Category Archives: Councilman Mike Bonin

Court Document Lists Will Rogers Beach as Housing Alternative

Case No. CV 20-02291, filed on April 15 by Scott Marcus, the Senior Assistant City Attorney Counsel for the City of Los Angeles, in the United States District Court – Central District of California, lists Councilman Mike Bonin’s proposal to … Continue reading

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Homeless Fire Destroys Five Acres of Ballona Wetlands

(Editor’s note: the story “LAFD: Homeless Encampment Likely Case of Fire at Ballona Wetlands” ran in Venice Current on on April 7. It is reprinted with permission. Visit: venicecurrent.com.) A fire that destroyed five acres of wetlands in Playa del … Continue reading

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Bonin Starts 2022 Fundraising Efforts. Filed Paperwork Raises Red Flags

(Editor’s note: Venice Current Editor Jamie Paige wrote this story December 20, 2020, and updated it on December 31. It is reprinted with permission. Paige covers stories that impact Venice, including stories about CD 11 Councilman Mike Bonin. Visit: venicecurrent.com.) … Continue reading

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Councilman Bonin’s Effort to Allow “Housing” for the Homeless at Will Rogers Beach 

On Wednesday, City Councilman Mike Bonin introduced a motion to allow single-occupancy tiny homes and safe camping/parking on the county-owned parking lot at Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades. It was seconded by Mark Ridley-Thomas. If the motion is … Continue reading

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Cleaning Streets and Encampments Keeps Trash from Flowing into the Ocean

This season’s rainfall in Los Angeles since October 1 is almost nine inches behind the normal average (14.93 inches), which started last July, according to the L.A. Almanac. Good for those who have drought-tolerant landscaping, but maybe even better for … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: UNDERDOG Will Save the Day

Whenever Sweet Polly Purebreds (aka Palisades residents) are being victimized by developers, L.A. City Planning, the Planning and Land Use Committee and L.A. City Council, we sing “Oh where or where has my UNDERDOG [Mike Bonin] gone, oh, where oh … Continue reading

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PLUM Committee to Re-Hear Controversial Project at Former Jack-in-the-Box Location

The L.A. City Planning and Land Use Committee will rehear plans for a controversial project to be built at the former Jack-in-the-Box site (17346 Sunset Blvd.) at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16 in a virtual meeting. At the prior … Continue reading

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Readers Comment on Councilman Bonin and Mayor Garcetti as We Head into 2021

(Editor’s note: At year’s end, I wanted to be fair to Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilman Mike Bonin because many of my political-related postings in 2020 were not always complimentary about them. I put out a plea to readers to … Continue reading

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Tree Topples and Causes Power Outage for 648 DWP Customers in West Palisades Area

A large eucalyptus tree on Paseo Miramar fell across a power line and started a transformer fire early this morning, December 21. One resident alerted Circling the News early this morning, “Our power went out around 4:45 a.m. I just … Continue reading

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PLUM Committee Approves Jack-in-the-Box Project; Councilman Bonin Missing in Action

Before the City Land Use and Planning Management meeting on December 3 regarding the Jack-in-the-Box development, Circling the News sent an email to Councilman Mike Bonin. The proposed development for that site, at 17346 Sunset, would be a five-story, 60-ft.-high, … Continue reading

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