- Newsmaker: Corruption Charges Won-t Unseat Carson Mayor
On unpaid leave as chief-of-staff to LA City Councilwoman Jan Perry, Daryl Sweeney has vowed to hold onto his part-time job as the elected Mayor of the City of Carson despite his federal indictment on charges of bribery and extortion. Eddie North-Hager, who reports for the Daily Breeze, updates the federal investigation that netted nine people, including three other current or recent Carson elected officials.
- Notebook: John Rechy-s Life of Prostitution and Literature
He-s now a respected writer and a USC professor who has lectured at UCLA, Harvard and Yale, but when John Rechy-s City of Night was published in 1963, it was a shocker. Novelist Charles Casillo is author of The Lives and Careers of John Rechy, a biography about the inscrutable hustler whose sexual expose broke social taboos and transformed street life into a highly respected literary career.