NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--We want to create a place for dialogue, so people can feel like it’s accessible to them, not just as a space for leisure but as an educational space. — Dr. Lori Bettison-Varga, President and Director of the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--City of Inglewood residents have demanded more affordable housing be made available for low to moderate income renters. Community coalition, Uplift Inglewood, is assisting with those efforts via lawsuits and demands for rent control. The city is holding on to four (4) properties, slated for affordable housing, but have yet to make plans available to the public.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--The battle to save Tom Bergin’s Tavern and Restaurant from the wrecking ball took a left turn without signaling at the Planning and Land Use Committee (PLUM) hearing on May 21, 2019.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--Los Angeles City Councilmembers Mike Bonin and Joe Buscaino took action today to stop neighboring cities from pushing people experiencing homelessness into Los Angeles neighborhoods.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS (INSIDE INGLEWOOD)--The District Attorney’s Public Integrity Division “concluded that the [Inglewood] City Council did violate the [Brown] Act by failing to provide a sufficient agenda description” of the ENA between the City and Murphy’s Bowl.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--For decades, San Fernando Valley residents have continuously been taxed for transit and have not received a reciprocal amount of investment in service. Metro finally has an opportunity to work with a community that has come around to supporting the implementation of mass transit, after decades of fighting about what mass transit in the San Fernando Valley means.