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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SUMMARY OF OFFICIAL RESULTS: 2019 NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL ELECTION

SUMMARY OF OFFICIAL RESULTS: 2019 NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL ELECTION

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DISASTER PREPARATION FOR THE LAZY AMONG US

DISASTER PREPARATION  FOR THE LAZY AMONG USI had a column all done and ready for publishing, but everything changed on July 4th and 5th when the Ridgecrest Earthquakes (plural) rocked Southern California. The two quakes, which measured 6.1 and 7.1, were the first in two decades to cause moderate damage to any area of the state. The…

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LA TENANTS UNION: A Friendly Port in the Gentrification Storm

LA TENANTS UNION: A Friendly Port in the Gentrification StormThe Sanchez Family Versus Hipster DevelopersThe LA Tenants Union now has ten local chapters around the city. We are part of ongoing rent strikes, community protests, challenges to city officials, and much more, partnering with other organizations and operating on so many fronts that it’s difficult to name any “representative”…

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Is Affordable Housing Happening?

Is Affordable Housing Happening?ARE FUNDS RAISED THROUGH PROPOSTIONS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING, WORKING?People living on the street are visible everywhere, and the situation is only getting worse. Recently, the City and County of Los Angeles have taken extra steps toward fighting the issue of homelessness, a problem that has been growing for more…

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City Attorney Sues FAA. Mayor Garcetti Supports Activists

City Attorney Sues FAA. Mayor Garcetti Supports ActivistsIn 2016, communities from Santa Monica to downtown LA - including Mar Vista, Culver City, and West Adams - began to notice an increase in overhead flights. At that time flights over West Adams were suddenly at approximate altitudes of 5,500 feet traveling in a narrow one-lane path.  At its…

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JUNE '19 NEXTGEN AIRLINE HIGHWAY CRISIS UPDATE

The fight between City Los Angeles officials, activists and the  Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) Round Table with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), over the FAA's program Nextgen, continues on several fronts. City Attorney Mike Feurer and a group of lawyers dedicated to this issue, have a window of opportunity…

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CICLAVIA COMING TO WEST ADAMS & MID-CITY

CICLAVIA COMING TO WEST ADAMS & MID-CITYJust in time to kick off summer. On June 30, CicLAvia will roll through Mid-City, Arlington Heights, Angelus Vista, Harvard Heights and Pico Union neighborhoods as the route travels Venice Blvd, 7th Ave. and Washington Blvd.CicLAvia, a nonprofit organization, closes streets to cars and opens them up for people…

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APRIL '19 NEXTGEN AIRLINE HIGHWAY CRISIS UPDATE JUNE'19

The NextGen airline highway which the Federal Aviation Administration has foisted on communities across the country has been getting worse and worse in the West Adams. lower Mid-City and Jefferson Park communities.In the last month the average altitude of the planes flying directly overhead these neighborhoods has gone from…

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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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