In recent years LA/Ontario Airport, which is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles even though it's well outside LA's borders, has seen it's fortunes struggle and negatively impact the economy of the region. City officials in Ontario, who want to take the airport over from LA, blame mismanagement by LA World Airports for LA/Ontario's misfortunes. Now they've laid out a plan for Ontario to take control and turn around the airport.
LAist reports that Clowncilman Paul Koretz wants to take $125,000 of city money (that comes from revenue from ads on bus benches and other structures) that is legally dedicated to street furniture and other improvements to hire someone who would focus on how to build such street furniture. Of course this begs two questions, 1) Who is it that Koretz wants to hire for this cushy job and 2) Why the hell isn't Koretz dealing with real issues in his district?
Phil Jennerjahn further marginalizes himself within the Republican Party as he slams fellow GOPers such as controversial activist Jose Aguilar and Mayor Sam Blogger Scott Johnson for their support of the party nominee Meg Whitman for Governor. Jennerjahn, who like Joe B is working to get Jerry Brown elected even goes as far to criticize Republican State Senate candidate John Stammreich for his support of eMeg.
A gay former Saudi diplomat is begging the US to give him asylum as if he is sent back home to Saudi Arabia he will be executed by our eternal friends for homosexuality. No word if the Democrat party will take up his cause.