Los Angeles Politics Hotsheet for Tuesday -Special Jerry Brown Edition
"I have not come here to embrace delay or denial."- Gov Brown
-CSM on the Inauguration speech and Jerry Brown's message.
-George Skelton calls him "the right man in the right job".
-Mulholland Terrace predicts that Governor Brown is going to "decimate" redevelopment agencies and their budgets, and that's a good thing!
-Governor Brown announces his first act as governor, "I'm going to walk across the street to my house".
-Gov Brown serves up Hot Dogs and Austerity for California.
-Anne Gust Brown, the governor's wife, to be Chief of Staff?
Kamala Harris was also sworn in today as the state's new Attorney General.
Elsewhere, CD4 candidate Stephen Box, has a new look. He's tan, he's rested, and he shaved!
Check out the photo at Griffith Park Wayist.
Assemblyman Mike Feuer is this year's recipient of the Stanley Mosk Defender of Justice Award for authoring legislation to create a first in the nation pilot project that establishes the right to counsel for low income people in critical civil cases. The award is sponsored by the California Judicial Council;
The Sheraton Universal Hotel has been purchased by Chinese real estate firm Shenzhen New World Group Co. Anyone remember when Telly Savalas lived at the Sheraton and owned the bar on the ground floor?
Much to the chagrin of golfers, the City of LA has taken over the rental of golf carts at municipal courses. Guess what happened on day one?
Whatever you do, never hire Lone Star Security, the king jerks of mobile billboard blight in Los Angeles (Thanks Paul S. for the tip).
In the clickety-click department;
Major silliness already by the new House Republicans. Expect to see these chest thumping, time wasting exercises for the next 2 years. Oh, and of course, it's time to begin the investigations to nowhere! Forget job creation, it's base pandering time! Party On Party of No.