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TIME TO GET OFF THE TRAIN
Date: May 5, 2015
A Los Angeles city councilman called Friday for a re- evaluation of “crosswalk stings” in which police officers ramp up citations issued to ped estrians who begin crossing the street after the crossing signal countdown begins.
Councilman Mike Bonin said he wants the Los Angeles Police Department to rethink its handling of violations by pedestrians who begin crossing the street after the green walk signal has switched to a red, flashing palm and a countdown.
“It defies common sense to ticket someone who is entering a crosswalk as the countdown begins when they still have time to cross the street safely without disrupting traffic,” Bonin said in a statement. (Read the rest.)
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Reflections on Leadership in the Museum World from an Outsider
Passing the Buck
The Buck Stops Here
Most men in the early west carried a jack knife made by the Buck Knife Company. When playing poker, it was common to place one of these Buck Knives in front of the dealer so that everyone knew who he was. When it was time for a new dealer, the deck of cards and the knife were given to the new dealer. If this person didn't want to deal, he would "Pass the Buck" to the next player. If that player accepted, then "the Buck stops here".