While a final-final vote will happen next week, the general shape of the new ordinance, after years of dithering and months of debate and fears from both enemies and advocates of medical pot that there were too many, too unregulated, pot shops in L.A. (apparently around 540 operating now) is clear after a preliminary vote today. More info and links to news coverage, commentary, and the ordinance itself at my California news and politics blog, "City of Angles."
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.
"Controlled choice" is supposed to fix inequality in New York public schools. It might make everything worse.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.