For the last ten years, this lunatic has been a mainstay on KTLK and KFI in Los Angeles as well as the Fox network and Comet WRKO and many others. A former punk rocker turned roots-pop-balladeer, Wendell (the former Johnny Angel) is a multi-faceted attention magnet. Able to hold forth on a plethora of topics with a modicum of authority he may vary well be the most unpredictable talk host on radio.
You better not laugh, you better not cry. This CNN article will tell you why:
Obamacare premiums in California lower than predicted
Health insurers in California will charge an average of $304 a month for the cheapest silver-level plan in state-based exchanges next year, according to rates released Thursday by Covered California, which is implementing the Affordable Care Act there. But many residents will pay a lot less than that for coverage.
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The Six Types of Transplants Ruining L.A.
Every day, hundreds (just to go with a nice round number) of hard-working, diverse, interesting people come to Los Angeles and feed our desperately sluggish economy, buying tacos and facial treatments and what have you.
But let's face it. We get a lot of the wrong kind of people moving to Los Angeles, too. We see them every day, clogging our bars, taking our parking spots and hitting on our women.
If only there were some kind of limit on certain people, like the United States used to have under Warren G. Harding to keep out all the Chinamen.
Here are the six kinds of people City Hall should put a hard quota on -- and by hard quota, we mean zero.
NTSB Recommends Lower Blood Alcohol Limit for Drivers
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) made 19 recommendations to lower alcohol-related automotive deaths this week, including a recommendation for all 50 states to lower blood alcohol content (BAC) level to 0.05 to less. Other recommendations include stiffer punishments, better enforcement of existing laws, and wider use of technology to eventually lower the number of alcohol-related automotive deaths to zero.
The mayoral battle heats up
The poll by the Pat Brown Institute of Public Affairs at Cal State Los Angeles shows Greuel with 46% of likely voters and Garcetti with 45%, and 9% undecided, 12 days before the May 21 election.
The survey arrives less than three weeks after a USC Price/Los Angeles Times poll showed Garcetti with a commanding 10-point lead in the race to succeed Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who is leaving office after the maximum two terms.
Son of a Fitch
Last week, Business Insider reported that Abercrombie refuses to make large-sized clothing. Retail analyst Robin Lewis told the website that Jeffries wants “thin and beautiful” people shopping in his store. "He doesn't want his core customers to see people who aren't as hot as them wearing his clothing,” Lewis told the website.
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