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"Balanced Budget"? "No cuts in service"? Liars.

How is it that the incumbents for Rosemead City Council can claim they've balanced the budget with no cuts in service if, 1) The $20 million budget reserve they inherited has been spent down to virtually nothing, and; 2) The Senior Center next to City Hall is still closed?

HOT Lanes on the San Bernardino Freeway

That's "The I-10" for you younger folks. And HOT means "High Occupancy Transit" lanes.

A Familiar Name Runs for Mayor of Los Angeles

You may or may not remember Emanuel Pleitez, but he's now running for Mayor of Los Angeles.

Eng Running for Community College Board of Trustees

Semi-makes sense, since he and his wife have both taught at local community colleges. Also, it's where our current governor started his political career.

SGV Tribune article on Mike Eng.

Memorial Observation for Huell Howser

The office of Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge is holding a memorial ceremony for recently deceased public television personality Huell Howser. It will be held from 4 - 5:15pm on Tuesday, January 15, on the steps of the Griffith Observatory. The Observatory will not be open for this event, so it's strictly an outdoors and parking lot event. No idea who all will be speaking.

Get ready to kiss Fresh and Easy goodbye

Thursday's Los Angeles Times had a large article on the impending departure of Fresh and Easy (Tesco) from the U.S. market.

Eat and Drink in Rosemead

A TGI Friday's is scheduled to open in Rosemead on Monday. Nothing against them and their liquor license, but why do they get one without any trouble and not the mom and pop restaurants on Valley?

Toll Lanes on the Way

Sometime in the next day or so, the Age of Congestion Pricing comes to Los Angeles. That's when the High Occupancy Lanes above and along the Harbor Freeway (I-110, from downtown to the Century Freeway, I-105) open. Or, depending on your point of view, that's when they close.

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