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Developer Elan Mordoch is seeking to sub-divide the property into six single-family homes. He had obtained numerous city approvals before local residents discovered his plans and that A.C. Martin was the home's architect.
Los Angeles City Council District 4 candidate David Ryu says the 2012 controversial redistricting process is not the only reason he is running to replace termed out council member Tom LaBonge. Thus far, a good deal of his campaign contributions in the race are coming outside of Council District 4 and from the Korean community.
Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez has this offer: email him the price you estimate it will cost the city to install a gate at the Beachwood Canyon trail leading to the Hollywood Sign. $10,000? $100,000? $200,000? More, less? Whoever estimates the closest, Lopez has promised to treat to a picnic lunch and a hike along the trail.
According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the city's Bureau of Sanitation has cleaned storm drains across the city with a particular focus on the recent fire site on Fremont Avenue in Downtown. The Fire Dept. has activated water rescue teams, additional crews and its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members in anticipation of the storm.  Additionally, the fire dept. is also providing sandbags to residents at Fire Stations citywide.
Since the Dec. 14th, 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT, there have been 91 incidences of shootings at schools, including at Santa Monica City College in June, 2013.
LAUSD policies related to Ebola screening is the same as that for other contagious diseases or for students coming from other countries.
According to Mark F. Mauceri, the LFNC’s V.P. of Administration, the candidates will be asked to speak knowledgeably on issues the LFNC has dealt with directly.
The local business improvement district is one of about 30 in Los Angeles tasked with improving the business environment for its specific neighborhood.
Kerry Slattery said she will focus on writing projects she's been thinking about and taking longer camping trips with her partner Ben DiGregorio.
Pedestrians—such as the kids in Atwater Village— currently have to walk over the Hyperion “Death Bridge” to attend Thomas Starr King Middle School and Marshall High School.
As people increasing turn to online and mobile banking, Citibank, on Hillhurst Avenue, announced its intent to downsize from its current location.
LFNC members have  concerns regarding size, adequate parking and vehicular entry and egress at the already congested six-point intersection.
Former Los Angeles City Council District 4 candidate John Perron will now head the newly forming East Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (E-PAC).
When Dallas Ebola-infected nurse, Nina Pham was diagnosed, her dog Bentley was quarantined and eventually tested negative for Ebola.
The newcomers are Charles Jackson, Rostom Sarkissian, Michael Schaefer and Eric Weyenberg, who filed paperwork on or close to the Nov. 8th candidate-filing deadline, bringing the total CD4 candidate pool to 18.
In 2011, Silver Lake resident Kabira Stokes founded Isidore Recycling an e-waste recycling company that hires the formerly incarcerated and trains them in computer repair. “We believe in second chances. Our vision is to create a world in which resources, both human and natural, are valued and not wasted.” ~ Kabira Stokes
Since the Sandy Hook shooting there have been 91 shootings at K-12 schools and U.S. college campuses.
While viewing all of the Los Angeles area, there appears to be a preponderance of failed streets locally especially around the Silver Lake Reservoir.
Surprisingly, realtors are willing to show houses on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, and have done so in the past.  “A buyer looking for a home lets very little get in their way,” said Michael Orland of Carter/Orland Estates in Los Feliz.  But would a realtor show a home, say, on Christmas morning?   “Only if I wanted coal in my stocking the following year,” Tim Meinelschmidt of Icon Properties in Larchmont.
The East Hollywood Los Feliz Homeless Coalition (EFHC) plans a major drive early next year to accurately count and more fully service the Los Feliz and Silver Lake homeless population.
Los Angeles City Council District 4 candidates for the March 3, 2015 election give their thoughts on how the city can be friendlier to small businesses and the all important
Melba Culpepper is the newest member of the Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Dept. Board of Commissioners and was sworn in Oct. 28th after receiving Los Angeles City Council approval. Culpepper replaces Kafi Blumenfield who left the post last summer to pursue other opportunities.
At residents' behest, Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge persuaded Google and GPS company Garmin to redirect sightseers from the neighborhood near the Hollywood Sign.
A listing of currently schedule debates and forums for Los Angeles City Council (District 4) candidates. The election is March 3, 2015.
The tone for J. Cole's newest album is set by its title. 2014 Forest Hills Drive was the address of Cole’s childhood home in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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Demolition of Famed Architect Designed Home Underway

Developer Elan Mordoch is seeking to sub-divide the property into six single-family homes. He had obtained numerous city approvals before local residents discovered his plans and that A.C. Martin was the home's architect.

Seeking a “Seat at the Table”

Los Angeles City Council District 4 candidate David Ryu says the 2012 controversial redistricting process is not the only reason he is running to replace termed out council member Tom LaBonge. Thus far, a good deal of his campaign contributions in the race are coming outside of Council District 4 and from the Korean community.

Take a Hike with Steve (if you’re lucky)

Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez has this offer: email him the price you estimate it will cost the city to install a gate at the Beachwood Canyon trail leading to the Hollywood Sign. ,000? 0,000? 0,000? More, less? Whoever estimates the closest, Lopez has promised to treat to a picnic lunch and a hike along the trail.

Couple Rescued from Swelling L.A. River

"It appears they live in the area, or possibly live in a dry river bed. . . close by and were caught off guard by the rapid waters," said Los Angeles Fire Dept. spokesperson Katherine Main.

