Category Archives: Councilman Mike Bonin

Temescal Canyon Road Will Be Repaved, Nov. 5, 6, 12, 13

Department of Street Services is giving notice to all Pacific Palisades residents that Temescal Canyon Road from Sunset Boulevard to Pacific Coast Highway will be paved over two weekends. Residents are advised to take notice. This is one of three … Continue reading

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Westchester Senior Center Reopens with Limited Hours: Residents Rally for Traci Park

The Westchester Senior center, which closed during Covid, and now more recently because of security concerns, has reopened with limited hours. Around 200 residents from Council District 11, including Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Mar Vista, Venice, Playa Vista and Westchester, assembled … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Adversaries Unite in Support for Park

  By ALIX GUCOVSKY and BARRY CASSILLY (Circling the News has tried to remain impartial in the upcoming election and on the ballot measures, presenting readers with information, so they can make their own decisions. This column appeared October 14 … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: What Goes on Behind Closed Doors Needs to be Aired

Westchester residents have been fighting to get the park back for children and seniors. In a misguided attempt to help, L.A. City officials allowed the homeless to live in tents around the periphery of the park. Then later, those same … 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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Darling and Park Answer a Constituent’s Concern

  (Editor’s note: A 32-year Westchester resident sent a letter (below) to city officials, including Councilman Mike Bonin. Circling the News and Westside Current sent the letter to CD 11 candidates Erin Darling and Traci Park and asked for their response … Continue reading

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Luxury Housing Provides Apartments for the Homeless

(Editor’s note: Part I of this story ran last night. Tonight, CTN tries to find out how many of the 600 luxury apartments will go to the homeless.) The West Edge, formerly Martin Expo Town Center, formerly Martin Cadillac received … Continue reading

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Bonin Moderates Progressive Town Hall Held by Santa Monica Democrats

  By JAMIE PAIGE Westside Current Editor Councilmember Mike Bonin moderated a forum July 27 held by the Santa Monica Democratic Club. The primary message of the night was the “rise of the progressive movement in Los Angeles.” In attendance … Continue reading

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311 Will Work: Here Are Some Tips

A reader wrote that they had called 311 because a large truck parked on Palisades Drive was blocking the view for people pulling out of a driveway. Initially, the reader tried the landline, and was directed to a Santa Monica … Continue reading

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CTN: Fact or B.S.: Rose Avenue is Affordable Housing

Myth Busters B.S. #2 – Rose Avenue One of my son’s favorite television shows growing up was Mythbusters. Each episode focused on popular beliefs, Internet rumors or other myths. The cast would examine each myth and then either confirm or … Continue reading

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