Daily Archives: August 3, 2015

Highland Park prepares for Fig Jam; how City Council members use discretionary funds

MORNING REPORT: 13th District Councilman Mitch O'Farrell opened a $375,000 field office in Echo Park while Jose Huizar of Council District 14 put more than $1.2 million into a Boyle Heights constituent center using discretionary funds originally intended to reduce blight .... The organizers of a proposed Figueroa Street festival, called Fig Jam, have won a $10,000 grant from the city's Great Streets program but must raise more money to stage the event .... Found in Silver Lake: Black Cat, Friendly and Scared Read More »