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UPDATE: Speed Camera Audit’s Not A Secret Anymore

January 23, 2014
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UPDATE: Speed Camera Audit’s Not A Secret Anymore

The Sun managed to obtain a copy of the heretofore confidential audit of the city’s speed camera vendor, Xerox, and—lo and behold—the error rate reported was not the “less than a quarter of one percent” city officials claimed but 10 percent. The Sun does the math: “The city issued roughly 700,000 speed camera tickets...
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City Hall Filmmaker Pulls Plug On Web Sites After Business Partner’s Indictment On Drug Trafficking Charges

September 5, 2008
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Los Angeles-based filmmaker LaVern Whitt, producer of the Women in Power documentary about Baltimore’s top elected officials reacted to the recent federal drug trafficking indictment of her business partner Lawrence Schaffner “Lorenzo” Reeves by taking down websites devoted to her various endeavors. Whitt is partnered with Reeves on an educational project called Hollywood in...
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The Hollywood Connection: Federal Drug Indictment Snares City Hall Filmmaker’s Business Partner

August 29, 2008
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On Aug. 28 a federal grand jury in Maryland indicted three men on drug-trafficking charges, including a business partner of Los Angeles-based filmmaker Lavern Whitt, producer of a documentary about the four women who hold the highest elected offices in Baltimore City. Whitt is also the founder of Hollywood in a Bottle, an educational...
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