Category Archives: City/Councilman Mike Bonin

Hyperion Investigation Shows Breakdown Worse than Reported: Catastrophe Barely Avoided: Sewage Sent to the Ocean

(Editor’s note: Published by permission by the Westside Current.) On July 11, the Hyperion Water Plant began to receive a “very high volume of trash pieces” even though it was a typical summer day with no rain. Trash started to overwhelm … Continue reading

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Beaches and Parks 4 All Group Opposes City Council Intentions; Releases Survey Results

Beaches and Parks 4 All is an alliance of citizens from Council District 11 who are fighting for continued access to beaches and parks for children and families. A virtual meeting was held on July 19 and statistics were released … Continue reading

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City Zoning Administrator Hears Shell Station Convenience Store Arguments

The L.A. Department of City Planning held a virtual public hearing July 7 regarding the proposed convenience store at the Shell station, corner of Sunset and Via de la Paz. CTN had asked the planning department about the status of … Continue reading

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Beach Parking Lots Have Already Been Analyzed for Housing the Homeless

The City Council voted 13-1 on a motion by Councilman Mike Bonin and Mark Ridley-Thomas to study the feasibility of using Will Rogers State Beach, Dockweiler Beach, LAX land and two city parks, Mar Vista and Westchester, as sites to … Continue reading

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City Planning to Hear Shell Station Mini-Mart Plans Wednesday Morning on Zoom

The Department of City Planning will hold a public hearing on Zoom regarding the Shell Station’s proposed convenience store tomorrow, July 7, at 10 a.m. Owner Saeed Kohonoff purchased the corner station (at Via and Sunset) after selling his Mobil … Continue reading

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Joe Halper, Understated Activist, Aids Residents

(Editor’s note: This article is reprinted with permission by the Palisades Americanism Parade Association.) By LAURA ABRUSCATO Contributing Writer Palisadian Joe Halper was surprised and delighted to learn he was named co-parade marshal for this year’s Fourth of July Parade. … Continue reading

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City Council Addresses Anti-Camping Ordinance

The City Council approved 12-3 to have the City Attorney pen a new anti-camping ordinance, that will be voted on Thursday. Today’s meeting started with virtual public comment. During the half-hour allotted for comment, the majority of calls focused on the … Continue reading

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Fundraiser on Monday Evening for “Rise Together,” a Group Aiming to Fix Los Angeles Government

“The fact is, 14 out of 15 City Council members in this city have been on a government paycheck and in elected office for at least 20 years, some as long as 40 years. If they knew how to fix … Continue reading

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Porta-Potties for the Homeless: City Dollars Hard at Work

  When people drive by homeless encampments at different sites, near the V.A., in West L.A. or in Venice, at almost all of them there is a porta-potty or a portable sink. The City, during the pandemic, installed portable hand-washing stations … Continue reading

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Personal Delivery Devices for Restaurants May Soon Arrive in the Palisades

A personal robotic delivery device that looks like a beverage/food cooler on wheels may soon come to Pacific Palisades. Councilmember Mike Bonin’s transportation deputy Eric Bruins appeared before the Pacific Palisades Community Council on June 10 to answer questions about … Continue reading

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