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Another Terrace Morning




You're not going to get much done before Wednesday. Volunteer opportunities here. Just walk out of your cubicle and do it. Nobody will even miss you.

A reminder: Los Angeles remains the homeless capital of America. It's going to be cold this week, low forties at night in fact. Let's get a few more of the displaced off the streets, please.

Meanwhile, in the middle of all this pain and suffering, the billionaires who control the Republican party have killed an unemployment benefits extension. Even while the same billionaires want more tax cuts for themselves. The hillbillies haven't figured out yet that if their rich folk didn't give them jobs when they were getting richer, they really just don't care what happens to them at all. Nor do they remember how the economy took off only after Clinton taxed the rich. There are no pat downs on entering Lear jets either.

Looming battles over California's toxic chemicals law.

Valley naybors will complain about anything, and now they are arguing about the extent to which they might be ignored in the planning process should changes be implemented. Ron Kaye may have conditioned them to feel that way; it would be interesting to see how many nayborhood council groups in the Valley are remaindered Valley secessionists.