Tag: David Ryu
Last week, the Buzz reported that – because of ongoing disputes regarding a proposed Historic Preservation Overlay Zone for the Miracle Mile neighborhood, and claims from both those in favor and those opposed that they represent the majority of residents – City Council Member David Ryu was planning to send out a query letter to all residents […]
Yesterday, CD4 Council member David Ryu joined four other colleagues to call for a ban on campaign contributions from developers who have projects being considered by the city. In an effort to avoid the appearance of “pay-for-play,” David Ryu, Paul Koretz, Paul Krekorian, Mike Bonin, and Joe Buscaino urged the city’s Ethics committee to draft […]
CD4 Councilmember David Ryu is considering a run for Congress, according to press reports in Korean news media and the Beverly Press-Park La Brea News. Ryu’s spokesman Estevan Montemayor confirmed that Ryu is looking into running for Congressman Xavier Becerra’s seat, representing California’s 34th Congressional District, which overlaps parts of Ryu’s City Council District 4. […]
Sycamore Square Neighborhood Association Discusses Metro Plans for Center-Island Excavation Portal on Wilshire Blvd.
On Sunday, December 4, members of the Sycamore Square Neighborhood Association (including both residents and local business owners) met with representatives of Metro, its subway construction contractor, Skanska-Traylor-Shea, City Council Member David Ryu, and a few residents of the La Brea-Hancock neighborhood, to discuss details of and concerns about Metro’s recent proposal to locate a long-term […]
Yesterday, the Planning and Land Use Management Committee of the LA City Council appeared to disregard the overwhelming public testimony advocating for a reformed Base Mansionization Ordinance (BMO) by eliminating a square-footage exemption for garages and reducing the ratio of floor area to lot size (known as Residential Floor Area) to ensure that oversize homes would […]
Eul Chul Ryu, father of City Council Member David Ryu, passed away yesterday (Monday, October 17) of a heart attack in Seoul, Korea. According to his obituary, the elder Ryu was born on December 26, 1945, in Chung Chun Bok Do, Yong Dong, Korea. After studying and, later, teaching civics and sociology in Korea, he and […]