New GWNC Boardmembers Sworn In

Tess Paige, 33, was sworn in as the new Greater Wilshire board alternative for Oakwood-Maplewood-St. Andrews neighborhood — also known as Area 9 — by the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) in August. “After...

How Has Ryu Been Spending His “Slush Fund” Money?

Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu spent approximately $860,000 of his discretionary funds in fiscal year 2016-2017, according to an analysis of public records by the Ledger. Ryu spent just under $730,000 of his...

Pilot Program Paves the Way for Concrete Repairs

HANCOCK PARK— A concrete streets repair program launched by the city of Los Angeles in 2016 has so far come in on time and under budget, according to an August motion by Los Angeles...

2028 Olympic Bid Promises Reduction in Youth Sports Fees

LOS ANGELES—When city officials pitched to host the Olympics in 2024, they promised to use any surplus funds to “underwrite youth sports programs, lowering the costs for more than 100,000 Angelenos in underserved communities.”...

Expect Major Road Closures Sunday

This Sunday, June 11th, tens of thousands of people will march peacefully in unity to celebrate America’s diversity during Los Angeles LGBT Pride. The #ResistMarch route will begin at the Hollywood and Highland Metro...

Garcetti Re-Elected in a Landslide

LARCHMONT–Mayor Eric Garcetti stopped by Noah’s Bagels on Larchmont Boulevard this morning, after easily outpacing a field of 10 challengers in yesterday’s election and avoiding a May runoff to keep his job. The mayor proclaimed...

Measure S Defeated

Los Angeles voters last night solidly defeated Measure S, a hotly debated initiative aimed at limiting development by blocking General Plan amendments for two years. The initiative was the most expensive—and in many ways...

[MAYORAL RACE] Garcetti Not Taking Schwartz’s Challenges

Los Angeles mayoral candidate Mitchell Schwartz, of Windsor Square, turned the screw on his opponent in January, demanding incumbent Mayor Eric Garcetti pledge he will serve at least one year if re-elected in March...

Ryu Seeks Campaign Donation Reform

Citing an ongoing trend of low voter turnout, possibly due to mistrust and malaise, a series of Los Angeles campaign finance reform proposals are currently being studied by the city, after three councilmembers, including...