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Villaraigosa: The Myth of The Progressive Mayor (tags)
While Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa disappointed supporters and failed to deliver any progressive policies whatsoever, he was hardly a failure to those he really serves. Indeed, for developers, real estate tycoons, billionaires, and school privatization profiteers, Villaraigosa's eight year reign was a smashing success.
The Villaraigosa and García machine's perfect gerrymander (tags)
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAUSD President Mónica García intentionally redrew the District 2 maps to remove the a large base of support from social justice schoolboard candidates.
On Anschutz, Villaraigosa, LAUSD Privatization Candidates, and Riding Dinosaurs (tags)
Exposing Villaraigosa's Coalition for School Reform ties to right wing extremists like Philip Anschutz. Explores how plutocrat dollars flow to so-called reform candidates, who then follow the corporate agenda. Anschutz's Walden Media funded the production of the unabashed corporate charter propaganda piece, "Waiting for Superman."
Press Conference: LAPD Christmas Checkpoints/Neighborhood Council Resolution (tags)
PRESS CONFERENCE: Neighborhood Council and Southern California Immigration Coalition to denounce the Los Angeles Police Department and Mayor Villaraigosa for stealing cars from Immigrants; especially during Christmas
Mayor Villaraigosa accepts bribes for jobs (tags)
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa appointed Ed Boks as the Director of Animal Services even though Boks had been fired from his two previous jobs for poor performance. After many, many mistakes and costly lawsuits the Mayor continued to stand by his appointment. Ultimately City Council made a motion of "no confidence" in Ed Boks' leadership in 2009 and demanded that he be fired. Finally Boks was forced to resign. Why did the Mayor appoint Ed Boks, a man with no college education and a bad track record? It seems a local billionaire offered Villaraigosa $10,000,000 if he would hire Boks, and the Mayor accepted.
STOP THE KILLER COP AWARDS! (tags)
LAPD is awarding its highest honor- the Medal of Valor- to 10 SWAT troops who killed 18 month old baby Susie Pena in Watts.
NO BAILOUT FOR CAPITALIST CROOKS- -EPCC (tags)
“Jail the greedy capitalist crooks, No to the federal bail-out to embezzlers, No burden to honest tax-payers!” This is the stand of the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC in central Los Angeles as the Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the City Council on Tuesday denounced the $700-billion rescue plan for the nation's financial institutions, saying the deal provides too much power to U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson.
Number of Pets Abandoned up 22%, BUT the Number of Pets KILLED UP 37% (IN 2008) (tags)
ED BOKS Claims that LA is 95% No-Kill, IN SPITE of a 37% Increase in KILLING!
South Central Farmers Demand Ethics Investigation of Local Officials (tags)
Citing an apparent conflict of interest, the South Central Farmers are demanding that California's State Attorney General investigate the sale of the site of the South Central Farm by Los Angeles city officials to local developer Ralph Horowitz for a trucking center for women's clothing manufacturer and retailer Forever 21.
SHELTER PROTEST (tags)
Los Angeles Animal Services Protest Wrap Up
Time to Question the ICE Raids (tags)
Mayor Villaraigosa acts as if immigration raids on workplaces can be used to enforce wage and hour laws. They can't. If anything, they make it harder for workers to fight for their rights.
LA Mayor's Chief Of Staff Visited by Animal Liberation Front (tags)
LA Mayor's Chief Of Staff Visited by Animal Liberation Front; Robin Kramer Urged by Underground Group to Implement No Kill Policies at 6 Los Angeles Animal Shelters
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa fails Los Angeles' animals, then lies about it (tags)
August 21, 2007 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced on the steps of City Hall that Los Angeles Animal Services was the number one and largest pet adoption agency in the nation. That's wonderful news except for the fact that it's completely untrue.
judas durazo hands elvira arellano over to bush's ice (tags)
mayday defense committee
Judas Durazo hands over Elvira Arellano Bush’s ICE (tags)
Mayday Defense Committee
Chiefs of Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments make bold new changes (tags)
Heads of Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments make bold new changes in hopes of reducing reported crime and fires
Federalize gang crimes, L.A. mayor urges (tags)
whateva happened 2 da war on poverty? now dey got a war on drugz so da police can botha me. tupac amaru shakur
Villaraigosa Endorses Clinton (tags)
In a predictable show of political survival of the fittest, Los Angeles, CA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has endorsed Hillary Clinton to be the Democratic candidate for President in 2008.
The Disturbing Case of Antonio Villaraigosa (tags)
A contrast between the MTA's fare proposals, the declared goals of our society, and Antonio Villaraigosa's public statements regarding transportation issues.
maria elena durazo (lacfl) behind miwon's lapd lies (tags)
maria elena durazo, exec dir of la cty labor fed, is working w/ v-rat to protect bratton. she signed (wrote) miwon's "provacateur" lies.
Antonio Villaraigosa and Fabian Núñez at Back to the Park on Thursday??? (tags)
Read Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Speaker Fabian Núñez and radio host El Piolin are billed as participants in a Thursday procession and candlelight vigil for immigration reform at MacArthur Park. If this true..count me out!
MIWON cover for LAPD mayday attack unresolved (tags)
MIWON maintains its refusal to publicly renounce its cover for LAPD mayday attack, enabling police commanders to escape accountability.
Help the Bus Riders Keep Fares Low (tags)
The BRU is protesting the proposed MTA fare hikes. We're in the middle of a war for oil, and they want to cut back, discourage, and raise fares. The working class economy sucks, and they want to suck the money from our purses. How about they do the right thing, and get rid of the SUV subsidy? Protest!
Sleepless on Skid Row (tags)
Guilty of Being Homeless in America!?
