The Development of Washington Corridor

The Development of Washington CorridorIn April of 2000 I sent an e-mail to Mayor Riordan inquiring about the redevelopment of Washington Boulevard. Riordan had just sold off the last farm land between Ventura and Los Angeles County, making Los Angeles County officially land locked from the Pacific Ocean to San Bernardino County and creating…

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March Mayoral Primary 2009

Villaraigosa....a Shoo-in or a Shoe At? March Madness is our Mayoral Primary and May Day (19th) is our citywide elections for Angelenos.  Antonio Villaraigos is up for re-election in what appears to be a virtually “uncontested race.”  V is a charming gent you could easily invite to your backyard…

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Residents Try To Help Library

Residents Try To Help LibraryThe Washington Irving Library located at 4117 W. Washington Blvd. has the proud distinction of being the City’s first modern state of the art library built in the new millennium. With its multi- media computer workstations and spacious community meeting room, the library truly is a resource for quality learning…

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Hostage City: Free LA from the Union Stranglehold

When I was a young journalist, I got involved in leading my union and fighting for empowerment of journalists in the newsroom, for equal pay for women and for the integrity of the news report. It was a time when corporations were taking over newspapers and eliminating competition which is…

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Washington Corridor Update

RESIDENT COMMENTS AND OPINION (uploaded by reader) With the exception of swearing, hate speech and racial slurs, which will result in postings being eliminated, TNN does not endorse nor reject resident comments.   We support angry responses to issues but draw the line at the targeting of anyone because of…

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Response #30: McCarty School Comments: Editors response to "resident"

Not sure what kind of substantiation “resident” requires. Two people reported that a city agent told them that someone from CD10 called and told the office to stop assisting Save Our Future’s effort to move forward in securing permits. I personally have had city agents tell me that they do…

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Madame, I believe you ordered the crow...?

Guess the winds of change weren't a'blowing like you said they were. Guess the electorate was thoroughly unconvinced by your mudslinging Well, here's a big order of crow for you Ms Lawrence. Bon Appetite

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Wesson wins by a landslide: 73.84%

For some reason, Dianne Lawrence has not mentioned this election, a significant and newsworthy event, in her "newspaper". To be the recipient of 73.84% of the vote is a real indication of voter trust and approval. The people who got out and voted overwhelmingly wanted Wesson returned to office. Anyway,…

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Be Patient

Hi Bella We are waiting for the official results before we submit a report. But I'm glad to know you are tuning in regularly. That's what I like to hear. I think if you actually read The Neighborhood News you will find that I reported it was exceedingly difficult 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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