This is the city: Los Angeles, California. I work here. I'm an ex-mayor. Los Angeles is a magnet for people from all over the world. Some of them run for public office. Inevitably some of them stray from the golden rule and rule for those that have the gold. That's when I go to work. My name is Yorty. I'm a dead pol.
HOT Morning Briefs on the Los Angeles Political Scene for Monday
Longtime CD 10 City Councilman Herb Wesson's Chief Deputy (and alleged Bagman) Michael Bae, has vacated his underling position with the Cit Clowncil Central Committee Strongman, sparking speculation on the reasons for his departure.
Chief Deputy Michael Bae (on the right in photo) next to his now, former Boss.
** Blogger's Note: As the first Monday of April 2016 dawns over Koreatown, many longtime activists will surely be conversing, regarding the departure of CD 10 City Clowncil Central Committee Strongman Herman "Mini Amin" Wesson's Chief Deputy Michael Bae. During the contentious 2012 Redistricting Commission Hearing in Koreatown, Bai was the focus of allegations involving "Strong-armed Contributions" by activists, as exampled in the video comments below by Jimmy Chai. As a side note, the lawsuit against the 2012 Redistricting Commission's redrawing of council district boundaries, is still working its way through the Appeal Process.
Activist Jimmy Chai speaking regarding the "conduct" of now former CD 10 Chief Deputy Staffer Michael Bae.
** Krystee Clark elected President of the Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council (STNC).