Transparency and Accountability: Why Jan Perry Deserves to be LA Supervisor

Transparency and Accountability: Why Jan Perry Deserves to be LA Supervisor  Reprinted with permission from January 23. 2020 Citywatchla.comLA WATCHDOG - Jan Perry has literally earned our votes for Supervisor because her successful efforts to increase the transparency and accountability of the Department of Water and Power that resulted in savings of hundreds of millions of dollars for Ratepayers.In…

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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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Feb/March Election Issue #70

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

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CD 10 CANDIDATES ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

CD 10 CANDIDATES ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONSAURA VASQUEZWe 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?Our city has failed to properly allocate the $1.2 billion generated by Prop HHH,…

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DISTRICT TWO SUPERVISOR CANDIDATES ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

DISTRICT TWO SUPERVISOR CANDIDATES ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS Councilman Herb Wesson was invited to participate but declined.HOLLY MITCHELLThe County has tens of billions in unfunded pension and OPEB (Other Post-Employment Benefits – medical) liabilities.  Will you support the formation of an independent Pension Commission to review and analyze the County’s pension plan (LACERA) and to develop…

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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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