Tag Archive | "Scott Blackmun"

Bill Hybl for strong mayor?

Friday, September 3, 2010


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


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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