Category Archives: City/Councilman Mike Bonin

City Controller’s Race: Follow the Money

In the 1976 docudrama film “All the President’s Men,” the catchphrase “follow the money” was popularized – and suggested that political corruption can be brought to light by examining money transfers between parties. Although many Los Angeles residents feel that … Continue reading

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Real Deal Says Caruso Working Towards Upscale Shift with Palisades Mall

Caruso is reworking its tenant profile at Palisades Village to attract higher end brands, according to a April 22 Real Deal story. Many residents may remember a December 2018 Hollywood Reporter story (“Rick Caruso’s New Pacific Palisades Mall Already Breaking … Continue reading

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Two CD 11 Candidates excluded from WRAC Debates.

(Editor’s note: Two CD 11 Candidates, Soni Lloyd and Mat Smith are being excluded from the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils (WRAC) Forum on April 25. They will be included in the Palisades Podcast, hosted by Maryam Zar and Steve … Continue reading

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Construction at the Airport Could Mean Delays

Returning to Los Angeles Airport on April 6, around 1:30 a.m., should have been an easy and fast trip to the freeway. Instead leaving the airport became an exercise in gridlock and futility. Roadways were blocked, and it took a … Continue reading

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Proof of Mike Feuer’s Attendance at December 2017 Meeting Damning

  Until now L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer, who is running for Mayor, has maintained “I don’t know nuthin about nuthin” about his office and its response to the DWP overbilling. Feuer has denied any knowledge of wrongdoing by people … Continue reading

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Upcoming: CD 11 and L.A. County Supervisor Candidate Forums Planned

  In case you missed Circling the News and Westside Current’s Councilmember District 11 candidate forum on April 6 and haven’t had time to view it,  click here. Eight of the seven candidates attended the event (Erin Darling had a … Continue reading

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Street Tree Planting Is Underway in Pacific Palisades

The Palisades Forestry Committee, under the auspices of the Pacific Palisades Community Council, has pledged to plant 100 trees this year to help celebrate the town’s centennial. The first of the hundred, a Coast Live Oak, was planted at Founders … Continue reading

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Feuer’s Alleged Illegal Activity Made Public in Ethics Complaint

(Editor’s note: Mike Feuer is running to be the next Los Angeles mayor. Corruption has been uncovered in the City Attorney’s office, which Feuer has headed since 2013. He claims he was unaware of the criminal activity.  Some residents question … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Let’s Acknowledge, then Work Together for Quality of Life

(Editor’s note: The following Viewpoint is in response to Cindy Simon’s Viewpoint, “Please Fix Our Beautiful City,” that ran on March 8 in Circling the News.) By ADAM WOLMAN Special to Circling the News Before dismissing progressives or the fringes … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Please Fix Our Beautiful City

By CINDY SIMON I am returning from five days in New York City where I once again saw zero homeless tent encampments. What I did see were parks and green spaces being enjoyed by young and old. Benches filled with … Continue reading

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