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Mitch Englander

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Los Angeles City Councilman for the 12th District, representing the Northwestern San Fernando Valley

Mitch Englander on KCRW

Murals are so much a part of LA’s cultural tradition that it’s called itself the Mural Capital of the World.”  But murals have been banned in the city for more than a decade.

LA's Mural Ordinance

Murals are so much a part of LA’s cultural tradition that it’s called itself the Mural Capital of the World.”  But murals have been banned in the city for more than a decade.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Measures  D ,  E  and  F  on this month’s Los Angeles City ballot all deal with medical marijuana dispensaries.

Can LA Get a Handle on Medical Marijuana?

Measures D , E and F on this month’s Los Angeles City ballot all deal with medical marijuana dispensaries.

from Which Way, L.A.?

After 5 years of wrangling, the LA City Council is scheduled to vote soon on a proposed crack down against overcrowded group homes in single-family neighborhoods. In December, four…

The Debate Over Group Housing in LA Neighborhoods

After 5 years of wrangling, the LA City Council is scheduled to vote soon on a proposed crack down against overcrowded group homes in single-family neighborhoods. In December, four…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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