Here’s a PSA I did for the upcoming Family Promise of ESFV Empty Bowl. Please consider supporting their good work by attending this great event on June 5th @ the St Finbar’s Community Center. More info here:http://www.familypromiseesfv.org/events/empty_bowl.html
Archive for May, 2011
As predicted in my Open Letter to the Burbank City Council here, the Burbank Leader has prevailed in its Lawsuit against the City of Burbank. According to this report, L.A. Superior Court Judge Ann I Jones has ordered the City to release Bonus amounts paid to individual City employees, citing legal precedence in a 2007 California Supreme Court decision that shows the taxpaying public’s right to know trumps workplace privacy concerns. The City will also have to pay The Burbank Leader’s legal costs, currently $37,000 and rising. Given the City’s stubborn refusal to comply with the Law in this matter, I think the Council majority who authorized & approved the City’s futile “defense” should pay those costs out of their own pockets. They should also fire Juli Scott, whose comments & conduct in refusing to comply with this FOIA request (and numerous others over the years) have been embarassing. A victory for open transparent Government!
Burbank Press Release – City Manager proposes suspension of Merit Pay