The City Reapportionment Commission will be getting to work soon on redrawing Council district maps in Los Angeles. Every interest group from ethnic politics organizations to those who shill for business plan to get in on the act. The NAACP and MALDEF will surely wish to see that Districts are drawn to ensure the election of as many minorities to the Council as possible; trade group VICA wants to see that no more than one Council district overlaps the San Fernando Valley and the rest of the City.
Yesterday we noted how our odd weather in Los Angeles this winter has led to a bumper crop of backyard citrus. This points up the growth in growing fresh fruits and vegetables for personal consumption at home. This morning at 7:00 a.m., the What's Cooking Today show on CRN Digital Talk features Paul James of HGTV talking about the home farming movement. James is also behind an effort with the makers of the Triscuit cracker that has created a social networking website for those who wish to grow food at home.
After a fan was savagely beaten opening day in the parking lot at Dodger Stadium, the team is re-considering the idea of selling half-price beer.