LA Mayor has cruel lack of vets (tags)
Skid Row Activist on Trial --Anti-Brutality Protest this Saturday (tags)
Downtown L.A. Hotel Attempts to Ban Homeless People from It's Public Areas --Meanwhile, this Saturday will see continuing demonstrations against police brutality on Skid Row in front of LAPD Central Division Headquartes:
Villaraigosa Shouted Down at Black History Event By L.A.'s Rising Homeless Protesters (tags)
LA CAN protest rocks "Black History Month" ceremony; in front of pop star Stevie Wonder, L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa drowned out by angry homeless advocates protesting racist police attacks against homeless blacks downtown.
The Farmers' Promise (tags)
The South Central Farmers opened their new community center today, across the street from the bulldozed site of the South Central Farm
Bus Riders Union at City Hall (tags)
Audio clips from today's action at City Hall.
You Can Count on Villaraigosa (tags)
Mayor, You have some splainin to do!
Mayor Villaraigosa supports Israeli bombing of Lebanon (tags)
At a pro-Israel rally organized by L.A.'s Simon Wiesenthal Center, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made clear his support for the Israeli bombings of Gaza and Lebanon (Photo: AFP/Hassan Ammar - What if this was your mother? A wounded Lebanese woman, covered in blood, is evacuated after surviving an Israeli air strike in Tyre, south Lebanon.)
ALERT: Minutemen scheduled for 4th of July Parade (tags)
The anti-immigrant Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, www.minutemanhq.com, have found their way to Pacific Palisades and will be marching in the 4th of July parade.
Plowed Under (tags)
Statement on Farm from Tezozomoc (tags)
South Central Farmers June 13, 2006 Greetings!
Fox Guarding the Firehouse? (tags)
Grievance filed against fire commission president for creating hostile work environment just as panel investigates allegations of harassment and discrimination on LAFD
video of protest of Vicente Fox visit with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (tags)
A small group of farmers from the SC Farm joined with others to protest Vicente Fox visit with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today:
Antonio Villaraigosa & Vicente Fox at Persing Square (tags)
Friday 5/26/06 2 PM
PROTEST VILLARAIGOSA AND FOX AT NOON. (tags)
PROTEST VILLARAIGOSA AND FOX AT NOON
The FARM - EVERYONE OUT TONITE! (tags)
Protest Villaraigosa + Fox, then head to the South Central Farm
south Central Farmers: MEDIA ADVISORY (tags)
L.A. City Mayor Villaraigosa Fails to Raise Matching Funds to Save 350 Poor Families, in South Central Los Angeles, >From Brentwood Developer
Death Threats Made Against L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa and CA LT GOV Bustamonte, Says GOV (tags)
"There's something very important that I need to speak to my fellow Californians about," Said Gov. Schwarzenegger to reporters at a news conference held in his office today.
Villaraigosa interrupted during speach (tags)
Protestors interrupted a speech this morning from Mayor Villaraigoso, challenging him to take action to save the South Central Farm.
Don't send Mayor McQueso $$--put PRESSURE on him (tags)
Mayor Villaraigosa and the Truth about Cats and Dogs (tags)
If Mayor Villaraigosa fails to honor his promise to fire Mr. Stuckey and to hire a compassionate and experienced General Manager who can implement a no-kill plan and reform the department, he may find that the animal community is politically-speaking, more bite than bark.
Mass Rally vs. Arnold's Education Cuts (tags)
Thousands of teachers, school employees, and other citizens concerned about cuts to education held a mass rally in Pershing Square yesterday to demand that funding stolen from schools by Governor Schwarzenegger be restored immediately.
We Have a Winner! (tags)
Antonio Villaraigosa has won the election, but can he fix all of our problems? Villaraigosa is indeed progressive, and is also a step in the correct direction.
No surprise, Netkin is the guy who was arrested for driving into crowd (tags)
Valley dingbat Hal Netkin ran a phone bank during the mayoral election that called voters with automated anti-Villaraigosa messages. He's obsessed with immigrants and the mayor-elect, and on his website calls Villaraigosa "the MECHista mayor who virtually takes his orders from Mexico City." So, no surprise, Netkin is the guy who was arrested last night in Orange County for driving his van into a crowd of Latinos protesting an appearance by the head of the Minuteman Project.
Villaraigosa has made a point of stressing his interest in governing from the center (tags)
Villaraigosa's associates say he too will cultivate a network of well-respected advisors outside City Hall to guide him on such issues as education reform, transportation planning and economic development. Among them are likely to be former Assembly speaker and mayoral candidate Bob Hertzberg, former Metropolitan Transportation Authority board member Nick Patsaouras and entrepreneur and former national Democratic Party official Ari Swiller.
LA on coverof NYTimes today, but nothing here? (tags)
I was surprised to see that LA was on the cover of the NYTimes today for the mayoral election (I haven't been following it, I'm up in the Bay Area) and that there isn't any mention of the results on here. I'm wondering what the alternative view is on this guy. NYT paints him as a "union organizer." If that's true, why no mention here of a potential 'good guy' in office? Plus, if nothing else, the first Hispanic mayor in over 100 years . . .
Anybody But Hahn? A Mayoral Convention for the Animals (tags)
A few months ago, the country heard the Democrats' mantra "Anybody but Bush." On January 9, 2005 at the Citizens for a Humane Los Angeles mayoral convention at Beverly Garland's Holiday Inn in North Hollywood, one group of animal rights and welfare advocates supported the "Anybody but Hahn" theory while another argued "Vote your Heart."
El Sereno Say Yes To Open Space (tags)
Last night LA 32 Neighborhood Council voted to send a resolution to City Council regarding the deveopment of Elephant Hill (located off Collis St. in El Sereno). Here is an update from community organizer Elva Yanez.