L.A. lawmaker 'astonished' at sidewalk repairs

Los Angeles leaders planned to spend $27 million on sidewalk repairs this budget year -- much more than the year before. But so far, more than halfway through the fiscal year, the city has yet to spend any of it.

"I'm kind of astonished to learn that we haven't spent any more today than we did as of the end of" the last budget year, City Councilman Paul Krekorian said at a Monday meeting after being told that none of the money had been used.

"I'm astonished and I'm really disappointed," Krekorian said.

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