"We Do Gentrification Right!"

The Measure D gap has shrunk--a tiny amount, but shrunk. The No on Measure D crowd are getting more optimistic. They have no other choice. "We already saw the bulldozers driving up Flower Street," Orange Juice blogger Thomas Anthony Gordon cracks. I tell them to pray hard, or to at least move to Anaheim. "We do gentrification right!" I offer, which the semi-drunk Measure D folks think is the funniest thing in the world.

"We should put that on a bumper sticker with Curt Pringle's face on it!" Gordon howls, referring to Anaheim's eternally sunny mayor. Then he falls into gallows humor. "By the time all the votes are in, [the historic] Logan [barrio] will just be a pile of timber!'

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