Greg Nelson

Retired Director, LA Department of Neighborhood Empowerment

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Retired director of LA's Department of Neighborhood Empowerment and former chief of staff to then-LA City Councilman Joel Wachs

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When the Super Bowl game starts Sunday in Dallas, it will have been 16 years since Los Angeles last saw the National Football League.

AEG Pushes Downtown Football Stadium, Majestic Punts for Irwindale

When the Super Bowl game starts Sunday in Dallas, it will have been 16 years since Los Angeles last saw the National Football League.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Former LA Lakers player and part-owner Magic Johnson says he’s joining an effort to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles, and that’s not the only such plan.

NFL Rumors Swirl Again in Los Angeles

Former LA Lakers player and part-owner Magic Johnson says he’s joining an effort to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles, and that’s not the only such plan.

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA's Neighborhood Councils were established seven years ago with the promise of more grassroots participation in civic affairs.  They were part of the new, reformed City Charter,…

Will LA's Neighborhood Councils Ever Work?

LA's Neighborhood Councils were established seven years ago with the promise of more grassroots participation in civic affairs.  They were part of the new, reformed City Charter,…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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