Posts Tagged ‘San Fernando Valley’
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
LA City Council to hold Special Election for District 6 Seat held by Nury Martinez
On April 4, 2023, the Los Angeles City Council will hold a special election in District 6 to replace Nury Martinez.
Martinez resigned in October after a leaked conversation revealed her saying racist comments and berating colleague Councilmember Mike Bonin.Read More
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.
As Final Primary Ballots Are Tallied, Pro-CRE Candidates Finish Strong
This past Friday, the LA County Registrar finished counting ballots from last month’s primary elections. Here are some of the most important results impacting our industry.Read More
Los Angeles Invests in Preventing Homelessness and Public Safety in 2022-23 Budget
After the City Council approved Los Angeles’ budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, Mayor Eric Garcetti Wednesday officially signed the budget into law, setting the City on a course towards recovery after a period of fiscal …Read More
Los Angeles to Expand Citywide Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
After instructing the Department of Water and Power to create a strategy long-term citywide Electric Vehicle Master plan, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to approve the Master Plan. This new strategy will address the emerging demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by furthering the expansion and accessibility of charging stations …Read More
New Split Roll Tax Initiative Fails to Make Ballot!
Late last year, a law firm representing SEIU-UHW submitted a proposal to California state officials seeking to place a split roll tax proposal on the November 2022 ballot. In application, this new proposal was dramatically different from Proposition 15, a tax initiative that was defeated last year. Preliminary titled as the “Housing Affordability and Tax Cut Act of 2022”, the proposal would tax …Read More
What Does LA’s Homelessness Settlement Mean for our Homelessness Response?
Following months of disputes and uncertainty, the City of Los Angeles and homelessness advocates have finally reached a settlement that will require major investments into the homelessness crisis. This represents the culmination of extensive disputes over what the …Read More