Tenants Facing Eviction Try to Get the Attention of the LA City Council

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Tenants facing eviction from Lincoln Place on LA's Westside took time off work to address the Los Angeles City Council on Friday. For three hours, they waited, while the Council bet on the USC-UCLA game and tossed a football with Mayor Villaraigosa. After all that, the tenants got a 10-minute public hearing until so many members left there was no longer a quorum for doing business. Sheila Bernard is a teacher who's President of the Lincoln Place Tenants' Association.
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