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Don’t Forget Who Caused the Children’s Museum Fiasco: Make It the Museum to Public Accountability

Forgotten in the uproar over the latest lousy twist in the in the L.A. Children’s Museum tragedy is how it came to be built at Hansen Dam in the farthest north corner of the city instead of at the North … Continue reading

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Left, Right and Center All Agree: Downtown Stadium Shows the Failure of L.A. Leadership

Political Footballs: L.A.’s Misguided Plans For A Downtown Stadium          By JOEL KOTKIN, newgeography.com Over the past decade Los Angeles has steadily declined It currently has one of the the highest unemployment rates (roughly 12.5%) in the U.S, … Continue reading

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Abolish the CRA: End Nepotism, Favoritism and Welfare to the Rich

The last item on the Community Redevelopment Agency’s commission agenda for Thursday says a lot about how City Hall operates and why it is so badly manages the public’s money and bungles most of what it is supposed to do. … Continue reading

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Scandal City: Betraying Kids, Ripping off the Public, Going Broke . . . LA’s Bad Karma

“Padilla, now a state senator, did not return phone calls Thursday” — Daily News. The fiasco of the LA Children’s Museum is now visible for all to see, a tragedy that began with then City Council President Alex Padilla’s demand … Continue reading

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