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City to Pay $5,000 to Citizens for Helping Catch Graffiti Taggers
This is nothing new, but on today's City Council agenda (.pdf) are motions to pay $1,000 to citizens for helping police catch taggers in five different locations around Los Angeles:
COMMUNICATION FROM THE CHIEF OF POLICE relative to a graffiti apprehension reward payment for a graffiti vandalism incident that occurred at 1845 Daly Street on August 13, 2008. Recommendations for Council action:
1. APPROVE the $1,000 graffiti apprehension reward payment for a graffiti vandalism incident that occurred at 1845 Daly Street on August 13, 2008.
2. AUTHORIZE the City Clerk to pay this claim from the Vandalism and Graffiti Trust Fund No. 870.
Fiscal Impact Statement: None submitted by the Police Department. Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.