Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Thursday
An anonymous poster on Craig's List Rants and Raves defends former video game exec Stefan Erikkson for wrapping his $1 million Ferrari Enzo around a PCH telephone pole. Erikkson was reportedly going 100-120 miles an hour when he crashed and destroyed the vehicle, of which only 400 have been made. Britney Spears and Nicholas Cage are among those who own one each of the 399 remaining.
Yesterday we reported that the Engineers and Architects Association has picked up support from the powerful Teamsters' Union. Click here to see the Teamsters' letter to the EAA.
City Controller Laura Chick will address a special joint Council committee hearing, Thursday, February 23rd at 3:00 p.m. regarding her recent audits of the Recreation and Parks Department. The joint meeting of the Audits and Governmental Efficiency Committee and Arts, Health and Aging Committee will be held in City Hall in Room 1010.
We mentioned yesterday that Martha Stewart was teaming up with KB Homes to build mini McMartha mansions in LA. Today, following claims that Martha was going to "fire Donald Trump" and take over his Apprentice series, the Donald issued a very terse but funny letter to Martha. We have it here.
In other bitchiness news, one of our readers sent over a picture and wasn't very nice in what they had to say about School Board candidate Monica Garcia.
Fox is annoucing the creation of a new television network that will air two hours of programming each week. "My TV" will feature mostly reality shows and English versions of Latin telenovelas (soap operas). My TV will air on Fox owned stations that previously been UPN affiliates. UPN and the WB recently annouced they will merge as the CW network.
Thursday evening, Mayor Villaraigosa will attend the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's "Gifts in Honor of the Museum's 40th Anniversary'' event.
9:30 a.m.: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board will meet. MTA Building, 1 Gateway Plaza.