OK, now with the last political distraction behind us (that being the recently ended mayoral election campaign), are you really ready to secede from the city of Los Angeles?

You've got a report from LAFCO that, with a little tweaking and horse trading, might make a convincing case that the San Fernando Valley could survive on its own. You've got some level of grassroots support, but perhaps not as much as secession advocates think or want. You've got a business community that says it supports secession but, off the record and quietly, believes there's little chance of it happening and are simply hoping for a bigger piece of the L...

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