Los Angeles Politics Hotsheet for Friday
Nearly 70 cows were injured or killed when a cattle truck overturned on the 10 Freeway in Redlands Thursday afternoon. The LA Times reports the truck, which was carrying over 150 heads of cattle, overturned about 2:30 p.m. near the University Street exit. No cows got loose and no humans were injured in the wreck.
If you want to know if the City is going to close your favorite medical marijuana dispensary in June the LA Times has a map for you to check out. Nearly 450 pot shops will close under a new City law.
Billboards not jobs are apparently the main issue in Los Angeles. Handwringing over grandfathered supergraphics permitted on LA Live and the Ritz-Marriott Hotel downtown at CurbedLA. However, check out some nifty pro-AEG spin from a bloggin' commenter.
Always classy Ugly Betty Pleasant gets a woody over Bernard Parks again. Parks was late to the DWP vote and Betty thinks that would have made a difference. However let her lover boy Mark Ridley Thomas spend like a drunken sailor and Betty is silent.
This Saturday is Fire Service Recognition Day. Many local fire stations in Los Angeles are holding open houses. Click here for more info and show up to thank our first responders.