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,...

LaBonge Document Inquiry Sought

LOS FELIZ—A former city attorney for various municipalities in Southern California has requested an investigation into allegations outgoing Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge may have either destroyed or taken public documents relative to...

Ryu’s 100 Day Report Card

Many say Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu has been performing at expectation since taking office July 1st, but that the honeymoon is over and now they expect more. Ryu campaigned to succeed iconic...

Ryu’s First Motions

Introduced Seconded Status 7/1/15 Creation of a CD4 Discretionary Task Force Joe Buscaino Adopted by City Council 7/30/15 7/28/15 For an Interim Control Ordinance to be established for a Sherman Oaks neighborhood, Brookside and...

Neighborhoods Splitting from Existing Councils?

LOS ANGELES–Neighborhood councils in Los Angeles would have an easier time breaking up into smaller councils under a policy supported today by a city panel. Some Los Angeles neighborhoods have expressed interest in branching off into...

Lawsuit Filed Over City’s “Mobility Plan”

Lawsuit Filed Over City’s “Mobility Plan”

The advocacy group Fix the City has filed a lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles over its approval of the Mobility Plan 2035. The policy—which envisions a safer Los Angeles less reliant on...

Academy and “Fix the City” Reach Agreement on New Museum

MID WILSHIRE—The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the advocacy group “Fix the City” have reached a settlement agreement regarding the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. In a joint statement released September...

Potholes & Broken Sidewalk Database in the Works

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s (GWNC) Transportation Committee has joined with Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu’s office to create a database of streets and sidewalks in need of repair within The Greater Wilshire...