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Traffic Advisory: Celestial Event on Monday, August 21st, 2017

On Aug. 21, 2017, sky-gazers in North America will have a chance to see one of the most stellar celestial events visible from Earth: a total eclipse of the sun!

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Feedback on Cannabis Regulation

This week, City Council confirmed Mayor Garcetti's appointments to the newly-established Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation and the Los Angeles Cannabis Commission.

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STATEMENT: Ryu on LA2028 Olympics

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, City Council voted to approve the City’s Bid to host the 2028 Olympics and Paralympic Summer Games. Due to limited comment and parliamentary procedure, Councilmember Ryu issued the following statement.

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Griffith Park Access & Mobility Study Survey Responses

The Fourth Council District created a survey to solicit input from community members to help develop solutions to traffic, safety, and access issues near Griffith Park. 

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Press Release: L.A. Moves Closer to Granting LAUSD Students College Dedicated Children's Savings Accounts

Los Angeles, CA -- The Los Angeles City Council approved Councilmember David Ryu’s motion to appropriate $80,000 for the hiring of a consultant to provide analysis and recommendations for the implementation of a college dedicated city-wide Children’s Savings Account (CSA) program.

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Statement: Ryu Pushes for Greater Transparency in MOU Negotiations

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the City Council is scheduled to vote on a plan to give employees at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) pay increases for five consecutive years. 

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Short Term Rentals

On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, I submitted a letter to Councilmember Jose Huizar, Chair of the City's Planning and Land Use Management Committee, regarding my concerns for short term rentals.

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Metro Purple Line Extension: Jet Grouting Along Wilshire

The design-builder anticipates Friday, June 9, as the date when jet grouting activities will continue on Wilshire Blvd. in new locations near the Wilshire Blvd./Highland Ave. intersection.

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2017 LGBT Heritage Month

Today, Councilmembers O’Farrell and Bonin led the City Council to open the Month of June as LGBT Heritage Month. For the presentation, I had the opportunity to recognize CD 4’s dynamic duo and wives, Doreena Wong and Jenny Pizer, both leaders serving our API and LGBT communities.

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Media Advisory: Los Angeles City Council Recognizes the 135th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu will recognize the 135th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act, the nation’s first law that excluded immigration of a single group of people based on race.

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