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Thursday, June 23, 2005

A Drink?

A certain individual who can't be credited with the story has tipped the Sister City Team to a Happy Hour occurring tonight.

After my short but fruitful vacation getting a tall stiff drink is exactly what this old cop needs. So tonight after telling the old deadbeats at Parker Center whats wrong with them, i am going to walk right down the street to Weilands. (free drink for the plug dammit)

The odds of me attending are about 50-50 -- but for you City Hall tinheads the fact that i may attend should be enough to get the gossip juices flowing through your blood. Don't worry i don't plan on mingling with you types, I am going to bring a friend sit right down in a booth and laugh at the fact that you wouldn't even recognize me even if i served your drink.


Gossip Away!

***Update***

I've received several e-mails today -- City hall staffers that weren't invited to the event -- but had plans to be at Weilands with others have cancelled those plans. Due to the possibility that they may be innocently identified as the Chief.

At the same time, i've received several city hall, federal and state staffers wanting to be included on the next happy hour so they can plan ahead. Do I smell a Sister City Fan Club brewing?

39 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said:

i received the evite -- it's CD 3 and 9 inviting everyone. I wasn't going to go -- but with the possibility of finding out who Chief Parker is -- i am clicking Yes now.

Chief -- you are a legend in these halls -- people worship you and despise you -- many of those feelings come from the same offices.

Ha!

June 23, 2005 10:46 AM  

Blogger Mayor Sam said:

Mayor Sam received the same Evite and IF my dinner meeting at The Original Pantry ends early enough, I may just saunter over and join the Chief for a drink.

If an attractive, older gentleman asks you to pull his finger, that may be me. I may also wear my 1984 USC Rose Bowl cap.

June 23, 2005 10:58 AM  

Blogger Mayor Frank said:

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June 23, 2005 11:12 AM  

Blogger Mayor Frank said:

Hey Sam - Make sure you bring the 'ol lady. You have to let her out of the kitchen on occassion.

And Chief, NO Tofu. It doesn't mix well with your beer.

As for yours truly, I'll be playing on the freeway

June 23, 2005 11:43 AM  

Blogger Mayor Sam said:

The missus will not be in attendance. She is going to a Tupperware party in San Pedro.

June 23, 2005 11:45 AM  

Blogger Mayor Frank said:

For her veggies?

June 23, 2005 11:49 AM  

Blogger Chief Parker said:

Irish Car Bombs for everyone!

June 23, 2005 11:51 AM  

Blogger Mrs. Betts Yorty said:

Tupperware party Sam? Is that where you think I’m going? What Sam has forgotten is that we divorced before his death – so I am a woman on the prowl!

June 23, 2005 11:55 AM  

Anonymous LA History Guy said:

Actually Betts Yorty did not divorce Sam, she died before him.

June 23, 2005 12:03 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

One of my favorite incidents in a lifetime of election-watching occurred during that election. Yorty, in a rare instance of doing something besides travelling and campaigning, had rammed through the City Council a number of proposals that enriched Occidental Petroleum. One was a controversial land swap deal where the city got some worthless acres and Occidental got some land which turned out to be quite rich in oil. During the campaign, Bradley charged that Yorty had a personal financial interest in Occidental and Yorty responded that Bradley was a lying fool and categorically denied any such interest. As it does more and more these days, the press stayed out of an election issue and didn't start looking into Bradley's charge until after Election Day when, of course, it meant so much less. Turned out, Yorty himself might not have had a financial interest in Occidental but his wife did. The moment I loved came in one of Yorty's last press conferences when he was asked about this. He said something like, "I never denied that I had any financial interest in Occidental and anyone who says I did is a damn liar." One of the local news channels ran that footage, then ran a clip of Yorty saying, "Neither I nor anyone in my family has ever owned one share of Occidental Petroleum and anyone who says I have is a damn liar." I wish the media would do more of that kind of thing, and do it when it matters. (Later, I believe Yorty actually tried claiming that his wife had purchased more than a million dollars worth of petroleum stock without telling him...)

