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Emails Needed by Thursday, July 17 to Save the South Central Farm (Again) (tags)

The L.A. Planning Commission is again planning to put a sweatshop and warehouses on the South Central Farm site, and this time they're doing an end run around public comment.

Van Nuys Nuys Neighborhood Council Continues to Support Residents (tags)

MORE THAN 500 SUPPORTERS URGE CITY TO FIND ALTERNATE SITE FOR FIRE STATION 39

Van Nuys Neighborhood Council Supports Hundreds of Residents (tags)

CONCERNED VALLEY RESIDENTS CONTINUE TO SEEK ALTERNATE SITE FOR FIRESTATION 39

Inglewood Indie Paper Threatened Physically (tags)

The Morningside Park Chronicile, a small community paper in a neighborhood of Inglewood, has been threatened and the publisher says someone broke into her home.

Venice Beach Holocaust Denier runs for Venice Neighborhood Council (tags)

Homeless bashers maneuvering for position to further their anti-humanitarian agenda.

Labor, Community Leaders Target Wal-Mart September 21 (tags)

Neighborhood activists and labor unions are organizing San Diego's biggest-ever anti-Wal-Mart demonstration Saturday, September 22 in the Golden Hill and Sherman Heights neighborhoods. Though the Wal-Mart in Sherman Heights hasn't even been built yet, it's already driving local businesses to close or cut back — and Wal-Mart has systematically refused to make any promises to the community to hire locally or mitigate the impacts of their store.

"This Is What a Police State Looks Like" (tags)

Protestors confront Anaheim's notorious killer cops.

Venice is changing soon to be known as Silicon Beach ... (tags)

Venice Town Hall: Silicon Beach - Thursday, April 12 come all who care about this 'town' to hear, talk, and discuss what is happening in your neighborhood or maybe just 'nearby' ....it could happen to you too ... iNIMBY is not the same story

When Goliath Wins: The Triumph of Redevelopment in Los Angeles (tags)

On Tuesday at 8:00 a.m., the South Central Farmers, their supporters, and the residents of the Central-Alameda neighborhood will confront the Los Angeles City Council in its chambers one more time to try to save the Farm and save the neighborhood. in the unlikely event they succeed, they might save the City.

SCF to Occupy LA City Hall (tags)

Farmers Join with Central–Alameda Residents and OccupyLA To Halt Sale of Last Piece of Urban Farm

Who's Watching The Neighborhood Watch? (tags)

Out of control and ex-con Venice Neighborhood Watch Members Promote Fear and Hate

Echo Park Moms 4 Education: URGENT - Parent Wake-Up Call on Tuesday May 10th!!! (tags)

LAUSD's Public School Choice is already an anti-democratic measure to give public schools away to private charter corporations. Removing the advisory vote makes PSC all the more totalitarian and entirely removes community and parental voice. Either keep the advisory votes or repeal PSC altogether.

Press Conference: LAPD Christmas Checkpoints/Neighborhood Council Resolution (tags)

PRESS CONFERENCE: Neighborhood Council and Southern California Immigration Coalition to denounce the Los Angeles Police Department and Mayor Villaraigosa for stealing cars from Immigrants; especially during Christmas

Find your own NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (tags)

The short arms of the LA City Council are the 90 local Neighborhood Councils. Here are 2 on the westside. Find your own and get involved in any way you want. Now.

THE RACIST GENTRIFICATION OF OUR CITIES (tags)

“Why don’t we just get nooses for everyone of those lowlifes and hang them from a tree? They’re used to that kind of treatment anyway!” read the message on an email sent to upscale co-op residents of a redevelopment project smack right in the middle of a Harlem neighborhood last October. The anonymous post which originated from one of the units within the co-op added: “I hope you all agree that the best thing that has happened to Harlem is gentrification. Let’s get rid of these ‘people’ and improve the neighborhood once and for all.”

July 13th, AR Protests (tags)

Protest Wrap Up in LA

"Flipping" Self Help Graphics? (tags)

LA Eastside writer Victoria Delgadillo is following what's happening with the recent sale of SHG to a real estate speculator and "flipper" who is on a house flipping show. Will SHG be flipped away? Click link for full story

The minutemen had a rally and nobody came (tags)

The gang known as the Minutmen had a rally on Saturday. Nobody (not even me) noticed.

UPDATE: LA Eco Village (tags)

LA Eco Village Update

Today, a small killing (tags)

A tree falls in the concrete jungle.

