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Alpert, toasted

To be, or...never mind. Why did the head of the DWP board of commissioners suddenly announce his immanent departure today? That is the question.

"I just can't any longer continue to do it," Alpert told the audience at the board's regular meeting.

Fighting back tears as he spoke, Alpert thanked Villaraigosa, the City Council and Brian D'Arcy, the head of the powerful DWP employee union. "We have worked exceedingly well together," he said, referring to D'Arcy.
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