Griffith Park is under siege. Colonel Griffith donated almost 4,000 acres of his land to the City of Los Angeles in order to provide a place of respite for “the plain people.” However, those who want to commercialize the park, have other plans.
Two projects will be voted on at a meeting of the L.A. City Recreation and Parks Board of Commissioners, April 2, at the EXPO Center, 3980 So. Bill Robertson Lane (formerly Menlo Ave) at 9:30 a.m.
Turn Santa Monica Airport into parkland? Join us Oct. 3 to discuss
The Sierra Club's West L.A. Group has endorsed the proposal to convert part of Santa Monica Airport into parkland. Rep. Henry Waxman, whose district includes the airport, has repeatedly tried to engage the Federal Aviaitoin Administration on the future of the airport. The Santa Monica City Council has indicated it would like a 1984 agreement with the FAA and others to expire in 2015.
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