- Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for $3.9 million worth of improvements — ranging from sidewalk repairs to new bus benches and street trees — in the area around the Mariachi Plaza Gold Line station in Boyle Heights. MyNewsLA
- The City Council is scheduled to vote on Tuesday, May 16, whether to grant landmark status and protection to an Echo Park bungalow court threatened with demolition. The L.A. Cultural Heritage Commission and the City Council’s Planning & Land Use Management Committee have previously approved declaring the 1920s-era Wurfl Court a historic cultural monument.
- Voters head to the polls on Tuesday, May 16 to decide whether incumbent Gil Cedillo or newcomer Joe Bray-Ali will represent Council District 1. They will also weigh in on City Charter Amendment C, which would change the police disciplinary process officers will face. KPCC goes over the ballot issues and options. Go here to look up your polling place and sample ballot.
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