Gushing for Gustavo

The 94th season of the Hollywood Bowl is upon us. From now through September 27th, there’s something for music lovers of all genres at the storied outdoor venue—including updated dining and seating options. New...

Garcetti Declares “War on Homelessness”

LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti announced yesterday his intention to “declare war on homelessness in the city.” The mayor will work together with Los Angeles City Council, Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority (LAHSA) and other...

“Slush” Funds used for other purposes

Over $8.6 million has been transferred from a discretionary fund intended to fix and remove blight in Los Angeles but used instead for salaries and other items not related to community redevelopment or the...

“Fixing the City” One Battle at a Time

MIRACLE MILE—Jim O’Sullivan is a community leader who demands to be heard.  As vice president of the community activist group “Fix The City” and as president of the Miracle Mile Residential Association (MMRA), O’Sullivan...

[STREET LEVEL] Uber: Pick Up or Put It Down?

The ride share company Uber has been the subject of two vastly different rulings recently. On July 16th, a California Public Utilities Commission judge ruled that Uber pay a $7.3 billion fine for failing...

Lingering Lawsuits

BEACHWOOD CANYON—A group of home and business owners operating under the name Homeowners on Beachwood Drive United (HBDU) have filed a lawsuit against the city over tourists using Beachwood Drive to access a popular...

Former LaBonge Staffer Named Ryu Field Deputy

Newly elected Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu (CD4) has named Nikki Ezhari as his field deputy for the Miracle Mile, Wilshire and Larchmont areas of Council District 4. The role will be a...

Drinking Troughs For Coyotes?

Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz of Council District 5 introduced a motion July 1st calling on the city’s Dept. Of Animal Services to develop a plan to provide water to wild animals living...