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  • Dashiell Hammett: The man of mystery

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    By Published August 26, 2016 at 8:01 am - No Comments “Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery,” Sally Cline, 272 pages, Arcade Publishing, 2016 (Review by Bill Hughes) His family roots ran deep in the “Old Line State.” Dashiell Hammett, aka Samuel “Dash” Dashiell Hammett, was born on a tobacco farm in […]

    Dashiell Hammett: The man of mystery
  • Crystal Ball: Sports after the Rio Olympics

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    By Published August 25, 2016 at 6:01 pm - No Comments Don’t fret the end of the Olympic games. If you look closely, there is plenty left to enjoy in the world of sports. Lucky for you, my crystal ball (fully inflated) has provided me with a glimpse of the future […]

    Crystal Ball: Sports after the Rio Olympics
  • Dodgers shock their fans: They trade away A.J. Ellis

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    By Published August 25, 2016 at 3:13 pm - No Comments “Everybody is in shock,” according to LAPX reporter Claudia Gestro. She was reacting to the news, just released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, that the team had traded away catcher A.J. Ellis for another catcher, Carlos Ruiz, of the Philadelphia […]

    Dodgers shock their fans: They trade away A.J. Ellis
  • Chargers News: Damion Square and Joey Bosa

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    By Published August 25, 2016 at 8:01 am - No Comments The San Diego Chargers sent out two press releases yesterday, one concerning their first round draft pick Joey Bosa and the other about four-year defensive lineman Damion Square. The statement on Joey Bosa: Statement from the San Diego Chargers re: […]

    Chargers News: Damion Square and Joey Bosa
  • Giants and Dodgers get at it again

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    By Published August 24, 2016 at 6:31 pm - No Comments Once again the Dodgers are in a tight race for the National League West Division title with the San Francisco Giants. Right now the Dodgers are two games ahead of the Giants and Tuesday the two teams met at Dodger […]

    Giants and Dodgers get at it again
  • Polka: Polish cuisine in L.A.

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    By Published August 23, 2016 at 2:01 pm - No Comments The greater Los Angeles area abounds in literally thousands of eateries many of them excellent. But all too rare are restaurants that offer the amazing taste treats of Poland. There is, however, the charming and cozy restaurant “Polka” at 4112 […]

    Polka: Polish cuisine in L.A.
  • Veterans need to act

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    By Published August 23, 2016 at 11:01 am - No Comments As a United States Navy veteran, I am thoroughly disgusted with what I see going on in my country. The levels of corruption and abuse of power at the highest levels of our national government astound me. I asked myself what could I possibly […]

    Veterans need to act
  • Kobe Bryant Day on 8-24 in Los Angeles

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    By Published August 23, 2016 at 8:01 am - No Comments The press release, from the office of José Huizar, Councilmember from the 14th District: City of Los Angeles to Declare 8.24 ‘Kobe Bryant Day’ Kobe Bean Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, will be honored Wednesday with a L.A. […]

    Kobe Bryant Day on 8-24 in Los Angeles



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Dashiell Hammett: The man of mystery

“Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery,” Sally Cline, 272 pages, Arcade Publishing, 2016 (Review....

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Crystal Ball: Sports after the Rio Olympics

Don't fret the end of the Olympic games. If you look closely, there....

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Dodgers shock their fans: They trade away A.J. Ellis

“Everybody is in shock,” according to LAPX reporter Claudia Gestro. She was reacting....

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Chargers News: Damion Square and Joey Bosa

The San Diego Chargers sent out two press releases yesterday, one concerning their....

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Giants and Dodgers get at it again

Once again the Dodgers are in a tight race for the National League....

Bill Clinton-Feature

Hillary writes: Dear Bill

I am writing you a letter because quite frankly, I am sick to....

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Polka: Polish cuisine in L.A.

The greater Los Angeles area abounds in literally thousands of eateries many of....

Blogs

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Paul Manafort resigns amid shakeups and growing scandal

After failing to reign in Donald Trump when the businessman’s incendiary rhetoric began....

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Trump and his militant base

Kurt Eichenwald wrote a very interesting — and provocative — article in Newsweek....

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Melania Trump is not the problem

This may be going out on a limb here, in this hyper-partisan political....

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Road trip around Lake Pepin

Lake Pepin is a naturally occurring lake and is the largest lake on....

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California Stop could become legal

The organization MyFeetFirst.org first reported the California Legislature has a bill it is....

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Hillary Clinton is a far better choice than Donald Trump

We have known for some time who the two major party candidates would....

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President Obama is the extraordinary pinnacle of day 3

Was Wednesday night at the #DNCinPHL the most incredible night of the convention?....


Literature

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 6 In December 1992 I was the chief witness for the United States....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 5 Less than two weeks after I testified at the second hearing things....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 4 The Loudoun County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office had come under scrutiny in the....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 3 It all started in the spring of 1987. I had taken a few....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop, Chapter 2

Chapter 2 After my honorable discharge from the US Army in 1979 I had....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 1 Truth, oath, honor, and integrity. Simple but powerful words. The definitions that....

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My Hero, My Son: The life of Sgt. Andrew J. Baddick

The Los Angeles Post-Examiner is proud to present excepts from My Hero, My....

Lyrics

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See You Again

LYRICS: "See You Again" Band: The Hour Zero Written By Elsie Mychols/Tom Richards Recorded and Produced by....

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Wanderlilly

Lady Wanderlilly Come on over to me now She moves so gracefully In my....

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Soul is…

Maybe soul is just a paper bag filled with air maybe a little baby,....

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The Heat and the Humidity

Looked in the mirror, trimmed his mustache Handsome Harry Backstage with a pocketful of....

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Pontiac’s No More

I worked the line 30 years. and I still hear it ringin’ in my....

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Never Forget

The day our innocence died No one will forget We pray our hearts will survive The....

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Bachelor Trash-Bag Blues

Dirty socks in a pizza box No insurance and faulty locks Old blue jeans and....

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