The City's Primary Election was nearly two weeks ago but two of the candidates for Mayor may not have got the message. Walter Moore dukes it out with Phil Jennerjahn in the comments section of a Mayor Sam Hotsheet.
The LAPD will move to it's new headquarters, only it's third in 113 years, this November. Steve Harvey recaps the history of the last two police HQs, Central Headquarters in use from 1896 to 1955 and Parker Center, best known from the Dragnet TV series, which has been the LAPD's home for the last 55 years.
It made for some beautiful photos but the LA Zoo has done one of the dumbest things I've seen - cover numerous animal exhibits in snow trucked in from local mountains. Most of the animals who found their pens covered in the white stuff may have descended from snowy country but were born in captivity and live in LA so they're not used to it. More and more it becomes clearer that zoos need to be re-thought and that it's cruel to hold these animals in captivity in environments that are a fraction of the size they need.
And finally perhaps one good result of the re-election of Mayor Villaraigosa - LA remains safe for tacos. Solomon and I spent part of Sunday afternoon enjoying some great tacos at Cactus Taqueria in Hollywood (he had the vegetarian, I had pollo and birria). Cactus, located on Vine near Santa Monica Blvd with a sister location on Beverly Blvd. is one of LA's most popular taco stands (also known as a sanctuary city McDonalds) and a favorite of late night clubbers.