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Category: City Affairs

No Shortage of Issues, Hollenbeck Residents Tell L.A.’s City Attorney

The turnout to meet new neighborhood prosecutor was low, but vocal.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Former IUSD Board Member Arnold Butler May Have Misappropriated School Funds

Court records from two separate cases indicate that recently resigned Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) board member Arnold Butler may have been involved in a web of criminal activity involving illegal campaign contributions and misappropriation of IUSD school funds used to disparage a school board candidate running against him.
categories City AffairsPolitics

Are Alhambra Leaders Abusing Their Power and Overdeveloping the City?

A city planning tool little known to residents has created the loophole to enable many new developments to far exceed density recommendations in the city's zoning ordinance.
categories BusinessCity AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Residents Don’t Trust Exide to Live Up to Deal

A decision by state air quality regulators that could allow a controversial acid-lead battery recycling plant in Vernon to reopen by the end of the year is being met with anger by people living near the facility.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthPoliticsPublic Safety

Commerce Budget High On Service Enhancements

Commerce city officials had three priorities going into the city’s 2014-2015 annual budget: improve public safety, enhance quality of life related services for Commerce residents and invest in the city’s infrastructure.
categories City AffairsEconomyNeighborhoodsPolitics

Asia’s Buddhism-Islam Conflict Spreads to LA Sri Lankan Community

Waving Sri Lankan and American flags, Muslims in Los Angeles rallied outside the Consulate General’s office on Wilshire Boulevard calling on the Sri Lankan government to step up efforts to protect religious minorities and bring to justice leaders of the recent clashes in the southern town of Aluthgama.
categories City AffairsReligion/Spirituality

Crowd Lambasts Beck to LAPD Commission

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck sat motionless as speaker after speaker criticized his job as the city’s top cop during a meeting of the city’s police commission Tuesday evening in Lincoln Heights.
categories City AffairsPoliticsPublic Safety

Fil-am Confirmed as New LA Community & Family Services Commissioner

On Wednesday, July 2, the Los Angeles City Council confirmed Mayor Eric Garcetti’s appointment of another Filipino American to an LA city commission, further boosting the degree of representation of the Filipino community in city government.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsPolitics

Its Budget Under Control, Montebello Invests in Streets

Garfield Avenue, Montebello and Washington Boulevards top the list of streets Montebello officials say they will repair now that they have a handle on the city’s budget.
categories City AffairsEconomyNeighborhoods

FPPC Fines MUSD Board Member

California’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has fined Hector Chacon, a member of the Montebello Unified School District Board of Education for violations that date back to 2008 and 2009.
categories City AffairsEducationNeighborhoodsPolitics
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