Category Archives: Pacific Palisades Community Council

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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Will Rogers Beach a Valuable Resource for All Angelinos

(Editor’s note: On May 26 Councilman Mike Bonin co-proposed using parking lots at two popular beaches — Will Rogers State Beach and Dockweiler — a parking lot at the Marina del Rey Boat Ramps and two Recreation Centers to house … Continue reading

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State Will Fund Potrero/PCH Pedestrian Bridge, Offering Pedestrian Access to the Beach 

State Senator Ben Allen confirmed at the July 8 Community Council meeting that the state will budget $11 million to build a pedestrian bridge over PCH that connects Will Rogers State Beach with the George Wolfberg Park at Potrero Canyon. … Continue reading

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Letter from Pacific Palisades Community Council to LA City Explaining Why Will Rogers Should Not Be Used for Homeless

(Editor’s note: the following letter was sent on June 10 from the Pacific Palisades Community Council to Richard H. Lewellyn, Jr., City Administrative Officer (CAO) and to Matt Szabo, CAO appointee (effective 7/4/21), who is current Deputy Chief of Staff … Continue reading

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Members of Community Council’s Executive Board Are Perturbed about City/County Inaction

The Pacific Palisades Community Council sent a letter on April 29 to County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilman Mike Bonin asking them, “Will you reject or withdraw any proposal to use the public state beach parking lots for … Continue reading

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Community Council Decries Bonin’s “Lack of Transparency” in Will Rogers Beach Housing Plan

In an April 19 letter to Mayor Garcetti, Councilman Mike Bonin and City Council President Nury Martinez, in reference to putting homeless in little homes on Will Rogers State Beach, the Pacific Palisades Community Council Executive Committee wrote: “Councilmember Bonin … Continue reading

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City, Annoyed by “Pesky” Appeals to Planning, Seeks to Hike Filing Fees

The L.A. City Administrative Office (CAO) is proposing an 18,000 percent increase in the cost of filing an appeal to the City Zoning Administrator from the current $89 to $16,097. The City Council’s Planning and Land Use Management Committee (PLUM) … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: Homeless at Will Rogers, the PPCC meeting and the Elephant in the Room

  By NINA MADOK Special to Circling the News After participating in the Pacific Palisades Community Council meeting on April 8 and listening to the comments of concerned citizens and council members alike opposed to Councilman Bonin’s motion to house … Continue reading

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Bonin’s Homeless Plan Faces Withering Opposition at the Pacific Palisades Community Council Meeting 

“The Chamber of Commerce is opposing this motion,” said Fay Vahdani, the Chamber’s representative on the Pacific Palisades Community Council. “We’ve seen what has happened in Brentwood and Venice and it has destroyed those communities.” Lasting nearly two hours, last … 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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