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No Spin Zone: Villaraigosa to Lose Press Secretary
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will lose his senior press secretary, Sarah Hamilton, as she heads back to Chicago to work for another dashing elected official, Rahm Emanuel, reports the Daily News.
Hamilton came on to work for Villaraigosa in 2009, and has since earned her keep by dealing with publicity nightmares ranging from the horrendous state of the budget to Carmageddon. In Chicago, she'll take over running communications for the city's police department. According to the Daily News, Hamilton had this to say about her departure:
"Working in the Villaraigosa administration has been fantastic, and it is an honor to have played even a small role in the phenomenal work this mayor is doing for this city," Hamilton said. "It is bittersweet to leave Los Angeles, but as a Chicago native, I am very excited to return to the city where I grew up and serve its residents by working in Mayor (Rahm) Emanuel's administration."
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.