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He wanted formerly undocumented immigrants to go public. Then Trump won
March 30, 2017 - 11:25am
When Miguel Luna began to wear the little black pin, he wasn’t sure how people would react. Read the full LA Times article here.
Primer for newbies: the Purple Line Extension
March 29, 2017 - 10:52am

There are many balls in the air transit-wise these days around Los Angeles with ongoing construction or planning on multiple projects. With early work underway on the section of the Purple Line Extension subway that will serve downtown Beverly Hills and Century City, I wanted to give a brief refresher on the project for those new to the game. Read full Source article here.

LA Planning Commission Recommends Approval of Plan Amendments for LAX LAMP
March 24, 2017 - 11:55am

The Los Angeles City Planning Commission (CPC) recommended the City Council approve zone change requests and amendments to various municipal planning documents in conjunction with the use and development of Los Angeles World Airports’ (LAWA’s) proposed Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). These recommendations were made during a special joint meeting of the CPC with the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC). Read press release here.

Councilman Dotson’s Leadership Moves Inglewood Forward
March 17, 2017 - 3:09pm

“I take my job very seriously,” Inglewood Councilman George Dotson told the Sentinel in a recent interview. Read full interview here.

Boyle Heights youth, police seek end to violence through dialogue
March 15, 2017 - 5:23pm

Amid long-running tension in East L.A.'s Ramona Gardens, youth and police are turning to dialogue to improve relations and stem violence.

Dean Spanos' decision to move the Chargers to L.A. is the biggest he'll ever make and one he won't escape
March 9, 2017 - 1:08pm
The fortune Alex Spanos amassed over six decades began with bologna. The year was 1951, and the son of a Greek immigrant was unemployed and broke, searching for a way to provide for his wife and two young children. He convinced a Stockton bank to loan him $800 to buy a panel truck and supplies to make bologna sandwiches to sell to migrant farm workers. Read full article here.
Airport Commissioners Approve Final EIR For LAX LAMP
March 6, 2017 - 3:49pm

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) certified the Final EIR for Los Angeles World Airports’ Landside Access Modernization Program at LAX and recommended that the LA City Council concur and approve the LAMP Project. Read the full press release here

Garcetti And City Council Celebrate Purchase Of 'Crown Jewel' L.A. River Parcel
March 6, 2017 - 11:34am

Mayor Eric Garcetti acknowledged the closing of escrow on a 42-acre riverfront parcel, known as the ‘crown jewel’ of the Los Angeles River revitalization plan, on Friday, more than a month after the city approved its purchase. Read full article here.

LAX breaks ground on new concourse
February 28, 2017 - 10:45am

LAWA, which operates Los Angeles International Airport, broke ground on an addition to Tom Bradley International Terminal aimed at helping passengers get to and from planes more easily. Read full article here.

Watch Inglewood's $2.6-Billion NFL Stadium Rise
February 27, 2017 - 11:23am

With an estimated budget of $2.6 billion, Inglewood's new NFL stadium may be the most expensive ground-up development underway in Los Angeles County.