Tag: City Council District Four

Having kept his promises, David Ryu seeks reelection

Having kept his promises, David Ryu seeks reelection

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Heralded as the “anti-corruption” candidate when he first won in 2015, David Ryu now is fighting to hold his seat in Council District 4. For most of 2020, Ryu has been leading his constituents through one of the most challenging years in memory all while debating with his opponent, “who, between them, is the bigger […]

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Ten contested local seats on ballots this month

Ten contested local seats on ballots this month

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Incumbent City Councilmember David Ryu is working to keep his seat in District Four in the face of a challenge from newcomer Nithya Raman. Council District Four includes most of Larchmont, Hancock Park and surrounding Larchmont Chronicle readership areas. See the map of local political districts on pages 16-17. Other local candidates in highly contested […]

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CD4 candidate Nithya Raman seeks to unseat incumbent

CD4 candidate Nithya Raman seeks to unseat incumbent

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Political newcomer Nithya Raman took some by surprise on March 3 when she won 41 percent of the vote for the 4th Council District seat. Her 31,502 votes were just 2,796 fewer than received by incumbent David Ryu, who she will face in the runoff election on Tues., Nov. 3. “The message at the core […]

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Weitzer fills in as Julia Duncan leaves Ryu’s planning staff

Weitzer fills in as Julia Duncan leaves Ryu’s planning staff

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Julia Duncan, Council District Four Senior Planning Deputy — who has worked on several neighborhood issues — left her post Feb. 16 for a position as a project planner in the City Planning Department. Returning to the team after she retired two years ago, Renée Weitzer has 36 years of experience, many of them in […]

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Carolyn Ramsay back in Council  District Four

Carolyn Ramsay back in Council District Four

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Twenty-one year resident of Council District Four, Carolyn Ramsay is returning to Councilman Tom LaBonge’s office as chief of staff following a 15-month stint as the L.A. director of The Trust for Public Land. “Word travels fast, and this is headline news,” said LaBonge of Ramsay’s return effective Sept. 1. “I’ve already run into so […]

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