Monthly Archives: August 2011

CALI’s role in the Investigative Industry

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Recently, a couple of members of CALI joined the ranks of dissidents in the sphere of Private Investigator organizations by calling into question the value of the California Association of Licensed Investigators and its leadership.  … Continue reading

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This is what a feminist looks like

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  This is too funny not to share: On 08/29/11 4:59 PM, Catherine Smit-Torrez wrote: ——————– Dear “Jan”, The picture shows a beard leading even the dumbest investigator to believe that “Jan” may not be FEMALE. … Continue reading

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AB 22-Meant well; what about collateral damage?

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Assembly Member Tony Mendoza (D-56th District, Norwalk) means well with his AB 22, but the bill as written and even as recently amended, will cause collateral damage to precisely the people it intends to help.  … Continue reading

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Chicano Moratorium – 41 Years Ago

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  August 27, 2011 will be the 41st Anniversary commemoration of the National Chicano Moratorium of August 29, 1970, when 30,000 people — the largest anti-Vietnam War demonstration in Los Angeles at that time — were … Continue reading

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Birthday Greetings

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Today’s my birthday.  My birthday is kind of a solemn time for me because I’ve now outlived my father’s age by six years.  He died way too young and very unnecessarily because of America’s lack … Continue reading

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Adding Insult to Injury

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  The leadership of the Peace & Freedom Party (my own party that I am more and more embarrassed to be a registered member of) may have recently irreparably injured the party and its legacy of … Continue reading

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State Controller Vindicates my Critique of LACCD

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  For background on this issue, check out State Controller John Chiang’s audit of the Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) oversight of its construction program financed by taxpayer approved bonds: http://documents.latimes.com/controller-laccd-audit/ The report states at … Continue reading

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Encuentro de Jaraneros 2011 was great!

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Last weekend’s Encuentro de Jaraneros was even better than last year’s performance, with better organization and acoustics, for the most part.  Estela met me there (this was her second years in attendance) and I was … Continue reading

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Will California Protect Damon Moelter

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Damon Moelter has been telling every public official who would listen that he is the victim of sexual abuse and death threats in an effort to keep him silent.  In spite of his pleas for … Continue reading

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Awesome Musical Events–Son Jarocho

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  My notes about the following announcements: 1.  If you’ve never been to the annual Encuentro de Jaraneros, you don’t know what you’re missing.  Son Jarocho is the musical style of Veracruz.  For context, Veracruz was … Continue reading

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