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A Leaf Fan's Reaction to Being Named Worst Sports Franchise in North America

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.25.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

First of all... any Leaf fan will tell you... haters gonna hate. Being scoffed at, criticized, mocked, poked, prodded and scrutinized is a daily occurrence for a Leaf fan.

You Won't Believe This Unlikely Combo Of Drums, A Bell And ... A Typewriter

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Entertainment

By now it's common knowledge to almost everyone that the best way to elevate any type of musical performance is with the addition of a typewriter. Wai...

NO SECURITY: Phreaking Out the Phone Phreaks

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 04.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Michael Nirenberg

On February 11, 2014 the citizens of cyberspace waged an Internet-wide war against the NSA's Mass surveillance program called "The Day We Fought Back". As the story unfolds, it is important to look at the history of mass surveillance, and see what we can learn from it.

Q: When Is An Astronaut - Not? A: When He Is Running Against A Republican

Patty Hughes | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Patty Hughes

Supporters of first time Congressional candidate Jose Hernandez are responding to those who are questioning his ballot designation as "astronaut" with cynicism and vows to overcome the obstacles thrown up against Hernandez' candidacy.

Bell Recall Elections A Chance To Begin Anew

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BELL, Calif. -- After months of outrage directed at a city government that made this modest Southern California suburb the national poster child for m...

Bell's Unity Fraying As Recall Elections Approach

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BELL, Calif. -- Nine months ago residents of this hardscrabble suburb on the edge of Los Angeles were united with one common battle cry: "Throw the bu...

Bell Audit Results To Be Revealed Tonight

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BELL, Calif. — Residents of the scandal-plagued California city of Bell can hear the latest on state audits of their town at a Monday night meet...

7 Educational Activities for Your Child Over the Holidays

Tiffany Cooper Gueye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tiffany Cooper Gueye

There are lots of very simple things you can do with your kids over the holiday break that are not only fun, but will stimulate your child's brain, helping to prevent learning loss.

Last Minute Legislative Rush Addresses Bell Scandal, Expands Carpool Lane Use | Jack Dolan and Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a measure Monday allowing tens of thousands more Californians with environmentally friendly cars to drive solo in ca...

Bell Got $3 Million In Illegal Property Taxes

AP | ROBERT JABLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BELL, Calif. — The tiny blue-collar city that granted huge salaries to its top officials may have to repay nearly $3 million in illegal property...

Report: Bell Officials' Salaries Paid With Property Taxes Higher Than Beverly Hills, Malibu

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BELL, Calif. — Residents of a blue-collar Los Angeles suburb where city leaders were among the highest paid in the nation are paying some of the...

Lucia Graves

City Officials Got Thousands For Sitting On Boards That Never Met | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

City council members in a small, blue-collar city in southeast Los Angeles earned tens of thousands of dollars for sitting on commissions that met rar...

Breaking News: The 30/10 Initiative Is a National Story

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Let's close the 30/10 deal by being so united in our support that it is on the front page and everyone in Washington knows what we're talking about and asking for.

Neighboring Downey Distances Itself From Bell Scandal By Firing City Attorney

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In light of Bell residents' recent outrage over the city's salaries, Downey's city council voted yesterday to sever ties with their city attorney Ed L...

The Bell Tolls for Me

Rich Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Rich Siegel

Dear Mayor Hernandez, Like many Southern Californians I have been following the political turmoil in the City of Bell. Last week, we all witnessed ...

Small City Plans To Disband ALL City Services

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MAYWOOD, Calif. — The small city of Maywood south of downtown Los Angeles plans to lay off almost all its employees, disband its police departme...

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Day 1

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Toronto International Film Festival suffers from its own success. There are too many damned commercials before the start of each film.

The Healer in Chief

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Let's look at the history of blacks and police in our nation in this century. The story is always familiar. The police say they are protecting lives and the community. They shoot first and ask questions later.