A battle underway by some residents in Van Nuys that want to rebrand as Sherman Oaks. Read more about it here.
Despite orders from the Mayor to stop it and condemnations from City Controller Laura Chick over City deparments including the DWP ordering bottled water on the City's dime Police Chief William Bratton is defending his purchases of bottled water. If the water is solely for emergencies and for officers in the field that's one thing. We at the Sister City would like to know if the LAPD is using bottled water for management meetings or other purposes not directly benefitting the officers. You can email us or call the hotline above if you have evidence of such.
Is Governor Schwarzenegger considering a run for the Republican nomination for US Senate next year? CBS says the signs are out there. I would assume however the Republican nominee should actually be a Republican however.