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Category: City Affairs

LA City Council Candidate David Ryu Revamps Website

David Ryu, a candidate for the Los Angeles City Council District 4 seat, revamped his website last Thursday to make it more user-friendly and appealing to potential voters as the March 3 primary election nears.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsScience & Technology

Alhambra Police Department Launches WeChat to Communicate with Young, Immigrant Chinese Speakers

Alhambra PD launched a WeChat account in addition to Weibo, a Chinese Twitter. WeChat is a popular text messaging application for Chinese speakers.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPublic SafetyRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology

L.A. City Council Candidate Grace Yoo Holds Fundraiser

Grace Yoo, a longtime Koreatown attorney and activist seeking to unseat L.A. City Council member Herb Wesson in the upcoming election for Los Angeles City Council District 10, held her first public fundraiser Thursday evening at Madang Restaurant in the heart of L.A.’s Koreatown.
categories City AffairsPolitics

Metro Red Line Riders in LA to Get WiFi, Cell Phone Service

Last week, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority began working on a two-year, $800,000 project to install wireless connectivity in four red line stations by May, while cell service will be available to the line’s 150,000 daily passengers by August.
categories City AffairsScience & Technology

Port of LA, Long Beach Officials Highlight Air and Water Quality Improvements

On Wednesday, Jan. 21, officials from both ports convened at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach to highlight what they deem are strides in emissions reductions and water quality improvements.
categories City AffairsGreen News

Planning Commission Sends Midwick Development Project to City Council for Approval; Residents Voice Opposition

Alhambra residents cited traffic, a sense of community, and the Midwick Tract's historical legacy as reasons for halting the housing project.
categories BusinessCity AffairsNeighborhoods

Commerce Marks 55th Birthday With Festive Library Reopening

To outsiders, Commerce is best known for its Citadel shopping center, the Commerce Casino, and its large network of rail yards and industrial buildings, but for many of the city’s residents, the libraries are what they are most proud of.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsEducationNeighborhoods

New Bell Gardens Official Claims Independence

A public swearing-in will be held Jan. 26.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Nothing New at ‘State of the City’ Forum

It was an effort to get residents in East and Northeast Los Angeles civically engaged, but turnout for the “State of the City” forum in Boyle Heights last Saturday was sparse, with most of those in attendance already regulars at community meetings and forums.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Aims to Engage Wider Audience with Monterey Park Office

Legal and civil rights advocacy group opens new office in Monterey Park, aiming to expand presence in the San Gabriel Valley.
categories City AffairsJusticeNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations
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