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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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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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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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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