Tom LaBonge News
Tom’s initiative to preserve the character of Larchmont Village was unanimously approved by the City Council on Wednesday. The new ordinance imposes new limits on the scale of any new development in the Larchmont shopping district, which is often cited as the model urban village in Los Angeles.
Within one day of the home invasion robbery in Windsor Square last Friday, the Los Angeles Police Department had arrested its first suspect in the case. Tom congratulates the LAPD’s Olympic Division and the Windsor Square community for working well together to share information that led to the arrest.
Tom convened his third Schools Collaborative this week. These events bring city officials together with LA Unified School District personnel to iron out solutions to problems that affect both. Superintendent Ramon Cortines was among the speakers at yesterday’s three-and-a-half hour meeting.