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RESIDENT COMMENTS AND OPINION (uploaded by reader) With the exception of swearing, hate speech and racial slurs, which will result in postings being eliminated, TNN does not endorse nor reject resident comments.   We support angry responses to issues but draw the line at the targeting of anyone because of…

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#1 McCarty School Comment from West Adams Avenues

From individual in West Adams Avenues Association This is an opinion piece written in response to Dianne Lawrence’s article in the most recent online edition of the Neighborhood News, “Do Wesson's Old School Politics Work For Council District 10?”, in particular to the section discussing Save Our Future at the…

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#3 McCarty School Comment: To add my opinion to the debate above

  From ljdebunker In fact, counter to what you claim, residents of West Adams Avenues did not selectively report issues to code enforcement. It was stated to code enforcement that any use at all of the McCarty property by anyone other than the church itself would need a change of…

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#4 McCarty School Comment: A further point

  From ljdebunker You claim in your article that "Councilman Wesson ... never bothered to send anyone from CD10 to the school to meet with or investigate or verify the veracity of the complaints from a few residents." Once again, your assertions are utterly incorrect. There was a long and…

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#5 McCarty School Comment: Editors response 2

Thank you for your willingness to articulate your concerns. I am glad this important issue is on the table. Of course I expected a response from the community who fought against the school and am glad that their position and point of view is being aired. A few things....more information…

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#6 McCarty School Comment: A response to the editor

From ljdebunker I'm sorry that you've not addressed any of the points raised by the first writer. You seem to have sidestepped them completely. Now you point the finger at Sylvia Lacy. I can't comment about what you describe as her actions in your gating case. I find it a…

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#7 McCarty School Comment: Editors response 3

Thank you for the dialogue. More information is coming. We are committed to sorting it out and are comfortable with being corrected. TNN is also excited about providing a public forum for a more thorough discussion by the people most concerned with the issue from both sides. I expected and…

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#8 McCarty School Comment: Another response to the editor.

From ljdebunker The only last word that counts on the legality of presence of the Save Our Future/Youthbuild charter school at McCarty has already been spoken. That word is neither yours nor mine, but is there for everyone to read in the Order to Comply issued by the City of…

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#9 McCarty School Comment: And another point

From ljdebunker This is and always has been an issue of zoning and code regulations. The truth of assertions about regulations does not lie in the middle. If code enforcement says you have to provide two fire exits, and you think you have to provide none, you don't end up…

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#10 McCarty School Comment: Here is the City of Los Angeles zoning manual section that applies to schools in church buildings in R3 zones.

From ljdebunker Pg. 6 Section 12.03 Community-oriented Accessory Uses to a Place of Worship that is Subject to Conditional Use Approval Q - What type of community-oriented uses are generally considered to be incidental accessory uses to a church or place of worship? A - The Zoning Administrator has…

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