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L.A. Council President Wesson Challenges Feds on Marijuana Laws
January 11, 2018
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Herb Wesson recently responded on the city’s behalf, to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s announcement that he has rescinded the Cole Memo, a document aimed at ensuring that the Federal Government takes a hands-off approach to states that have made marijuana sales and use legal.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 »
Harris Named Grand Marshal of 33rd Kingdom Day Parade
January 4, 2018
Adrian Dove, President and CEO, Kingdom Day Parade announced that California U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris is the Grand Marshal for the 2018 Annual Kingdom Day Parade. ... read more »
Environmental Justice conference aims to strengthen relationships in the community
December 14, 2017
Last week, more than 200 community activists and champions of the Environmental Justice fight gathered together in downtown Los Angeles at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles to hold their annual conference hosted by the South Coast Air Quality Managements District.{SCAQMD} SCAQMD is the air pollution control agency for all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, ... read more »
L.A. City Council Pres. Herb Wesson and pro golfers Vincent Johnson and Adrian Stills To Be Inducted in APGA Hall of Fame
August 10, 2017
The APGA Tour is an eight-year-old nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring greater diversity to the game of golf ... read more »
L.A. Council President Calls for Creation of Municipal Bank for Pot Businesses to Use
July 27, 2017
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson on July 25, outlined his legislative priorities, which include creating a municipal bank that could serve the cannabis industry. ... read more »
Eric Garcetti explains how the Lucas Museum will benefit youth and adults
July 25, 2017
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks about how the new museum will provide jobs and bring a vibrant upgrade to exposition park ... read more / watch video »
Spindler Agrees to Get Rid of Weapons, Ammunition
July 14, 2017
A frequent City Hall critic who was arrested after submitting a public-meeting comment card containing Ku Klux Klan imagery and a racial slur pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor disturbing-the-peace charge and agreed to destroy a variety of weapons and ammunition, the City Attorney's Office confirmed this month. ... read more »
Over 4,000 Section 8 Homes Receive Low-Cost Internet  
July 13, 2017
 HACLA, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, human-I-T, and Frontier Communications team up to bridge the digital divide in the city of Los Angeles.  ... read more »
Council President Wesson’s leadership brings community together 
April 19, 2017
Wesson says diverse dialogue on race will make the future of our city brighter   ... read more »
(Part 5) Jackie Lacey speaks on free speech vs hate speech
March 22, 2017
"The issue was: was it an immediate threat or was it speech," -DA Jackie Lacey ... read more / watch video »
South LA Says No To Measure S
February 22, 2017
Measure S would block the jobs, economic development and affordable housing South LA needs and demands—just as revitalization is taking off ... read more »
Measure S is Bad for Our Community
February 15, 2017
Measure S would completely put a stop to the building of any type of low or affordable housing for veterans, seniors, the homeless ... read more »
No Charges for Wayne Spindler
December 22, 2016
A City Hall gadfly arrested after submitting a comment card containing Ku Klux Klan imagery, racial slurs and profanity during a meeting chaired by a black councilman will not be charged with any crimes, the District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. ... read more »
Wesson Explores Appointing Immigrant Advocate to Fight Federal Policies
November 23, 2016
Pledging to defend residents- regardless of immigration status- and safeguard against potential loss of federal funding, Wesson introduces a motion taking proactive steps ... read more »
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson at the 11th annual Taste of Soul family festival
October 20, 2016
Watch as we catch up with 10th District Councilman Herb Wesson outside of 94.7's WAVE Stage during the Taste of Soul! Correspondent: Brittany K. Jackson Director of Photography: Aaron Brumfield ... read more / watch video »
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