Thursday, June 21, 2007

Elected Official Court Date August 13, 2007

Lynwood, CA - Local newspaper reports that Lynwood elected officials must appear in court on August 13, 2007.

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Monday, June 18, 2007

Pet Shop Owner Sanctioned by Council Faces 22 Years in Prison

Lynwood, CA – The owner of Animal Pet House, Young Sam Park 52, faces 22 felony counts of animal cruelty that range from torturing to mutilation. Park, who was exceedingly defended by Mayor Louis Byrd, and other members of the City Council, was jailed on more than $450,000 bail.

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Thursday, June 14, 2007

City Clerk Duties Removed

Lynwood, CA - Local newspaper reports that Vasquez, Johnson, Pedroza, and Byrd took away the City Clerk's role of presiding over city elections, including the recall drive.

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Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Vasquez tops Travel Expense

Vasquez tops travel expense in the first quarter of 2007 with $12,715. Following is Byrd $11,993, Johnson $9,779, Pedroza $9,228 and Santillan $0. The Lynwood City Council spent $43,715 in only four months. This information is based on a public information request that may be obtained at the City Clerk's Office.

Last years total travel expense was $100,205.
Byrd - $27,141
Pedroza $24,531
Johnson $20,428
Vasquez $18,470
Santillan $9,635

Lynwood Politics Tainted by Racial Strifes

Lynwood, CA - The Los Angeles Times reports that Lynwood is at center of a political and racial strife.
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Monday, June 04, 2007