Rosemead City Council Candidate's Forum this Tuesday

Although it's been so quiet (compared to recent years) that it almost doesn't seem that way, there actually is going to be an election in just a couple of weeks. That being the case, there will be a candidate's forum this Tuesday night, February 19th, at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at City Hall (8838 E. Valley Blvd.).

Bahooka to Close

It's all over the news: Bahooka is closing. It was always fun to go, at least when I drank alcohol. The food was meh. I hope the new owners keep the decor and theme and strong sweet drinks, and upgrade the food a bit.

Chris Nichols, LA Magazine
Frank Giradot, SGV Trib
Alisya Gray Painter, NBC4

Los Cerritos Community News

This site has the popular blogger Randy Economy writing for it. They're down in the Norwalk area but cover everywhere, all the way up to LA.

Los Cerritos Community News

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.

Help the 710!

Coming up this week is a series of three Open Houses held by Metro and CalTrans to present the five options planned for study in the Environmental Impact Report on the alternatives for the "710 gap," our long-incomplete freeway. Click here to find out more about how they arrived at the options:

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.