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Thursday
Apr192012

L.A. CITY HALL: Reports, analysis, Villaraigosa, State of the City speech, mayor avoids talk of layoffs, focuses instead is on transit and his proposed November ballot measure to extend Measure R sales tax indefinitely....

* Los Angeles Times:  "Villaraigosa avoids talk of layoffs in State of the City address" - "Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa chooses instead to push a proposed ballot measure that he said would allow the region to rapidly expand its transit system."

* Daily News:  "L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa focuses on transportation in State of the City speech"

* Los Angeles Times:  "Villaraigosa's legacy rides on transit plan" - "The Los Angeles mayor wants voters to help break the impasse over his bid to more swiftly build a rail network."

* LA Weekly:  "Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Vows To Build Sepulveda Pass Rail Link, Complete Wilshire Boulevard Subway 13 Years Early"