Weather Alert: Winter Storm

According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the city's Bureau of Sanitation has cleaned storm drains across the city with a particular focus on the recent fire site on Fremont Avenue in Downtown. The Fire Dept. has activated water rescue teams, additional crews and its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members in anticipation of the storm. Additionally, the fire dept. is also providing sandbags to residents at Fire Stations citywide.

Sandy Hook Finally Puts Local Schools on Alert Two Years Later

Since the Dec. 14th, 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT, there have been 91 incidences of shootings at schools, including at Santa Monica City College in June, 2013.

LAUSD Stresses Local Ebola Risk Low

LAUSD policies related to Ebola screening is the same as that for other contagious diseases or for students coming from other countries.

LFNC Announces “CD4 Candidate Caucus” For February 2015

According to Mark F. Mauceri, the LFNC’s V.P. of Administration, the candidates will be asked to speak knowledgeably on issues the LFNC has dealt with directly.

CORRECTION: BID Election Candidate Deadline is December 6th

The local business improvement district is one of about 30 in Los Angeles tasked with improving the business environment for its specific neighborhood.

Skylight’s Kerry Slattery Turns Over GM Reins to Staffer

Kerry Slattery said she will focus on writing projects she's been thinking about and taking longer camping trips with her partner Ben DiGregorio.

[editorial] Atwater Council Votes Cars Over Kids

Pedestrians—such as the kids in Atwater Village— currently have to walk over the Hyperion “Death Bridge” to attend Thomas Starr King Middle School and Marshall High School.

LFNC Rejects Citibank Relocation Plan

As people increasing turn to online and mobile banking, Citibank, on Hillhurst Avenue, announced its intent to downsize from its current location.

LFNC Wants “City Lights” Project Stalled For Further Review

LFNC members have concerns regarding size, adequate parking and vehicular entry and egress at the already congested six-point intersection.

John Perron Withdraws from Los Angeles City Council District 4 Race

Former Los Angeles City Council District 4 candidate John Perron will now head the newly forming East Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (E-PAC).

Can Dogs Transmit the Ebola Virus?

When Dallas Ebola-infected nurse, Nina Pham was diagnosed, her dog Bentley was quarantined and eventually tested negative for Ebola.

CORRECTION: Four More Enter CD4 Race

The newcomers are Charles Jackson, Rostom Sarkissian, Michael Schaefer and Eric Weyenberg, who filed paperwork on or close to the Nov. 8th candidate-filing deadline, bringing the total CD4 candidate pool to 18.

[keen to be green] Second Chances

In 2011, Silver Lake resident Kabira Stokes founded Isidore Recycling an e-waste recycling company that hires the formerly incarcerated and trains them in computer repair. “We believe in second chances. Our vision is to create a world in which resources, both human and natural, are valued and not wasted.” ~ Kabira Stokes

Some Local Schools Just Addressing Increased Safety Two Years After Sandy Hook

Since the Sandy Hook shooting there have been 91 shootings at K-12 schools and U.S. college campuses.

Residents Seeing Red Over Street Potholes

While viewing all of the Los Angeles area, there appears to be a preponderance of failed streets locally especially around the Silver Lake Reservoir.

Winter Returns to Los Angeles

[real estate] All I Want for Christmas Is A New House

Surprisingly, realtors are willing to show houses on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, and have done so in the past. “A buyer looking for a home lets very little get in their way,” said Michael Orland of Carter/Orland Estates in Los Feliz. But would a realtor show a home, say, on Christmas morning? “Only if I wanted coal in my stocking the following year,” Tim Meinelschmidt of Icon Properties in Larchmont.

CORRECTION: Atwater “Boiling” Over Hyperion Bridge Options

“[‘Option One’] would be in the best interest of Atwater Village,” said AVNC boardmember Sergio Lambarri, because it maintains the bridge’s current four lanes for car traffic. However, some in the Atwater community want a different option, known as “Option Three,” which would have three lanes for traffic in and out of Atwater as well as sidewalks and bicycle lanes on both sides of the bridge.

Local Coalition Plans January Drive to Help Homelessness

The East Hollywood Los Feliz Homeless Coalition (EFHC) plans a major drive early next year to accurately count and more fully service the Los Feliz and Silver Lake homeless population.

CD4 Candidate Steve Veres Says “Pull the Band-Aid” Now To Shock the City Out of its Business Tax Need

Los Angeles City Council District 4 candidates for the March 3, 2015 election give their thoughts on how the city can be friendlier to small businesses and the all important

Melba Culpepper Joins Recreation and Park Commissioners

Melba Culpepper is the newest member of the Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Dept. Board of Commissioners and was sworn in Oct. 28th after receiving Los Angeles City Council approval. Culpepper replaces Kafi Blumenfield who left the post last summer to pursue other opportunities.

A bad sign for Hollywood

At residents' behest, Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge persuaded Google and GPS company Garmin to redirect sightseers from the neighborhood near the Hollywood Sign.

Los Angeles City Council (District 4) Forums and Debates

A listing of currently schedule debates and forums for Los Angeles City Council (District 4) candidates. The election is March 3, 2015.

[almost famous] J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive

The tone for J. Cole's newest album is set by its title. 2014 Forest Hills Drive was the address of Cole’s childhood home in Fayetteville, North Carolina.