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Sentence struck down in millennium bomb plot LOS ANGELES — A 22-year sentence was unreasonably lenient for al-Qaida-trained terrorist Ahmed Ressam, who drove a trunkload of powerful explosives into the United States from Canada with the intent of bombing Los Angeles International Airport on the eve of the millennium, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The 7-4 ruling by the fullRead… Read more »

If You Live in DC, Congratulations On Being the Worst…

for TRAFFIC! The average Washington, D.C., area driver loses 70 hours a year sitting and inching along in traffic. This ties with Chicago for the country’s worst road congestion. Los Angeles is ranked next with 63 hours lost on what I like to call the “interstate parking lot”. If you want to read more onRead… Read more »

Giving Thanks for School Pride

There’s bound to be plenty of talk about what we are thankful for this week as we approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season, so I wanted to share a project that we’ve been working on at HP that I’m extremely thankful for. We’ve been lucky enough to connect with NBC’s new show “School Pride” toRead… Read more »

Instant Messaging for Policing

Earlier this month, Captain Mike Parker of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department spearheaded two networking sessions to highlight use of instant messaging for policing to many Southern California law enforcement agencies. Representatives from 63 agencies were in attendance. Captain Parker was joined by law enforcement partners; Commander Laura Farinella, Long Beach PD, Lieutenant JohnRead… Read more »

Los Angeles Budget Challenge: When Surveys Won’t Take No For An Answer

Cross-posted from the Intellitics blog (includes screenshot gallery): Los Angeles Budget Challenge: When Surveys Won’t Take No For An Answer Via Twitter today, I came across a new online consultation by the City of Los Angeles: Los Angeles Budget Challenge How will you balance the City’s budget? The Mayor of the City of Los AngelesRead… Read more »

World Trade Week: View from the Border

2009 World Trade Week events in the southern California/US-Mexico border region: Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce & U.S. Commercial Service co-hosted The Americas Business Forum in Los Angeles May 27-28. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke reminded guests to tap the US & Foreign Commercial Service’s myriad resources. LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa shared his vision ofRead… Read more »