Mayor Says Basketball Courts Attract Undesirables

By Jayson Campadonia, KABC

Arcadia Mayor Pro Tem Roger Chandler told city council members this week that unsanctioned basketball tournaments Eisenhower Park bring in the type of people he doesn’t want in the city.  The park is undergoing a complete transformation with picnic areas and baseball diamonds, but the basketball courts are not coming back.  Some folks who live in the area say the city is paranoid and they are excluding people of other colors, races and ethnicities.

 

 

Update from the Bahamas as heard on the Morning Drive

Update from the Bahamas as heard on the Morning Drive

Kimberly Mullings reporting from Freeport, Bahamas described the surreal conditions wrought by Hurricane Dorian on Grand Bahama Island. She told Jillian and John about “seeing people leaving literally in their underwear trying to seek shelter … Some people have three story homes and they had to hang out in their attics for over 24 hours.…Continue Reading

West Texas gunman was fired from job hours before massacre.

West Texas gunman was fired from job hours before massacre.

By Faith Karimi, Ed Lavandera and Christina Maxouris, CNN The 36-year-old gunman who left seven people dead in a West Texas killing rampage had been fired from his job hours before the massacre began, The New York Times reported, citing unnamed officials. CNN is working to learn more details, but authorities have repeatedly cautioned that they have yet…Continue Reading