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Rock 'n Roll inductees Rush excluding LA from 2nd leg of tour
Rush's management company (SRO Production) said by phone the band had toured Los Angeles in November, 2012, during its first leg in support of their latest release “Clockwork Angels”.
Rush did in fact perform in Anaheim, Universal City, and San Diego last year. However, if you check the World Almanac, you'll find these cities are not Los Angeles.
Although Universal City is in the Greater Los Angeles area, it's venue of the Gibson Amphitheater seats only around 6000. The Honda Center in Anaheim is considerably larger yet it's quite a distance from Los Angeles and both shows were only for one night each.
With a group history that spans more than four decades, Rush has usually performed in either Los Angeles or Hollywood when they are touring in Southern California. (source: http://www.cygnus-x1.net/links/rush/tourdates.php)
Of course they would as the City of Angels is arguably one of the largest media markets in the world.
Rush will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Nokia Theater in April, and with exceptional reviews of their latest album “Clockwork Angels” and corresponding live shows, it would be a criminal act for avid fans living in the Los Angeles area to be deprived of this likely last chance to see them perform.
The Westside Mobility Plan (bus-only lanes on Westwood Blvd.) is working on taking away the on street parking spaces and instead create a bus only lane on Westwood blvd between Pico and Le Conte (both north bound and south bound).
After an instant sell out of their first Los Angeles show in 6 years, McFly added a 2nd show at the same venue, the Roxy. The 2nd show went on to sell out instantly leaving a large number of fans upset because they were unable to get a ticket to see McFly.
Fans have waited over half a decade for their return and being that so many were unable to purchase a ticket because of the high demand it would only make sense to move one of these shows, if not both, to a larger venue like the El Rey, Avalon, or Henry Fonda.
Michael Cooper was a key cog in the 80's championship Los Angeles Lakers.
His number deserves to be retired.
Dr. Kevin Baxter, Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, has mandated a change for all local Catholic schools' calendars.
The current calendar of 180 days will be extended to 200 days, effective this year for 70 percent of Catholic schools. Dr. Baxter failed to follow WCEA guidelines that state clearly that parents are the primary educators of children, and parents are partners in educating their children alongside the school. Instead, parents received a unilateral proclamation without any ability to protest or offer feedback.
Dr. Baxter has clearly stated that surveys were inappropriate because parents are not surveyed in these matters. This is a fundamental change to the quality of life of the children of Catholic schools, who will now lose a third of their summer vacation and be forced to forgo many of the pleasures of summer they have always enjoyed, such as bonding time with friends and family, trips to visit extended family, and enrichment opportunities of the parents choosing.
We request that the Los Angeles City Council increase the current pet limits per household from 3 cats and 3 dogs to 5 cats and 5 dogs. We believe this will help decrease the number of animals that are euthanized in Los Angeles, which in 2009 included 19,547 cats and dogs.
Raising pet limits will help us save more lives by connecting homeless shelter animals to households who want them. Increasing pet limits will also generate badly needed revenue for Los Angeles Animal Services through registration fees.
Councilmember Bill Rosendahl introduced a motion to the City Council June 5 to increase pet limits, and Councilmember Paul Koretz seconded the motion. Los Angeles Animal Services General Manager Brenda Barnette also strongly supports increasing pet limits from 3 dogs and cats to 5 dogs and cats. As of early December 2010, the motion remains in committee.
Many areas around the country do not have such strict restrictions on household pet ownership. For example, our neighbors in the city of Santa Monica have no limits on either cats or dogs. Riverside County allows nine cats before a kennel permit is required. San Diego County and Santa Barbara County have no cat limits.
For the last 10 years, the City of San Diego has not had a cat limit. The limit on dogs is 6. The Live Save rate for San Diego County Animal Services that covers both the City and the County is 82% for dogs and 54% for cats (Fiscal Year 2008-09 with intake of 48,878). During this same Fiscal Year 2008-09, the Live Save rate for Los Angeles is 73% for dogs and just under 39% for cats.
Councilmen Rosendahl wrote that “The current downturn in the economy has resulted in a higher rate of animal abandonment and has contributed to a 20% increase in the rate of impounds. To exacerbate the problem, over the past several years budget reductions in the Department of Animal Services have reduced the level of service provided to animals in the City’s shelters.”
PLEASE help get the word out! Do it for the animals who are counting on us. We must show the Council members that saying “Yes” to the increased pet limits is the right thing to do and is what the community wants.
