Feb/March Election Issue #70

Feb/March Election Issue #70Click on image to read

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WHAT TO DO WITH ALL MY BOOKS?

WHAT TO DO WITH ALL MY BOOKS?Have you looked around your home and thought, "I have way too many books."?Have you called up the local library like thousands of others thinking surely they will appreciate your fine taste in literature and welcome the donation, only to find out the libraries can't possibly process all…

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READING PARTNERS NEEDED

READING PARTNERS NEEDED“One hour can empower!” Reading Partners aims to match 1,400 community volunteers with 800 elementary students struggling to read in the Greater LA Area. By tutoring a student one-on-one for as little as an hour a week, volunteers can make an impact that can quite literally alter the course of…

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WHAT TO KNOW WHEN YOU GO TO VOTE

Personal ID will be required to vote: Most of the people now have the personal IDs like driver’s permit, ID card or other DMV-issued archives that can be used to vote. Voters can likewise utilize military and veteran’s IDs, some understudy IDs, tribal IDs, or a declaration of naturalization.Avoid busy…

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CLICK HERE TO SEE OCT/NOV '19 ISSUE

CLICK HERE TO SEE OCT/NOV '19 ISSUE

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CLIC KIDS JOIN NATIONAL CLIMATE STRIKE

CLIC KIDS JOIN NATIONAL CLIMATE STRIKEOn Friday, September 20th, students at City Language Immersion Charter, also known as CLIC, participated in Climate Strike activities at their school on Venice Blvd. The teachers and students were inspired by Greta Thunberg and the international movement to take action against the climate crisis. The students discussed the crisis…

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PICO GREAT STREETS UPDATE

PICO GREAT STREETS UPDATEIf you've been to our Great Street in the last few weeks, you've probably noticed a big change - there's a new traffic light at Pico and Burnside!This intersection, located right by Holy Spirit Church and two elementary schools (Saturn and Holy Spirit), is a vital crossing for neighborhood…

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L.A. LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FAA - UPDATE

L.A. LAWSUIT AGAINST  THE FAA - UPDATEIn our last issue we reported on two major activities in the fight against the FAA’s flawed NextGen program. After months of failed attempts to negotiate with the FAA to address the noise and pollution assault on Los Angeles residents suffering under the new NextGen flight path, the City attorney…

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IS WESSON UP TO SPEED FOR HIS FIRST SERIOUS LOS ANGELES ELECTION RACE?

IS WESSON UP TO SPEED FOR HIS FIRST SERIOUS LOS ANGELES ELECTION RACE?In 2004 when Council President Herb Wesson was termed out of his seat in the California State Assembly, his timing could not have been better.In 2005 Council District 10 lost their City Hall representative when Martin Ludlow resigned. Without any serious contenders, Wesson easily slipped into his new job…

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YES, THE HOMELESS CAN VOTE

 YES, THE HOMELESS CAN VOTEMARCH ELECTIONS ARE COMING! STAY INFORMED WITH TNNWhile delivering the previous issue of The Neighborhood News, a homeless man came up to me and asked if I was the editor. He had recognized me and my delivery sidekick, Foxie, from our picture. I smiled and proudly nodded yes. He told…

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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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