Read This Before Voting for Heather Hutt

Read This Before Voting for Heather HuttCD10 OVERVIEW - The lurid tale of politics as usual in CD10.  Los Angeles has consistently been cited as one of the top 10 most corrupt cities in America and since the turn of the 20th century Los Angeles has had 507 corruption convictions.   A City Councilperson in LA has one…

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Mayor Bass Ghosts Her Constituents

Mayor Bass Ghosts Her Constituents Mayor Bass Ghosts Her Constituents.I can’t tell you how excited Quiet Skies for LA and concerned residents were at the idea of Karen Bass becoming mayor.  In 2017 communities from Malibu to Santa Monica to downtown LA found themselves besieged by pollution and noise, under a one lane super…

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True Halloween Ghost Story: The Sad and Gruesome Story of Marion Parker NOT for the Faint of Heart

True Halloween Ghost Story: The Sad and Gruesome Story of Marion Parker NOT for the Faint of Heart Back in 1927, twin 12-year-olds, Marion and Marjorie Parker, were adored by their father, banker Perry Parker, an officer at Los Angeles First National Trust and Savings. The Parker family lived in a two-story, wood-shingled Victorian-style home at 1631 S. Wilton Place, and the girls attended Mt. Vernon Junior High,…

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Mark Ridley-Thomas Sentenced to 3 Years 6 Months

Mark Ridley-Thomas Sentenced to 3 Years 6 MonthsThe 68-year-old was convicted March 30 for voting in support of county contracts that would favor USC while accepting benefits for his son from the university. By Los Angeles Daily News Prominent Los Angeles County politician Mark Ridley-Thomas was sentenced on Monday, Aug. 28, to three years and six months in prison…

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Gay Civil Rights Early Roots in West Adams

Gay Civil Rights Early Roots in West Adams "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States." From the Library of Congress.…

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Heather Hutt Crowned...Again

Heather Hutt Crowned...AgainHeather Hutt, who had served as an interim councilmember representing Angelenos in the city’s 10th district for nearly seven months, was appointed by the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday, April 11, to finish out the term once held by former Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas.By LINH TAT | This email address is being…

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GUILTY! CD 10 Councilman Ridley-Thomas Found Guilty

GUILTY! CD 10 Councilman Ridley-Thomas Found Guilty Suspended LA City Councilman Ridley-Thomas convicted of federal bribery, conspiracy chargesFred Shuster City News Service Ridley-Thomas showed no reaction as the verdict was read late Thursday morning in a packed downtown Los Angeles courtroom. Suspended Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas was convicted today of federal bribery and conspiracy charges, along with mail…

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Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles Closes Pico Restaurant

Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles Closes Pico RestaurantBy FIELDING BUCK The Field PressRoscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles has closed its location in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles that once served President Barack Obama.The chain had planned to close the restaurant at 5006 W Pico Blvd. and reopen at a larger spot a couple of blocks away…

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Redistricting: The Behind the Scenes Battle for Council District 10

Redistricting:  The Behind the Scenes Battle for Council District 10Reprinted from CitywatchLABy PASTOR EDDIE ANDERSON AND DENISE FAIRCHILD, PHD 20 OCTOBER 2022GUEST COMMENTARY -As caustic and hurtful as the racially motivated comments on the Martinez-DeLeon-Cedillo tape from October 2021 were, they pale in comparison to the political manipulation that the three elected officials pursued regarding the City Council’s ethnic makeup.…

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Anguk Seon Center Saves Historic Fitzgerald House

Anguk Seon Center Saves Historic Fitzgerald HouseThe historic architecture aficionados of West Adams have been waiting for years with fingers crossed, to see what was to become of the James. T. Fitzgerald mansion on the N. W. corner of Adams and Arlington. It was designed in 1903 in the Italian Gothic style by Joseph Cather Newsom…

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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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