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 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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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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 »
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.
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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 »
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 »
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 »