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.