Mars Melnicoff

Before: a view of the Hollywood Hills; Credit: PHOTO BY TED SOQUI

Los Angeles CRA Creates Blight

On June 2, Mid-City resident Peter Porte walked into his backyard to greet the morning. From the ridge where his home sits, he looked out on the Hollywood Hills...
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Mayor Villaraigosa's Plan to Borrow $50 Million on Commercial Paper Dumped, Neighborhood Councils On Axing Block, What Else? JUST IN

Less than 60 minutes ago Jay Handal received a "courtesy call." Handal chairs a committee for the 93 neighborhood councils called the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates. "Basically they are gutting and shutting down the neighborhood council system," Handal says. L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's plan to borrow $50 million on commercial......