EDITORIAL WEEK IN REVIEW.
Highlights from some of our more important editorials this past week. To read the editorials in full, visit our Web site at www.dailynews.com.
A principled stand
Rep. Howard Berman Howard Lawrence "Howie" Berman (born April 15 1941) has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1983, representing the 28th District of California (map). , D-Van Nuys, voted his conscience -- and the best interest of the country -- when breaking with his party on Iraq.
Like Rip Van Winkle, Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. City Hall has awakened from a long sleep -- and actually remembered that there is a Pacoima out there in the hinterlands.
Fixing L.A.'s schools
The political compromise Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Antonio Ramon Villaraigosa (born Antonio (Tony) Ramon Villar, Jr. on January 23, 1953) is the mayor of Los Angeles, California. He is the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles since Cristobal Aguilar in 1872. worked out in Sacramento for his LAUSD LAUSD Los Angeles Unified School District (Los Angeles, CA) takeover plan is a step in the right direction, but where's the accountability?
The public is getting its pockets picked -- by way of a water-rate hike -- to feed City Hall's special interests.