Topic Mitch O’Farrell
Tenants from Hillside Villa and Chesapeake Apartments fight for their housing while Joe Buscaino helps repeal COVID protections for disabled and elderly community members.
An ambitious plan for LAUSD improvement, controversies surrounding RV parking, and NIMBY backlash to a wellness pavilion.
CD 13 Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell said 209 EPL residents were placed in transitional shelter after the encampment sweep. A year later, only 17 made it to long-term housing.
In an incident caught on video, CD 13 staffers harass an unhoused resident and tell the co-owner and employees of Stories to “get jobs.”
Candidates discussed policies that affect how we walk, bike, and ride transit.
Katzenberg got a meeting with another city councilmember this week in less than an hour, proving that deep pockets and a PR machine lead to easier avenues of influence.
Officials across multiple agencies can’t explain why a portion of the park remains closed, but it’s a part of an alarming citywide trend of restricting public spaces.
Across Los Angeles, unhoused Angelenos are being forced out of their communities in the name of preserving public space for “all citizens” — but who does that really include?
In a bizarre move, the CD 13 Councilmember announced the reopening of Echo Park Lake and only invited a single news outlet.
One iconic park remains conspicuously shuttered as more and more of Los Angeles re-opens.