News Brief Silver Lake

Lincoln HeightsActivists alarmed over a large development along Avenue 34 took over the Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council during last month's election, KCRW reported.

Lincoln Heights Intel (LHI) ran a slate of 11 candidates for 11 positions, and won every single race. “We've won and we're going to keep getting people hip to the city planning and land-use stuff,” said LHI member Sara Clendening “Then we're going to rise up into City Hall and then take those seats.”

The group was came together after learning that a construction project for a five-acre, 468-unit apartment complex had received approvals, despite relatively little community input.

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