Councilman Eric Garcetti long ago conceded that he made a mistake when he voted for a legal settlement that allowed Clear Channel Outdoor and CBS Outdoor to erect 420 digital billboards apiece across the city.The vote was one of the bigger debacles of Garcetti's reign as city council president. Resi ... More >>
Ron Kaye snags the secret CRA documents.Read the blow-by-blow here about the possibly illegal doings by the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency in January, as it went into panic mode to squirrel away $1 billion that Gov. Jerry Brown says must be shifted from subsidizing rich L.A. devel ... More >>
New YorkerAnything for you, Mr. BroadNow that the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency is on the chopping block, all eyes (including the governor's) are on the final moves of CEO Chris Essel and the Board of Commissioners.
Their latest allocation is business as usual for the rich-get-r ... More >>
Christine EsselFormer Los Angeles CIty Councilman Joel Wachs on Wednesday endorsed Hollywood Christine Essel in the highly contentious, high-spending race to fill the second district council seat left open by Wendy Greuel, who became City Controller in July.
Wachs has been fairly quiet since ... More >>