ERIC PREVEN'S NOTEBOOK - District Dirt. Ruth Galanter reportedly said this week, "The value system that does seem to operate is 'Where can I raise the most money for whatever it is I want to raise it for, or wherever it is I want to have influence?"
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ERIC PREVEN’S NOTEBOOK - One of the permissible "I told you so" moments in life comes when a public official who you've been blowing the whistle on for years finally faces some music. Any music.
ERIC PREVEN'S NOTEBOOK - Squid Games, the hit on Netflix, has tapped a sense familiar to people in the USA, Western Europe and other places, that prosperity in nominally rich countries has become increasingly difficult to achieve, as wealth disparities widen and home prices soar upwards past affordable levels.
ERIC PREVEN'S NOTEBOOK - Not exactly sure what to say about how to fill the very large shoes of Mark Ridley-Thomas.
ERIC PREVEN’S NOTEBOOK - Paul Krekorian, who is reportedly moving out of what was once a modest house in North Hollywood, but now a $2.6 million dollar McMansion, should consider holding a request for proposals RFP for something to shut his dog up during city work meetings.
ERIC PREVEN’S NOTEBOOK - On Tuesday, the board lumped the entire Supplemental Budget Meeting into its regularly scheduled board meeting agenda, so it was virtually impossible for the public to speak before or during consideration of those items.