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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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Laurel Canyon Blvd Reopens

Los Angeles, CA -- Councilmember Ryu announced the full reopening of Laurel Canyon Blvd on Saturday, February 11. Laurel Canyon opened at 1:30pm and will remain open thereafter.

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Public Hearing: West Sherman Oaks NTM Plan

It’s not too late to submit your comments for the West Sherman Oaks Hills Neighborhood Traffic Management Plan.

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Update: Laurel Canyon

Los Angeles, CA -- Laurel Canyon Road, between Mt. Olympus Drive and Kirkwood Drive will be closed today to northbound traffic between 12pm and 3pm for tree trimming services so emergency vehicles can safely pass through.

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Update: Laurel Canyon Closure

Councilmember Ryu released the following updates regarding the Laurel Canyon Closure:

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Press Release: Ryu Calls for Neighborhood Safeguards Amid City's New Tourism Record

Los Angeles, CA -- In light of the groundbreaking tourism statistics in Los Angeles released by the LA Tourism and Convention Board, Councilmember David Ryu introduced legislation instructing the City to report back on a strategy to alleviate the impacts of tourism in affected neighborhoods.

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Press Release: Councilmembers Push for Sweeping Campaign Finance Reform

Los Angeles, CA -- On Tuesday, Councilmembers David Ryu, Paul Krekorian, and Joe Buscaino introduced a series of campaign finance reform proposals, including banning developer campaign contributions to City elected officials and candidates, and increasing the City’s matching funds ratio to empower small donors, in an effort to increase transparency and public trust in local government.

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