President Wesson: LA's Fabricator-in-Chief

@THEGUSSREPORT Herb Wesson, the current LA City Council president (and former Speaker of the California State Assembly), forgot the adage always tell the truth because it’s the easiest thing to remember. This much we know. Herb Wesson lied repeatedly about where he lived. He voted where he should not have voted,…

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Council President Wesson's Mortgage Woes

Council President Wesson's Mortgage WoesReprinted with permission by CityWatchla.com Originally printed Aug. 18  Herb Wesson is one of the most influential and talented local lawmakers in the United States. As President of the Los Angeles City Council, former Speaker of the California Assembly, and recipient of a consistent and generous government paycheck and…

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16th Place Meets With Councilman Wesson

TNNhas been following the plight of 16th Place residents since they woke up one day in 2011 to face a wall raised up in one night by the developers of Midtown Crossing. The wall obliterated their valued views of the Hollywood Hills, something the developers and the City had promised…

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LA Times Report Card for Councilman Wesson

LA Times Report Card for Councilman WessonSome people have accused TNN of being overly critical of our government representative Councilman/President Herb Wesson and others have thanked us for keeping our Eye on him. On Aug. 2, the LA Times delivered a report card for the top four officials at City Hall: Mayor Garcetti, City Attorney Mike…

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Top 10 Excuses Councilman Wesson Might Give 16th Place

Top 10 Excuses Councilman Wesson Might Give 16th PlaceOn January 14th, 16th Place Residents, in an effort to get some kind of response from their elected city council representative Herb Wesson, regarding the serious degradation of their community by the Midtown Crossing Plaza and the now illegal signage overwhelming their views, went to an open-mike at City Hall…

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Eye on Wesson Continues...

TNN continues to place on public record the ongoing efforts of the 16th Place Neighborhood Association to get Councilman Wesson's help in mitigating some of the enormous harm done to their community when the Midtown Crossing shopping center erected a structure that violated agreements made with the community. This development…

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Dear Councilman Wesson

Sent to Councilman Wesson on Monday Sept. 23 Dear Councilman Wesson, Can you please explain the lack of response to the requests from 16th place regarding the "promises" you have made to them in their effort to have their city representative assist them with the important issues regarding the problems in their…

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Redistricting Woes, Shutting Down Public Comment and Striped Socks

Council President Wesson's redistricting woes continue to nip at his heels.  Attorney Leo Terrell, who has filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming race unduly influenced the redistricting process, has attempted to convince Attorney General Eric  Holder to investigate possible voting rights violations. Terrell specifically alleges that Councl President Wesson…

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Fast Food Exemption Deleted

Fast Food Exemption Deleted  In our last issue we reported on efforts by CD 10's Councilman Wesson to try and get fast-food restrictions exempted from the community plan for portions of our CD 10 district. These  exemptions were to be included in the final report by the L.A. Planning Commission...but there was one more…

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Redistricting Federal Lawsuit Filed

In February, Attorney Leo Terrell, representing residents in the 8th, 9th and 10th districts, filed a federal lawsuit challenging the outcome of the recent redistricting process. He has also combined his lawsuit with the federal lawsuit brought by 5 Koreatown resident's upset over Council President Wessons controversial and…

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