Not if we have anything to do with it.
“I’m pleased to lead the chamber and to return to Burbank, where I think the possibilities are limitless,” Flavin said in a statement. “I look forward to partnering with our membership and key civic commercial institutions to help effect a new era of economic opportunity in the media capital of the world.”
Such an ominous threat this is. Who and what is he talking about? Because he and his crowd have already fucked this place up enough over the years.
Not again. We can only imagine what this “new era” of his is going to look like.
You know who the money people are worried about here, don’t you? It’s not just Gordon’s influence and ideology, because that’s a given.
They’re worried about Rogers, too. Burbank may not go the way they insist now, at least not so easily.
The way they’ve been used to.
“For better or for worse, Tom is a really strong individual,” said Burbank City Manager Bud Ovrum, a Flavin supporter. “He was the driving force that took (Burbank) from being a status quo kind of city to (one that is) much more aggressively pro-business.”
For better or for worse?
We liked the old “status quo” Burbank, btw. It was a much nicer place before it became a test lab for penny-ante, lowest-common-denominator development.