NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--In a last-minute special meeting just days before residents celebrate Christmas, the Hawthorne City Council voted unanimously to appoint and swear in a resident to the vacant City Council seat.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--“We are here to improve and overcome our differences,“ said LAUSD Local District Central Superintendent Robert Martinez (Photo above).
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--Inglewood City Manager Artie Fields is missing in action. This weeks jam packed city council agenda includes another round of important documents being signed by his Deputy Yakema Decatur and not her $300,000+salaried boss.
VOICES--I have hardly missed any meeting since the forming committee in 2001.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--Last night, Friends of Griffith Park (FoGP), together with the Griffith J. Griffith Charitable Trust, and the Los Feliz Oaks Homeowners Association filed an appellate response in a continued effort challenging the City of Los Angeles’ 2017 decision to close the Beachwood Gate to the Hollyridge Trail in Griffith Park. Today’s response challenged several half-truths and inaccuracies that the City Attorney has continued to claim in its appeals brief filed in November 2018.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS--This was forwarded to me by a friend. "Abundant Housing" is having a meeting this coming Tuesday to organize potential candidates for NC elections in the Spring.
A group called the Westsiders Opposed to Overdevelopment had challenged the planning approvals, arguing that the City did not have the authority to change the land use designation by initiating a General Plan Amendment for a single project site.