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.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--Inglewood Airport Area Chamber of Commerce (IAACC) will host Women Business Leaders Champions of Change on June 13, 2019. The event will honor a couple of business owners and two municipal employees. Why is IAACC hosting so many events, charging thousands to potential sponsors and more importantly, who is really benefiting financially from their costly events?
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--The Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro continues to move forward with extensive development that will create jobs and bring new restaurants, retail stores, and a large entertainment venue to the waterfront.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--It is not an exaggeration to say EVERYONE in my district, constituents and councilmembers, who've seen the figures for how much these HHH developments are costing want to know why their tax dollars are going to build bridge or permanent supportive housing at costs that exceed what developers are charging to build luxury condos in the area.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--The following is excerpted from a letter sent by the Miracle Mile Residential Association to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in advance of their vote on April 9, 2019 to certify the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for LACMA’s redo of the museum. The letter in its entirety can be read here.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--This week’s Inglewood city council agenda has some peculiar items on there. Ranging from fleet additions, increased legal fees and the creation of a newly formed joint powers authority, residents are still a distant thought as there is no item pertaining to a rent stabilization ordinance.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--Inglewood city council resumes tomorrow, January 22nd, with a light agenda. A few items, and a lack thereof, have caught the eye of 2UrbanGirls.