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My Neighborhood Council Campaign & a Recap of My Proposed Infrastructure Improvements

One of the reasons I decided to run for Wilshire Center Koreatown Neighborhood Council was because of how unsafe the streets are in this neighborhood, particularly for pedestrians and cyclists.  I want to do everything I can to get infrastructure improvements like scramble cross walks, bike lanes, and removal of slip lanes. I’ve been creating […]

I’m Running for Public Office!

Yes, it’s true! I’m officially running for a board seat as an At-Large Resident Representative of the Wilshire-Center Koreatown Neighborhood Council. I’ve decided it’s time to take my advocacy work to the Council to make a direct impact on my community. Koreatown is a unique neighborhood in LA—it’s situated at the junction of several rail […]

LA Leaders Say ‘No’ to Jaywalking Laws

Los Angeles pedestrians may finally see some relief from citations. City Councilmember Jose Huizar and State Assemblymember Miguel Santiago are pushing for common sense changes to antiquated state laws in order to allow pedestrians to begin crossing the street during the flashing countdown signal. Huizar and Santiago held an action on August 9th calling for […]

Labor Day Travels via Surfliner

I approached Labor Day weekend with no plans.  I have had a lot going on, so I was looking forward to being productive around the house and relaxing.  But then at the last minute, some friends invited me to Mexico for the weekend. My friends drove down on Friday while I was working.  Now how […]

Expo Line Extension Opening Weekend

The day is finally upon us!  The Expo Line extension will open May 20th , finally bringing rail service from downtown to the beach. To celebrate, Metro is providing free rides on the Expo line beginning at noon on Friday, and all day on Saturday.  There will be community events at the new stations from […]

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project is ‘Halfway There’–Let’s Celebrate!

Metro thanks the communities along the 8.5 mile LAX/Transit Project Alignment on Saturday, May 7th with their ‘Halfway There’ event. The festival takes place at Leimert Park from 10-4pm, and will feature performances by local musicians, kids zone, food vendors, archeology discoveries, and more.  A formal program will begin at 10:30, and will feature several […]

Bike Week LA 2015

Today officially kicks off the 2015 edition of Bike Week LA.  The week will see events all throughout Los Angeles that promote biking as a form of transportation, and raises awareness about bicycle and pedestrian safety. No matter in which side of town you live, there are events near you.  There are a ton of […]