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Bill Hybl for strong mayor?

Friday, September 3, 2010

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The strong mayor initiative is on the ballot. It’s propelled by money, voter discontent, money, powerful men and women, money, organization, and … did I say money? We can expect a powerful, well-financed campaign to drown out dissenting voices. It’ll probably pass, and then we’ll have to elect a person to fill the newly created […]

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USOC moves in

Monday, May 3, 2010

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In a low – key ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30 this morning, the United States Olympic Committee officially moved into its city – funded headquarters building at 27 South Tejon. There were no bands, no banners, no Olympic athletes, no children’s choir singing the Olympic Anthem – just Mayor Rivera, El Pomar CEO Bill Hybl, […]

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Blackmun appointment good news all around

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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Is it possible that the long-dysfunctional USOC has finally turned the corner, and is ready to begin the long-painful process of reinventing itself? Selecting Scott Blackmun as the organization’s new CEO is a giant step in that direction. Clausewitz’s first principle of warfare: secure your base. Thanks to the infamous USOC deal between the city […]

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