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Appeals court denies Baca’s request for new trial

LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court panel Feb. 11 rejected former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca’s appeal of his conviction on charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 76-year-old former sheriff, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was sentenced in May 2017 to three years in federal prison, but has remained Read More…

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Author writes frank book on male-female relationships

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood executive, preacher and New York Times bestselling author DeVon Franklin pulls no punches in his groundbreaking new book on relationships titled “The Truth About Men: What Men Need to Know” that will undoubtedly spark conversation and debate among men and women alike. Franklin, who recently appeared at a book signing at Read More…

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ON THE MONEY: What the government shutdown reveals about us

With the government shutdown in our rear-view mirror, it’s a good idea to identify the elephant in the room. Instead of saving at a level that can make work optional, retailers are delighted to see that Americans have embraced the mantra, “Spend, baby spend!” As I have stated on nationally syndicated TV and radio programs, Read More…