Posted in March 2012

Palisades Firefighter Honored by Peers

This post was originally published in the Pacific Palisades Patch. The Los Angeles City Firefighters Association awarded a Pacific Palisades firefighter with its top honor this past week. Doak Smith, from Fire Station 69 in the Palisades, was named Firefighter of the Year at the association’s annual luncheon which was held this past Wednesday at … Continue reading

Metro Releases Final EIR for Westside Subway

Metro Los Angeles just released the Final EIR for the Westside Subway Extension, a project that promises to take people from the VA Hospital in Westwood to downtown Los Angeles in 25 minutes. In addition to the report (which can be found here), Metro announced three opportunities for the public to hear about the findings … Continue reading

City Council Recap

Here’s a recap of noteworthy agenda items and policy issues that the Los Angeles City Council heard on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. TRADE, COMMERCE, AND TOURISM COMMITTEE Ontario Airport This morning, the  Trade, Commerce and Tourism (TCT) Committee, listened to City of Ontario Councilmember Alan Wapner and Westchester community leader Denny Schneider during a hearing regarding … Continue reading

Rosendahl Honors City Allies in HIV/AIDS Awareness

Councilman Bill Rosendahl presented two resolutions on Wednesday to recognize efforts of those who are advocating for HIV/AIDS awareness and education in the City of Los Angeles. Rosendahl honored Stephen Simon, the AIDS coordinator for the City for more than eight years. Simon has been responsible for the implementation and oversight of the City AIDS … Continue reading

Restore the Westchester Triangle to CD11

Friends: I want to give you an update on our battle to keep the bulk of the 11th District intact during the decennial redrawing of the council’s district boundaries. Working together, we managed to beat back a proposal to take the bulk of Westchester from our district. The City’s Redistricting Commission killed that proposal, but unfortunately, … Continue reading