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City Attorney Announces Order Against Alleged Illegal Pharmaceutical Dealer
May 3, 2021
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said today his office has secured a court order requiring an alleged illegal pharmaceutical dealer operating in Koreatown to pay restitution and wear a GPS monitor for the next 360 days. ... read more »
Ridley-Thomas and Empowerment Congress Discuss ‘Reimagining L.A.’
March 25, 2021
While Mark Ridley-Thomas has less than six months in his position as the 10th District Councilmember, his roots with the Empowerment Congress go way back, nearly 30 years.  So, it’s no surprised that he joined with the community group to host “Reimagining L.A.: What’s Next?” ... read more »
Los Angeles Native Nathan Thornton Teaches SmarterKorean
May 14, 2020
Nathan Thorton started and runs SmarterKorean, a successful Korean language company that started in Los Angeles. What’s unusual about this fact is that Mr. Thorton isn’t Korean; he is in fact, African American and was born and raised in Los Angeles.  ... read more »
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Bright Star Schools’ Stella Middle Charter Academy, with Brand-New Campus in Baldwin Village, Enrolling 5th Grade for Fall 2020 on a First-Come, First-Served Basis
April 30, 2020
Bright Star Schools, a network of nine high-performing, tuition-free charter public schools across three communities in Los Angeles — West Adams/Baldwin Village, Koreatown, and the San Fernando Valley — ... read more »
L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson To Hold Free Diaper Grab-and-Go Saturday
April 10, 2020
Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson Jr. and Good Plus Foundation will host a diaper grab-and-go for 10th Council District residents on Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at his district office in Koreatown. Diapers will be given to families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority will be given to families in the 10th Council District but no families are excluded from applying. Limited quantities and sizes available. All families must sign-up online at herbwesson.com/diapers. No walk-ups will be permitted. ... read more »
Why I am Running for Elected Office and Why You Should Care
February 14, 2020
In 2017, 26-year-old Gemmel Moore was found dead of a meth overdose in the West Hollywood home of Democratic donor Ed Buck. Buck, was 63 and White, a longtime political donor, a one-time West Hollywood City Council candidate and a well-known figure in LGBTQ political circles. Moore was Black and gay and had worked as an escort. ... read more »
Koreatown Homeless Shelter Approved by L.A. City Council Committee 
May 24, 2018
A Los Angeles City Council committee today approved a Koreatown parking lot as a potential site for a temporary homeless shelter during a raucous early morning meeting attended by hundreds of people who filled the council chamber to capacity.  ... read more »
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Local Buffalo Wild Wings’ Owners Open New Location
August 31, 2017
New Buffalo Wild Wings location celebrates with fight night, elected officials, celebs and community. ... 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 »
Denny’s Couple Reaches Mid Trial Settlement in Discrimination Case
February 10, 2016
A black couple and Denny's Inc. reached a mid-trial settlement on February 4 in the pair's lawsuit alleging the manager of the restaurant chain's Koreatown location discriminated against them by demanding that they pay for their food in advance. ... read more »
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