Jerry Schneiderman was not your ordinary real estate developer. For years, he was a rabble rouser who took on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority after tunneling for the Red Line subway collapsed parts of Hollywood Boulevard.
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Picasa via KittoAlhambra City Hall, from which councilmembers cannot be removed but by forkliftHere we thought the L.A. City Council was getting cozy.
But those old boys got nothin' on the five City Councilmembers of Alhambra -- a sweet stretch of suburbia just east of Glendale and south of ... More >>
Robbie ConalThe District Attorney's office let former Los Angeles city Councilman Richard Alatorre slide on this one, apparently: While its investigation claims that Alatorre "without doubt" worked as an unregistered lobbyist at City Hall from 2003 to 2007 the D.A. declined to file charges.
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The name Vignali receded into L.A. history after the “Pardongate” scandal of 2001, but questions remain about drug-dealing son Carlos and his real estate magnate father, Horacio, who just might be pulling the strings in the remaking of downtown L.A.