Wednesday, May 14, 2008

News Roundup, May 14

Westsiders oppose Villairaigosa's density agenda (LAWeekly)
Editorial on Prop 98 (Sacramento Bee)
"Prop 98 Hidden Agenda for California June Primary Is Not So Far Beneath the Surface" (California Progress Report)
Marlowe in Hancock Park still under construction (Curbed)

Parking ticket fines may increase (LAist)
Another community's debate over PPD (Curbed)

LADWP approves new rate plan based on two LA temperature zones (LAist)
New USGS report on California earthquakes (USGS)

Miracle Mile Art Walk -- 12pm-5pm Saturday May 17. See MCW website for details.

Used kids' hiking boots wanted for Donate-a-Pack program
Residents needed to speak about people driving the wrong way down one-way streets [particularly Detroit] and about the need for crosswalks on 3rd Street MCWCC Transportation, Parking & Streetscape Committee, June 3, 2008, 7pm, NCJW Building
Local Primary Election (with Props 98 and 99 on the ballot) June 3. Absentee ballots must be mailed by May 27 or hand-delivered between the 27th and the 3rd.
MCW Election July 2, 2008. Deadline to request vote-by-mail ballot is June 24, and such ballots must be returned by June 28. See City Clerk's website for further info.

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