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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Autry Expansion up for vote today in City Council. ~yawn~
UPDATE: Shocking - City Council votes to approve Autry Expansion.
Sitting in a tree.
That's about the intelligence level of the nonsense that occurred at yesterday's scripted Arts Parks meeting.
LaBonge, with Herb Wesson's Gomer Pyle-like duplicity, ignored a very clear demonstration of CEQA violation and moved the Autry expansion forward for its City Council blessing today over a waffling Ed Reyes. As we predicted. Proving he's a good friend to HRH Jackie Autry, as so ordered.
Friends of the Southwest Museum will be in City Council in force today to plead for City Council to force the Autry to stand by its legal obligation to Los Angeles's oldest museum. City Council will hem-haw and whine, then pass the expansion with a vote somewhat divided down ethnic lines.
So it'll be "see ya in court... again" for LA City on the taxpayers' dime. Didn't the geniuses downtown learn anything in losing the Lopez Canyon CEQA court case?
It has gotten pretty bad in LA when The People must frequently take Their Government to court to enforce the law. Yet that is where we seem to be at.