Tag: Hugo Soto-Martinez

City’s Housing Element threatens our historic districts

City’s Housing Element threatens our historic districts

| October 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

In October the governor signed 56 new housing bills in an effort to address California’s housing crisis. The majority of these only continue to chip away at the issue through making construction a little bit easier here, offering an incentive there, or by enacting greater tenant protections, all in the elusive pursuit of bringing the […]

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Larchmont Chronicle; Larchmont Charter

Larchmont Chronicle; Larchmont Charter

| August 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

Your community newspaper is concerned about community issues. A critical issue relates to one of the four campuses of Larchmont Charter School (LCS), whose original campus is just a few blocks from our newspaper office on Larchmont Boulevard. Larchmont Charter School also has a campus in Hollywood, on Selma and Cherokee avenues, adjoining Schrader Boulevard […]

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Electrical  outages spark meeting on problems’  solutions

Electrical outages spark meeting on problems’ solutions

| March 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

Residents ‘deserve a resilient… power grid’ Major storms in January and February left many residents in Windsor Square and Hancock Park without power for multiple days. Those affected dealt not only with the extended outages but also with confusing messaging as to when power would be restored. Banding together to try to get answers and […]

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Councilman Soto-Martinez: Use preservation to protect our treasures

Councilman Soto-Martinez: Use preservation to protect our treasures

| January 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

The historic upset victory over incumbent Councilman Mitch O’Farrell by political newcomer Hugo Soto-Martinez reverberated not only throughout Council District 13, but in City Hall and the historic preservation community as well. A changing of the guard at City Hall always is concerning to those of us who work to preserve and protect the rich […]

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Locking arms  to address  homelessness  is top of mayor’s agenda

Locking arms to address homelessness is top of mayor’s agenda

| December 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

During her inauguration speech on Dec. 11, Mayor Karen Bass emphasized the need for all Angelenos to “lock arms” to address homelessness. She said that the voters elected her to lead and that she would, adding: “But I am also asking you, Angelenos, to join me in moving our city forward. “In addition to asking […]

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Election 2022: New mayor in the neighborhood

Election 2022: New mayor in the neighborhood

| December 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Mayor-elect Karen Bass, in response to a question at her November 17 press conference held at the historic Ebell of Los Angeles, said she still was overwhelmed by her recent victory in the contest to become the new Mayor of Los Angeles. She said she had not even contemplated the details of moving into Getty […]

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