Do Hermosa Beach voters want 34 new oil wells 150 feet from surf shops and beach-side homes? They have less than two months to make up their minds. It could be expensive to say "no. " A "yes" vote might be lucrative, but it could also endanger public health and destroys a peaceful neighborhood. We look at the options.
Also, city officials and developers claimed that an NFL stadium wouldn't cost Inglewood a penny in taxpayer dollars. That's not really true, but the deal still might be one that current NFL cities could only dream of.