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Independent Phone Service Down

Office Closed; Staff Working Off Site

Looks like the 2010 storm season has knocked out the T-1 link into our 122 West Figueroa office. Clients, friends, and interested readers may contact us (temporarily) through email or leave a comment here.

This link will take you to Editorial emails (click on the links to get the full email — it’s a spam-proofing measure).

Here are the email links for our Business and Sales departments.

Update: 1:45pm: After a five hour service interruption, Verizon has hooked us up.

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