An aide to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa got quick action in September 2009 when he sent an email to a city transportation official, asking that someone review a parking ticket he thought had been unfairly issued to a friend.
The email from Jimmy Blackman — now chief of staff for City Councilman Dennis Zine — showed up this week in documents from the Gold Card Desk, which transportation officials set up as a way to handle ticket appeals sought by City Hall officials.
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