Herb Wesson

February 12, 2014

Los Angeles 2020 Commission Report ‘Time for Truth,’ Highlighted by Mickey Kantor

TPR has excerpted a portion of the executive summary of the Los Angeles 2020 Commission report, accompanied by Commission Chair and former US Commerce Secretary Mickey Kantor’s comments from a Which Way, LA? radio broadcast on KCRW. 

December 4, 2012

LA Council President Asks AIA-LA Members if Merging Planning with Building & Safety Is a Good Idea

In the following partial transcript from a November 15 breakfast forum held by the American Institute of Architects, LA City Council President Herb Wesson leads an assessment of the pros/cons of merging the Department of Planning with Building and Safety in response to budgetary constraints.

August 17, 2020

South LA Virtual Town Hall Opposes SB 1120

LA City Councilmembers Herb Wesson and Paul Koretz register their grave opposition to the one-size-fits-all bill, SB 1120, part of a suite of proposals teed up for hearing by the Assembly Appropriations Subcommittee that would be the single biggest attack to date on the residential integrity throughout the state of California—and most especially in LA's historically disadvantaged neighborhoods of color.

May 27, 2019

South Los Angeles Forum Opposes SB 50

City Council President Herb Wesson and advocate Romero Malveaux opine on the value of single-family neighborhoods and voice concern over displacement, gentrification, and affordability.

December 11, 2017

L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson 'Banking' on Cannabis

Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson lays out his vision of a city-chartered bank and a truly "green" cannabis industry.

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