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Gloria Allred still going after Meg Whitman, even after election day


http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/.a/6a00d8341c630a53ef0133f4fedafa970b-piHOUSEKEEPER CONTROVERSY STILL DOGS WHITMAN: Gloria Allred continues to dog Meg Whitman, even after election day. "Today, the billionaire must answer to a claim that she owes Nicky Diaz Santillan, her former undocumented housekeeper, $6,210 in alleged unpaid wages and mileage," reports the Sacramento Bee, quoting Allred as saying: "We'll be there, and we'll be presenting evidence." They will present their case Wednesday before a state board in San Jose. It's a closed-door meeting.

THE LAPD'S NEW DOGS: The LAPD is adding Jindo pups to its K-9 force, according to the Daily News. "It's hard to picture that at 3 months and 2 months old, DaeHan and Mingook, two Jindo puppies recently gifted by the South Korean government to the LAPD, could one day be working dogs on par with the more intimidating German shepherd or Belgian Malinois that are the staples of police and military forces. But LAPD is testing the hunting breed, which is designated as the 53rd national treasure of South Korea, for its ability to detect weapons or drugs and possibly even patrol."

BOY ON THE STAND: Dramatic testimony in Orange County as a boy describes how his brother was abused. "A 12-year-old boy dabbed at his eyes with tissue Tuesday as he testified about seeing his younger brother hit, starved, left home alone and forced to sleep on the floor," reports the Orange County Register.

BOOK WOES: Another bit of bad news for the book business. The Borders in Westwood is closing. (LA Observed).

TRASH DEBATE: The debate over poacher-proof recycling containers in Berkeley (California Watch)

COLOR US CONFUSED: The Expo Line light-rail system from downtown to Culver City is not the Aqua Line, but it might look that way on maps. (Curbed L.A.)

STILL SHINING: Thanks to donations, the shoe-shine guy on the Third Street Promenade stays in business. (Santa Monica Daily Press)

-- Shelby Grad

Photo: Gloria Allred, left, and Nicky Diaz Santillan at a news conference. Credit: Los Angeles Times

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We need to find someone that can put this woman out of California's misery. There must be another wacko state that wants her and her publicity hunting craziness.

Meg, just write her a check already. We know how you just love spending money.

Hey, should gypping a worker be forgiven just because Meg blew $160,000,000 and lost an election? Surely she has $6 grand left over to pay the woman she cheated. With Allred as the atty, the maid is bound to recover her severance pay. Allred is after justice here, not a big paycheck for herself, or she'd never have taken this little case.

Allred's history is not to care who in power is abusing women, but to go after them if she can succeed.

fyi: There are approximately 100 million fewer women alive than men, despite their approximate 52% birthrate majority. That shocking stat is due to violence against women worldwide, including here. It is that sexist disparity which drives Allred, even when the abuser is another woman.

I hope the immigration people deport this woman who so flagrantly flaunts the law. Somehow, with Obama in charge, I don't think they will.

The story here should be why is Nicky Diaz Santillan still in the US? She is illegal and we should be sending her as* back to Mexico.

Gloria Allred is a sole sucking viper...she should be disbared...or forced to have cosmetic surgery!

How about the INS arresting Nicky Diaz Santillan?!!!!!!!!!!!

Gloria thanks for the gifts of Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer! We will be forever indebted to you, all the way to the poor house!

Attorney Gloria Allred, a sworn officer of the court and to the US Constitution, should do the right thing, bring Nicky Diaz Santillan to ICE, have her deported to her native country and then have her legally apply to be admitted to the USA, have her apply for resident alien status and earn her citizenship. Without this process, Gloria Allred makes a maokery of our laws and institutions. She throws her misquided beliefs in our face and demeans all those who took the right course to citizenship. Ms. Santillan should receive no special consideration.

Go Gloria Go!!! Gloria Allred is just doing the right thing!


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