Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is admitting he goofed by allowing his city to be occupied. The price tag for the clean up and eviction could top one million dollars, according to the L.A. Times.
“Every cent that’s going to go into the park is coming from taxpayer dollars, and that could mean less programming when we get to springtime at our rec centers,” said Jon Kirk Mukri, general manager for the Department of Recreation and Parks.
While the Santa Ana City Council voted to support the Occupy movement they were smart enough to reject their camping request. Thank goodness for that! Our city is already broke. The last thing we need is to blow a million cleaning up Occupoo!
The nightmare isn’t over in Los Angeles. “Mario Brito, a lead organizer of Occupy Los Angeles, said during a news conference today that activists would start occupying the neighborhoods where bank executives have homes,” according to ABC News. I hope those executives hire armed security guards…