City Council

Southers Elected Police Commission VP

Dr. Erroll G. Southers was recently elected vice president of the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners. Mayor Karen Bass nominated Southers in February to replace Eileen Decker, who resigned, and he was confirmed by the City Council in March.

South Central Is Not For Sale

Social media influencer and self-proclaimed educator, Dulce Vasquez, who is running for Los Angeles City Council District 9, is facing fierce backlash on her social media platforms for refusing to answer tough questions and blocking residents from exercising their first amendment rights. 

It’s Not About MRT , It’s Not About Herb, It Should Be About The People of the 10th District

Mark Ridley-Thomas should encourage the plaintiff and his friends to drop this frivolous lawsuit and allow Herb Wesson to serve as the “Interim” Councilmember of the 10th District and let’s move forward on working for the people and not for individual glory and political gain.  Nobody could serve as the Interim Councilmember of 10th District better than Herb Wesson.


Concerned Citizens of the 10th District have been absolutely compromised when every district in the City of Los Angeles has a representative on the City Council except for us. Yes, 14 out of 15 leaves a mathematical answer to the question that many people in the city have been asking. How many districts are excluded from voting in the city? The answer is One district- and that district is the 10th District. 


The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a plan from the Civil + Human Rights and Equity Department (LA Civil Rights) to roll out the city’s first participatory budgeting pilot program. The Los Angeles Reforms for Equity and Public Acknowledgement of Institutional Racism, or LA REPAIR, will give nine communities impacted by high rates of poverty, COVID-19, pollution and other factors the decision-making power to allocate more than $8.5 million in city funds. 

LA City Council Advances Draft Redistricting Map Ahead of Public Hearing

The Los Angeles City Council today advanced a draft map of proposed new borders for its 15 districts, ahead of the first of two state-required public hearings on the map tomorrow. Over the last week, council members made significant changes to a draft map originally recommended by a civilian redistricting commission. City Council President Nury Martinez had blasted that original map, saying the commission’s drastic changes to council districts “confused and alienated thousands.”

Youth Orchestra Los Angeles Finds Permanent Home in Inglewood

During an exclusive tour, the Los Angeles Sentinel explored the Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen Center, the first Youth Orchestra Los Angeles program (YOLA) located in the heart of Inglewood; dedicated to the elite musical training of local youth, channeling the musical excellence of the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Councilman Curren Price Fighting for the Victims of South LA Explosion

During what was intended to be a routine safe detonation of confiscated fireworks by the LAPD Bomb Squad on June 30, led to an explosion in South LA, which sent 17 people to the hospital, including neighbors and first responders, blowing out the glass on homes and destroying several vehicles.