June 23, 2005 12:03 PM  

Blogger Mrs. Betts Yorty said:

LA History Guy: will you please e-mail me? I have a question for you. mrsbettsyorty@yahoo.com

June 23, 2005 12:08 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Jim Hahn is hosting a Tupperware party???

June 23, 2005 12:10 PM  

Blogger Mrs. Betts Yorty said:

Yeah, to kick off his new career, Jim Hahn is hosting a Tupperware party for all the dead pols and their wives.

June 23, 2005 12:19 PM  

Blogger Mayor Frank said:

Since he is now one of us? He can't take my mantle of "most corrupt" that easily

June 23, 2005 12:36 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

what time is this gig?

June 23, 2005 1:19 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

5:30 Weiland Brewery Restaurant
400 E 1st Street,Los Angeles

June 23, 2005 1:25 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I'll be next door at Cuba Central. They make some good mojitos!

June 23, 2005 1:59 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Man this is boring, Mayor Sam don't you have any good Antonio news or have you not been to your local King Taco lately?

June 23, 2005 2:21 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Are Sergio & Emma coming?

June 23, 2005 2:45 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

How about some political updates.

June 23, 2005 2:46 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

OK, I'll bite.

Who are the hot staffers on the 3rd and 4th floors?

Throw in the 17th on Wilshire, the Reagan, and the Allard for the hell of it too.

June 23, 2005 3:10 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Emma for sure.

June 23, 2005 3:20 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

We are all waiting for Jimmy Blackman. Handsome and divorced.

June 23, 2005 4:08 PM  

Blogger Mayor Sam said:

I'm on my way to the Pantry. I'm getting hungry thinking about the cole slaw! Yum Yum.

If my meeting doesn't run late, I'll stop at Weiland's.

I forgot my Rose Bowl cap, so I'll be wearing a 50 Cent concernt shirt instead. I may also ask you to pull my finger.

June 23, 2005 4:39 PM  

Anonymous Watching You said:

All you guys are so full of shit. Don't you have any thing better to do but talk about other people or yourselves.

If only you knew what outsiders call "The Hall." Ready? Alright... The Whore House.

Here is looking at you...

June 24, 2005 1:07 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

You will not show up.
No Parker Center
No Weilands.

June 24, 2005 8:56 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Let the Fed staff updated on the next gathering.

Emma

June 24, 2005 8:57 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Ok Riordan, cut the B.S.

June 24, 2005 8:58 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

It is not Riordan.

E & Staff

June 24, 2005 8:59 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Emma is hot, you will not know the difference if your target of a job or social situation.

Yours Truly,
MI5-Los Angeles

June 24, 2005 9:09 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Sergio,

(T) the post immediatly. (CM)

Emma

June 24, 2005 9:11 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Emma - did sergio go to the bathroom again?

June 24, 2005 9:22 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Emma why don't you guys plan something?

June 24, 2005 9:22 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Why?

Do you want to meet my staff?

Male and Female.

June 24, 2005 10:43 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Can any of you republican bloggers run for city council for the 14th district?

Enough of democrats ruining our inner city neighborhoods.

June 24, 2005 10:53 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Boyle Heights, Highland Park, El Sereno look more like TIJUANA since Antonio took office and ran like a chicken out of this area.

June 24, 2005 10:55 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Who is this Alvin Parra people mention might run for CD14? Is he reliable, effective, productive, HONEST, ETHICAL, and fair?

Is he another money hungry husband of a wife who ran for office and tried to make a bribe that backfired?

Has he embezzeled funds through Gloria Molina accounts and Southwest Voter?

QUE PASA ALVIN, COMO ESTAS?

June 24, 2005 10:57 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Alvin Parra: "The Homer Simpson of Politics"

June 26, 2005 11:02 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I didn't get an evite?

June 26, 2005 12:25 PM  

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