Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Thursday
An internal Clinton campaign memo details the strategy to win Latino votes for the New York Senator's Presidential bid, key to which is the endorsement she won Wednesday from Mayor Villaraigosa.
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Just like the City Council inappropriately getting wrapped up in foreign policy issues, the Palms Neighborhood Council is considering a straw vote on the war in Iraq. However, cooler heads may be prevailing as members of the Council's Outreach and Communications Committee voted 3-0 against the idea of a vote, citing the role of the Council is to weigh in on local issues. I couldn't agree more. There's enough contention with regard to neighborhood matters; the Council doesn't need to get people riled up on an issue as hotly contested as this which the Council has zero jurisdiction over anyway.
The buzz is that "Law and Order" cast member and former US Senator Fred Thompson is running for President; one of his co-stars is playing Presidential politics of his own. Cast member Sam Waterston is amongst those behind Unity 08, an effort to recruit a moderate third party Presidential ticket consisting of one Democrat and one Republican.
An LA Weekly photographer goes hiking in Griffith Park with Councilman Tom LeBong to view the aftermath of the recent fire.
And finally, if you're a foster youth from LA County about to graduate high school what do you get? A new suit of clothes and a front row seat to a speech by Mayor V.
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