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Nov. 2006: Elisa Gigliotti, Recalled On Touching Website

Nov. 2006: LBCC Professor Elisa Gigliotti, Critically Burned In Terrible Traffic Crash, Has Passed Away

Oct. 2006: Well-Wishers Attend Second Candlelight Vigil For LBCC Professor Elisa Gigliotti

Oct. 2006: New Witness Re LBCC Crash: Motorcycle Rider Revved Motor, Then Took Off "Like A Rocket" Before Slamming Into/Igniting Car Driven By Prof. Gigliotti; A Second Motorcycle Rider Is Believed To Have Been Nearby...And LBPD Wants To Talk To Him (Not A Suspect)

Oct. 2006: Supportive Thoughts, Prayers For LBCC Professor Elisa Gigliotti, Seriously Burned In Terrible ELB Traffic Crash

Sept. 2006: Woman Sexually Assaulted On LBCC ELB Campus; LBPD Releases Suspect Sketch, Info + Safety Recommendations

Nov. 2004: LBCC Silences Its Debate Team For Second Consecutive Year

Aug. 2003: LBCC Silences Award Winning Debate Team For Now, Claiming It Can't Find Anyone To Coach Them

May 2003: LBCC Debate Team May Be Silenced In Coming Academic Year By Lack of Departmental Debate Coach; Issue Now Reaches Board of Trustees

May 2003: LB Community College Board Meetings Now Televised

May 2003: Parts of Sept. 11 Wrecked World Trade Center & Damaged NYC Fire Truck Will Convoy Into LB For Memorial Display @ LBCC ELB Campus, Carson @ Clark, Sunday May 18, 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Only

April 2003: National Threat Level Lowered From "High" To "Elevated"

April 2003: LB Congresswoman Millender-McDonald Adds Amendment To Funding Bill That Will Send Roughly 25% of Surface Transportation Security Funding To Transit Security

April 2003: NY Congressman Tries, But Fails In Effort, To Add $15 Billion To Fund Fed'l Inspection & Sealing Of All Cargo Containers Bound For U.S.

March 2003: Mayor O'Neill On Fox News Channel Says She Thinks Ports Like LB Are In Danger, Calls It One Of The Most Vulnerable Spots In U.S., And Chides Wash. D.C. For Puny Port Security Dollars

March 2003: U.S. Senators Feinstein (D-CA) and Kyl (R-AZ) Introduce Major Port Security Legislation

March 2003: President Bush Delivers Speech On Homeland Security; Two Passages Discuss Port Security

March 2003: U.S. Customs Container Security Initiative: Background & Must Read Remarks by Customs Commissioner Robert Bonner

March 2003: LB Congresswoman Millender-McDonald Comments On Bill By NYC Congressman To Require Inspection Of All Inbound Cargo Containers Abroad By Homeland Security Dept. Personnel; Would Also Require Inspection Of Inbound Container Ships By Coast Guard 200 Miles From Shore

March 2003: NYC Congressman Introduces Bill To Require Every Cargo Container Bound For U.S. Be Inspected, Contents Verified & Sealed Abroad By Homeland Security Dept. Personnel; Also Requires Coast Guard to Board & Inspect U.S.-Bound Cargo Vessels 200 Miles From Shore

March 2003: LB Officials Say City Has Ramped Up Security; Advise Residents To Be Watchful...And Prepared

March 2003: LBPD Creates Telephone Hotline Providing Threat Assessment Info To The Public...And Another Line To Take Reports of Suspicious Info

Mar. 2003:

  • Terrorist Threat Level Nationwide Raised To "High"
  • Update: Homeland Security Director Asks Governors To Deploy Nat'l Guard or Add'l Police Forces To Improve Security At Critical Locations; We Post Statement

    Mar. 2003: Governor Davis Directs CHP To Begin Heightened Coverage of Bridges, Waterways, Electrical Grids, Key Bldgs. & Puts Inspection Facilities At Water & Land Ports At Maximum Capacity

    Feb. 2003: Dept. of Homeland Security Urges Americans To Take Steps To Protect Themselves In Event Of Terror Attack

    Feb. 2003: Pres. Bush Warns of Potential Threat To U.S. Coast & Beyond, Says Iraqi-Developed Biologically-Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (shown at U.N. presentation) -- If Launched From Ship Off U.S. Coast -- Could Reach Hundreds Of Miles Inland; We Post Transcript

    Feb. 2003: Nationwide Terrorist Threat Level Raised To "High"; Read Transcript of Wash. D.C. News Con. with Att'y General Ashcroft, Homeland Security Sec'y Ridge & FBI Director Mueller

    Feb. 2003: Hold The Duct Tape For Now...But Have An Emergency Supply Kit Ready: Transcript of Homeland Security Sec'y Ridge News Conf.

