Last week, Sustainable City News fact-checked statements by mayoral contenders in the first three candidate forums. This week, we fact-check statements made in four candidate forums by Whittierites running for City Council in Districts 1 and 3. On business growth and retention, District 3 incumbent Cathy Warner claimed during the Chamber of Commerce forum at...
Measure FD authorizes Los Angeles County to impose a parcel tax to provide funds for the L.A. County Fire Department. Measure R requires that the Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission research and draft a Comprehensive Public Safety Reinvestment Plan.
Schools could use this money to make buildings safer, to construct new buildings, or to increase the amount of student housing. Districts with less money could also apply for more help from the state to pay for construction projects.
The 18,000-square-foot park was designed by the skaters who will use it, and provides a safer, more fun alternative to skating in parking lots and at schools and other public buildings. It is the largest skate park overseen by the County Parks & Rec Department.
Whittier City Council and mayoral candidates discussed their vision for business in Whittier and their proposals to support the local economy at the Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce Whittier City Council Candidates’ Forum on Wednesday, January 22.
Hear Whittier City Council candidates’ vision for Whittier's future at the Cleaner Greener Candidate Forum on Saturday, January 25, at the Whittier Community Center, and at the Housing & Homelessness Candidate Forum on Saturday, February 1, at First Christian Whittier.