Dear Neighbors,

I am honored to serve Council District Four as your Councilmember. From Sherman Oaks to Hollywood, Griffith Park to the Miracle Mile, the Fourth Council District is full of vibrant neighborhoods and iconic landmarks, but most importantly, residents that care about their community and its future.

My website is a great place to discover what’s going on in our district and at City Hall, and let me know about the issues that concern you and your neighbors most. You can also follow me on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for up-to-date news and an inside look at the work we’re doing to make Council District Four an even better place to live.

As always, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Sincerely,
DAVID E. RYU
Assistant Council President Pro Tempore
Councilmember
District Four

The Latest

PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Ryu Introduces Legislation Urging Los Angeles to Join the 30 by 30 Conservation Campaign

LOS ANGELES - Today Councilmember Ryu co-introduced two pieces of legislation seeking to commit the City of Los Angeles to independently joining the international “30 by 30” conservation campaign. Joining the campaign would commit the city to conserving 30 percent of the city’s land for open space and conservation by 2030 in an effort to combat climate change. Both pieces of legislation were co-introduced by Councilmembers Ryu and Koretz.

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PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Ryu’s Permanent Al Fresco Legislation Moves Forward

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Council’s Transportation Committee today approved Councilmember David Ryu’s motion seeking to implement a permanent version of the city’s Al Fresco program, sending it to full Council for a vote. The Al Fresco Program, which has received positive feedback from restaurants, diners and restaurant adjacent neighborhoods, supports the heavily impacted restaurant industry by allowing restaurants to operate outdoors. The motion approved today in Committee seeks a report back on the feasibility of making this program permanent.

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PRESS RELEASE: City Council Approves Councilmember Ryu’s Recusal Legislation

LOS ANGELES - Today the Los Angeles City Council approved legislation co-introduced by Councilmember David Ryu to raise the recusal requirement standard for City Councilmembers. The motion instructs the Ethics Commission to consider the standards that other agencies apply to determine when Councilmembers must recuse themselves from official acts, and highlights the recusal model used by the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Adopting a recusal model similar to the one used at Metro would allow the city to quickly and effectively expand the universe of conflicts that require recusals by City officials.

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