Thursday 22nd February 2018,

Community Issues

Ξ Comments are off

Neon Tommy: LA Chinatown to Get New Council Person for First Time in 12 Years

posted by Randall



Los Angeles Chinatown

Photo by Steven Meiers

City Council candidates for District 1 in Los Angeles participated in a voter forum on issues important to the Chinatown community.

Neon Tommy reports that District 1 is 69 percent Asian American.

“There is a lot going on, I want to know how it is going to affect us, what the aftermath is gonna be?” Yeraldin Gama from Pasadena said. She is particularly concerned about development in the area. “Will it benefit us or just drive everybody out?”

According to a survey by UCLA, the top concerns among Chinatown residents are ob opportunity, public safety, healthcare and housing.

You can find out a lot more about the issues in the community and where the candidates say they stand on those issues in Neon Tommy.

Popular Posts


Get Social

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,737 other subscribers

AsAmNews has Asian America in Its Heart

Please support AsAmNews by sharing & commenting on our stories

Like Us on Facebook & follow on Twitter