Dennis McCarthy


Dennis McCarthy

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  • Local governments

    Hey, LA County supervisors – this woman has her eyes on you: Dennis McCarthy

    The bumper sticker on Genevieve Clavreul’s electric scooter tells you all you need to know about this straight​-​talking, no​-​nonsense 76-year-old retired nurse.“Don’t mess with me, I get paid to stab people with sharp objects.”For the last 18 years, Clavreul’s been surgically stabbing members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors with sharp objects every chance she gets - which is a lot considering...

  • Community

    A USS Arizona survivor gets beyond the past for the sake of peace

    The second to the last man to be rescued from the burning USS Arizona before it sank to the bottom of Pearl Harbor sat at the dining room table of his La Mirada home in late 2013 trying to decipher the directions on how to make an origami crane.An ancient Japanese legend promised that anyone who folded a thousand origami cranes would be granted a wish by the Gods, and Lauren Bruner had a big one in mind.The phone call that had brought him to this moment had come two years...