I wanted to share some milestones in our march toward establishing guidelines for the first-ever comprehensive affordable housing policy in the City of Los Angeles. I have been aggressively pursuing a value capture policy in particular. In September, I introduced a motion that would require developers to build low-income units or pay into the city's Affordable Housing Trust Fund in exchange for zoning changes, variances or other exceptions that increase the value of the project. The motion…Continue
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Join CD13 Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell's team, Silver Lake Improvement Assn and Wood Handcrafted Pizza on Sunset at Silver Lake Blvd. for a morning of neighborhood clean up and a genuine Italian reward.Continue
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PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE FOR THE ARTS
This year, Pasadena Showcase House is revisiting a distinguished estate designed by Fernand Parmentier in 1910 that is an eclectic English Tudor combined with Craftsman elements. The artistic innovations and philosophy of the burgeoning Arts and Crafts movement are evident in this striking…Continue
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THIS THURSDAY, 4/16, 6:30 to 8:30 at HachéLA.
Great steak or veggie burger goes well with double friend french fries and garlic dip, strawberry lemonade or select brew or wine, and don't forget custard desserts. We usually have about 30 members of the community show…Continue
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The Griffith Park Adult Community Center will hold their annual Spring Faire on Saturday, April 18, 2015. 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. invite your family and friends. Meal tickets are only $12 in advance; or pick them up at the event for $15.00 There is…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on April 13, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
Performers, join others' stages or create your own. Audience - watch SilverLakeStar for more details about local venues. For email notifications, join our online community.
For more info,…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on April 13, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES DEBATE 4/27/15
Hear from the candidate who will replace Tom Labonge after the May 19, 2015 election.Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on April 10, 2015 at 6:58pm — No Comments
Sometimes the motivation for creating legislation is personal. For Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez, he recalls, “As a child, I spent seven days in the hospital with pneumonia and nearly bankrupted my family. Between lost wages for missing work and the cost of my medical bills, my parents were barely able to make ends meet."
And sometimes, it's about taking steps towards fairness. When people aren't taking advantage of…Continue
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POV LA - Jimbo Times, The L.A. Story Teller, is part photo journalism, part soulful blogger and all L.A. Jimmy documents the ordinary (Sunset Blvd. in Silver Lake)...
and there's always the element of surprise...…Continue
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Silver Lake Star Real Estate and Entertainment blogger, Clint Lohr. Lohr was on the seller's team for this Echo Park listing. Want an up-to-date property evaluation or an idea of what's available in Eastside residential properties? Contact Clint through his …Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on March 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Gatto’s Bill to Ease Traffic Congestion Cruises Through Transportation Committee
Sacramento, CA – Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to help increase the efficiency of Los Angeles County’s freeway system, one of the nation’s most notoriously congested systems, passed its first legislative hurdle today, the Assembly Transportation Committee by a vote of 13-0. The bill, AB 210, will create a pilot project to help ease traffic congestion…Continue
Added by Betsy Hall on March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Pending approval by City Council, the run-off election will determine Carolyn Ramsay or David Rhu as our next Councilmember in Council District 4.
Having worked in current Councilmember Tom LaBonge's office for many years, Ramsay knows the District well. She comfortable in heals at a business mixer, hiking boots in Griffith Park. She stays cheerful and cooperates with others under difficult circumstances. Her interpersonal relationships and skills could speed the…Continue
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Wednesday, March 25 - Haché LA is offering 15% to Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic to help with Diabetes Awareness. During an extended Happy Hour of 6 to 10 PM, we'll be chowing down on steak and vegan burgers and studying up on our Diabetes knowledge. Come by and meet…Continue
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LADWP Offers $10 To Go Paperless
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JENI’S LOS FELIZ OPENING NIGHT PARTY
Friday, March 20
7 – 10 p.m.
1954 Hillhurst Ave (corner of Hillhurst and Clarissa avenues)
Hosted by Jeni
First 50 in line get one of our new ceramic Flavor Mugs
Jeni's first West Coast shop opens this Friday night in Los Angeles—and they’re throwing a party. Join them at Jeni’s Los Feliz (1954 Hillhurst Ave; at the corner of Hillhurst and Clarissa) from…Continue
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Project Walking Tour & Community MeetingContinue
Silver Lake Reservoir Complex Bypass Line Traffic Plan
Councilman Tom LaBonge (4th District), the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and the Los…
Added by Betsy Hall on March 14, 2015 at 6:29pm — No Comments
By Betsy M. Hall
How do businesses connect with clients, in and around Silver Lake? That is one of my niches. I grew up here and I've helped businesses grow.
Omnipresence is one my favorite strategies. Beyond being familiar, you and your business can be known, liked and trusted.
What tools can Marketing Directions offer for…Continue
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