The author was a participant, and elected official for over 32years, in the government of the City of Los Angeles. This bookis an effort to commemorate some of the truly intriguing,funny, and down right goofy stories that have helped theCity of Angels gain its reputation as an eclectic city oftencalled “LA-LA LAND”. Stories from recent years as well assome wild, funny, and fascinating stories from its history. Itwas Smith’s desire to document a collection of short storiesthat are not intended to be a literary giant, but rather a veryenjoyable read.
Greig Smith is a graduate ofThe University of Southern California with a Master’s Degree inPublic Administration.Greig served on the staff’s of aUS Senator and Vice Presidentbefore getting married andentering the private sectorwhere he was owner/operatorof his own company for eightyears.In 1979 he ran campaign operations for his friend HalBernson who was elected to the LA City Council. Greig soldhis business and returned to government as Bernson’s Chiefof Staff where he served for 24 years.In April 2003 Greig was elected to the City Council where heserved until retirement in 2011.