Post Tagged with: "Tom LaBonge"

Pine tree dedicated to Beatle is laid low — by beetles

07/23/2014 2:48 pm0 comments
L.A. City Councilman Tom LaBonge where the tree dedicated to the memory of Beatle George Harrison stood for more than a decade.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

CNN LOS ANGELES (CNN) — A tree dedicated to the memory of Beatle George Harrison, whose solo career included the hit “What is Life,” has met a grisly end to its life from the jaws of voracious bark beetles. A pine stump now lies a few feet from a plaque [...]

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Mandela Day LA

07/18/2014 3:03 pm0 comments
Nelson Mandela Day in the Los Angeles and the 25th anniversary
of the toppling of the Berlin Wall. Officials will  unveiled a portrait of
Mandela on the Berlin Wall Monument painted by local muralist Kent Twitchell.
Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Council members declared today Nelson Mandela Day to honor the late South African president and human rights activist on what would have been his 96th birthday. During a ceremony at Los Angeles’ Berlin Wall Monument, Councilman Tom LaBonge helped unveil a portrait of [...]

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A greener Los Feliz Golf Course reopens

07/14/2014 3:32 pm0 comments
Tregnan Golf Academy members on reopening day at Los Feliz Golf Course.
Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An automated recycled water system installed at the Los Feliz Golf Course near Griffith Park will save up to 5.5 million gallons of drinking water a year, city officials said today. The water saved would be enough to fill eight Olympic-sized swimming pools or “enough drinking [...]

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Hollywood High designated as historic place

05/21/2014 3:21 pm0 comments
City Councilmen Tom LaBonge, Mitch O’Farrell and Steve Zimmer celebrate with students as a plaque is unveiled at Hollywood High School designating the school as an historic place on the California and National Register of Historic Places. The school was built in 1904.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

  Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — Los Angeles Unified School District school board Vice President Steve Zimmer was joined by elected officials, members of the Hollywood High School Alumni Association, students, staff, volunteers, the community and special guests last Friday to celebrate Hollywood High School’s placement on the California and [...]

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Candidates announce plans to seek LaBonge seat

09/10/2013 3:56 pm0 comments
Tom LaBonge

Photo by Gary McCarthy

From City News Service City Councilman Tom LaBonge is termed out of office by the city’s term limits law in June 2015. But with the 2015 city election about 18 months away, the list of people hoping to take his place on the council is beginning to grow. Another city [...]

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