VIDEO: Lancaster commissioner should resign, resident says

Video and description by Lancaster resident Scott Pelka

Stan Muhammad used an anti-gay slur at a Community Prayer and Call to Action event on July 20, 2013 in Lancaster, California. He is a Lancaster Neighborhood Vitalization Commissioner appointed by Mayor R. Rex Parris. Although there is a large outcry by citizens for his removal, the mayor refuses to remove him, keeping the community divided as he has through other situations.

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  27 comments for “VIDEO: Lancaster commissioner should resign, resident says

  1. Cap'n Lancaster
    August 13, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Coalition for Open Government v. City of Lancaster, Case No. BC499047
    Quartz Hills Cares v. City of Lancaster, Case No. BS 122336
    Waterhouse v. Lancaster – Case No. CV 12-00923 SJO
    Palmdale v. Lancaster – Case No. BC443280
    Lancaster v. Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) Case No. MC023649
    Antelope Valley Allied Arts Association et al v. Lancaster et al, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC488907
    Rubin v. Lancaster – United States District Court Case No. CV 10-4046 DSF (JCx)
    Miracle Star Women’s Recovering Community, Inc. et al. v. City of Lancaster, et al. LASC Case No. MC 020079
    Save Our Neighborhood Group v. City of Lancaster, et al. Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BS 121501.
    AT EASE.

    • Letlow
      August 13, 2013 at 5:27 pm

      LOL! I love it!! Thanks for the info.

  2. Scott Pelka
    August 1, 2013 at 7:08 pm

    It was the lead in story on the six o’clock news on channel 4. Rex was no where to be found.

  3. sikntired
    August 1, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    Hahaha,Lancaster,you just made it to KFI afternoon shockjocks.

  4. Letlow
    August 1, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    Oh man! This little hometown scandal is picking up some steam. It’s now made it to San Diego news media and into the Daily News. This should be music to your ears Scott and the rest of the anti-Stan brigade. Links for your pleasure:

  5. maria
    July 30, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    Rex Parris needs to go!! He’s done very little good for Lancaster-in fact I can’t think of one single thing offhand. He’s a douchebag,is all I can say.

    • Resident Cynic
      July 30, 2013 at 9:20 pm

      Maria how can you say that? He has made a lot of money for all the lawyers suing Lancaster on account of his blabber mouthing and bullying. That is a good thing for those lawyers.

  6. Nancy P
    July 29, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    Didn’t Rex say now it’s a matter of keeping his enemy close enough to keep an eye on him? Seems like he made a statement similar to that on Ch3 news.

  7. Palmdale_Steve
    July 29, 2013 at 7:02 pm

    Does the term “Useful Idiot” mean anything to you, and NO I’m not calling anyone an Idiot. It’s a political term.

    Mayor TRex is involved in the law suit against Palmdale for having “at large” elections for council members, could anyone involved in this dust up be plaintive in that suit? As an aside, what is Mayor TRex doing to make at large council elections go away in Lancaster?

    Crickets chirping….crickets chirping.

  8. S.Strom
    July 29, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    The Mayor appoints a city commissioner that is a member of a known hate group, and then Gay and Jew bashes in public, and that is not the mayors responsibility? He appointed this guy!
    So, is Lancaster now the community where known Nation of Islam, or KKK, or Nazi Party members, can be appointed and we don’t have some responsibility for that?

    • S.Strom
      July 29, 2013 at 5:09 pm

      and then the mayor himself makes a public joke of it in a city meeting?
      is everyone here brain dead?
      you do know this guy is a felon, right?

      • William
        July 29, 2013 at 9:04 pm

        Who? Rex?

    • sikntired
      July 30, 2013 at 4:58 pm

      Did you ever think he might have appointed Mr Muhammad to keep “his people” in tow?

      • Up2here
        August 1, 2013 at 12:57 pm

        YEAH RIGHT! This man is evil, dirty and should be booted out of the AV!

    • Son of the Anti Rex
      July 30, 2013 at 7:20 pm

      Not when you are a stoolie for Parris. Parris owes Stan M. for carrying his water on the voters right’s lawsuit.

    • Karemtilt@Gmail
      August 1, 2013 at 10:17 pm


    • Green is a cover-up
      August 1, 2013 at 11:40 pm

      Sherry Marquez had a big mouth as well, that is why she left the council. She was a ticking time bomb that had to go before the city got a lawsuit.

  9. Letlow
    July 29, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    Mr. Pelka, I agree that Stan used some offensive words but I don’t believe that is why you made this video. You are using this issue as a backdoor way to attack Rex. It stinks!

    • Scott Pelka
      July 29, 2013 at 7:48 pm

      You can accuse me of whatever you want. However the facts and video speak for themselves. Stan made the remarks, then Rex made the poor joke. It is well known that I think Rex is an idiot and his behavior at most council meetings show exactly that. When it took Stan at least a 5 second pause before he used the first slam and that was not a slip it was a thought out statement on his part. I am offended by all of it. Rex won’t even engage me in a dialog when I speak at council meetings… He waits till I sit down so I cant respond to his attacks.

    • sikntired
      July 29, 2013 at 9:10 pm

      All’s fair in love and politics.

    • Resident Cynic
      July 31, 2013 at 8:11 am

      He could have added video of Sherry Marquez (pronounced Marcus, like carcass) and her anti Muslim remarks, her lame apology and Rex defending her. One thing you can say about Rex is he sure surrounds himself with bigots and defends them.

      • Scott Pelka
        July 31, 2013 at 4:57 pm

        Maybe one day I will do a “Lancaster greatest hits” video showing everyone what it is like trying to live in Lancaster and what happens when you speak out.

        • Karemtilt@Gmail
          August 1, 2013 at 10:20 pm

          Do it,

      • Green is a cover-up
        August 1, 2013 at 11:41 pm

        He gets away with it as well.

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