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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

Margaret Mead

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MEDIA

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The Great L.A. Housing Scam     April 20, 2016

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Three Recalls are Better Than One     April 11, 2016

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Dislocation, Dislocation, Dislocation     February 23, 2016

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Rentally Deranged     October 26, 2015

 

Los Angeles Finally Has a Union to Represent Renters     October 23, 2015

The man who stopped a Target     October 14, 2015

saveValleyVillage takes illegal demolitions seriously.

We want our friends and neighbors to be informed of the danger 

exposure to asbestos & other toxic construction materials illegal demo's cause.


The Planning Department and City Councilmembers neglecting to enforce these critical regulations should not be mistaken as these toxins as being somehow safe.


Please take a moment and read about these dangers at the link below, 

provided by a very brave resident who was exposed to asbestos by a typical office remodel which released asbestos into the air.

mesotheliomalawyercenter.org/asbestos

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IT'S NOT JUST VALLEY VILLAGE

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'We wish we had done something about it. 

We wish we had been more angry and more militant 

and fought back harder,’” she said. 

“‘Now we’re seeing our communities that don’t look 

anything like our communities.’   August 4, 2016

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Betrayers of the Public Trust     April 27, 2016

 

David Ryu Betrays CD #4 Voters     March 27, 2016


Where is Councilmember David Ryu?     March 25, 2016

SUPPORT, FRIENDS, LOCAL GROUPS & AFFILIATES

     Coalition of Squeaky Wheels                  Our Studio City                        Save Coldwater Canyon    Sherman Oaks Preservation Group

         Preserve LA Trees               NH Community 4 Preservation              Recall Paul Coalition              Stop Manhattanwood

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IMPORTANT READS

A Time for Action  (Council File: 14-1184-S2)

 

 

Planning's incorrect data but still admits to lack of open space.

 

Using CEQA to Protect Your Community

Lincoln Place Garden Apartments is a great example of how community can prevail.

In 2001, the previous owner of the 1951 Lincoln Place Garden Apartment complex in Venice  announced a full-scale demolition and redevelopment plan to build hundreds of market-rate condominiums.   The fight to save Lincoln Place evolved into an epic preservation and tenant-rights battle with illegal demolitions, CEQA lawsuits, multiple hearings before the State Historical Resources Commission, and, ultimately, evictions.   In 2010, following years of negotiations, the Los Angeles City Council approved a settlement agreement between the Lincoln Place Tenants Association and the current property owner that will rehabilitate all existing buildings, enable eighty-three evicted tenants to return, and reactivate hundreds of rent-stabilized units on the Westside.

WHERE TO FIND:

A list of contributions made to Council members...............................................................Ethics.lacity.org


Department Of Planning Statistical Information.................................................................planning.lacity.org


City Council meetings, access to files, records and archives............................................clerk.lacity.org

 

Report misconduct by a City official...................................................................................Ethics.lacity.org

 

Report your experience with your Neighborhood Council..................................................Department of Neighborhood Empowerment

 

The Public Recreation Plan

Framework - Chapter 6

Open Space Element

What Density Doesn't Tell Us About Sprawl

Cultivate LA is a great resource to learn about Urban Agriculture and what you can do.

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