Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Thursday
Mayor Villaraigosa met with the new LAUSD superintendent - Admiral Brewer - Wednesday. We don't know everything that was said, but Jon Regardie at the Downtown News has imagined what the exchange might have been like.
Martini Republic notes that the consent decree that has hamstrung the MTA for ten years is finally dead. Now the MTA can get to business in continuing to build a 21st century public transit system, regardless of what the Bus Riders Union says. For more on why this group should not be listened to, click here.
How do you pronounce the name Los Angeles? Neither Tom LeBong or Mayor Villaraigosa get it right. Check out more at LA City Nerd.
The Engineer and Architects Union announced today that it will strike again without notice, if officials refuse to negotiate a new contract. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor agreed earlier this month to support a strike by the Engineers and Architects Association, and that clears the way for other municipal unions to join the job action.
The City Council's regular Friday meeting has been canceled because of funeral services for LAPD Officer Landon Dorris, who was killed Sunday as he investigated a traffic accident.