Public to Vote in Secret City Election, Today.


I voted in an election today to choose a new mayor, members for the Board of Education, a Community College District person, and a City Attorney. I don’t know any of the people, save for Eric Garcetti, who my friend likes and taught tennis to when he was a young man. “He always was polite.…

A Nice Alley


Gone are vomit, trash, urine, needles, puddles and foul odors; the alley to the east of Cahuenga Blvd., south of Hollywood Blvd. is now a sparkling, paved and planted oasis of civility, thanks to an $800,000 grant and the initiative and idea of UCLA student Sarah MacPherson’s master thesis on alley transformation.City Councilman Eric Garcetti…