“The three of us have one major goal,” Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson told the Sentinel in a recent interview about his relationship with fellow African American City Council members, Curren Price and Marqueece Harris-Dawson and their collective effort to help underserved constituents. ... read more »
Los Angeles Council President Herb Wesson recently responded on the city’s behalf, to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s announcement that he has rescinded the Cole Memo, a document aimed at ensuring that the Federal Government takes a hands-off approach to states that have made marijuana sales and use legal. ... read more »
More than 120 families received a complete dinner at the annual Thanksgiving Giveaway sponsored by Bethany Baptist Church of West Los Angeles and the Baldwin Bethany Community Development Corporation. ... read more »
About fifty people joined City Council members in Council chambers on September 27, to celebrate the designation of October 4 as Russell Simmons Day of Meditation, to honor his efforts to unite Los Angeles through the practice of meditation. ... read more »
The motion to rename Rodeo Road between Jefferson Boulevard and Arlington Avenue was introduced by Council President Herb Wesson, who recalled meeting Obama for the first time during an early campaign stop at Rancho Cienega Park on Rodeo Road in 2007.
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Commemoration recognized 25th anniversary of 1992 L.A. Civil Unrest
First AME Church of Los Angeles (FAME) and the Korean American Federation of Los Angeles (KAFLA) co-sponsored a 4/29 Unity Event on April 29 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the city’s 1992 civil unrest. ... read more »