Mid-day missives on topics germaine to points east and northeast of the "Tower of Waste on Spring Street".
"Look for the un...,err, Reagan label"
State Senator Mark Ridley-Thomas support by labor unions in his quest to replace Yvonne Burke on the Board of Supervisors, has been reported, discussed, and debated, in regards to the impact on the outcome in November's runoff.
Ridley-Thomas paid $2,400 to get his name on a Republican mailer touting the legacy of Ronald Reagan, according to a campaign finance report. The mailer praises Reagan for "his ideals of limited government and personal freedoms" and name-drops President Bush. It was shipped by an organization called "Continuing the Republican Revolution," an outfit run by Newport Beach political operative Scott Hart.
Candidates who received "endorsements" on the mailer paid Hart’s organization, according to campaign finance records. The Times got curious and asked if we can indeed count on Ridley-Thomas to champion a "Republican revolution." Ridley-Thomas' campaign spokesman, Fred MacFarlane, said: "Well, I think, you know, we can appeal to Republican voters as the best choice for all the people in the 2nd District, notwithstanding any revolution."
The mailer comes shortly after Ridley-Thomas said he would highlight his opponent's conservative streak and assist Parks, who is a Democrat as well, "in identifying himself as a
This nugget from "Parque"
01/23/03 Continuing the Republican Revolution Tustin, CA 92781 Antonio R. Villaraigosa Council Member - CD14 1250526 - Villaraigosa for Council E - Payment (LIT - Campaign Literature) [Period: 01/19/03-02/15/03] $1,000.00 [Election: 03/05/03]
and this from 2001
01/01/01* Continuing the Republican Revolution Newport Beach, CA 92660 Antonio Villaraigosa Mayor 1234344 - Villaraigosa for Mayor - General 2001 E - Payment $18,000.00 [Election: 06/05/01]
***"TONY VILLAR, THE ORIGINAL RED SPOT OF CD 14***
Delay request for Grand Avenue Project rejected by the joint City County Authority that oversees the project. August 15
will be the possible "make or get out" date for the developers of Eli Broad's vision.
You can get 3 toilets for that amount at Estrada Courts. BTW, if the US Attorney has some spare moments to look for corruption in local government, then this is a good place to start.
Who payed $71,000+ to Steve Sugerman in 2007 and early 2008??
Q2 2007 Sugerman Communications Group Autry National Center Los Angeles, CA 90027 Autry National Center Improvement Project $10,000.00
Q3 2007 Sugerman Communications Group Autry National Center Los Angeles, CA 90027 Autry National Center Improvement Project $18,061.80
Q4 2007 Sugerman Communications Group Autry National Center Los Angeles, CA 90027 Autry National Center Improvement Project $18,000.00
Q1 2008 Sugerman Communications Group Autry National Center Los Angeles, CA 90027 Autry National Center Improvement Project $25,531.82
Total Payments Received from Clients : $71,593.62
Motives of "LA Voice Pico"??
Word from activists in Boyle Heights is that this organization "bussed" in supporters to inflate their audience at an event last week in the St. Teresita Church. Maybe this had to do with Jeff Carr, Monica Garcia and mayor staffer Abigail Ramirez being in the audience.
Labels: Autry Museum, grand avenue project, la voice, Los Angeles Housing Authority, Mark Ridley Thomas, mayor antonio villaraigosa, Richard Alatorre, Steve Sugerman