#4 McCarty School Comment: A further point

  From ljdebunker You claim in your article that "Councilman Wesson ... never bothered to send anyone from CD10 to the school to meet with or investigate or verify the veracity of the complaints from a few residents." Once again, your assertions are utterly incorrect. There was a long and…

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#5 McCarty School Comment: Editors response 2

Thank you for your willingness to articulate your concerns. I am glad this important issue is on the table. Of course I expected a response from the community who fought against the school and am glad that their position and point of view is being aired. A few things....more information…

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#6 McCarty School Comment: A response to the editor

From ljdebunker I'm sorry that you've not addressed any of the points raised by the first writer. You seem to have sidestepped them completely. Now you point the finger at Sylvia Lacy. I can't comment about what you describe as her actions in your gating case. I find it a…

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#7 McCarty School Comment: Editors response 3

Thank you for the dialogue. More information is coming. We are committed to sorting it out and are comfortable with being corrected. TNN is also excited about providing a public forum for a more thorough discussion by the people most concerned with the issue from both sides. I expected and…

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#8 McCarty School Comment: Another response to the editor.

From ljdebunker The only last word that counts on the legality of presence of the Save Our Future/Youthbuild charter school at McCarty has already been spoken. That word is neither yours nor mine, but is there for everyone to read in the Order to Comply issued by the City of…

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#9 McCarty School Comment: And another point

From ljdebunker This is and always has been an issue of zoning and code regulations. The truth of assertions about regulations does not lie in the middle. If code enforcement says you have to provide two fire exits, and you think you have to provide none, you don't end up…

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#10 McCarty School Comment: Here is the City of Los Angeles zoning manual section that applies to schools in church buildings in R3 zones.

From ljdebunker Pg. 6 Section 12.03 Community-oriented Accessory Uses to a Place of Worship that is Subject to Conditional Use Approval Q - What type of community-oriented uses are generally considered to be incidental accessory uses to a church or place of worship? A - The Zoning Administrator has…

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#11 McCarty School Comment: Questions for the Editor to answer on-line???

From "Neighbor" Subject: Possible questions Here are some questions I would like you, Dianne Lawrence, to answer, in print. Did you have a financial relationship with Save Our Future/Youthbuild, in which you accepted money in exchange for advertising? If you had a financial relationship with Save Our Future, did you…

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#12 McCarty School Comment: Here is another question for Ms Lawrence

From Bella You say, that papers such as yours have "taken up the mantel" after the demise of large newspapers. You surely know that a mantel is a shelf above a fireplace, right? How carrying a shelf around would be a substitute for a major news source is a mystery to me. Maybe you can answer that. Or did you mean "mantle" perhaps? Sigh.

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From Charlotte Jordan I want to thank Dianne for providing a forum for the neighbors who fought against this school, to lay out their complaints. The implication in these comments that we were a rogue group taking advantage wherever we could and who willfully ignored due process is offensive at…

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