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Westchester Playa Safety Forum

A Westchester/ Playa Public Safety Town Hall was recently held featuring Councilman Mike Bonin and various law enforcement agencies. I wanted to share a couple of my takeaways from the event. First, Mike Bonin monitors social posts and hears what we’re saying about crime. He says that we need to insist on more officers for our […]

Big Conversations In 90045 This Week

As I mentioned when I started this column, this is a weekly roundup of the 90045 online chatter that catches my eye. I tend to hang out mostly on NextDoor and the Moms’ Facebook Group, although I do loosely follow other platforms. After each blurb below, I reference which platform the conversation is happening on […]

Want The RV’s Off Your Street? Here’s Your 90045 RV Fix

90045 RV Fix As I mentioned in my last post, the City is not legally able at this time to outright ban people from living in vehicles, so don’t wait on the City for your 90045 RV fix. But if you’ve got some RV bad apples parked in your neighborhood, you are not without recourse. Your […]

Houston, We Have A 90045 RV Problem

The 90045 RV Problem What is up with all those RV’s? You know the ones. You’ve seen them everywhere. Recently, they were parked all along Manchester until shiny new restricted parking signage recently put a stop to parking between Sepulveda and Emerson. RV’s parking on our City streets is not unique to Westchester. People are complaining in […]

Big Conversations In 90045 This Week

90045 – Here’s What’s Trending In The Hood As I mentioned last week, this column is a weekly roundup of the online chatter about 90045 that catches my eye. I tend to hang out mostly on NextDoor and the Moms’ Facebook Group, although I do loosely follow other platforms. After each blurb below, I reference […]

Coyotes Are In The Neighborhood

There have been many reports of coyote sightings and animal attacks in Westchester and Playa del Rey, as can be seen on this map set up by concerned neighbors. Residents are being warned to keep their animals inside. Even small animals using doggy doors for access to your backyard are at risk. Coyotes can reportedly jump […]

Big Conversations In 90045 This Week

90045 – Here’s What’s Trending In The Hood As I mentioned last week, this column is a weekly roundup of the online chatter about 90045 that catches my eye. I tend to hang out mostly on NextDoor and the Moms’ Facebook Group, although I do loosely follow other platforms. After each blurb below, I reference […]

Coyotes In Westchester – A Community Meeting

Concerned Neighbors have a arranged an information session with LA Animal Services Officer Hoang Dinh on Sunday, July 24th at 5 pm. The meeting will be held near Nielson Park where Earhart Avenue meets Will Rogers Avenue. Concerns are extra high right now with an apparent uptick recently in sightings and domestic animal attacks. Some […]