Maybe it would have been better for Burbank to let him take the job with Austin Energy. With so many people out of work, I am sure you could have found a competent person to run our facility at Davis' previous salary.
It is gratifying to know that city employees in Redondo Beach, Signal Hill, Santa Fe Springs and Bellflower have reduced their pay or declined merit bonuses in these hard economic times.
Don't aspire to be a transportation hub
Every single time a plane takes off from Bob Hope Airport, or a train pulls out from one of our train stations, an unholy amount of poisonous gas belches out into our immediate atmosphere. A similar noxious mixture is emitted by the thousands of cars, trucks, cabs and livery vehicles that drop goods and people off at the terminals every day.