Villaraigosa Mural Splattered With Red Paint
Someone in East Hollywood is very unhappy, probably peeved, with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa . . .
Last Friday, L.A. Weekly photographer Ted Soqui was driving along Santa Monica Boulevard and came up to Susy's Meat Market in East Hollywood when he saw a mural of a solemn-looking Antonio Villaraigosa.
Red paint splattered on Villarigosa mural in East Hollywood
"I thought, Wow, that's pretty hard-core," Soqui now says.
Just below the mural, on the sidewalk, someone also wrote in black spray-paint, "THIS IS OUR TOWN." (Look at the bottom of the picture.)
Taken altogether, that's a lot of rage aimed at the mayor, and seems to be another sign that Villaraigosa may be facing a weird, and long, four more years at the helm.
Contact Patrick Range McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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