Morning Briefs on the Los Angeles Political Machine for Monday
Lavin said the commission had "driven a Mack truck through" a narrow exemption in the Ralph M. Brown Act that could allow government bodies to exclude the public from certain lease deliberations.
DOCUMENT: Read the ruling
....... and will we be reading another judicial ruling on the 2012 Redistricting Backroom Dealings in the near future?
** As 83% of your Federal Government remains in operation in the latest political slimdown, guess what was the topic of a City Clowncil Central Committee Special Agenda? The Federal Government Shutdown. CD 3 City Clowncilman Bob "Two Job/ Face" Blumenfield was join by his fellow Clowncil Central Committee Dependentcrats in bemoaning the supposed Republican Shutdown affect on Senior Meals and housing for the Homeless.
** "The Old Gray Collectivist Hag on Spring Street" (aka LA Times) has just posted a poll on Mayor Eric Garcetti first one hundred days in office. A good majority give the son of former District Attorney Gil Garcetti favorable marks, but also a good amount of people don't know the new mayor enough to judge him.
** LA Daily News City Hall Beat Scribe "tips us off" to the possible Bastard Child of former Mayor Antonio Villar's Measure J Transportation Sales Tax Hike, that was voted down by less than 15,000 voters. Interesting to note that LA County Supervisor Mike Antonivich is fronting support for the new Tax Measure.
** In a story that should remind our readers of another "controversial charter school", the co-founder of the West San Fernando Valley Ivy Academia, has been sentence to four years of license plate production for misappropriation of $200,000 of school funds.
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Scott Johnson in CD 14