Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Monday
Pending Cityhood by East Los Angeles could help efforts at San Fernando Valley secession, which a revival of is currently in talks. You notice that no area ever asks to JOIN the City of LA? Maybe that should tell you something.
NIMBYs At It Again
More narrow minded NIMBYs have bigotedly decided what type of recreation we will have in the San Fernando Valley. Councilman Tony Cardenas - who sent the San Fernando Valley Fair to Santa Clarita - and his committee have rejected a much needed motorcross track on a old landfill in an industrial section of Sun Valley.
The Debate Is Off
Council Member Janice Hahn wants attendees at the upcoming Congress of Neighborhood Councils to debate the pending DWP rate hike. Many Councils have already adopted a position opposed to the rate hike. Hahn's request is being rejected by DONE; they're saying the event doesn't have enough time on its agenda for the discussion.
Summer of Love Goes Trick or Treating
Loteria Chicana shows you how to dress like the Mayor and Mirthala for Halloween.
Another Year, Another Show
The Sister City celebrates it's third birthday.
Some stories you may have missed over the weekend
The Parks Are Melting In The Dark
The City has eliminated funding for the paddleboats at Echo and MacArthur Parks has been cut but the cash strapped City has the funds to put on a parade only 15,000 attend.
Council Plays Monopoly
Did you know that when City owned property is sold, the Council Member in whose district the property is gets to determine where 50% of the funds received from the sale are spent?
Show Me The Money
Downtown developers have contributed millions to a City fund to build more parks near their developments. But everyone is asking "where are the parks and where is the money?"
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