A FRONT ROW SEAT to the BRUSH FIRES OF 2019

A FRONT ROW SEAT to the BRUSH FIRES OF 2019Saddleridge, Palisades, Sepulveda Basin, Getty, and Barham are locations in the city of Los Angeles that burned between November and December of 2019.I have served as the public safety writer for TNN and have written several articles featuring my Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Though our central mission is…

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Councilmen Herb Wesson and Mayor Garcetti Read The Neighborhood News

Councilmen Herb Wesson and Mayor Garcetti Read The Neighborhood NewsPhotos by D.V. Lawrence

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GETTING A COVID 19 TEST

GETTING A COVID 19 TESTAs we move into month number three of the COVID-19 “Safer-at Home” order, there is some movement which will allow us more freedom on all fronts especially business & commerce. With that said, the threat COVID-19 poses are far from over. In fact, if we fail to keep up social…

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DESTINATION: PICO

DESTINATION: PICO PEDESTRIAN "BEG BUTTONS" HAVE BEEN DISABLEDAt every crosswalk on Pico in our neighborhood, you now don't have to touch the yellow button to get the walk sign before you cross the street. The walk sign is activated automatically with every green light. This temporary change means there's one less thing we…

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June 2020 Update: L.A.'s Lawsuit Against the FAA

June 2020 Update: L.A.'s Lawsuit Against the FAA  RECAP:  Los Angeles residents organized and joined the nation wide outcry against the implementation of the change in incoming flight paths called NextGen.  This change created a superhighway of single lane flights over residents from Malibu, Santa Monica, Culver City and Los Angeles.The flights from the north and…

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TNN Interviews Grace Yoo, CD10 Candidate and Challenger in Run-Off with Mark Ridley-Thomas.

TNN Interviews Grace Yoo, CD10 Candidate and Challenger in Run-Off with Mark Ridley-Thomas.Things are shaking up in Council District 10.  Councilman Herb Wesson, after representing the district for 13 years, is moving on and people are itching for a change.  Grace Yoo just might be that change. During Councilman Wesson's time the demographics in half of CD 10 went through a…

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Mark Ridley-Thomas/Grace Yoo, CD10 Candidate Interview Jan-2020

Mark Ridley-Thomas/Grace Yoo, CD10 Candidate Interview Jan-2020We all know efforts are underway to provide affordable housing as a way to solve homelessness but that is in the future. What ideas do you have for helping the homeless in our community now?We cannot afford to wait for new housing to be built to rapidly rehouse hundreds…

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Interview with Holly Mitchell in the Run-Off with Herb Wesson for Supervisor of District 2

Interview with Holly Mitchell in the Run-Off with Herb Wesson for Supervisor of District 2Holly Mitchell discusses running for Supervisor of District 2, managing budgets, child and family services, homelesseness, working with City Hall, mental Illness and addiction, SB50, corruption at City Hall, transparency and CoronavirusHerb Wesson’sknew his 13 year reign as Councilmember for District 10 and City Council President (eight years) was coming…

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LA County To Replace Traditional Voting Polls With Vote Centers

Unlike traditional polls, voters will be able to register same-day at vote centers, and they will be able to cast their ballot at any location in LA County over an 11-day period.If you misplace your ballot or forgot to register to vote, workers at the centers can assist you.…

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COUNCIL DISTRICT 10, 2020, CANDIDATES FORUM

COUNCIL DISTRICT 10, 2020, CANDIDATES FORUM Channing Martinez, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Aura Vasquez, Grace YooThis event was co-sponsored by the following Neighborhood Councils:Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Council, Mid-City Neighborhood Council, Olympic Park Neighborhood Council, P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council, South Robertson Neighborhoods Council. These are my personal opinions and impressions about the candidates:      Melvin Schnellwas…

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Established in August of 2008 by writerartist Dianne V. Lawrence, The Neighborhood News covers the events, people, history, politics and historic architecture of communities throughout the Mid-City and West Adams area in Los Angeles Council District 10.

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