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 Motion to Crack Down on COVID Party Houses

LOS ANGELES - Councilmember David Ryu introduced a motion today to increase penalties and deterrence options against property owners who put community health and safety at risk by skirting building and safety rules or city law, such as the party house ordinance passed in 2018. Penalties could include water and power shutoff, permit prohibitions, or having a certificate of occupancy held or revoked.

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PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Ryu Introduces Motion to Pay COVID-19 Infected to Stay Home

LOS ANGELES - Councilmember David Ryu introduced a motion today to provide two weeks pay to Angelenos who test positive for COVID-19 and commit to quarantine. The $25 million wage replacement program would be available to Angelenos regardless of immigration status, housing status or criminal record, and seeks to encourage people to get tested and provide public health information to Los Angeles County contact tracers. 

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STATEMENT: COUNCILMEMBER RYU ON FINES AGAINST SMALL BUSINESSES

LOS ANGELES - A recent investigation by NBC4 revealed that local restaurants and small businesses were being fined hundreds of dollars by the City’s Department of Building and Safety for minor violations, such as putting up a banner without a permit. At a time of significant economic strain on small businesses, Councilmember David Ryu released the following statement:

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