Is L.A. City Council District 13 candidate John Choi a pawn of downtown City Hall interests? Does rival Mitch O'Farrell really have the support of CD 13's community activists? Will residents be screwed no matter who gets elected? All important questions as the contentious CD 13 race heads into the ... More >>
Hollywood and Tri-Hipster Area Produces Power Players
Everybody panders a bit when they go for a labor endorsement. But at the recent SEIU endorsement meeting, John Choi set the bar for pandering very high.Choi, a candidate to replace L.A. Councilman Eric Garcetti in the 13th council district, promised that if elected, labor would "be on the inside" wh ... More >>
Ah, the old State Route 2, once destined to become the Beverly Hills Freeway, now just a series of congested boulevards in L.A.'s core. One of the most congested corners of SR 2 is where it meets the Glendale Freeway in Echo Park. Not where you want to be on a hot Wednesday afternoon, we can tell y ... More >>
Is it OK if Frank still co-owns the vast acres encircling Dodger Stadium?
Steve LaEcho Park opponents of a proposed 64-unit residential/commercial development scored a minor victory last night as the developer announced he was changing his designs based on input from residents, Jose Sigala Vice Chair of the Echo Park Neighborhood Council announced at Wednesday's co ... More >>
Steve La Echo Park residents showed up in force at a neighborhood meeting to oppose a proposed development that many locals fear would eliminate the historical character of one of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles.
The Eastsider L.A. carries a report of push coming to shove in that anger-management encounter group known as the Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council. Some of the council's past meetings have been fraught with temper tantrums and shouting matches between its middle-aged members. Recently, ... More >>
A nasty Neighborhood Council election marks a divide emerging citywide
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Off camera, an L.A. school-board candidate admits Riordan and Broad chose her