Today's (5/11) Budget and Finance Committee hearing produced calls for more layoffs. The committee recommended 1,000 more layoffs in addition to the Mayor's call for cutting 761 positions.
On the library budget, the committee only recommended that (1) seed money be used to explore how volunteers can be used to keep the libraries open, and (2) the library explore how private enterprise can be courted to help fund operations.
LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-la-budget-20100512,0,6176317.story?page=2
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