The Superior Courts of California is considering the permanent closure of the Redondo Beach Courthouse and is currently asking for public comment on the matter.
The “No Kill” movement ensures all healthy and adoptable animals are given the opportunity to find a home. The Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA (“PHS”), despite having extensive resources of over $5.57 million in revenue in 2008, continues to be a kill shelter.
Many other shelters in the area and all over the country are “No Kill” and have less funding, such as San Gabriel and Glendale Humane Societies, as well as the cities of New York and San Francisco. Adoptable animals are being senselessly killed at PHS because of “space,” despite the extensive financial, volunteer and community resources of Pasadena and its surrounding areas.
Recently PHS won the licensing for the city of Glendale and consequently an even larger number of animals’ lives are at risk. By becoming “No Kill” PHS could potentially save the lives of many adoptable animals.
A legend and visionary in the music business, radio personality Charlie Tuna is probably the most recognizable voice to have every graced both the radio airwaves in Southern California and Armed Forces Radio. In his over his 40+ years on the air, he has worked for more stations and formats than anyone in the history of radio. He has managed to raise nearly 2 and half million dollars for Children’s Hospital in L.A. with his annual “Tunathon” in past years and has done over 6,000 shows for Armed Forces Radio.
It was his childhood hero in his hometown of Kearney, Nebraska, the late, great radio announcer Jack Lewis, who inspired him to follow in his footsteps and get into the music game. He began his career in radio at age 5; and worked later at age 16 in his hometown’s radio station KGFW. He later went on to work in Wichita, Kansas, had a brief stint in Oklahoma City, and later went on to Boston in early 1967. His charisma and unmistakable voice got him noticed and in 1967 he landed a gig at 93 KHJ “Boss Radio” in L.A. Later he moved on to station KBIG 104.3 where he was the top-rated and much-loved morning show host of the show “Charlie Tuna in the Morning”. After a format change there, Charlie went to work for the well known L.A. oldies station, “K-EARTH 101,” where he can be heard on the weekend. Charlie Tuna is an amazing L.A. DJ and the music’s pretty good too. If you live in Southern California or wherever you live tune in! It will bring back some wonderful memories.
Tuna received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame January 10, 1990. He was inducted into the Nebraska Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame, August 19, 1999. Later in 2008, was inducted by long time friend Larry Lujack, into The National Radio Hall of Fame in Chicago, USA.
He sometimes sidelined as the TV announcer for various shows including; the “Mike Douglas Show”, Time Machine, Scrabble, Scattergories, The $25,000 Pyramid, The Quiz Kids Challenge, and The New Battlestars. He was also featured in the Universal film “Rollercoaster” and the independent film “Racquet”.
There is a very good reason that Mr. Charlie Tuna should be inducted and it is that Mr. Bo Diddley, (the late), thinks he should. Actually he puts Charlie Tuna right up there with Alan Freed and they (Diddley & Freed) both belong to the RRHOF CLUB! Mr. Diddley's exact interview stating the case for induction of Charlie Tuna into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is spelled out by clicking on the following link:
Or from Charlie's website, http://www.charlietuna.com/
view it under TUNA CLIPS, Favorite moments from 40 years of Charlie Tuna Shows in Los Angeles, on the bottom of the page(11), last entry titled:
From (1992) Charlie's visit with the late music legend & friend Bo Diddley
Posted by Charlie on 06/02/2008 @ 11:15am
To quote Bo Diddley in that interview…”I want to thank Alan Freed, Charlie Tuna, you guys is the ones that launched us by playing our music”… and Charlie’s reply …”It’s the roots of Rock 'n’ Roll, that’s what it’s all about."
It's an amazing interview!
THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FANS OF TEGAN AND SARA ARE EXCITED TO HAVE THEM PLAY COACHELLA 2008 BUT WE THE LOYAL FANS WANT THE LOVELY TWINS TO HEADLINE THEIR OWN SHOW IN LOS ANGELES AND SANTA BARBARA.
Donna Jou, an honor student in San Diego State University has been missing since June 23, 2007 and was last seen at John Steven Burgess‘s house in Los Angeles. John Steven Burgess is a CONVICTED sex offender and has been wanted in California for not registering as a sex offender. John Steven Burgess has been arrested and is held in Jacksonville Florida for drug charges since July 24, 2007.
We are asking California and Florida authorities for a speedy extradition of John Steven Burgess to Los Angles for questioning. Time is of essence and a minute lost would cost her life.
