In the March 7 primary, Councilmember Mike Bonin won re-election with 70% of the vote. His second term representing District 11, which includes Westchester, Playa del Rey and Playa Vista, will start July 1, and the HomeTown News recently reached out to the councilmember to find out what he hopes to accomplish in his next 5 1/2 years representing the community. Below is our Q&A with Councilmember Bonin: Continue reading
The Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa recognized two area leaders for their dedication to the community at its annual New Year’s potluck on Tuesday, January 3.
Margie Hanson was honored for her work with organizations including the Airport Marina Counseling Service and the Jet to Jetty; the Pacific Area Boosters, the LAX Coastal Chamber and Westchester Vitalization. Hanson was also praised for using her expertise in online communications to help promote local businesses and organizations. Continue reading
Fred Sutton has been named the new Field Deputy for the Westchester, Playa del Rey and Playa Vista area after being appointed by Councilman Mike Bonin on June 10. Sutton replaces Nate Kaplan who served as Field Deputy under both Bonin and former councilman Bill Rosendahl.
“I’m thrilled and excited to move into this new role,” said Sutton. “It has been a pleasure working with Mike and the rest of the great CD11 staff in the past year and I’m grateful to now have even more of an opportunity to serve the neighborhoods of Westchester, Playa del Rey and Playa Vista.” Continue reading