Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Wednesday
In a related story, LA Voice reports on some guerilla protest "art" that went up in Skid Row, a street sign that says "ACLU CRACK HAVEN." The sign certainly makes the point that the settlement with the ACLU will certainly do nothing to assist police fight drugs in the area.
Mayor Villaraigosa will hold a press conference Wednesday to announce a series of international junkets he has coming up. Read a few more details at We Clean Your Toilets.
Maybe Zuma Dogg needs to go show the LA Neighborhood Council Congress a thing or two. Martini Republic reports that at a recent meeting LANC President Brady "I'm Don Garza's Favorite Guy" Westwater refused to allow opposition to the billion dollar homeless bond fraud, Proposition H, be heard, though he allowed Council President Eric Garcetti to drone on for 45 minutes. You know, the NC folks bitch because someone like Jackie Goldberg or Nate Holden get some kind of professional courtesy to speak before Council ad naueseum and they get 60 seconds. How about a little consistency here guys? Alger, can you explain this? Do I need to send Zuma down there to kick some butt?
The LAUSD announced Tuesday that Lawrence Manion has been named as the chief of their Police Department after serving in the position on an interim basis.
And finally, this is not good news for big box haters like Joe B., but a recall election that attempted to remove two pro-WalMart council members failed in Rosemead Tuesday. The reason? Well, because they approved a WalMart for their community. Maybe voters are starting to get a clue.