Posted in August 2011

The Hot List

Stories we’re reading in the newsroom… Public Speaks Out on Light Rail to LAX (Venice Patch) Arctic Storm May Bring 11 Foot Waves (Mar Vista Patch) NFL Stadium (Ron Kaye)

LAPD Alert

On August 23, 2011 from the hours of 0600 to 2230 the following day, three residential burglaries occurred within a few blocks of one another. All three of these burglaries occurred inside of single family residence where a door or window was left unsecured. Most of these burglaries occur during the day when most people … Continue reading

LAPD Alert

The LAPD Pacific Division is releasing information on two recent robberies that have occurred in the Westchester area. On August 24th, at 1530 hours, the unknown suspect approached the victim who was edging his lawn in the area of 80th/Kentwood. Suspect-1 produced a handgun, pointed it at the victim and demanded his property. The victim … Continue reading

Green-living Courses Sprout in the 11th District

The following post was filed by Ashley Beasley, one of our interns at City Hall. Constituents in the 11th District filled the chapel of the Aldersgate Retreat Center in Pacific Palisades for the first of six free green-living classes led by the non-profit group, Sustainable Works. “If you do nothing else from these workshops but … Continue reading

Bill Rosendahl on Santa Monica Airport

A small plane crashed into a house in Santa Monica on Monday, injuring the student pilot and one other person on the ground. The Santa Monica Mirror report is here and a KTLA story with neighbor reaction to the crash as well as some calling¬† for the closure of nearby Santa Monica Airport. Councilmember Bill … Continue reading

In a minute

We’re trying out a new feature here in the CD11 newsroom – it’s a quick podcast on some of the events taking place in the coming week in the 11th District. Olympic Boulevard will close for five nights between Cotner and Beloit streets starting August 29th. ¬†Contractors are installing pre-cast girders to allow for the … Continue reading