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Low Profile, High Impact

As the Valley contemplates secession, residents are considering the many issues surrounding the possible separation.


It is tough to estimate current public opinion regarding Valley secession. In the two years since the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) began its investigation into the possibility of secession, the world and the people of Los Angeles have radically changed their priorities. To paraphrase Rick Blaine in "Casablanca," it doesn't take much to see that the problems of two little areas don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Still, in interviews at locations around Los Angeles, when people had opinions about secession, it was primarily favorable.

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