Posted in July 2012

Rosendahl Statement on Latest Push for LAX Modernization

The following is reaction from Councilmember Bill Rosendahl to news that a group of business and labor organizations are pushing for the continued modernization of Los Angeles International Airport and a controversial plan to reconfigure the two northern runways (LA Times, Daily Breeze) I fully welcome the support of the Labor and Business communities for updating and … Continue reading

Westchester Brings Back Its Warm Welcome

A landmark sign in Westchester stands tall and proud once again. A former Westchester resident and a group of local service organizations worked together and  raised $4500 — enough money to fix the welcome sign that  greets passer-bys with the message “Westchester, Home of LAX.” The sign is located at the entrance to Westchester Park at … Continue reading

Carmageddon II Announced for September 28th-30th

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced that a second 10-mile full closure of both directions of the 405 freeway over the Sepulveda Pass has been scheduled for September 28-30. The event, commonly referred to as Carmageddon, will take place so that construction crews can demolish the remaining side of the Mulholland Bridge. … Continue reading

Fourth of July Fireworks and Parades

Whether you plan on having a backyard gathering with family and friends, or you plan to soak up some sun and community spirit, there are a few Fourth of July events that have become a tradition on the Westside. 12th Annual Westchester Fourth of July Parade The theme this year for Westchester’s Fourth of July … Continue reading