Of all the City Councilmembers, 2nd District member Paul Krekorian is the one community activists seem to count on most. However Krekorian's proposed draft of Neighborhood Council reforms has at least a few bloggers and activists displeased.
California, pushed by "pro-business" groups such as VICA, is seeking to disrupt the incredible economic engine that is online commerce by imposing draconian sales taxes on in-state purchases even though California's online retailers don't have the impact on the state nor the services needs that brick and mortar retailers do but contribute economically just the same. Even Bill Clinton knew it was smart not to tax the internet. A coalition of small business owners is pushing Governor Brown to veto this legislation.
The social networking site Just Spotted is tracking the whereabouts of Controller and Mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel. On Friday she was allegedly seen attending a meeting with Councilmember Jan Perry at a Miracle Mile office building. We have no idea what that was about. Some may call this stalking, others may call it transparency in government. What say you?
Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has found his popularity slide drastically as noted by a recent Field Poll. Though 20% statewide still like the ex-Governator, his numbers are at only 10% here in Los Angeles County.