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Take the Los Angeles Budget Survey Challenge

Los Angeles is currently planning its 2011-12 budget and this year may be the most challenging ever for the city’s finances. The city needs and wants your input, so Mayor Villaraigosa invites you to take the Los Angeles Budget Challenge, which launched January 27th, 2011. The Los Angeles Budget Challenge …

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Manager’s Position Re-Instated in Neighborhood Council System

Reprinted from the Beverly Press. The Los Angeles City Council re-created the position of general manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE), which oversees the city’s neighborhood councils. Bong Hwan Kim had resigned as general manager of the department following Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s announcement that he intended to merge …

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Neighborhood Councils Fear Impact Of Consolidation

From The Los Angeles Daily News The decision by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday to merge the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment into another city agency has raised concern over the future of the city’s decade-old experiment with grass-roots democracy. To Villaraigosa and many city and neighborhood council leaders, the proposal …

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California gets $2.3 billion for high-speed rail line

California will get more than $2.3 billion in federal stimulus money to help build an 800-mile-long, high-speed rail line tying Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay area to Los Angeles and San Diego. The grants announced by the Obama administration would fund the largest public works project in California history, …

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Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Launch Of Interactive Budget Survey

New survey is designed to garner feedback and educate residents on the challenges of balancing the City’s Budget LOS ANGELES – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today announced the launch of the ‘Los Angeles Budget Challenge’, an interactive online budget survey that allows Angelenos to provide input on real budget issues the …

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