Ryu Asks for Sidewalk Triage

MID-WILSHIRE—The Los Angeles City Council recently approved the allocation of $1.3 billion over the next 30 years to repair broken sidewalks, and City Councilmember David Ryu wants to be sure that Council District 4...

Get Out To Vote, May 1st

MID-WILSHIRE—The candidates have registered to run, they’ve made their statements and now it’s time for the voters to have their say. On May 1st, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barking Lot...

Neighborhood Council Ballot Set for May Election

MID-WILSHIRE—The field of candidates vying for a seat on the board of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) is set. EmpowerLA, the city department that assists Los Angeles’s neighborhood councils, has certified 35 candidates...

Ryu Gets Heat For 7-Eleven Stance

Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu in reconsidering a stance he took in March opposing the sale of alcohol at a new 7-Eleven convenience store proposed for a mini-mall at Olympic Boulevard and La...

Ryu’s Motions A Varied Menu

Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu has authored a flurry of motions—hitting on a variety of themes—since late last year, everything from those dealing with animals to the city’s current number one high profile...

Street Repairs, Finally Concrete

HANCOCK PARK—The Los Angeles City Council approved in March the removal and replacement of concrete along 4th Street between South Las Palmas Avenue and South McCadden Place and at the intersection of North Las...

D.A. Reviewing Doc Destruction Complaints

The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office is reviewing the issue regarding the destruction of 14 years’ worth of public records, amounting to hundreds of thousands of documents, by former Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom...

Mayoral 2017 Election Challenge Starting to Form

Local resident Mitchell Schwartz has announced he will run for Mayor of Los Angeles while Steve Barr, a Silver Lake resident, is giving the prospect of running serious consideration. Schwartz, 55, lives in Windsor...

Greater Wilshire Says No to Online Voting

SILVER LAKE—For the first time, a little more than 1/3rd of Los Angeles’ 96 neighborhood councils will allow voters to cast ballots online in upcoming 2016 elections that will be held this spring. Mid City West,...