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Area Senior Citizen Outraged that Sierra Madre Mayor Enjoys Local Satirical Website

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With headlines like "Local Police Arrest Man With Large Organ" accompanied with a photo of an old man playing a church organ, and stories like "Local Stripper Opens Euthanasia Clinic" where the entrepreneur encourages people to "go out with a bang", the Sierra Madre Cumquat is a poor man's Onion.

A very poor man's Onion since the Onion is free.

But it is mildly amusing, and the headlines and pictures are good, and it's so unpretentious that you'll probably end up actually chuckling a few times and moving on with your day which is exactly what Sierra Madre mayor John Buchanan did and admitted to the Pasadena Star-News on January 14.

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Well that didn't sit right with local council-goer Faye Angus who got on the mic and asked the mayor to withdraw his approval of the website that makes fun of the Boy Scouts and Jesus Christ and sex, among other topics. Her demand and the mayor's reply after the jump.

Hat-tip The Foothill Cities blog who also notes that the Mt. Wilson Observer has this story on their front page this week.