Councilman Garcetti taps the Eastside for support and $1,000 contributions

Councilman and mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti announced earlier this week that he had raised about $1 million in campaign contribution. The long list of contributors include celebrities – Jake Gyllenhaal  and Jamie Lee Curtis- and power brokers, Eli Broad. Garcetti, whose 13th Council District includes Echo Park and Silver Lake as well as Atwater and Glassell Park, was also able to attract numerous contributions from the Eastside, including more than two dozen people and companies who plunked down the $1,000 maximum.

The $1,000 Eastside contributors included Silver Lake restaurant and bar owners, the head of an Echo Park social service agency, a documentary filmmaker, the wife of artist Shepard Fairey and the founder of the L.A. Derby Dolls.  Of course, Garcetti and his wife were among the $1,000 contributors to his campaign.  With the election more than a year away, expect more contributions – and campaign sales pitches – in the months ahead.

Click on the link below for a list of Garcetti’s $1,00o Eastside supporters.

$1,000 Contributors Zip Code
Philip Burchill,
Jacklyn Burchill
Pierre Casanova
Manager of Cliff’s Edge Restaurant, Silver Lake
Cecilia Cabello
Vice President Mercury Public Affairs
Jeff Cho,
Businessman, JJGCI
Deborah Chow
Real estate development
Amanda Fairey
Proprietor of Studio Number One (Echo Park);wife of artist Shepard Fairey
Sandra Figueroa-Villa,
Executive Director of El Centro Del Pueblo, Echo Park
Mitchell Frank
Founder of the Spaceland (now closed) and The Echo nightclubs
Laura Gabbert,
Documentary Filmmaker
Eric Garcetti
Gasoline Retail Facilities Consulting  90039
Bruce Gilbert,
Music supervisor
Keith Greco
Julie Gutman,
Executive Director/Labor Lawyer
Nina Hachigian
Senor Fellow, Center for American Progress
Dana Hollister,
Designer/developer; founder of 4100 Club & Cliff’s Edge, Silver Lake
Gareth Kantner
Owner of Cafe Stella, Silver Lake
Medlife Ambulance Services  90039
Rebecca Ninburg,
Founder of L.A. Derby Dolls
Quan Phung
Television Producer
Hassan Rabie
Standing Crooked, Inc  90026
Guy Vidal
Home Improvement Specialist
Amy Wakeland
Consultant, wife of Eric Garcetti
Julie Wong
Council Aid and Garcetti spokeswoman
Lisa Zwerling

More campaign contribution information is available at the city’s Ethics Commission website.

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One comment

  1. I visited the three-acre parcel at Allesandro and El Moran. Such unnecessary(and possible illegal?) destruction. A few residents briefed me on its history, and you will not be receiving any campaign contributions or endorsements from this group or from me….. NADA!!!!!!!

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