The new Beckford Parents blog reminds us why a potential $10 billion LAUSD construction bond on the November ballot (the fifth such in the last decade) must not be passed: Belmont Learning Center. It's laughable that the Mayor is calling this latest dollar sinkhole a "reform minded" bond. Let's put the same energy into breaking up LAUSD, creating more charter type schools while holding parents, students and educators accountable.
Under the Nahai regime at the Department of Water and Power it sure seems like there are a lot more random power outages throughout the City. This time, nearly 10,000 customers were without power in Koreatown on Sunday. In the meantime, the rate hikes keep coming.
Writer Sandra Tsing-Loh dressed as the Statue of Liberty talking about her menopause may have been amusing for some of those in attendance at Ron Kaye's Bastille Day Storming of City Hall but I don't know. There is definitely a place and a call for a protest movement in Los Angeles, however to gain traction I believe it needs a central rallying point and needs to be done somewhat without theatrics or maybe a different type of theatrics.
Is superstar pop diva Britney Spears on the way back to good looks and good health? I don't know, I'll let you decide.