A CD10 SENIOR SHARES HER ISOLATION EXPERIENCE

A CD10 SENIOR SHARES HER ISOLATION EXPERIENCEOn March 9, 2020, I transitioned from a Free Black Woman to a scared elder, hiding from a deadly assailant that could come masked as someone I love and who loves me.Seven months at home is a long time, but it’s passed quickly. Although I don't believe in bad…

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A FRONT ROW SEAT to the BRUSH FIRES OF 2019

A FRONT ROW SEAT to the BRUSH FIRES OF 2019Saddleridge, Palisades, Sepulveda Basin, Getty, and Barham are locations in the city of Los Angeles that burned between November and December of 2019.I have served as the public safety writer for TNN and have written several articles featuring my Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Though our central mission is…

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Councilmen Herb Wesson and Mayor Garcetti Read The Neighborhood News

Councilmen Herb Wesson and Mayor Garcetti Read The Neighborhood NewsPhotos by D.V. Lawrence

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CROP SWAP LA WINS LA 2050 COMPETITION!!

CROP SWAP LA WINS  LA 2050 COMPETITION!!Thank you for voting in the LA2050 competition!We are very excited to share that Crop Swap LA won $50,000 in the LA2050 Grant Challenge competition in the live category!!! This means we can build seven new gardens on selected resident front lawns. We had 5,800 votes and we were…

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PRESCHOOL IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

PRESCHOOL IN THE TIME OF COVID-19Deciding to send a child to preschool has always been a daunting task and finding the right childcare environment can sometimes prove challenging.Some of the things parents consider when selecting a preschool may include cost, distance to home or work, diversity, and play-based vs. academic.  On top of…

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THE LA TIMES ENDORSES HOLLY MITCHELL FOR SUPERVISOR

THE LA TIMES ENDORSES HOLLY MITCHELL FOR SUPERVISORSep. 16, 2020 The size, scope and duties of Los Angeles County government are hard to fathom. With a budget of nearly $35 billion and a payroll of 100,000, the county operates the nation’s largest local criminal justice and welfare systems and is responsible for caring for more people dealing with…

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GRACE YOO, CHAMPION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING, SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT

GRACE YOO, CHAMPION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING, SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHTGRACE YOO, ATTORNEY AND CANDIDATE FOR LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 10 In an expensive, deceptive flyer mailed out to residents across CD 10, LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley- Thomas accused me of being against affordable and supportive housing. My campaign immediately responded with a video that confirms my staunch…

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TRASH TALK!

TRASH TALK!Research by Gavin GlynnAlthough neighborhoods surrounding Washington Blvd. are well cared for by the residents,  you would not know this if you are one of the many drivers using this busiest of streets. Unsanitary trash cans along the boulevard spill over in both directions like geysers, often filled with leftover…

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BLACK COMMUNITIES MATTER

BLACK COMMUNITIES MATTERA community coalition comes together and slays the giant developer CIM.Reprinted with permission from CityWatchLA.comA powerful and diverse coalition of housing justice organizers, community organizations, business and civic leaders, and former elected officials has beaten back CIM Group, one of the most powerful real estate companies in America with strong…

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I AM NOT YOUR ENEMY

I AM NOT YOUR ENEMYI am one of the 249 Los Angeles Police Officers currently assigned to Wilshire Division 1 of the Los Angeles Police Department.We were essentially “ground zero” in the recent violent unrest. Perhaps you know me as the fascist, the stormtrooper, the pig, the bastard … and those are just some…

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Established in August of 2008 by writerartist Dianne V. Lawrence, The Neighborhood News covers the events, people, history, politics and historic architecture of communities throughout the Mid-City and West Adams area in Los Angeles Council District 10.

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