The Greater Griffith Park Neighborhood Council has endorsed the Sierra Club's "Beyond Coal" campaign. Which in itself is all warm and fuzzy and of course everyone is for clean air. The problem is however when you bring the DWP into the mix you get all kinds of wasteful Measure B like programs that reward special interests but do little if anything to solve the problem. Hopefully the folks at the Neighborhood Council will monitor and speak out against such boondoggles but in these cases activists are more committed to the cause than the result.
The DREAM Act is proposed Federal legislation that would allow illegal immigrant youth to become legal if they stay out and trouble and go to school or serve in the military. However there appears to be a bit of a rift between immigration reform advocates who are seeking support from religious folks and young Gay immigrant leaders who are becoming increasingly more vocal.
A group of women activists say that the 14th amendment offers them equal protection to go around topless just like men, without getting arrested. So they marched breasts bare in Venice on Sunday. Sounds good to me.
As you get older it can be discomforting to see things change in the world, which after all, whether you like it or not, is the natural order of things. However here's one less change that is at least put off for now: the legendary and universally loved Vin Scully will return to call games for the Los Angeles Dodgers for a 62nd season next year.