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Culver City Developing Anti-Camping Law
In a special meeting on December 21st, the Culver City City Council directed city staff to draft an anti-camping law.
Additionally, Mayor Vera directed the city to declare a state of emergency for homelessness. The city council will vote on a motion on January 9th.
The actions represent a shift in Culver City’s plans to address the homelessness crisis.
Northeast Election Update
Northeast Election Update Elections The Northeast Region had few items on the ballot this November. With Glendale and Pasadena completing their city council elections in June, only Burbank voters could vote on new city leaders. However, Pasadena voters had two meaningful measures to consider. Burbank City Council BOMA/GLA PAC supported incumbent Councilwoman Sharon Springer and…Read More
Westside Election Update
BOMA/GLA found some success in the direction of Westside region’s city council races. However, ballot measures that will raise real estate transfer tax rates appear likely to pass.Read More
Downtown Election Update
Downtown Election Update Elections Downtown did not have a city council candidate on the ballot, but that does not mean it was a quiet election night for the region. From LA Mayor to Measure ULA, many consequential items were on the ballot for this area at the city’s heart. LA Citywide Candidate Races Karen Bass…Read More
Hollywood/Wilshire Election Update
Hollywood/Wilshire had a busy election night, with important LA City Council Races coupled with the race for LA Mayor. Unfortunately, subsequent ballot updates show a poor outcome for some of our supported regional candidates.Read More
San Fernando Valley Election Update
Though the region did not have an LA City Council candidate on the ballot this November, the San Fernando Valley region experienced a busy election night. With consequential races for LA County Supervisor and LA Mayor, outcomes hinge on how Valley voters turned out.Read More
Long Beach-South Bay Election Update
The Long Beach-South Bay election night was active for BOMA/GLA. With many open races, we engaged with multiple candidates in many of the region’s most important races.
From Long Beach Mayor to El Segundo City Council, members made our voices heard.
Nury Martinez Resigns from LA City Council
Nury Martinez resigned from the Los Angeles City Council this week after a recording of her making racist and offensive remarks became public.
Other individuals heard encouraging and making offensive remarks included City Councilmembers Gil Cedillo and Kevin de Leon and LA County Federation of Labor Federation President Ron Herrera.
And while Ron Herrera has also resigned, Kevin de Leon and Gil Cedillo have not. The two even arrived at City Hall on Tuesday as though it was going to be business as usual.Other individuals heard encouraging and making offensive remarks included City Councilmembers Gil Cedillo and Kevin de Leon and LA County Federation of Labor Federation President Ron Herrera.
Long Beach Adopts Climate Action Plan
The City of Long Beach has adopted its Climate Action Plan (CAP).
The plan sets ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gasses and mitigating the effects of climate change.
Long Beach joins a list of local cities with a Climate Action Plan. Addressing and mitigating the adverse effects of climate change is top of mind for policymakers and business leaders alike.
The challenge is establishing the “how” in how Long Beach will apply these policies.
Pasadena Appoints New City Councilmember
In a 5-2 vote last week, the Pasadena City Council appointed Justin Jones to represent District 3.
Justin Jones was among three candidates who applied for the vacancy caused by the passing of Councilman John J. Kennedy.