Los Angeles City News Update for Sunday, October 17, 2010 (Pt 2 – 3 PM Update)

[PICTURED: An Endangered Species. Being killed off by elected officials.] photo credit: LACityNews.com

  • ANTONIO: Don’t post pictures of you with your gal, on Sunday. Only reminds me about you; and what a LITERALLY tragic job you’ve done, chump! less than a minute ago
  • RT@villaraigosa: A little rain is not slowing Lu and I down! (But YOU are DRAGGING the city down! Lu, obviously not a fan of guys w brains.) 3 minutes ago
  • Ponderous picture of LA Mayor with girlfriend. Guess she likes to date mayors? Can’t imagine what else it could be. http://yfrog.com/65fyetj 3 minutes ago
  • RT @LANow: Power outage shuts down part of Koreatown. (Go to the park and find some DWP workers to fix it. Look for beer cans and smoke.) 16 minutes ago
  • Power outage shuts down part of Koreatown http://lat.ms/bRrCQv (DWP infrastructure dollars have been HARD at work! I’m shocked! [no pun].) 17 minutes ago
  • If CA State & LA City were a recreational event, it would be “bungee jumping,” cause clearly they are in a free fall. OOPS, no bungee cord! 24 minutes ago
  • I’d be FURIOUS at my parents if they spent first 5 yrs of my life teaching me Language “A,” then sent me to a school taught in Language “B.” 26 minutes ago
  • Does ANYONE in U.S. Governmental history represent more of the bureaucratic problems; wasteful spending & overall coffer drain than BOXER? 44 minutes ago
  • TELL BARBARA BOXER to go get a job as a circus clown. That’s all she is, anyway. 46 minutes ago
  • Though Jerry Brown is no more than a “keep the money spending” guy, there IS concern whether inexperienced Whitman can navigate Sacramento. 48 minutes ago
  • Even though Carly Fiorina TANKED on Fox News and isn’t KILLER on interviews; she’ll speak out A LOT more than BOXER=Poster Child for waste. 51 minutes ago
  • Carly Fiorina was a deer in headlights on Chris Wallace Fox Sun. Wouldn’t mention ONE ENTITLEMENT to cut and didn’t spin it back on Boxer. 54 minutes ago
  • When it comes to California State and LA City approved budgets, the Swiss don’t even want them for cheese. (TOO many holes.) about an hour ago
  • MASSIVE FEDERAL VIOLATION: LA Council Prez cut off public speakers for raising issue of Councilman being under indictment during money item. about 2 hours ago
  • Is it OFF TOPIC to call attention that councilman TRANSFERRING money from a trust fund to, “or any organization…” is under 32 indictments? about 2 hours ago
  • It’s OBVIOUS: Job of Villar-backed LAUSD boardmembers is to keep as many union members on job: NEVER CUT. IF CUT, RESTORE! Kids only props. about 2 hours ago
  • NO WAY OUT: There will be 60 kids per classroom by 2013 school year with unsanitary, unsafe conditions. WIll become pre-prison/prison-prep.. about 2 hours ago
  • LAUSD Superintendent Cortines is a very nice and sweet guy. Very mild-mannered and soft spoken. Would be GREAT librarian, not LAUSD Leader. about 3 hours ago
  • LAUSD’S NURY M. CARES BECAUSE OF THE UNION EMPLOYEES, NOT KIDS: Do you really think kids are dropping out and can’t read over the 5 school days cut? about 3 hours ago
  • DUMB NURY MARTINEZ: The reason your kids can’t read or write isn’t because of the 5 school days cut. Are those the 5 days they learn it ALL? about 3 hours ago
  • “I don’t have any solutions for anything today.” – LAUSD boardmember Nury Martinez. (Nury, we already KNOW that about you from hearing you.) about 3 hours ago
  • “My kids in my district can’t read & write.” – LAUSD Boardmember Nury Martinez (Remember Nury, ALWAYS KEEP UP SPENDING! NEVER CUT A THING!) about 3 hours ago
  • GONE are days of discussing “college prep for all” or improved student achievement. Now all about, “How are we going to have trash removed?” about 3 hours ago
  • LAUSD BOARD MEETING LINGO: Will be going from, “not our FIRST choice, but…” to “not one of the TOP choices…” (Will be ALL 3rd choices.) about 3 hours ago
  • LAUSD BOARDMEMBER STEVE ZIMMER’s MOUTH is just about the BIGGEST inefficient waste in the district. ARE YOU IN A COMA, STEVE? SPIT IT OUT! about 3 hours ago
  • Hi, I never met my dad. My mom works 14 hrs a day. I’m left alone. I haven’t eaten. I don’t speak English. READY TO PREPARE FOR COLLEGE! about 3 hours ago
  • Remember LAUSD board was pushing, “Zero Dropout Rate” & “College 4 ALL!” How can you prepare kids for college when they can’t read or write English? about 3 hours ago
  • Remember LAUSD board was talking about “College Prep FOR ALL!!!” Today, they’re hoping to be able to have trash removed in class w 60 kids. about 3 hours ago
  • After watching today’s LAUSD meeting, I would feel irresponsible if I didn’t try to warn you that it’s UNFIXABLE and a TRUE safety disaster. about 3 hours ago
  • If you looked into future w crystal ball & saw LAUSD finally imploded and you had to create a completely new system; IT DID IMPLODE! START! about 4 hours ago
  • When you watch LAUSD meetings, you realize we’re watching the beginning of the end of the public education system in California. IT-IS-OVER! about 4 hours ago
  • People REALLY need to make a QUICK DECISION as to what type of education system will be replacing LAUSD. It is a COMPLETELY DEAD SYSTEM. about 4 hours ago
  • 0%: When you watch the LAUSD meetings and listen to these people speak, clearly there is ZERO PERCENT chance of anything besides implosion. about 4 hours ago
  • I think we are seeing which way LAUSD is headed. What makes ANYONE think they will be able to reverse this trend? HAVE THEY NOT BEEN TRYING? about 4 hours ago
  • LASUD meetings are very sad, these days. Bottom has fallen out. Board KNOWS State money will not be there. A TRUE un-fixable disaster. OVER. about 4 hours ago
  • If room is burning, LAUSD’s Cortines would evaluate CAREFULLY whether a hose should be used to extinguish fire. Could cause water damage. about 4 hours ago
  • Watching LAUSD board meeting today. Wonder if Superintendent Cortines is capable of simple “yes or no” answer. NO WONDER NOTHING GETS DONE. about 5 hours ago
  • HOW TO CANCEL OUTREACH CONTRACTS: “..subject to the availability of sufficient funding through future city budgets.” (NOT AVAILABLE=CRISIS!) about 11 hours ago
  • Los Angeles City News Week In Review (News, Politics & Activism) – 10.17.10 http://ow.ly/19ungs about 13 hours ago



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