Private Profit on Public Land?

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Rapper Jay Z joined Mayor Eric Garcetti at City Hall yesterday to announce that the Budweiser Made in America music festival will be held at Grand Park over the Labor Day weekend. Garcetti called it "the perfect place, the perfect West Coast home" for an event that began in Philadelphia. He predicted an economic boom for the city. But not everyone shares that view.


Patti Berman - Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council - @DLANC_Official, Jon Regardie - contributor to LA Magazine, former executive editor of the Los Angeles Downtown News - @DowntownNews, Dennis Romero - LA Weekly - @dennisjromero, Stephen Rountree - Music Center - @MusicCenterLA

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