Essential California: How early did a terrorists plot?

December 10, 2015 - Essential Water

Good morning. It is Thursday, Dec. 10. I’m Nita Lelyveld, author of City Beat features, stuffing in to give Shelby Grad and Alice Walton a breather. Important sign to L.A. County homeowners:  Your skill taxes contingency be postmarked by currently to equivocate a penalty. The following one-line object ran on this paper’s front page on this day in 1886: “There’s strong small unoccupied land in Los Angeles county, outward of a towering sides.” Here’s what’s happening:


Planning ahead

FBI Director James Comey pronounced Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, a integrate obliged for a San Bernardino shooting, began creation plans for a militant attack before they got intent and she came to a United States. Los Angeles Times 

Rapid response

Water from a beyond sprinklers combined rivers of blood. The atmosphere smelled of gunpowder. A medic embedded in a SWAT team, a initial to arrive on a stage of a San Bernardino shooting, describes how he didn’t postponement though got right to work assisting victims, all his training kicking in. Los Angeles Times 

Unfolding story

You can get finish coverage here. Of note: An audio timeline of military communications from a conflict and aftermath. “He’s still banishment rounds,” a military runner tells officers in a initial few moments. Los Angeles Times 

Walk to fly

A new, secretly saved $120-million bridge lets travelers travel from a United States into Tijuana International Airport. It costs $18 any approach and is staffed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents. Reporter Richard Marosi describes it as “a singular preference along an general range improved famous for infuriating and indeterminate bottlenecks.” Los Angeles Times 


Droughts to come: California stays underneath drought conditions notwithstanding all a El Niño talk.  The state’s arch H2O central says — many like Israel — we need to change a thinking and policies permanently, instead of counting on shelter from stormy days ahead. NBC Bay Area 

Shelter from a storm: L.A.’s inaugurated leaders on Wednesday allocated $12.4 million for emergency housing for a homeless and laid out stairs to strengthen people vital in a streets and in riverbeds during a approaching El Niño. Los Angeles Times


Ho ho ho: Where to watch Christmas movies on a large shade in L.A. LAist 

What is odd? A debate of a one-of-a-kind Museum of Jurassic Technology, that we should revisit if we never have. KCET 

Cuban commute: Do we have a hungry to see Havana? Weekly LAX-to-Cuba licence flights start Saturday. Los Angeles Times  

Out in force: “Star Wars” fans of a many clinging accumulation already are camped during a doorway of a TCL Chinese Theatre Imax, watchful for a Dec. 17 display of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Los Angeles Times  


Big settlement: The L.A. City Council concluded Wednesday to compensate $15 million to settle a lawsuit that purported that a city intentionally abandoned a dangers of a North Hollywood intersection in that dual sisters were strike by a automobile channel a street. The collision killed a 12-year-old and left her sister, afterwards 10, a quadriplegic. Los Angeles Times  

Toxic text? The conduct of a state’s toxics control group disciplines dual scientists for emails containing racially derogative content. Los Angeles Times  


San Bernardino backlash? The Sikh Center in Buena Park was vandalized Sunday. Walls were strike with squad graffiti and someone scrawled “ISIS” on a lorry of a member of a community. Los Angeles Times  

On video: Authorities pronounced a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation worker is underneath review after she was filmed insulting a Bay Area Muslim male and threw an powerful and coffee during him. Rasheed Albeshari and his friends were personification volleyball and praying during a park. Los Angeles Times

Morning gunfire: In a still Burbank neighborhood, a proprietor and a gardener were shot during about 7:20 a.m. Wednesday. Burbank Leader  


Not so lustful farewell: Robin Abcarian has some thoughts on Kobe Bryant: “I won’t be unhappy to see him go…. we haven’t unequivocally enjoyed examination him for years. And we know we am not a usually lady who feels that way.” Los Angeles Times

Skid quarrel sojourn: In that Mr. Lopez (Steve) and Mr. Ayers (Nathaniel) attend a opening of Handel’s “Messiah” during a Midnight Mission. Los Angeles Times  

Trump timing: That Donald Trump’s “bombast about restraint a entrance of unfamiliar Muslims into America came on Pearl Harbor Day,” George Skelton writes, was “coincidental though clueless,” “ironic and insensitive.” Los Angeles Times


L.A. lit: For your holiday selling list perhaps? A preference of books by L.A. authors. L.A. Weekly 

Claw and order: San Diego cracks down on sushi joints portion “lobster rolls” but any lobster in them. Los Angeles Times 


San Diego and Los Angeles will be partly cloudy and 66 degrees. San Francisco will have showers and hit 62 degrees. In Eureka, it will be rainy and 55 degrees.  


Today’s California Memory comes from Edward Nash:

“I suspicion a outrageous glow was engulfing a timberland around L.A. as we gathering down Cajon Pass after graduating college from Montana State in Jun 1967. As we descended, we kept looking for a firetrucks racing around fighting this outrageous fire. To my amazement, we never saw any. My associate drivers seemed unaffected. we couldn’t imagine. Then, it dawned on me … smog.”

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