Tag: David Ryu

Supervisor, two council seats on local ballot

Supervisor, two council seats on local ballot

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

The national political conventions — different as they were in this COVID-19 era — are over, and campaigning is gearing up locally as well as nationally. There are a number of competitive local races taking place in and adjoining our Mid-Wilshire area. Election contests garnering the most local interest include two elections for Los Angeles […]

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When counting the numbers, numbers don’t always count

When counting the numbers, numbers don’t always count

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Homelessness is on the rise. People are living on the streets, in tents and in their cars more than ever before. We don’t need data and statistics to know the sad truth of what we see every day driving and walking the streets of Los Angeles. Yet, a complex, data-based numbers game takes place every […]

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Sunday Farmers’ Market ‘is here to stay’

Sunday Farmers’ Market ‘is here to stay’

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Councilmember David Ryu has announced a meeting to discuss a simmering controversy concerning the Larchmont Sunday Farmers’ Market and a small playground designed to replace six of the city surface parking lot’s existing 34 spaces. The meeting was prompted by e-mails from Windsor Square resident Gary Gilbert that generated an outpouring of concern from Market […]

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City Council candidates talk on issues of our time

City Council candidates talk on issues of our time

| January 29, 2020 | 2 Comments

Incumbent Councilman David Ryu is joined by three  other contenders in the race for the District Four seat on the City Council. The election is part of the Super Tuesday March 3 Presidential election. Last month, Chronicle staff sat down separately with Ryu, Sarah Kate Levy, Nithya Raman and write-in candidate Susan Collins. Homelessness and […]

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Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

| April 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

Larchmont Village merchants and shoppers always welcome more parking for the street. It has been this way since the Los Angeles Railway Company’s Yellow Car trolley “3 Line” stopped running up the Boulevard from Third Street to Melrose Avenue in the late 1940s or early 1950s. The contemporary desire for additional parking notwithstanding, there usually […]

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Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

| August 31, 2017 | 4 Comments

With 11 properties now sitting vacant on Wilton Pl., stretching two blocks from Melrose to Rosewood, local residents and business owners alike are complaining that the neighborhood is quickly deteriorating. “We have been battling the situation for months now,” says a neighbor who owns the Hollywood Historic Hotel, located on the corner of Melrose and […]

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