Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Monday
Sunday, May 21, has been chosen as the date for the second election of the Palms Neighborhood Council. Click here for a list of open seats.
45th District Assembly Democrat Kevin DeLeon has picked up the endorsement of The Sierra Club. Read his press release on Mayor Sam 2.
A reader writes that the Griffith Observatory didn't have wheelchair accessibility on the agenda for its major rennovation, at least when it comes to the front door. It turns out that the front steps of the Griffith observatory have not been modified to make the front doors wheelchair and disabled accessible , so the disabled have to apprroach from a ramp to the back door. If anyone knows any more about this, please feel free to pass it on. In the meantime, here is a photo of the steps.
The MTA announces its new "Metro Gold Line Express" starting this morning. The new service, which runs in addition to the regular Gold Line schedule at no additional cost, will skip stopping at a number of stations in order to shave several minutes off the Gold Line's 34 minute trip between Pasadena and Downtown LA.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will speak at the Laborers International Union of North America's annual conference at the Bonaventure Hotel.
9:00 a.m.: The Los Angeles Police Commission will hold a special meeting. The agenda includes possible board action on whether to release the names of officers involved in use-of-force incidents. Room 150, Parker Center, 150 N. Los Angeles St.
10:00 a.m.: The City Council's Public Safety Committee will meet. Agenda items include discussion of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's proposed Homeland Security Plan. Room 1010, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St.
1:00 p.m.: The City Council's Budget and Finance Committee will meet. Agenda items include a review of waste disposal options and Councilman Greig Smith's RENEW LA plan. Room 1010, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St.