As an active promoter of drunk driving prevention, which is a serious problem that kills tens of thousands of people each year, I am outraged that Sheriff Lee Baca completely disregarded a judge's order and let Paris Hilton out of jail after serving only a few days of her sentence.
The special treatment celebrities receive in our legal system is unbelievable and there needs to be some accountability for this. The pattern needs to stop. Please join me in calling for the resignation of Sheriff Lee Baca. He is an elected official and is responsible to uphold the law for us, the people whom pay for his salary with our tax dollars, and has failed miserably to do in this case.
Lynn Carey Saylor
In March 2002 the Irish government introduced a PlasTax levy on single-use
plastic carrier bags (including biodegradable ones.) The scheme has been an
extraordinary success, with consumption down by a staggering 95%. Prior
to the introduction of the levy annual carrier bag usage in Ireland stood at
On March 27, 2007 San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted to become
the first U.S. city to ban plastic bags from large supermarkets to help
promote recycling. The city's Department of the Environment said San
Francisco uses 181 million plastic grocery bags annually. This ban applies to
shopping bags made from petroleum products and would save 450,000
gallons of oil a year and remove the need to send 1,400 tons of debris now
sent annually to landfills.
There are petitions being signed in for this cause in the United Kingdom and
Scottland as well.
The City of Los Angeles with it's heavy dependance on oil and gas should
make every attempt to lead the way in a greener future by cutting it's
dependance on oil and petroleum products.
Our local newly renovated Sunland City Park has been destroyed by adult soccer players, most of who live and work out of the area of Sunland-Tujunga, California.
Each Sunday the park is unusable by local families because adult soccer games are taking place and there is no room for a family to play on the grassy lawns. Additionally, the lawns which were newly planted in 2005 have been destroyed and show expansive bare patches.
After the first season of adult soccer play, local families protested the constant actions that eliminated family time at the park on Sundays. Other community members asked if part of the fees for the soccer teams would be used to repair and replant the lawns. Nothing was changed, nor settled and the lawns areas remained bare. As the second soccer season began, the lawns grew worse and the invastion of outsiders to our park continued.
Families were not able to use the park as previously promised by local officials. Local community members continue to be unhappy with the City of Los Angeles allowing - out of the area - soccer teams to trample and destory our newly redesigned family park and take away precious family time at the park.
August 8, 2006
Tell Bush to stop spending billions of dollars on war and start seriously funding inner city schools that are failing such as in Los Angeles, CA and Buffalo, NY.
Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies was deprived the ability to provide a safe campus with security guards when the district took the monies providing security guards away from the school and placed the guards at another LAUSD High School.
Students everywhere have the right to feel safe and should not be penalized for doing well in school.
Please help us get our guards back!
This petition is to help save the Oran Z Pan African Black Facts and Wax Museum, 3742 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90008.
A re-development company is seeking to tear down the museum and an African-American owned business that is not in the way of the development and make it a parking lot. Every effort has been made to work with the developer concerning saving the museum and businesses housed at this location to no avail.
Now we are asking for everyone to rally behind the effort to save history, culture and art housed in this museum; as well as the livelihood of the business owner.
This is a new petition.
I hereby sign this petition to request that TV ONE be put on in the Los Angeles area. I want more entertainment in my area!!
Establish a week devoted to the awareness of Hiphop as a legitmate culture within the city of Los Angeles.
Does anyone else besides me think Los Angeles DESERVES an NFL franchise? They are one of the biggest cities, they are ranked near the top of the TV market, and ever since the Rams and Raiders left, it's like the city only has everything else BUT football! We want to show the NFL there are people who are really wanting to see another team in La La Land! Come on everyone, gives Los Angeles another chance at glory!
The Los Angeles Unified School District wants to demolish important trees on the University High School campus, and the Undersigned urge them to consider other alternatives.
As we all know SYSTEM OF A DOWN has been all over the world. We belive they should have a tour in their home town "LOS ANGELES".
This would include all the small cities such as Huntington park, Glendale, Culver city, Santa Monica, Cudahay, ect.
And another attempt to have them preform in Hollywood.
"MAKE IT HAPPEN PEOPLE"
20 year old musician Jonny Lang has toured all over the world for over six years. Yet, he has come to Los Angeles only a few times! I think that if we get enough signatures to show support and to show he has a Los Angeles following, he would come.