LA Times endorses Joe Bray-Ali

Los Angeles Times: Bray-Ali, a small business owner and community activist who lives in Lincoln Heights, would best lead this district and the city into a better future.  

Los Angeles Times: Bray-Ali, un pequeño empresario y activista comunitario que vive en Lincoln Heights, sería mejor en llevar este distrito y la ciudad hacia un futuro mejor.

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East Area Progressive Dems endorses Joe

The East Area Progressive Democrats (EAPD) has officially endorsed the candidacy of Joe Bray-Ali as the progressive choice for City Council in Council District 1

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Joe Bray-Ali qualifies for matching city funds

Joe Bray-Ali is the first candidate for City Council in CD1 to qualify for 2:1 matching funds from the City. Joe Bray-Ali es el primer candidato que califica para 2: 1 fondos de contrapartida por la ciudad del Concejo Municipal en CD1.

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Joe Bray-Ali endorsed by LA League of Conservation Voters

Joe Bray-Ali is the only challenger the LALCV has endorsed ahead of this upcoming election based upon his commitment to environmental justice and protection of open spaces. Joe Bray-Ali es el único retador que la LALCV ha endorsado antes de esta próxima elección basada en su compromiso con la justicia ambiental y la protección de los espacios abiertos.

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Notice of Street Closure on Sunset Blvd.

Santa-1-768x510.jpgNOTICE OF SUNSET BLVD. CLOSURE –  SATURDAY DEC. 10 

Alert! Due to the Echo Park Community Parade, the following schedule will be observed on Sunset Blvd. between Vin Scully Ave. and Park Ave.

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The winds of change

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Notice of Street Closure on Figueroa St. – Sunday 12/4

Highland-Park-Parade-2.jpgNOTICE OF FIGUEROA ST. CLOSURE – SUNDAY DEC. 4 Photo: Franklin High School Cheer Squad | Martha Benedict

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Press Releases and Photo Ops aren’t cutting it

30546142520_0840a29fe5_b.jpgIn 2013, right after the current CD1 incumbent got into office, he raided $5,000,000+ from the Lincoln Park Pool and Bathhouse. You can see the motion for yourself: CF 13-1395-S3. Here are the facts:

Photo: The Lincoln Park Pool and Bathhouse had its reconstruction funding raided. Press stunts and PR promises from the incumbent mean more long, hot, summers for locals.

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Vote for Measure M – a small business perspective

IMG_0499-1-768x768.jpgAs a small business owner, I support Measure M.

Like most small business owners, my relationship with sales tax is a complicated one. The local government, and voters, have been very comfortable with taxing people at the retail sales counter – a method of taxation that impacts people in my community, working people who are my customers and friends, more than a property tax or an income tax would.

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Staying Positive in MacArthur Park

MacArthurStatue-800x400.jpgHow do you stay positive when your day-to-day experiences in the city drag you down? For me, this campaign offers an opportunity to take the negative experiences and channel them into positive change. A recent trip to MacArthur Park tested my ability to stay positive about things in the district.

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