What if they had a party and no body came?

After being unceremoniously purged from the Rosemead Planning Commission last month, I wasn't in much of a mood to be "honored" for my service as the last Rosemead City Council meeting. Besides, if they really wanted me to be there, they'd have done more than leave a message on my home answering machine the night before the presentation.

Also, I have class on Tuesday nights. With enough notice, I might have been able to find someone to cover for me. But I was not about to drop everything to be "honored" by a city council that clearly did not value my contributions to the city.