Morning Briefs on the Los Angeles Political Scene for Wednesday
More news after the bloggin leap.
.** The Frank McCourt and Steve "Mini-Riordan I" Soboroff's "I'm Sorry Tour" made a pit stop on KTLA Morning News this AM. With two payrolls pending amids questionable cash flow, Downtown News Editor and "Scribe of Wit" Jon Regardie pens his latest novella on the former Frank and Jaime McCourt.
** While Councilman Huizar celebrates the "Great Olvera Compromise of 2011", retire parole officer Caroline Aguirre, the Voice Newspaper and many others, wonder why Councilman Huizar was silent on the brutal sexual assualt of a six-year old girl that took place less than a quarter-mile of his Boyle Heights home.
** The road kill you see on Spring Street in front of the west steps of City Hall is the remains of the Recreation and Parks Department. The fiscal rape and pillage of the department has drawn the attention of the likes of NELA Lives Tony Butka, Ron Kaye and the Griffith Park Wayist among others.
** Is a little bit of "Tony Villar" rubbing off on Dick Riordan? It seems that Riordan called out Caruso in regards to him running for mayor against Austin "Mini-Riordan II Beutner. From the City Maven, “I think if I were Rick (Caruso) I would look twice at Austin "Mini-Riordan II" Beutner because I think people are going to fall in love with Austin Beutner and they’re going to recognize what he’s doing,” Riordan said. “Rick should move to Santa Monica and run for mayor of Santa Monica.”
** Lastly, the likes of "The City Maven", our former co-blogger Ed Headington, "Mr. Tamar Galatzan" Brendan Huffman and some other guy, have there own Thursday LA Internet Radio Show. A good topic that Ed would know well is his past consulting work for Councilman Huizar and why his name "was" (Ed was making calls to get his name off the email) on the infamous Michael Trujillo email that cause his termination from the Huizar Campaign?
Scott Johnson in CD 14