Letters to the Editor: A new L.A. council district map that makes sense? Yes please.
There are many reasons to be concerned about the new map to elect a councilman and councilwomen in Inglewood.
Our district was broken up into six separate districts that include neighborhoods on two different sides of Inglewood Boulevard. This district map is confusing and not very user friendly.
How is it that some people in Inglewood can’t see that the first district doesn’t include most of the area on the south side of Inglewood Boulevard? Or that districts 3 and 4 are just a block-long strip of homes on the north side of Inglewood?
If this is going to be the way it’s going to be, we should have been told.
I think residents should be outraged that one district map has broken up their neighborhoods into six different districts.
A small area of Inglewood should be one district. But I have to agree with Mayor Villaraigosa, there is no place for dividing up Inglewood as that is not the way the voters wanted it.
A new map that provides more of our neighborhood with clarity, order and easy navigation might be a good first step.
If there is any group I support the most, its the Inglewood community. I have lived in the neighborhood for more than 40 years and can count on one hand the number of times I have had problems with the city.
Now I can count on one hand the number of times we have had problems with the new community map.
When we had to remove our street signs from the street in front of my house, I thought about suing both the city and the county.
Instead, I went on Facebook and called up people I knew in high places and offered to remove my street signs.
When we had trouble with the street signs, we had a new street sign placed before we were finished.
When we had trouble with the street lights in