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Daily Archives: February 7, 2011

Around The Eastsider

News & items from other parts of the blog and beyond. Man gets beaned by LAPD bean bag shotgun during Highland Park incident. Eastside 911 Lost & Found: Looking for an Echo Park cat named Hank. Eastsider Forums Read More »

Man gets gets beaned by LAPD bean bag shotgun

The LAPD has opened a use-of-force  investigation after an officer who responded to a street fight  in Highland Park late last week hit a man in the head with a bean bag fired from a shotgun.  The officer, Dan Gaglione, opened fire on a group of ... Read More »

The other city council election

The bruising battle between City Councilman Jose Huizar and challenger Rudy Martinez in the 14th Council District has attracted most of the attention in the March 8 city elections.  Getting lost in the media coverage is another city council race in the 4th Council District, which ... Read More »

Email backfires on Councilman Huizar’s reelection campaign

A consultant for Councilman Jose Huizar was fired on Sunday after he proclaimed that the councilman’s reelection campaign was poised to put a “political bullet” in the forehead of rival Rudy Martinez, according to the L.A. Now.  Consultant Michael Trujillo described the wording in a memo ... Read More »