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Election Results: Garcetti Wins; Measure S Defeated

Election Results: Garcetti Wins; Measure S Defeated

| March 8, 2017 | 2 Comments

Mayor Eric Garcetti handily defeated his ten opponents yesterday, winning an easy second term but with very low voter turnout – only 11.45% voted in the county, according to news reports. Measure S, the anti-development measure strongly opposed by Garcetti, was also defeated by a large margin – 68.85% voted no, compared to 31.5% yes. […]

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March 7 Elections: Mayor

March 7 Elections: Mayor

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are 11 candidates in the race for Mayor this year, but no one but incumbent Eric Garcetti has gained much traction in fundraising or name recognition among voters. Below is the list of candidates hoping to take incumbent Eric Garcetti to a run-off: YJ Draiman David Hernandez Eric Preven Paul Amori Diane Harman Mitchell Schwartz […]

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MCWCC and GWNC Host Measure S Forum

MCWCC and GWNC Host Measure S Forum

| March 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Measure S – the ballot measure that would institute a two-year moratorium on development projects requiring a zone change or General Plan amendment, while the city updates its General and Community Plans – is proving to be the most discussed and hotly debated item on the March 7 ballot.  In some ways, it’s similar to the 2016 […]

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Measure S Forum Tuesday, February 28

Measure S Forum Tuesday, February 28

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

If your snail mailbox is like mine, it’s overflowing with political mail on Measure S, the ballot initiative that proponents say will save our neighborhoods and opponents charge will cost jobs, hurt the local economy and prevent the city from building much needed housing for the homeless. Both sides agree the City’s planning process is […]

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GWNC Acts on Land Use Applications and Forms Committee for Neighborhood Purpose Grants

GWNC Acts on Land Use Applications and Forms Committee for Neighborhood Purpose Grants

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

At its December meeting, the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) voted overwhelmingly to support the recommendations of its Land Use Committee in opposing one project but supporting several others. GWNC board members voted to oppose an application to demolish a duplex on one lot, divide it into four small lots and construct four new single-family dwellings, […]

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Neighborhood Integrity Initiative Backers Make Offer to Mayor

Neighborhood Integrity Initiative Backers Make Offer to Mayor

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, according to the Los Angeles Times, backers of the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative offered to withdraw their measure from the spring ballot in exchange for a promise from Mayor Eric Garcetti to quickly agree to ban real estate developers from meeting privately with city officials and make other changes to city planning rules.  The Times reported: “At […]

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