Mike Bonin

member of the Los Angeles City Council, representing the 11th district

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Councilman for LA's 11th City Council District, which includes much of the Westside, including Venice

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Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin says he’s choosing mental health over a powerful job: “If you don't take care of yourself, you can't take care of anybody else.”

Mike Bonin has suffered depression. He may now be happiest man in LA politics

Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin says he’s choosing mental health over a powerful job: “If you don't take care of yourself, you can't take care of anybody else.”

from KCRW Features

“Venice is a world-famous tourist destination. It also has many homeowners who are very vocal on this issue and have been for a long time.

Homelessness in Venice becomes political flashpoint, LA County sheriff now involved

“Venice is a world-famous tourist destination. It also has many homeowners who are very vocal on this issue and have been for a long time.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Councilman Mike Bonin is proposing that parts of some city-owned land, including parks and beach parking lots, be turned into sanctioned campground sites for unhoused Angelenos.

Unhoused Angelenos should be able to camp in parks and parking lots: LA City Councilman Mike Bonin

LA Councilman Mike Bonin is proposing that parts of some city-owned land, including parks and beach parking lots, be turned into sanctioned campground sites for unhoused Angelenos.

from Greater LA

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