Westside Citizens Groups Move to Recall City Councilman Jack Weiss (tags)

Fed up with a corrupt a city council owned by developers, citizen groups are targeting Councilman Jack Weiss. The backlash against over development and the congestion it brings has started and all city council persons are beginning to feel the heat.

In Our Own Words: Youth Tours of South L.A. (tags)

Walking Tours of South L.A., Saturday June 9 and 16: Youth from South L.A will lead tours of the Vermont Corridor, focusing on cultural landmarks and significant historical changes.

PEACE ACTIVISTS TARGET CONG. HOWARD BERMAN (tags)

About 40 peace activists from multiple groups in the San Fernando Valley gathered in front of Congressman Howard Berman's home in Valley Village on Sat, May 26,2007. Berman did NOT VOTE on the supplemental Iraq appropriations bill HR2206 that funds the war without timelines for withdrawal. Groups represented included Neighborhood Peace and Justice, Progressive Democrats of America, Progressive Caucus CDP, So. Cal. Grassroots, Valley Democrats United. Photos: (c)2007 Linda Sutton

Villaraigosa's Greening of Los Angeles (tags)

My Vision for LA (Excerpted from Antonio 2005 website position statements) Los Angeles has always been a city of big dreams and bold possibilities. The men and women who helped build a dusty, desert town into our great city were never satisfied with the status quo. They understood that progress depends on people who see what can be rather than what merely is -- and who are willing to work to make it happen.

MARCH TODAY 5:30PM TO SAVE THE S.C FARMS! (tags)

a march through the neighborhood in support of the farm to build local community support and solidarity.

The South Central Farmers Push, and City Hall Budges (tags)

City Council proves fallow, but the Mayor's office has initiated negotiations to save South Central Farm. The Farmers still have a long row to hoe--they need to raise $7.35M to save the Farm.

Help Keep Venice Progressive! (tags)

Vote for Progressive Independent Candidates for the Venice Neighborhood Council

To Picket Fences in L.A. (tags)

Too many years have passed and too many fences have been built for Los Angeles to attempt a perilous, impractical and costly u-turn back to the “Leave it to Beaver” days when neighborhoods had unobstructed front lawns.

VENICE NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL OUT OF THE DOG HOUSE AND ON TRACK FOR A SEPTEMBER ELECTION (tags)

Last night, Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (BONC) voted unanimously to give the go ahead for the next Grass Roots Venice Neighborhood Council election, which will be held September 10 and 11th. The Board's decision came more than nine months after the last GRVNC election was invalidated by the City's Human Relations Commission, leaving the neighborhood council without a quorum, ability to function, or funding.

City Departments Plotted to Paralyze the Venice Neighborhood Council (tags)

Leaders of the Grass Roots Venice Neighborhood Council (GRVNC) have learned, through the release of public records, that several Los Angeles city departments were secretly monitoring their activities. Ultimately, members of a working group within the city government succeeded in overturning the neighborhood council’s election and rendering the GRVNC unable to function.

Eco-Village Speaker at First Unitarian Church (tags)

Lois Arkin, resident of LA’s Eco-Village and Executive Director of CRSP (Cooperative Resources and Services Project), will speak on the subject of Deep and Rapid Change on January 23 at the 11:00 a.m. Sunday Service of the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles, 2936 West 8th Street. Free. (213) 389-1356.

Repost:Defend Grassroots Democracy in Venice (tags)

This was posted yesterday but inaccessible due to server overload(?). Election is today. Keep Venice cool. Vote today!

Defend Grassroots Democracy in Venice (tags)

Progressives defend their election from lies, slander and sabotage.

Activist and Art Convergence in Northeast LA (tags)

October Surprise This is our city, lets live in it!

CALL TO ACTION: Join Mass So. Cal Neighborhood Vigils Sat. June 5 (tags)

Go to the Neighborhood website: http://buckfushjune5.org/ for complete information on joining your neighborhood action in a day of focused rage against war, occupations, injustice and illegal, inhumane US interventionism.

CALL TO ACTION: Join Mass So. Cal Neighborhood Vigils Sat. June 5 (tags)

Go to the Neighborhood website: http://buckfushjune5.org/ for complete information on joining your neighborhood action in a day of focused rage against war, occupations, injustice and illegal, inhumane US interventionism.

ONE GLOBAL COMMUNITY. com - Now On-line (tags)

Global Network of Community Centers In... Every Neighborhood, Village, Town, Tribe, City... All Around the Earth... All Connected Together... Creating... One Global Community

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