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Entries from December 2011

Holiday Season first annual point – counterpoint babble

December 20th, 2011 · No Comments

* POINT: The Ontario International Airport is worse than Los Angeles City Hall’s red-haired stepchild. It’s more akin to the deserted, forlorn cousin promised housing in a garden shed. Glad folks are just learning this. – From the L.A. Times: “After three decades of steady growth and earning a Forbes magazine nod as one of […]

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Tags: Aiport battles · AQMD · chromium-six · Clean Air Act · Dirty environmental deals · EPA · General asssignment issues · groundwater pollution · L.A. City Council · Outrageous Legends · paralysis · Smogtown · Smogtown book · Wheeling the Deal: the Outrageous Legend of Gordon Zahler

A tribute to Marion Seeman. You made a few bells ring.

December 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Not to start off like the late Andy Rooney, but have you ever had a person in your life who was so extraordinarily selfless, so brimming with grace and unconditional love that you sometimes marveled at your luck having them in your orbit of earthly acquaintances? It’s a rhetorical question, folks, a setup, because let’s […]

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