Ξ June 27th, 2009 | → 1 Comments | ∇ Highland Park |
So often, news stories on the Northeast can focus on the negative: Crime, struggling businesses, or falling home prices to name a few. Today it was nice to see our alma mater is doing well even during la crisis. Despite the fact that he never graduated from the school (unlike a few local bloggers), it looks like Oxy is receiving a bit of a bump thanks to President Obama. Read the story here.
Also, in today’s Times was coverage of the city’s Drew St. party celebrating the one year anniversary of the LAPD arresting dozens of gang members with a federal racketeering inditement. Despite all the complaints we frequently hurl at the city, I do have to give credit where credit is due with public safety. Anyone who heard Chief Bratton on Pat Morrison’s radio program last week has to appreciate his straightforward style.