Morning Opine: Best Donuts in LA & More
No Chicago Dunkin' Donuts for LA
So where are the best donut in Los Angeles? LA City Nerd asks and readers respond. Is it the Donut Man in Glendora or Bob's at the Farmer's Market? How about California Donuts?
Mike Trujillo for LA City Gang Czar
Mayor Sam puts up a quick poll for who should be LA's Gang Czar. Ahead of Bill Clinton and Connie Rice is Mike Trujillo. Who the hell is he? He's a young twenty-something politico with direct access to the Mayor. He's not going to become the Gang Czar, but he is a name to watch out for in the future.
Get Ready to Pay 19-cents/mile for Driving During Rush Hour.
No, it has not happened yet and it probably will not. But at least it is an idea. At some point, to fix traffic, one of these "crazy" ideas is going to have to come through. And there will always be some give and take.
LAUSD Get an F for F.U.C.K.E.D.
Did you hear? LAUSD is not in good shape. Do you think the Mayor should get control over the school system?
We don't really care if the Mayor knows how to run the second largest school district in the United States or not. But he still needs to win this takeover. Sorry, change is hard and "scary," but accountability is easier. City gets control of LAUSD and school activism among communities quadruples. It's easier to point fingers at City Hall than anonymous school board members.
Transit Etiquette’s Arrival Delayed
"Stand on the right, pass on the left" is still an unknown phrase in here parts, or at least ignored when it comes to subway escalators. Metroblogging says enough is enough.
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