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[Los Angeles County] Half-million-dollar settlement offer would bar embattled director from ever returning to work at the Altadena Library

Blog note: this article speculates about a possible grand jury investigation.

A local attorney contends that an element of a settlement offer made by the Altadena Library Board of Trustees to embattled Library District Director Mindy Kittay would bind future boards in choosing a qualified person to run the library.

[Los Angeles County] Animal advocacy group alleges LB mayor hid comments on Facebook

Mayor’s chief of staff says office does not hide social-media comments.

A group of self-identified animal advocates submitted a citizen-complaint letter to the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury last week alleging that Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia hid critical comments on his public-figure and official Facebook pages.