Councilmember-Elect Rex Richardson Brings Participatory Budgeting to 9th District

9th District Councilmember-elect Rex Richardson isn’t just ready to take his new office on July 15—he’s ready to hit the ground running. With a series of key initiatives already underway to ease the transition between current Councilmember Steve Neal and himself, Richardson is planning to continue the progressive processes and projects that have been ongoing for the last few years in North Long Beach, starting first by putting the District’s infrastructure funds directly in the hands of his constituents.

Uptown PBID Names Lorena Parker Inaugural Program Manager

A woman with more than a decade of experience helping Los Angeles County’s Business Improvement Districts will be the first program manager for the newly formed Uptown Property Business Improvement District, the Uptown Property and Community Association’s Board of Directors decided at its January 27 meeting.