DONE WATCH-The Historic Cultural Neighborhood Council is officially subdivided.
DONE WATCH-The following letter was written by Katherine McNenny, a Los Angeles resident and activist in the community of Skid Row. While DONE touted the turnout from Koreatown, none of it related to anything they did and further shows what a joke online voting is.
DONE Watch--Jose! The Neighborhood Council’s broke up with you and your online-voting. Let it go. It’s becoming embarrassing.
THE HCNC SUBDIVISION FRAUD--A blogdated 4/20/2018 detailed the many inconsistencies and outright lies connected to the fraudulent neighborhood council subdivision application of the Historic Cultural North Neighborhood Council Formation Committee (HCNNCFC).
DONE WATCH-It seems EmpowerLA is doing its darndest to keep a lid screwed on a three-page policy memo, almost as tight as the Nixon administration trying to can the Pentagon Papers.
DONE WATCH--City Councilmember José Huizar and former President George W. Bush share some unfortunate traits proving due diligence isn't their strong suit.
EASTSIDER-As a civic activist who has served on a neighborhood council, I am deeply concerned about the future of the Neighborhood Council system itself. The following is a letter I wrote to Councilmember David Ryu about the problematic performance of the Department of Neighborhood Emplowerment (DONE) and the need for change. (Photo above: DONE GM Grayce Leiu and LA Controller Ron Galperin.)
DONE WATCH--The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates are an elected team of NC members who spend thousand of hours meeting annually with departments and unions, to review wants and needs, and to scrub through the city budget, in order to report to the Mayor and City Council on matters of budget and city services.