City Council District 12 Runoff Special Candidate Forum & Town Hall 

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July 15, 7 PM, Galpin Ford 2/F Community Room John Lee                        Loraine Lundquist In the June 4 primary election to replace District 12 City Council member Mitch Englander, John Lee and Loraine Lundquist received the most votes. They will meet again in a special August 13 […]

January 21, 2019 Valley VOTE Meeting

After Decades of Taxes Is the Valley Finally Getting Real Mass Transit? Please join us at 6:30 pm on Monday January 21 for a fact-filled discussion on Valley Transportation held in the 2nd floor conference room of Galpin Ford at 15555 Roscoe Blvd. Our guests for the evening will be Bart Reed, executive director of […]

You’re cordially invited: Valley VOTE meeting tonight on hyper-mega-over-development and a proposed law to make it even worse.

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Join us at the Valley VOTE meeting Monday night, where we’ll be talking about mega-developments planned for Warner Center, the traffic impact, and a proposed state law that could make it even worse. Special guest Maria Kalban will share with us what the Sherman Oaks Homeowners Association found out. Here’s my recent column about these issues: https://www.dailynews.com/2018/04/10/time-for-a-new-warner-center-plan/ Hope […]

Valley VOTE Supports Measure S in March 7 Election

The Executive Committee of Valley VOTE, a diverse coalition of San Fernando Valley residents, businesses and civic organizations, urges the people of Los Angeles to vote in favor of Measure S, the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, on the March 7 ballot. Only by approving Measure S can ordinary citizens of Los Angeles take back control of […]

Valley VOTE Opposes LADWP Rate and Wage Increases

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The Executive Committee of Valley VOTE opposes the proposed five-year increase in LADWP water and power rates and calls for a continuation of the salary freeze that is set to expire in 2016. The “Benchmarking Analysis” produced in February by LADWP’s Corporate Performance Division with the help of two outside consultants reveals that LADWP spends […]

The Valley VOTE Board of Directors Support the Pierce College Farm

For decades when budget times have been hard, the Pierce College Farm has been threatened with commercial development. Over time the Farm was to become a golf course, shopping mall or residential housing. Dozens of acres have already been sold off. Pierce College began as an agricultural farm after WWII and sits on 426 acres, […]

Valley VOTE Supports Veterans Lawsuit

The Valley VOTE Board of Directors has overwhelmingly approved the following Motion: Valley VOTE supports the Class Action Lawsuit filed on June 7, 2011 on behalf of four plaintiffs. The first is Carolina Winston Barrie, a great granddaughter of one of the land donors in 1888 that bequeathed the property, in perpetuity, in West Los […]