City Council Supports Recall

District Attorney George Gascon has been a polarizing figure ever since he decided to run for DA of Los Angeles County. Of all his radical ideas, the discontinuation of cash bail and instead issuing offenders a citation with a date and time to return to court has had law enforcement and citizens on edge - and with good reason. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Gascon's "zero bail" policy was given a chance, and the results were as expected. Many suspects who were arrested, cited, and released wen...

Axe-Wielding Attacker Arrested

Last week, a crime was reported alleging that an ax-wielding man attacked a drummer who was playing at Todd Longshore Park. According to reports, the victim was playing his drums near a trail when a man with an axe in his hands appeared and tried to chop up the victim's drums. The victim said that the man didn't announce himself, tell the victim to get out of the way, or say anything at all. He just approached and started hacking at the victim's drums. The victim was able to more or less prot...

Avoiding Catalytic Converter Theft

The theft of catalytic converters has plagued Los Angeles County and the surrounding areas for a long time now. Catalytic converters are exhaust emission control devices that make the extremely polluting gasses produced by your vehicle's internal combustion engine into not as polluting (but still polluting) gasses. They're valued by thieves because they contain parts that are made of precious metals. These include platinum, rhodium, and palladium. Catalytic converters are located underneath y...