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Ted Balaker
February 17, 2005, 2:20pm

If, in the coming weeks and months, LA politicos complain that there's not enough money for (fill in the blank), perhaps they should think long and hard about why the city council just decided to fork over $177 million to a wealthy developer to build a fancy hotel next to the money losing Convention Center. Interesting that, as Peter Gordon points out, the same city council just voted against hiring more cops. And it turns out that the Convention Center has already been dipping into public safety funds:

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