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Bloomberg profiles Villaraigosa hatchet man Austin Beutner who says that LA needs to "grow up and focus on things that matter." In the piece former Mayor Dick Riordan says Beutner could be a possible candidate for Mayor in 2013. That probably won't sit well with Riordan's buddies at the Clean Sweep campaign. Oh, Eli Broad agrees too.
Jane the Joker on Clownman's jihad against pot shops: "We're trying to be proactive."
A bunch of NIMBYS and Dangerous Enemies of Freedom (and prosperity) in Stupido City have been fighting to block NBC from moving thousands of high paying entertainment jobs from Burbank to the City of Los Angeles at the Universal City Metro Station. Their economic terrorism has resulted in a delay to the NBC project however the Conan O'Brien debacle is at least providing an opportunity for NBC to make a partial move. The studio created for the red headed comedian's version of the NBC at Universal Studios institution is being retrofitted for the KNBC local news operation to move over along with some of their tabloid entertainment news shows. NBC has sold their historic Burbank facilities to developers and will eventually have to move out.
Betty Pleasant is finding picking friends based on their enmity to Bernard Parks isn't working out for her.
Emergency Preparedness Month kicked off last week. The LA Fire Department Blog has good tips on being prepared for good sanitation and being safely and comfortably dressed in a disaster.