All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘LA Times’

Kei Nishikori And Marin Cilic In US Open Men’s Final

Japan has a representative in a Grand Slam final for the first time since, well, ever as Kei Nishikori defeated the reigning No. 1 men’s tennis player in the world Novak Djokovic 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3 to make it into the U.S. Open’s Men’s Final, setting up a meeting with Marin Cilic, who defeated Roger Federer. Both players will …

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Chris Brown’s “Scary” Mansion for Sale

Attention home-buyers, Chris Brown’s house is now on the market. But before any offers are placed on the table, beware because this house used to scare neighborhood children. That’s right, Brown’s three bedroom, three-bathroom pad is for sale and has had quite the reputation for startling neighboring homes. The reason behind the frights were caused by the “monster” murals that …

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Area 51: CIA Releases Spy Plane Papers; LA Reporter Finds More?

It’s right out of an “X-Files” episode. But is it true? A government agency declassifies information they’ve been sitting on for years. The revelation sparks further controversy. A reporter writes a book about it. It seems the real controversy is just beginning. The CIA recently declassified information about a secret military installation in Nevada; a military site approximately the size …

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Every Poll Ever: Nobody Likes Being Tracked Online

Internet privacy is steadily becoming the battle meme of 2012 and as the topic permeates the household vocabulary, one fact emerges more salient than any other: people don’t want to be tracked. To wit: a Consumer Reports survey released yesterday reveals that 71% of internet users are “very concerned” about the way companies are collecting and distributing user information gathered …

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Suicides at the LA Times

An operations plant worker and a company truck driver committed suicide just recently after being laid off from the LA Times staff. The big layoff happened just before the Christmas holiday. Recently fired blogging pressman Ed Padgett had some interest commentary regarding the layoffs: “Those folks each got $20,000 in severance,” claims Padgett about the suicides. Padgett also comments on …

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