Councilman Herb Wesson and Mayor Eric Garcetti Read The Neighborhood News

Councilman Herb Wesson and Mayor Eric Garcetti Read The Neighborhood NewsCouncilman Wesson hosts a community meetNgreet for Mayor Garcetti

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Marie Tropet, New Executive Director at The South Seas House

Marie Tropet, New Executive Director at The South Seas HouseThe long-time parks leader, Marie Tropet, has been appointed to West Adams' South Sea House, an LA City Recreation and Parks facility located in an historic former home on 24th Street and Normandie. Tropet, who started at the SSH last October, has served in some of Los Angeles' most challenging…

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Homelessness in CD 10

Homelessness in CD 10On January 27-29th, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) completed the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, which occurs every two years.This agency, with the help of Federal, State, County, and City funds, provides shelter, housing and services to thousands of homeless in L.A. County. Their main mission, "is…

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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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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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