It's the challengers' time

We're at the point in the news cycle where the contenders and would-be challengers to Mayor Jim Hahn get most of the attention. Today on the front page of the Times, Jessica Garrison follows around councilman and ex-cop with a grudge Bernard Parks as he tests the waters around the city. The L.A. Business Journal has a front-pager this week on Bob Hertzberg trying for the support of business leaders, and the April issue of The Planning Report runs Huggy Bear's* vision statement for giving the city an "extreme makeover."

(*A nickname some in politics use for Hertzberg, because of his affinity for hugging even casual acquaintances. Now that I've used it once, I don't have to ever again.)

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