Clark Library Temporary Closure

Clark Library Temporary ClosureThe William Andrews Clark Library, internationally renowned for its 17th -18th century special collections, will close temporarily beginning April 1, 2015 for building upgrades. Constructed in 1924-26 and donated to UCLA in 1934 by mining scion William Andrews Clark Jr., the historic Library will undergo a seismic retrofit as well…

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Preparing for Disaster

On a mild Sunday afternoon in Mid City, I drove over to Queen Anne Park to join 15 of my friends and colleagues, members of The Disaster Preparedness Group (The DPG) based right here in Mid City, for an afternoon of instruction and practice drilling.  We’ve been working for…

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Interview with Grace Yoo CD 10 Candidate Breaks It Down

Interview with Grace Yoo CD 10 Candidate Breaks It Down TNN: You're  an ordinary resident deeply engaged in community service and you decide to run for office.  What was the most surprising thing you learned? GRACE YOO     Dealing with campaign consultants. It was interesting to hear them tell me, "All you have to do is raise money. Your job…

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Another 5 1/2 Years! Councilman/Council President Herb Wesson Jr, Wins CD 10 Election

Another 5 1/2 Years! Councilman/Council President  Herb Wesson Jr,  Wins CD 10 ElectionAs expected Councilman Wesson pulled well ahead of challenger Grace Yoo but was it as big an endorsement by the voters as Team Wesson had hoped for? Candidate Herb Wesson Jr. spent $416,761.12 to Grace Yoo's $81,068.25. The money generated 8,889 votes for Herb and 4,174 votes for Grace. Wesson…

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Councilman Wesson Wins 4th Term

Councilman Wesson Wins 4th Term Herb Wesson Jr. Prevails in his bid to be re-elected as Councilman for CD10.  Votes and expenditures have been updated since original article.   As expected Councilman Wesson pulled well ahead of challenger Grace Yoo but was it as big an endorsement by the voters as Team Wesson had hoped for?…

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Free Money at Wellington Square

Free Money at Wellington SquareAt the Wellington Square Certified Farmers Market, you can double your benefits with the new Market Match program.  “I didn’t think I would be eligible since I get a pension as well as my Social Security but I did.  I decided to buy the Cherimoya fruit this time at…

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Another 5 1/2 Years of Herb Wesson Jr.?

Another 5 1/2 Years of Herb Wesson Jr.?Councilman Wesson is your classic, old-school politician, like the small town politicians in those old black and white movies from the '50s.  He likes being on top, clearly knows how to use power to get more power, then some more, and if media accusations are correct, uses it to…

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We Endorse Candidate GRACE YOO

We Endorse Candidate GRACE YOOAfter attending the Candidates Forum we believe Grace Yoo has the experience, information, passion and vision to be our next Councilmember.  Her experience with community and focus on partnering with diverse communities to address their concerns, her understanding of the needs of small business, her intelligent gathering of facts and…

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Interview with Candidate Delaney Smith

Interview with Candidate Delaney SmithWhat are the top four responsibilities of a Councilmember and what, in your background has prepared you for the job?To (a) represent all of the residents of the District, in this case District 10 including those who live South of Rodeo Road and as far north as Koreatown (b)…

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Comprehensive Resource List for Seniors and Low-Income Residents

Did you know that residents of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County have a considerable number of free or sliding scale resources, support and information services available?  Stevie Rutherford is an amazing and highly accomplished local Go Getter.  One of her many passions has been her focus on the Senior…

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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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