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2017's Wonder Women of the Fourth

In honor of Women’s History Month, our office selected four women who have made immense contributions to their neighborhoods in the Fourth Council District.

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Press Release: LADWP to Begin Refilling Silver Lake Reservor

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) officials confirmed today that surplus water from the above average snowpack runoff water from the Eastern Sierra region will be made available to refill Silver Lake Reservoir ahead of schedule. 

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LA City Leaders Support Access To Legal Counsel for Immigrants Detained Upon Entry To U.S.

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously (11-0) approved a Resolution in support of the Access to Counsel Act, introduced by Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA).

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Miracle Mile HPOZ Approved by Council Committee

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the Planning and Land Use Management Committee approved an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) for the Miracle Mile area.

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STATEMENT: Ryu on Pilot Sidewalk Repair Program

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the Los Angeles City Council approved a $1.5 million sustainable sidewalk repair pilot program. If approved by the Mayor, the program would be rolled out at select City facilities beginning this summer. The goal of the program is to begin incorporating alternative, environmentally sustainable products in the City’s long-term effort to repair and maintain our broken sidewalks. The program will assess the installation and lifecycle costs, maintenance requirements, and the durability of the materials used - including, porous and permeable interlocking pavers, post-consumer plastics and materials made from recycled rubber tires, amongst others.

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Press Release: Launch of Weekday Dash Observatory

LOS ANGELES –The City of Los Angeles will begin weekday DASH bus service to Griffith Observatory and the Greek Theatre beginning Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in an effort to improve access and reduce traffic congestion. With weekend service already in place, there will be access every day from the Metro Red Line Vermont/Sunset Station to the two historic venues, local hiking trails, and Hollywood Sign viewing.

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Press Release: Runyon Canyon Park Expands

LOS ANGELES – The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, along with Councilmember David Ryu, Fourth District, Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA), The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and Supervisor Kuehl announce today the acquisition of the 14.9 acre property located at 2450 Solar Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90046, in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles, adjacent to Runyon Canyon Park. The completion of this acquisition expands Runyon Canyon Park and permanently protects this parcel from development.

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STATEMENT: Ex-Parte Communications Ban

Councilmember Ryu released the following statement regarding Mayor Garcetti’s ban on ex-parte communications:

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Press Release: Ryu Announces New Hires and Staff Promotions

Los Angeles, CA -- Councilmember David Ryu announced the addition of two new deputies and staff promotions in his council office.

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STATEMENT: City Council Denies Historic Status to the Hope Estate

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the Los Angeles City Council voted against granting historic status to the Bob and Dolores Hope Estate, located in Toluca Lake at 10350 West Moorpark Street.

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