Tom LaBonge

Los Angeles City Council

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City Councilman for Los Angeles' 4th District (Hollywood, Koreatown, Los Feliz, Silver Lake and Studio City) former special assistant to then-Mayor Richard Riordan for seven years and, before that, chief field deputy to former council president John Ferraro for 15 years

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Yesterday's  special edition of Which Way, LA?  celebrated the centennial of the LA Aqueduct. Now it’s time to ask why more people don’t drink the tap water that comes from the DWP.

LA Aqueduct Is 100 Years Old, but We Don't Drink the Water

Yesterday's special edition of Which Way, LA? celebrated the centennial of the LA Aqueduct. Now it’s time to ask why more people don’t drink the tap water that comes from the DWP.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner today came up with the final $900,000 to  save the Hollywood sign . Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and others also contributed $2.7 million in local money.

Saving the Hollywood Sign

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner today came up with the final $900,000 to save the Hollywood sign . Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and others also contributed $2.7 million in local money.

from Which Way, L.A.?

One-Seaters, Two-Wheelers and the Honda Fuel Cell Car

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