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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

CD 4 Community Congress -- worth going?

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.   -John Adams

Councilman Tom LaBonge’s Winter 2009 Community Congress will take place on Wednesday November 18th 2009.

These things are usually a lot of hot air and little substance with LaBonge interrupting the speaker and controlling the conversation, so don't think this is about community input. This quarter, LaBonge has collared City Attorney Carmen Trutanich as his guest. Trutanich can monopolize a discussion as much as LaBonge, so this might be mildly entertaining. It might be more fun still if Nuch's biggest fan, Mulholland Terrace, shows up for a little friendly chit chat.

We suggest going for the free food and possible entertainment value only. Certainly don't expect anything like true community discourse to occur.

Community Congress
Wednesday, November 18, 2009

4:30-5:30 p.m. Workshop on New City Special Event Permitting System
5:30 p.m. Light Dinner Served
6:00-7:00 p.m. Congress on Public Safety and Infrastructure Upgrades
7:00-8:00 p.m. City Attorney Carmen Trutanich

Hollywood City Hall
6501 Fountain Ave.
Los Angeles CA 90028

RSVP to Jeanne Min (213) 978-2616

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