Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Friday
Business leaders are expected Friday to file 100,000 signatures of Los Angeles registered voters to force a vote on a living wage ordinance affecting 3,500 employees at 13 airport-area hotels.
Of the 15,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers who lost power in wind-related outages, about 5,300 had their electricity restored Thursday afternoon, utility officials said. Power was restored to customers in Park La Brea, North Hollywood and Hollywood, according to the utility.
LA City Nerd has published his top ten list of significant events in 2006 over at LAist.
And finally, the WWG has re-published (in his excellent Valley history blog) an LA Times story from 1885 that hints there may be "gold in them thar hills" in Pacoima. We don't know if anyone ever mined it, but doing a little armchair research of my own, I think the location may very well be here (Be sure to click on the hybrid or satellite button to get an aerial view). Now, don't get your pick axes, shovels, pans and mules out yet - this is probably private property and it wouldn't be a good idea to jump their claim.
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