The San Fernando Valley Business Journal reports that Fifth District Councilmember candidate Adeena Bleich received the backing of the lobbyist group sponsored by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.
Some say Zuma Dogg was out of control, others say he wasn't but apparently Mr. Saltsburg's commentary on the City's Rent Escrow Account Program was making Council President Eric Garcetti a little nervous and hence he ordered him removed from Chambers. Since I've seen Zuma Dogg boisterous on occasions that Garcetti ignored him so it makes one wonder what the issue was here. And according to witnesses Zuma only got animated after Garcetti shut him up.
Rick Orlov on Villaraigosa has no need to face his rivals. Best quote comes from Ken Draper, "the lack of competition is driving down the role of activists."
Mayor Villaraigosa isn't the only local Mayor to have an alleged extra-marital affair. City of Ontario officials are investigating allegations by attorney Loredana Nesci that Mayor Paul Leon arranged for a tryst at the Double Tree Hotel in Ontario with city contracted employee Diana Huizar (any relation?). Mayor Leon was quoted as saying "it hurts him to see friends who have not forgiven him."
Astroturfing here by those who wish to continue building the controversial elephant exhibit at the LA Zoo and keep poor old Billy the Elephant trapped there. Hmm, who would have an interest in doing that?
Chatter is up again that an NFL team is coming to LA and it could be the San Diego nee Los Angeles Chargers. Though we've heard it before, this time the Wasserman Media Group is involved and these guys seem to have the chops to make the impossible in sports possible. Stay tuned.
Family Guy producer Seth McFarlane decides not to accept an offer from Britney Spears to participate in a proposed bit on the show slamming his dogged rivals, South Park producers Matt Stone and Trey Parker. South Park had recently aired an episode mocking both Spears and McFarlane's show.