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Another Terrace Morning



Obama was as Obama is: inspiring, audacious, and yet grounded in reality. These are the reasons he's President.

John Myers tweets: If any state wins 'face time on TV game' 4 StateOUnion, it would be CA. McCarthy, Lee, Chu, Capos, Sanchez (Loretta) all in first 5 mins." Also wonders: "Do you think CA's David Dreier (R) & Maxine Waters (D) had much 2 chat abt sitting next 2 one another @ StateOUnion?"

Governor Brown's State of the State is Monday at 5 p.m.

A planned mosque near Temecula in Riverside County gets the green light. I wish the media covered the greenlighting of fundamentalist Christian churches so diligently.

The Mayor of LA is going to bat for his Community Redevelopment Agency, and therefore against the Governor. "
"Redevelopment activities support an average of 304,000 full-time and part-time jobs, including 117,000 construction jobs," Villaraigosa tells Rick Orlov. "They also contribute over $40 billion annually to California's economy."

You can get an idea of just how much our own agency [hak-cough] contributes to California's economy by reading the CRA audits of the past decade. Ron Kaye has links to 2000-2006's.

Garcetti's "two-minute no-warning" snit over tardy Councilmembers to Chamber spilled over into broadcast media attention. It may be indicative of a broader riff between Garcetti and some other members of Council now that Garcetti has all but declared himself a candidate for mayor in 2013. We'll explore that later, as...

Street-hassle scored an exclusive interview with Councilman Jose Huizar last night. We'll have it up at 9:30 a.m. Stay tuned.