Monday, December 19, 2005

City Attorney to be Discussed in Closed Session

Lynwood, CA - Continuing Lynwood's tradition to replace the City Attorney every time there's a power shift, current law firm Beltran and Medina will be discussed in closed session. Traditionally, a new City Attorney is announced after the City Council emerges from closed session.

Read agenda here.

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Superintendent Gets Extension and Raise

Lynwood, CA - Local newspaper reports that that Lynwood Unified School District's superintendent has obtained an extension and a raise.
Read Story Here.

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Is Mayor Leticia Vasquez Double Dipping?

Lynwood, CA - In the Soul Vine section of the Wavenewspapers by Betty Pleasant, the question is raised as to whether current Mayor Leticia Vasquez is double-dipping. The section informs that Leticia Vasquez is employed as a field deputy for Assemblyman Mervy Dymally . The question raised is whether Leticia Vasquez comes off the state's payroll when she's performing Lynwood city business, or whether she conducts business only after completing a full eight-hour day as a state employee.

Read article here.

(You'll find the section half-way through the page)

No Nurse for Lynwood High School

Lynwood, CA - USA Today reports that Lynwood High School, one of the nation's largest schools with 3,400 students, has no nurse.

Read article here.

Monday, December 12, 2005

Illegal Candidate Signs Still On City Streets

Lynwood, CA - More than 30 days after the election, candidate signs are still hanging on city streets. These candidate signs are placed in violation of the City's Municipal Code. The new law adopted by the City clearly states that signs may be erected for forty five (45) days prior to and ten (10) days following the election to which they relate. Candidates who have left their signs are in violation of the City's code.

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Lynwood Has New Mayor

Lynwood, CA - The Lynwood City council has reorganized. Leticia Vasquez is Lynwood's new mayor.

Read article here.