Tag Archives: Jack Humphreville

Heads Up LA: 2JobBob Blumenfield Is a Cheater — Say No to the Measure J Slush Fund — Riordan’s Real Pension Reform

Here’s a few items you should pay attention to today: 2JobBob Blumenfield: Unethical & Illegal 2JobBob Blumenfield is the subject today of a formal complaint to the city Ethics Commission about using his huge war chest for his Assembly re-election … Continue reading

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LA’s Budget: Next Year Is Going to Be Worse and So Is the Year After … and the Year After … and the Year After

City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana presented a dark and gloomy picture to the City Council Tuesday of the city’s finances with massive deficits totaling more than $1 billion over the next four years. In this the fourth year since the … Continue reading

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Laundering Broidy’s Dirty Money, Looking for Political Cover

There is an elegance to a completely corrupt political system that anyone with an artistic sensibility has to admire. The case in point is disgraced LA venture capitalist Elliott Broidy and the nearly $1 million he used to buy influence … Continue reading

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The Campaign to Reform the DWP

EDITOR’S NOTE: D-DAY FOR DWP: At 9:30 a.m. Saturday Nov. 21, DWP officials will hold a budget discussion for the community at its downtown headquarters. If you want to stop massive rate increases, end DWP’s role as City Hall’s cash … Continue reading

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Measure B All Over Again — But This Time You Won’t Get to Vote

An aging pipe burst and water gushed down Coldwater Canyon, causing disruption for a week as city officials demanded answers from Department of Water and Power officials to assuage angry residents. “We have an aging infrastructure–the pipes underground are not … Continue reading

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Point/Counterpoint on Measure B: Who Do You Trust?

The Department of Water and Power launched the nattion’s largest solar energy initative back in 1999 under S. David Freeman but by 2002  it was exposed by City Controller Laura Chick as nothing but a fraud (solar-audit2002cover.pdf) that had wasted … Continue reading

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City Hall’s Solar Energy Fraud Revealed

The City Hall political machine’s mouthpiece, attorney Stephen Kaufman, is dragging community activists who oppose Proposition B — the solar energy fraud measure — into court this morning to challenge most of their argument on the March 3 ballot. Kaufman … Continue reading

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