    Dec. 2002: FBI Asks Your Help In Locating Five Men; FBI Believes They Entered U.S. Illegally On Or About Dec. 24

    Oct. 2002:

  • LBReport Posts LB Area Congressmembers' House Debate Statements and Recorded Votes re White House Favored Resolution on Use of Force in Iraq; We Also Post Resolution Text

    Oct. 2002: October 7: Text Of Significant Address By President Bush Concerning Iraq

    Sept. 2002: L.A. County Board of Supervisors OKs Motion by Knabe & Antonovich Supporting LB City Council's Resolution Urging Use of Outlying Airports With Underutilized Capacity As Alternative To Increasing Flights At LB Airport

    Sept. 2002: Sept. 10: Terrorist Threat Level Raised To "High," Up From Previous "Elevated"

    July, 2002: FAA Issues Special Vigilance Alert for Civil & Gen'l Aviation Pilots & Airports

    Mar. 2002: U.S. on "Yellow" (Elevated) Threat Level Likely For Foreseeable Future; We Post Homeland Security Statement On New Threat Advisory System

    Feb. 2002: FBI Issues New Terror Alert, Warning of Possible Attack "On or Around" Feb. 12 in U.S. (or against U.S. interests in Yemen)

    Nov. 2001: President Bush, FBI Dir. Mueller, Homeland Security Dir. Ridge Offer Info, Comments re CA Gov. Davis' Bridge Alert

    Dec. 2001: U.S. Trans. Sec'y Mineta Details Bush Admin. Port Security Plan, Stresses Need to Address Container Cargo and Intermodal Operations, indicates LB, LA ports are among areas where Feds are "focusing our attention"; Cong. Millender-McDonald attends as Transportation Committee member, urges sea marshalls for LB, LA ports

    Nov. 2001: Nov 1, 6:00 p.m.: Gov. Davis Tells CNN Three Fed'l Agencies Indicated Potential Terrorist Attacks on West Coast Suspension Bridges In Rush Hours b/w Nov. 2 and Nov 7

    Oct. 2001: Oct. 29: U.S. Att'y Gen'l Ashcroft Issues New Terrorism Alert, Not Specific as to LB or Other Site(s), Warning of Possible Add'l Terror Attacks Over the Next Week

    Oct. 2001: LB Health Dept. Says No LB Anthrax Exposures But Over 12 Hoaxes or Overreactions To Normal Substances in LB b/w Oct. 12-17

    Oct. 2001: Oct. 11: FBI Posts Statement on Its Website, Not Specific as to LB or Other Site(s), Warning of Possible Add'l Terror Attacks Over the Next Several Days

    Oct. 2001: Mayor O'Neill Tells Capitol Hill Anti-Terrorism Hearing on Water & Infrastructure Security LB Lacks Sufficient Funds In Future Years To Sustain Three Anti-Terrorism Programs Started With Three Fed'l Grants

    Oct. 2001: LB Cong. Steve Horn Chairs House Hearing on Preparations for Bio & Chem Attacks

    Sept. 2001: Sept. 13, 4 p.m.: LB Airport Update, Traveler/User Info

    Sept. 2001: Text of LB Cong. Steve Horn's House Statement re Sept. 11 Terror Attack; Also text of House/Senate Joint Resolution

    Sept. 2001: Sept. 11 (posted 2:50 p.m.): Mayor O'Neill, City Officials, Brief LB Residents re City Status After East Coast Terror Attacks

    Sept. 2001: Sept. 11 (posted 10 a.m., updated 12:30 p.m.): LB On Alert After East Coast Terror Attacks: LB Port Closed, LB Airport Closed; LB World Trade Center Voluntarily Evacuated

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