Posted in February 2012

Commission Keeps Westchester in CD11

UPDATE: link to The City Maven report The Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission voted to keep Westchester, west of the 405 freeway, in the 11th Council District. During a meeting marathon session last night at City Hall, the commission also agreed that the part of Westchester located east of the 405 freeway will be in … Continue reading

Today in City Council

Here’s a recap of noteworthy agenda items and policy issues facing Los Angeles City Councilmembers on Wednesday, February 15, 2011. Los Angeles City Councilmembers heard discussion on the Mandatory Mortgage Modification Mediation Program (motion). The program would provide homeowners facing foreclosure the opportunity to have a meeting with their lender and consulting from an impartial, trained … Continue reading

Today in Council

Here’s a recap of  the policy and agenda items discussed during the Los Angeles City Council meeting on February 14th, 2011  Councilman Bill Rosendahl introduced a motion which authorizes the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) to accept reimbursements for traffic management costs associated with commercial special events held at certain venues for the 2012 calendar year. … Continue reading

Westside Residents Prepare for Obama Visit

Councilman Bill Rosendahl wants to make his constituents aware of the potential for delays related to President Obama’s visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning. Councilman Rosendahl was in touch with the White House, U.S. Secret Service, and the LAPD regarding the visit. “The White House and Secret Service have been very … Continue reading

Airport Officers Recognized as Heroes

Councilmembers Bill Rosendahl and Dennis Zine honored two Los Angeles World Airport Police Officers for rescuing a woman who was experiencing a heart attack. The event took place at Los Angeles International Airport back in December in front of Terminal 2. This is when Etel Martinez — a resident of Mission Hills — was at LAX … Continue reading

The Truth About Playing Frisbee at the Beach

The internets were buzzing recently about whether or not playing football and frisbee were allowed on Los Angeles area beaches – which are under the jurisdiction of LA County. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky cleared things up for us over on his blog: After years of outright prohibition, a new ordinance which received final approval this week spells … Continue reading