Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Council District 10
Breaking News: L.A. City Council Appoints Heather Hutt to Fill Vacant 10th District Seat  
September 2, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council appointed Heather Hutt to serve as interim council member for the 10th District on Sept. 2, filling in for the suspended Mark Ridley-Thomas — ... read more »
Five City Council Members Vote to Delay Historic Vote
September 1, 2022
Claiming to act in transparency, five members of Los Angeles City Council voted to delay the appointment of Heather Hutt as the temporary voting representative for Council District 10. ... read more »
Breaking News: Heather Hutt to be Appointed as Councilmember for 10th District
August 26, 2022
Heather Hutt was appointed today to represent Los Angeles’ 10th Council District. She will be the first woman to represent the 10th District and the first woman to represent South Los Angeles in a decade. The appointment was made as a motion introduced by Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez and seconded by Councilmembers Gil Cedillo, Paul Koretz, Mitch O’Farrell, and Kevin de León. ... read more »
Prosperity Market and Council District 10 Hosts Pop-Up Market Scavenger Hunt Finale
August 25, 2022
Prosperity Market in collaboration with Council District 10 is hosting a pop-up market at the newly minted Obama Sports Complex on Saturday, August 27, which will serve as the grand finale to its month-long Black Business Scavenger Hunt. ... read more »
Judge Weighs Extension of Order Blocking Wesson’s City Council Service
August 17, 2022
A temporary restraining order barring Herb Wesson from performing any official Los Angeles City Council duties in place of suspended Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas will remain in place for now, while a judge considers whether to issue a preliminary injunction, he said on Wednesday, August 17, that he's inclined to grant. ... read more »
Heather Hutt Named CD 10 Caretaker 
July 28, 2022
Council President Nury Martinez officially designated Heather Hutt as the Caretaker for Council District 10 on July 20.  Martinez made the appointment following the temporary restraining order issued by Superior Court Judge Mary Strobel on July 19, which temporarily prevents Councilmember Herb Wesson from serving as the district representative.  ... read more »
Wesson and Community Enjoy Grand Opening of Washington Irving Pocket Park
July 21, 2022
Good vibes enveloped the area as Councilmember Herb Wesson and Council District 10 community members officially opened Washington Irving Pocket Park on July 16. ... read more »
Despite Controversies, Wesson Marks Multiple Successes in CD 10
June 30, 2022
In the midst of the months-long controversy regarding the authorized representative for Council District 10, Herb Wesson has remained totally focused on delivering services for the area’s constituents. ... read more »
Correction: Sentinel Editorial Regarding Council District 10
March 31, 2022
Last week’s Sentinel editorial about Council District 10 included photos of Dr. Melina Abdullah and Commissioner Jacquelyn “Jackie” Dupont-Walker, but they were not mentioned in the story. Originally, our intention was to include their photos to represent “strong and brilliant Black women” who already live in Council District 10 and deserve to be on the list for consideration instead of a list comprised of only “one name and that name is Karly Katona” as proposed by Attorney John Sweeney.  While the names of Dr. Abdullah and Mrs. Dupont-Walker were included in the online article, their names were not in the print version. We apologize for the error. ... read more / view gallery »
Council President Nury Martinez Planning to Give 10th Council District a Voice and a Vote
February 3, 2022
Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez has been meeting with residents and leaders throughout the community in plans for appointing a voting member to the Los Angeles City Council to represent the 10th Council District in the coming weeks. ... read more »
City Issues RFP to Develop Marlton Square
December 2, 2021
Council District 10 and the city of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) on November 29 for a community-serving development at Marlton Square. ... read more »
Karly Katona Appointed “Caretaker” of the 10th Council District
November 4, 2021
Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez appointed the chief of staff for Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas as the “caretaker” for the 10th Council District on Monday, November 1, 2021. ... read more »
Redistricting Commission Adopts Draft Maps of L.A. Council Districts
October 7, 2021
The redrawn borders, approved at the September 30 meeting, were based on testimony from individuals, community groups and neighborhood councils. ... read more »
Mark Ridley-Thomas Takes Council 10th District Seat
November 5, 2020
In the Council District 10 race, county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas took a big early lead over Grace Yoo, an attorney and community advocate. Early returns showed Ridley-Thomas with 61.61% of the vote. ... read more »

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