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FHFA's Ed DeMarco: Kissing the Ass of the Banking Class

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

President Obama has already fired Ed DeMarco, acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), but before he leaves DeMarco is handing an early Christmas present to his friends in the banking industry.

More Troubled Cities Using This Financial Twist To Avoid Ruin

AP | AMY TAXIN and HANNAH DREIER | Posted 07.30.2012 | Los Angeles

STANTON, Calif. -- There's a new twist emerging as some of California's most financially troubled cities look for ways out of their predicaments: They...

Mexican Drug Cartel Suspect 'La Bonita' Captured In California

Posted 07.05.2012 | World

She's gone by a number of different nicknames: "La Bonita," the pretty one; "La Chula," the beautiful one; and "La Reina del Crimen," the queen of cri...

Army Recruiting Scam Gets Man 3 Years In Jail

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A Chinese national accused of pretending to be a U.S. Army recruiter to bilk immigrants out of thousands of dollars was sentenced ...

Woman Kidnaps Infant Granddaughter, Takes Her On 350 Mile Taxi Ride

AP | Posted 07.24.2011 | Los Angeles

KNIGHTSEN, Calif. — A woman snatched her infant granddaughter from her son's Northern California home and took a cab 350 miles to her home in Lo...

Road Rage: Gunfight On An El Monte Freeway

ktla.com | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SOUTH EL MONTE -- The east bound lanes of the 60 freeway are shut down at Rosemead after an alleged shootout between two motorists. Sheriff's officia...

No Charges For California Officer Who Kicked Suspect

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County prosecutors have decided no charges will be filed against a suburban police officer who kicked a surrendering s...

Motorist Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver Going Over 120 MPH

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A woman was killed on the San Bernardino Freeway today after her car was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver believed to have been traveling at mor...