Despite the fact that he wrote letters on his behalf, Antonio Villaraigosa won't say whether or not he agrees with Arnold Schwarzenegger's decision to reduce the murder sentence of Esteban Nunez, son of former State Assembly Speaker and Schwarzenegger/Villaraigosa BFF, Fabian Nunez. We do remember that the Mayor did speak of the young convict as "...a good boy.
The first candidate's forum for CD12 took place Wednesday night at the Chatsworth Neighborhood Council. All six candidates on the ballot were in attendance where the topics covered equestrianism and developers. Oh and apparently current CD12 flack Mitchell Englander not mentioning his day job.
Question: Does the fact that well heeled LA activist Jack Humphreville was seen at the newly made-over CD4 candidate Stephen Box Thursday evening indicate perhaps some money muscle behind the bicycle advocate's run against controversial Councilman and banana bread eater Tom LaBonge? Humphreville, owner of a minor media empire was sought by others to run for the spot himself but opted not to. Box is looking even more like a Councilman than LeBong himself these days. If he chose to, Humphreville could raise significant money for Box.
Phil Jennerjahn details how the Jose Huizar push-poll works; making it look like Huizar is even more popular than Jesus, Himself.
CD4 candidate Tomas O'Grady joined a group of folks protesting City plans to turn over the art center at Barnsdall Park to a connected non-profit. Current patrons are concerned that such plans could jeopardize public access to the facilities.