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Friday, October 18, 2013

GP Resources "Board" to meet on Oct 30

Almost hilarious because there is no such board - it does not exist, period. 

But what it is is Tom LaBonge putting City employees through his dog and pony show as he tells you all of his wonderful plans for Griffith Park before time's up.

Want to know what he's up to? See you there.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

LA Commons hosting historic Amir's Garden tour this Sunday

As part of their Found LA series, LA Commons is hosting a historic tour of Amir's Garden this Sunday from 11:30 am to 1pm.

The tour will be led by myself and one of our best Park Rangers. Bring your lunch, expect freebies and a nice fall tour of a very historic Iconic Garden in Griffith Park - Amir's Garden.

See you there. RSVP at this link.

See other Found LA events across the City at this link.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Ranger Leadership missing from Arts Parks Health Aging and River report request

Update 10-8-13

Councilmember Fuentes just added a friendly amendment requiring study of the impact of not having a fully-qualified Chief Park Ranger.

The motion passed 14-0.

There is clearly something integral missing from the APHAR report requesting a comprehensive update from Recreation and Parks on the challenges currently facing the Park Ranger Division:




This will be voted on in City Council on October 8th.

Do you think any of our City Councilmembers will care enough to catch this major missing piece and correct it? Or will lack of proper qualified leadership continue to threaten the very existence of the Park Ranger Division?