Monthly Archive: September, 2007

Political Murder in Guatemala

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

[Roman Catholic Bishop Juan Gerardi Conedera] was murdered as he returned to his Guatemala City residence on April 26, 1998. Two days earlier he had released a four-volume report on the civil war that formally ended in 1996, after it had claimed some 200,000 lives over four decades. The indigenous Mayan population, which makes up [...]

L.A. Times Proposed O.C. tollway would violate environmental laws, report says

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

Proposed O.C. tollway would violate environmental laws, report says L.A. Times September 29, 2007 Coastal Commission staff analysis recommends denying certification of the Foothill South project that would pass through San Onofre State Beach By Dan Weikel and David Reyes Los Angeles Times September 29, 2007 Building a six-lane toll road through San Onofre State [...]

Why We Can’t Wait: Reversing the Retreat on Civil Rights Conference Oct. 19-20 North Carolina

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Read conference details and register online today. Cristóbal Joshua Alex Campaign Coordinator NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO RESTORE CIVIL RIGHTS 151 West 30th Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10001 212.244.4664 cjalex@nylpi.org

Griffith Park Merry Go Round

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Griffith Park Merry Go Round Originally uploaded by The City Project

L.A. River Marsh Park Campfire 2007

Sunday, September 16th, 2007

Visit the Transit to Trails flickr mashup. Anahuak youth eating marshmellows at the September 15 campfire in Marsh Park along the Los Angeles River. Anahuak Youth Association, The City Project, and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority hold camp fires there as part of Transit to Trails. The project takes North East Los Angeles youth and [...]

Community Demands City Action To Improve Neglected Skid Row Park — Rally September 17

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: Contact: Charles Porter, UCEPP September 11, 2007 213.622.1621 213.440.4891 (cell) Community Demands City Action To Improve Neglected Skid Row Park Rally Scheduled for September 17 WHAT: More than100 community members will hold a rally to protest the failure of the City of Los Angeles to provide adequate recreational resources and [...]

New York Times Complex Defeat for Nobel Winner Rigoberta Menchu in Guatemala

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

New York Times September 11, 2007 Complex Defeat for Nobel Winner in Guatemala By MARC LACEY SANTIAGO ATITLÁN, Guatemala, Sept. 10 — There are two ways to win political office in this traditional Mayan town nestled on the southern shore of Lake Atitlán, and campaigning is but one of them. The other is to call [...]

Elephant Hill Support City Council Action

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

Anahuak Youth Association and The City Project have submitted the attached letter and report to join the public call urging the Los Angeles City Council to assert jurisdiction over the building permit, final parcel map, and other ministerial permits associated with the development of 24 luxury homes on Elephant Hill in El Sereno on September [...]

Irish Bar Council Chair Turlough O’Donnell Public Interest Law in Action

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Turlough O’Donnell, Chairperson of the Irish Bar Council and a very senior barrister, studied public interest law in action with The City Project the week of August 13, 2007. The Bar Council is the governing body of the barristers’ section of the legal profession in Ireland. Turlough is a very successful senior counsel, committed to [...]

City Council Approves El Monte Transit Village

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

The City Council on September 4, 2007, approved the El Monte Transit Village, a comprehensive 65 acre mixed-use transit oriented development that will help revitalize the remarkably diverse community of El Monte, CA, with up to 1,850 residential units including affordable housing, about 491,000 square feet of retail and office space, better parks to improve [...]