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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NEXTGEN AIRLINE HIGHWAY CRISIS UPDATE

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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WHEN YOU LOOK AT THIS PICTURE, WHAT DO YOU SEE?

WHEN YOU LOOK AT THIS PICTURE, WHAT DO YOU SEE?Yet another homeless person in your neighborhood...or do you see a homeless person creating shelter outside an empty church? City Hall's answer to homelessness seems to begin and end with "affordable housing" a solution that exists down the road.Part of that solution is to force developers of new…

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HOW AIRBNBS CONTRIBUTE TO THE AFFORDABILITY AND DISPLACEMENT CRISIS

HOW AIRBNBS CONTRIBUTE TO  THE AFFORDABILITY AND  DISPLACEMENT CRISISThanks to your landlord taking advantage of the CA State Ellis Act (1985), you lost your apartment back in 2014. He claimed he wanted to take his building off the rental market and move some of his family members into the two units that were once homes for you and…

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The 2nd Annual 'Walk on Washington'

The 2nd Annual 'Walk on Washington'The United Neighborhoods Neighborhood Council (UNNC) and the Arlington Heights Neighborhood Association are partnering again for the 2nd Annual Walk On Washington along the Washington Blvd. business corridor of Arlington Heights, Angelus Vista and Western Heights. The event is scheduled for May 4, 2019, from noon to 5 pm and…

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Answering the Call

Answering the CallWhy a Returned Phone Call Can Make a World of Difference to a VoterCouncil District 10 (CD10) is the primary bridge between City government and the needs of the constituents residing in that district. The councilmember for CD10 is the official elected by the residents of that district to represent…

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GOODBYE CAPITOL BURGERS YOU WILL BE MISSED

GOODBYE CAPITOL BURGERS YOU WILL BE MISSEDCapitol Burgers located at the corner of Pico Blvd. and South Victoria Ave., just west of Crenshaw, had been a neighborhood staple for over 50 years until closing their doors this winter. They served up some of the best hamburgers and pastrami sandwiches in Los Angeles and L.A. Weekly rated…

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WANT TO START A TENANTS UNION?

WANT TO START A TENANTS UNION?There is strength in numbers when dealing with a neglectful or difficult landlord.L.A. TENANTS UNIONOur last column discussed reasons why you should start a tenants association (strength in numbers, a united front for collective bargaining with your landlord). We suggested that you first hold a tenants’ rights workshop with…

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SCOOTERS!!!

SCOOTERS!!! While pulling up to a stop sign, I nearly hit a young teen riding a scooter. He wasn't wearing a helmet and came whipping around a corner toward me, forcing me to slam on my brakes.A few days later I saw a group of 12-14-year -old kids fighting over…

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Update: A RAY OF HOPE FOR VICTIMS OF THE FAA NEXTGEN HEALTH CRISIS

Update: A RAY OF HOPE FOR VICTIMS OF THE FAA NEXTGEN HEALTH CRISIS Around the country communities have tried to negotiate with, sue, or beg the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  to provide a reasonable solution to their new NextGen program. NextGen has created an onslaught of single file, low-flying, relentless planes assaulting residents underneath this air highway from Malibu to the Valley and…

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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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