Category Archives: City/Councilman Mike Bonin

Bonin Continues to Dictate, Despite Request from Park: Council Approves $5.1 Million in Transportation Projects

Despite a plea from councilmember elect Traci Park, who will begin representing Council District 11 starting December 12, the Los Angeles City Council voted to approve $5.1 million to fund various transportation projects in the district that were requested by … Continue reading

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LA Election Results: Who Won? Who Knows?

  As the L.A. Country Registrar continues to count ballots from the November 8 primary, the only certainty is that it could take several days to declare a winner in many contests. It is really a shame that California, which … Continue reading

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City Council Set to Vote on Venice Bridge Home Lease Extension

(Editor’s note: This story appeared in the Westside Current on November 8 and is published with permission. The story should resonate with residents of the Westside, including Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Venice, Westchester, Playa and Marina del Rey because the City … Continue reading

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DSA-Sanctioned Candidates Should be Examined Closely

The Westside Current ran an October 26 story (“DSA Endorsements Raise Questions of Anti-Semitism Among Darling, City Candidates”), which pointed out that in order to receive a DSA endorsement, candidates must fill out a questionnaire that asks if they back … Continue reading

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Another Venice Road Diet in Motion with Little Public, NC Input

By ANGELA MCGREGOR  (Editor’s note: This story ran on September 20 in the Westside Current. If anyone has ever driven Venice Boulevard, one knows how the current road diet causes traffic issues and now the City planned to extend it. … Continue reading

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Darling and Parks Respond to L.A. City Council Emergency Powers

Two readers wrote about the L.A. City Council voting to continue City Emergency Resolution that was first passed in March 2020 during the Covid pandemic and now comes up for a vote every 30 days. At the August 26 meeting, … Continue reading

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Emergency Cooling Shelters Opened: This One is Empty

The interior of the sole cooling center on the Westside of Los Angeles, the Westchester Senior Center, was clean and cool on September 1 when CTN signed in. This editor’s name was only the second on the list. Although the … Continue reading

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 Residents Can Report Sidewalk and Handicapped Parking Issues

Many residents were appalled by the garbage that was in front of handicapped parking spaces in Westchester by the senior center. The garbage and van didn’t allow access for voting in June, and still doesn’t allow access for meetings. “I … Continue reading

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City Council Will Vote to Adopt Covid Emergency August 26

If a resident thinks they misread the headline about the Covid Pandemic Emergency, they have not. On August 26, 2022, councilmembers will once again vote to keep the City in a State of Emergency because of Covid 19. They have … Continue reading

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Repair the Antioch Sidewalk for Dick Littlestone

When Colonel Dick Littlestone, a long-time Palisadian resident and an activist,  was still alive, he tried to get a handicapped ramp installed on the sidewalk on Antioch Street next to Café Vida. The curb does not allow those in wheelchairs … Continue reading

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