerry Brown Chicken?

Los Angeles based Talk Show hosts KFI AM640’s John and Ken, who have the largest radio audience in the hotly contested afternoon drive time slot, have been challenging Gubernatorial Candidate Jerry Brown to come on their show and answer questions … Continue reading

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Cooley Crushes City Corruption – 8 Arrested in Bell City Sallarygate Scandal

Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley today announced the arrest of 8 persons believed to be involved in an alleged $5.5M misappropriation of funds scandal. The 8 arrested are both current and former City of Bell officials. Cooley, a candidate … Continue reading

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Sleepy Blog Hosts Battleground for Ipsen’s Last Stand

The Griffith Park Wayist has emerged as the unlikely battleground for the on-going dispute between the 1,000 Los Angeles deputy district attorneys, and a small group who claim to represent them. The connection between the union and the GPW Blog … Continue reading

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