Category Archives: City/Councilman Mike Bonin

Former L.A. City Attorney Lawyer Pleads Guilty

L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer, a mayoral candidate, is in a difficult position after a former attorney in his office, Paul Paradis, pleaded guilty in federal court. Paradis, a lawyer who represented the City of Los Angeles while simultaneously representing … Continue reading

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City Slow to Fix Sidewalks; No Handicap Access Ramp on Antioch

Today, L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin released a statement: “Tens of thousands of sidewalks throughout Los Angeles are impassable for the elderly, individuals with disabilities and pedestrians of all ages. Despite its recent focus on the issue, the City’s sidewalk repair … Continue reading

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Vehicle Parking in Los Angeles Is Selectively Enforced, Allowing Overnight RV Parking

  During Covid, there were numerous RVs that permanently established themselves in Los Angeles City parks, even though “No Overnight Parking” signs were posted (LAMC 63.44). The lack of enforcement is especially hazardous for residents who want to use local … Continue reading

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The Mike Bonin Recall Petition Process Is Legal

  Circling the News is not advocating for or against a recall. This news blog has some of the smartest readers in Los Angeles, who we feel are able to make up their own minds about this political action. But … Continue reading

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One Scary Redistricting Proposal: Splitting Pacific Palisades into Different Voting Districts

Pacific Palisades is currently in L.A. City Council District 11, represented by Mike Bonin; L.A. County District 3, represented by Sheila Kuehl; in State Assembly District 50, represented by Richard Bloom; and Congressional District 33, represented by Congressman Ted Lieu. Redistricting, … Continue reading

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Massive Venice Housing Project, Opposed by Community, Goes to City Council’s PLUM Committee

The Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) and the Venice Land Use Planning Committee (LUPC) have rejected the proposed Reese-Davidson Project. The project would include 140 units of permanent supportive housing project, located on 2.6 acres and listed at four different addresses: … Continue reading

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Traci Park Challenges Mike Bonin in CD-11 Race 

  In early July, when attorney Traci Park announced her candidacy for Los Angeles Council District CD 11 to run against sitting Councilmember Mike Bonin, she said: “LA has the highest poverty rate in California, and some of the highest … Continue reading

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Letter: Marina del Rey Public Boat Launch Is a Disaster Evacuation Site

(Editor’s note: L.A. City Administrative Officer Matthew Szabo released an August 10 feasibility study stating that several City beaches and parks – including Will Rogers State Beach — were not good locations for proposed homeless villages. But Councilman Mike Bonin’s proposal … Continue reading

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Water and Power Bills Too High? Call Ratepayer Advocate Pickel

Residents continue to be dismayed over the dramatically rising utility bills and register complaints with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). Other residents feel there is nothing they can do to fight DWP, and just pay the bills. … Continue reading

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DWP Gives the City an Annual Donation to Meet Its Budget 

At the annual Palisades Democratic Club meeting on January 31, one person complained on Zoom about his high DWP bills. Mayor Eric Garcetti asked that person to contact his office and he would help. How helpful will the Mayor be? Circling … Continue reading

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