Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Thursday
More billboard nonsense, this time in Echo Park. The Eastside Chicken Girl takes Eric Garcetti to task for not getting rid of billboards homeowners have put up on their properties. Now it may that these billboards are against zoning and that needs to be rectified. But in a free market world homeowners should be allowed to monetize their property (and yea I expect to hear that Alger nonsense when you buy a house you buy a community. Bullshit you only get the dirt in between the property lines.)
If you need help on deciding on how to vote on Props 98 and 99, who to select for District Attorney, County Supervisor and a number of judgeships, Walter Moore has some recommendations for you.
Elson Trinidad has been writing about LA on the internet for over a decade (just like me; check out a proto version of this blog from the Riordan era). In his latest blog posting Elson chronicles the recent history of the East Hollywood community he's been leading for years and how its starting to get some recognition in the local streetscape.
There's more than just the usual suspects running for Assembly in the 40th Assembly District; blogger Kender does a great profile of Republican candidate Armineh Chelebian. For those five or six Republicans who do live in that District I highly recommend you vote for Armineh and NOT for her opponent Ken Sherman!
Bernard Parks announces that he has received the endorsement of a majority of the members of the Los Angeles City Council in his race for a County Supervisor seat. Bernie has the support of Councilmembers Eric Garcetti, Jan Perry, Tony Cardenas, Janice Hahn, Tom LaBonge, Bill Rosendahl, Herb Wesson and Greig Smith.