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The post of law director had been an appointed one until 2006. Two years earlier, a group of residents, unhappy with what they called excessive hiring of outside legal council by the law director, persuaded voters to pass a Charter amendment making the position an elected one. The Charter amendment passed over the objection of the mayor and City Council leaders.
The city and school district have been holding talks about a sale of the Parkside School building and property to the city. Those discussions are part of a series of interrelated decisions each public entity must make about properties and future facility projects.
Westlake City School teachers voted June 15 to strike beginning Aug. 18. Because the Board of Education voted to impose its “last, best and final” contract offer effective June 27, teachers will cease all activity in the district June 24.
Crocker Rocks Music Fest, a daylong festival featuring Los Angeles-based group Lifehouse, takes place Sunday from 2 to 9 p.m. at Crocker Park. Described as a fun summer block party, the free event includes food trucks, interactive vendors and exhibitors, roaming entertainers and a beer garden.