Friday Free for All
|Free Matt Dowd!|
A case involving gadfly Matt Dowd may have further exposed failings in City Attorney Carmen Trutanich's office. The prosecutor is going after Dowd, according to Zuma Dogg, for "standing in the wrong place."The prosecutor, as noted by the LA Dragnet blog, is claiming that Trutanich's reassigning of attorneys to his pet projects has strained the department and added to workloads necessitating the prosecutor to request more time from the judge to prepare.
Valley Village must not want Mike Gatto as their Assemblyman. Residents there are protesting a section of the suburban blue haired burg being attached to North Hollywood as part of the work of the state redistricting commission.
Speaking of Gatto, the astro-turf blog dedicated to him, the Burbank Blogger, seeks to fan the flame between the 43rd District Assemblyman and one of his legislative enemies, Anthony Portatino.
John Dancler, an employee of the City's Department of Transportation for 23 years has been fired for appearing in a porn film wearing his DOT uniform. He's appealing.
And finally, you can show your support for the Southwest Museum, under attack from the Autry Western Heritage Museum (or whatever Jackie is calling it this week), by attending a soda tasting at the legendary pop store, Galcos.