Mayor-elect Bass to declare state of emergency over homeless crisis on Day 1

Mayor-elect Bass to declare state of emergency over homeless crisis on Day 1U.S.  Rep. Karen bass, who will be sworn in as LA's first female mayor December 12 also sites principles by which she will govern.By Linh Tat  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Published in Los Angeles Daily News…

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Battling climate change is task of new LA County Office of Environmental Justice and Climate Health

Battling climate change is task of new LA County Office of Environmental Justice and Climate HealthSupervisors create new department to address global warming and industrial pollution hot spots across LA countyBy STEVE SCAUZILLO | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Daily NewsPUBLISHED: November 15,…

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Obama endorses Karen Bass for L.A. mayor

Obama endorses Karen Bass for L.A. mayorBY BENJAMIN ORESKES LA TIMES STAFF WRITER[The LA Times and The Neighborhood News Also Endorse Karen Bass for Mayor]The Democratic circling of the wagons for Rep. Karen Bass is complete.Former President Obama endorsed the congresswoman on Saturday in her bid to be the first female and second Black mayor…

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Bid to recall de Leon filed as LA City Council furor continues

Bid to recall de Leon filed as LA City Council furor continues The notice of intent was signed by five residents of the 14th District, including Pauline Adkins, who made two prior recall attempts against de León. A notice of intent to recall embattled Los Angeles City Councilman Kevin de León was filed on Thursday, Oct. 27, the City Clerk’s Office confirmed.The notice…

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The Way Los Angeles Is Trying to Solve Homelessness Is ‘Absolutely Insane’

The Way Los Angeles Is Trying to Solve Homelessness Is ‘Absolutely Insane’OPINION PIECE PUBLISHED IN THE NY TIMES OCT. 23EZRA KLEINIn 2016 the people of Los Angeles overwhelmingly passed Proposition HHH, a ballot measure that raised $1.2 billion through a higher property tax to create 10,000 new apartments for the homeless. “The voters of Los Angeles have radically reshaped our…

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Nury Martinez Quits

 Nury Martinez QuitsNury Martinez stepped aside as city council president on Monday after she was secretly recorded making racist remarks in a meeting with two other city lawmakers, but she still clung on to her council seat. She has now resigned.

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Mean Girl Nury Martinez Resigns Leadership Post After Leaked Audio Of Racist Comments

Mean Girl Nury Martinez Resigns Leadership Post After Leaked Audio Of Racist CommentsThe president of the Los Angeles City Council resigned from her leadership post on Monday after recently leaked audio revealed her hurling racist comments about a council colleague and his Black child.Council President Nury Martinez released a statement saying her resignation [as Council President] is effective immediately — a…

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Is It Time for CD10 to Follow the Lead of Other Council Districts?

Is It Time for CD10 to Follow the Lead of Other Council Districts?Will CD10 residents get on board with the shake up happening in districts around the city?Councilmember-Elect Eunisses Hernandez Wants to Shake Up L.A. City Hall JESSICA GOODHEART   22 AUGUST 2022   Reprinted with permission from CityWatchLA Originally published in Capital & Main LA POLITICS - Eunisses Hernandez’s toppling of Los Angeles City…

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Jan Perry for Congress!

Jan Perry for Congress!The Neighborhood News gives Jan Perry a hearty endorsement!Her back story will inspire you...Los Angeles, Calif.  Former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry, recently declared her candidacy for the United States Congress to fill the seat vacated by Representative Karen Bass.The newly drawn 37th Congressional District includes…

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Record Revenues Save LA's Budget

Record Revenues Save LA's BudgetJACK HUMPHREVILLE   28 APRIL 2022Reprinted from CITYWATCH LALA WATCHDOG - In early March, the prospects for the City’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year (2022-23) were not promising.The Federal government would not be continuing with its $640 million cash infusion pursuant to the American Rescue Plan.  This would require…

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