Embattled City Clowncilman Jose Huizar comes up with a couple of doozys in the waning days of his Council career. One is a multi-million boondoggle to build a streetcar downtown, one that would be built by forcing many immigrant owned businesses to pony up "assessments." The other is to seize control of the troubled City of Vernon and attach it to Los Angeles. If this were to happen Los Angeles would have to assume Vernon's debt of nearly $1 billion and face the possibility that most of Vernon's major businesses would flee to avoid being subject to Los Angeles onerous tax and regulatory nightmares.
The Daily News endorses Stephen Box over incumbent Councilman Tom LeBong for CD4
The Mayor thought he had a great idea to sell off the City's parking garages to generate some fast cash. No one is interested.