The City reports that its new credit card parking meters are raking in the dough. Remember if a parking meter doesn't work it's no longer a free parking pass. You have to actually move your car elsewhere. Non-totalitarian cities in LA County such as Burbank don't hold you up for parking and don't even have meters.
Walter Moore says that Mayor Villaraigosa's threatened layoffs of city was all fake. Some positions were eliminated but the actual employees were just moved around elsewhere within the City. Speaking of Walter Moore he posted on Facebook Thursday that he is done trying to fix LA and wants to get the hell out.
Two LAPD officers who say they were wrongfully transferred following an allegation of sexual harassment are suing the department. Officers Blaine Blackstone and Teddy Gonzalez say that a female officers falsely accused them and are suing for $2 to $3 million each.
Valley business leaders are complaining that Los Angeles City Commissions have a lower percentage of San Fernando Valley residents appointed than their actual percentage of Los Angeles. The Mayor's office writes it off as seeking to have more racial diversity on the various panels that distributing them geographically across the City. Dennis Zine cites an apparent lack of commitment by Valley residents while soon to be indicted Councilman Richard "Zorro Marxist" Alarcon says that Mayor Villaraigosa has all but ignored his many suggestions of Valley based candidates for appointment. Of course maybe the Mayor thought Alarcon's nominees didn't actually live in LA.