Extra, Extra: Of Citizenship And Frat Boy Beer
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- Applications for citizenship in September tripled. Why? People want to vote so they are not voted out of this country.
- Who knew you could be so productive in an hour? A group of five younger adults, one a 14-year-old male, carjacked people, did some armed robbery and kidnapping. All were caught except one.
- It's been five years since the Valley tried to become its own city. The movement failed when put to the ballot and voters; now the Daily News asks if anything has improved since.
- "Los Angeles has the distinction of being the least affordable place to buy a home. An average house with no frills typically costs more than half a million dollars." So what did former president Jimmy Carter do about it recently???
- If you feel like striking with the WGA for fun, here's a handy map. And here is the latest update on LAist about the strike from a writer's perspective.
- Gas prices have risen an average of 16-cents across the nation with San Francisco getting the highest. Check one for LA.
- Uh, go Trojans? Leaking beer caused a short in a system ringing the fire alarm at Delta Tau Delta on USC's campus. That and other short tales that could only happen in LA with Steve Harvey's weekly column.
- 105 years in prison. That's what Orange County's top sheriff is facing if he is found guilty in court along with his wife and mistress.