Mark Ridley-Thomas Indicted on 21 Counts

Mark Ridley-Thomas Indicted on 21 CountsReprinted fromhttps://deadline.com/2021/10/los-angeles-city-councilman-mark-ridley-thomas-usc-dean-indicted-on-federal-corruption-charges-1234855684/Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas and the former dean of USC’s School of Social Work have been indicted on federal corruption charges over an alleged bribery scheme stemming from Ridley-Thomas’ time serving on the county Board of Supervisors, prosecutors announced today.Democrat Ridley-Thomas is a fixture of local politics, having…

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HELP FIND JUSTICE FOR NABOR GALVEZ - $5000 REWARD

HELP FIND JUSTICE FOR NABOR GALVEZ - $5000 REWARDMurder is always a tragedy, but the slaying of a young college grad, who was senselessly killed in the backyard of his Jefferson Park childhood home, was especially shocking.Eight months ago, on December 13, 2020, the family of Nabor Galvez, 24, awakened to gunshots. They soon discovered Nabor lying…

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FIREWORKS ACTION COMMUNITY COALITION FACC Fights Back Against Pre 4th of July Fireworks

FIREWORKS ACTION COMMUNITY COALITION FACC Fights Back Against Pre 4th of July Fireworks    Every year before July 4th, Nextdoor (the Facebook like service for community groups) lights up with complaints about pre-July 4th fireworks.  In 2020, a group of residents decided to get together to finally do something about it.Tracy Nadeau, Addison Wright, and the TNN editor Dianne V. Lawrence formed…

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LOS ANGELES WINS LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

LOS ANGELES WINS LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION Since it began over four years ago, TNN has been reporting on the nightmare, one lane, air traffic highway called Nextgen which has been flying over residents in Malibu, Santa Monica, Culver City, West Adams and around downtown LA.These communities woke up to planes flying at low altitudes, single…

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW? GRACE YOO AND JAN PERRY

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? GRACE YOO AND JAN PERRYTNN supported Jan Perry and Grace Yoo in their recent campaigns to represent our community. Grace ran to represent CD10 but lost to Mark Ridley-Thomas. Jan ran for supervisor of our district but lost to Herb Wesson and Holly Mitchell (who won over Herb).  But both women have lived…

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COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM Creates THE NEIGHBORHOOD TEAM PROGRAM

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM Creates THE NEIGHBORHOOD TEAM PROGRAMWill you have the tools you need to help your neighborhood in a disaster?The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) was created in 1985 as a way to involve citizens in disaster response because sometimes first responders are not available. It was taught by the Los Angeles City Fire Department and…

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INTERVIEW WITH COUNCIL DISTRICT 10's NEW COUNCIL MEMBER

INTERVIEW WITH COUNCIL DISTRICT 10's NEW COUNCIL MEMBERThe Neighborhood News wanted to give our new Councilmember an opportunity to explain his vision for CD10 during his four-year term in office.  Although we recognize homelessness and its serious impact on our community and appreciate Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas's "singular" attention to it, we were hoping for a more…

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TNN Issue #75 End of Print

TNN Issue #75 End of PrintInterview with CD10 Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas. CERT Neighborhood Emergency Training program. Jan Perry and Grace Yoo...where are they now? Neighborhood Council Updates, Harold and Belle's Award and so much more....click on imageTo register to our website (get one article a week) em This email address is being protected…

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CROP SWAP LA WINS LA 2050 COMPETITION!!

CROP SWAP LA WINS  LA 2050 COMPETITION!!Thank you for voting in the LA2050 competition!We are very excited to share that Crop Swap LA won $50,000 in the LA2050 Grant Challenge competition in the live category!!! This means we can build seven new gardens on selected resident front lawns. We had 5,800 votes and we were…

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PRESCHOOL IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

PRESCHOOL IN THE TIME OF COVID-19Deciding to send a child to preschool has always been a daunting task and finding the right childcare environment can sometimes prove challenging.Some of the things parents consider when selecting a preschool may include cost, distance to home or work, diversity, and play-based vs. academic.  On top of…

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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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