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9/20-21: LA City Council Redistricting Commission to Publicly Draw Draft Maps

09/20/2021 – 09/21/2021 @ 5:00 pm –

The Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission (LACCRC) will host special meetings over a two-day or more process where Commissioners will publicly draw draft council district maps. Commissioners will also be reviewing draft district maps submitted by the public, which along with public testimony and other sources of data such as the Census redistricting data and the American Community Survey will help inform the Commission as it draws maps that are fair and inclusive.

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Responds to Judicial Council’s Decision to Set Zero Bail Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

“I applaud the Chief Justice and the Judicial Council for adopting a statewide zero bail for people charged with most misdemeanors and low-level felonies,” District Attorney Lacey said. “In Los Angeles County, we implemented a zero-bail measure last week that allows us to further reduce the number of people in county jails and courthouses. I appreciate the collaboration among criminal justice leaders in Los Angeles County that has resulted in the rapid deployment of new and innovative approaches as we work to try to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community.”

9th District Councilman Curren Price Receives Top Honor

Councilman Price named NAMC 2015 Legislator of the Year Award Winner The National Association of Minority Contractors-Southern California Chapter (NAMCSC) will present the 2015 Legislator of the Year Award to Councilman, Curren Price, 9th District Friday, October 23, 2015 at its 16th Annual Awards Ceremony. The Gala will be held at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel in Los Angeles. The evening begins at 6:00 PM with a reception, followed by dinner and the award ceremony. “Diversity in Construction Builds a Better Tomorrow” the dynamic theme this year, pays tribute to the exceptional men, women and companies or organizations that

Councilman Price Is Determined To Insure The 9th District Get’s What Has Been “Promised”

Like most South Los Angeles residents, Councilman Curren Price was shocked when he heard that South Los Angeles neighborhoods, particularly those in the 9th District, were excluded from receiving Federal Promise Zone Funds. (Sentinel file photo) Like most South Los Angeles residents, Councilman Curren Price was shocked when he heard that South Los Angeles neighborhoods, particularly those in the 9th District, were excluded from receiving Federal Promise Zone Funds. “When you have a grant that is supposed to help and revitalize poor communities, how do you exclude the district with the highest unemployment in Los Angeles,” questioned Price. Los Angeles,

Curren Price, Our 9th District Councilman

The community has spoken in favor of Curren Price by electing him 9th District councilman. Price led over his opponent, Ana Cubas, by 53.55 percent of the vote. For over five decades, the 9th District has been represented by the best in the African American community. The late Gilbert W. Lindsay represented the 9th as councilmember from 1962–1990, followed by Rita Walters, who served from 1991-2001 and Jan Perry, who started her term in 2001 and recently termed out. Now, Price joins in a distinct legacy as he enters the 9th District seat. As Price refers to the district, “The

Councilwoman Perry Endorses Sen. Price to replace her in City Council 9th District

    Los Angeles City Councilmember Jan Perry announced this week that she is backing State Senator Curren Price to continue her legacy in the 9th District for the City Council run-off on May 21.   “It is after much thought and consideration that I have decided to endorse Senator Curren Price for the Ninth District. I don’t take endorsements lightly. This is a very special community—one that I have proudly represented for 12 years. For this reason, I took my time talking to people in the Ninth District to ensure that their best interests are met in the future.

Parks’ 8th Council District Only Area of City to See Job Growth in 2009

Councilman Bernard Parks (8th District) The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce reported positive job growth in the Eighth District in their 2010 Los Angeles City Council District: 2010 Economic Report, presented during a City Council meeting on Wednesday. Although the report contained generally dismal economic news, one notable exception was South LA’s Eighth Council District, represented by Councilmember Bernard C. Parks. According to the report, District 8 has weathered the start of the recession better than the rest of the city, adding 1.7 % more jobs in 2008 and 2.4 % more in 2009. No other district reported positive