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    Today, we as a nation celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Or do we? In a commentary by Earl Ofari Hutchinson in yesterday's Los Angeles Times, it was noted that nearly 40% of state and local public agencies remain open over MLK Day. Less than 30% of businesses give their workers the day off. "By contrast," Hutchinson writes, "about half of U.S. firms give their employees a day off on Presidents Day -- after...
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    Today, we as a nation celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Or do we? In a commentary by Earl Ofari Hutchinson in yesterday's Los Angeles Times, it was noted that nearly 40% of state and local public agencies remain open over MLK Day. Less than 30% of businesses give their workers the day off. "By contrast," Hutchinson writes, "about half of U.S. firms give their employees a day off on Presidents Day -- after...
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    USC quarterback Matt Leinart is staying in school. "I will be coming back for my fifth year," Leinart said. "I realize I have the opportunity to support my family by going to the pros early," but he added that "being with friends is more satisfying than any amount of money could make someone happy." Who knew that the opinions of LAist had such power over important decisions?...
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    USC quarterback Matt Leinart is staying in school. "I will be coming back for my fifth year," Leinart said. "I realize I have the opportunity to support my family by going to the pros early," but he added that "being with friends is more satisfying than any amount of money could make someone happy." Who knew that the opinions of LAist had such power over important decisions?...
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    After complaints at Mayor Sam's Sister City and the relaunched West L.A. Online blog about the lack of news (and websites) in the LA City Council District 11 race, we have a sudden spate of updates. First, current 11th District representative Councilmember Cindy Miscikowski, has endorsed Flora Gil Krisiloff to replace her. Krisiloff, former president of the West LA Area Planning Commission, is the chair of the Brentwood Community Council. Miscikowski, who is well-respected...
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    After complaints at Mayor Sam's Sister City and the relaunched West L.A. Online blog about the lack of news (and websites) in the LA City Council District 11 race, we have a sudden spate of updates. First, current 11th District representative Councilmember Cindy Miscikowski, has endorsed Flora Gil Krisiloff to replace her. Krisiloff, former president of the West LA Area Planning Commission, is the chair of the Brentwood Community Council. Miscikowski, who is well-respected...
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    A California state appellate court is calling on local elected officials to make a New Year's resolution to listen up--to their constituents, that is. A ruling handed down last Thursday is a result of a lawsuit brought by owners of the Blue Zebra, an East Los Angeles strip club. Roger Jon Diamond, attorney for the Blue Zebra, addressed the Los Angeles City Council in June 2003 regarding a request to allow the club to...
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    A California state appellate court is calling on local elected officials to make a New Year's resolution to listen up--to their constituents, that is. A ruling handed down last Thursday is a result of a lawsuit brought by owners of the Blue Zebra, an East Los Angeles strip club. Roger Jon Diamond, attorney for the Blue Zebra, addressed the Los Angeles City Council in June 2003 regarding a request to allow the club to...
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    Los Angeles Daily News reporter and columnist Rick Orlov is a familiar face at City Hall. He should be--he's covered the City Hall beat since 1988 and has been writing about politics for over 30 years. Orlov's columns and articles are required reading for local politicos. He's a straight-shooter, though he says he gets a lot of feedback from readers suggesting he is biased one way or the other. "If you're covering the circus,"...
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    Los Angeles Daily News reporter and columnist Rick Orlov is a familiar face at City Hall. He should be--he's covered the City Hall beat since 1988 and has been writing about politics for over 30 years. Orlov's columns and articles are required reading for local politicos. He's a straight-shooter, though he says he gets a lot of feedback from readers suggesting he is biased one way or the other. "If you're covering the circus,"...

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