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Oil: Outcome of June 3, 2014 Hearing

Today LA City Council President Herb Wesson announced during the June 3, 2014 meeting of the South Los Angeles Area Planning Commission that he had brokered an agreement regarding two appeals about the LA City Planning Dept., approval that allows the oil company, Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas (FMOG), to expand its operations of the Murphy oil site (Adams and Gramercy) into the enclosed "park" at 27th and St. Andrews south of the controlled drill site.

[NEW DATE] Hearing Notice: June 3, 2014, Expansion of Murphy Oil Site

Update about the May 20 S. LA Planning Commission Hearing and NEW DATE (JUNE 3, 2014) to hear the appeals of the LA City Planning Dept., approval that allows the oil company (FMOG) to expand its operations of the Murphy oil site (Adams and Gramercy next to St. Andrews Apts) into the enclosed "park" at 27th and St. Andrews south of the controlled drill site.  


Potential upgrades for Leslie Shaw Park - January 10, 2013 meeting minutes

 Discussion of Leslie Shaw Park Potential Upgrades

Meeting at Jefferson Park Branch Library
January 10, 2013
(Next meeting: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm February 21st at the Jefferson Park Library).

Leslie Shaw Park - Minutes and images from November 15, 2012 meeting

Leslie Shaw Park photo

Jefferson Park residents and park officials met on November 15th, 2012, to brainstorm about possible upgrades for Leslie Shaw Park.

This initiative is organized by UNNC Board member Sandra Pruitt.

Map showing support for Trader Joe's at Rodeo and Crenshaw

This map shows the first 2308 supporters for the Trader Joe's online petition. Clearly Baldwin Hills, Leimert Park, West Adams, and Jefferson Park are very enthusiastic about a Trader Joe's at Crenshaw and Rodeo. Click image to see larger version.

Yes to Trader Joes on Crenshaw - Sign this Petition

Trader Joes LogoDo you support Trader Joe's opening a new store at Crenshaw and Rodeo? 

We've just learned this week that Trader Joe's has expressed an interest in moving into the proposed development that will replace the existing Ralphs! 

Trader Joe's is specifically trying to gauge the level of community support, so they can decide whether or not to proceed. 

So if you support a Trader Joe's at Rodeo and Crenshaw, please sign this petition (SCROLL DOWN). YOU WILL BE SENT AN EMAIL WITH A CONFIRMATION LINK. You must click the confirmation link for your name to appear on this petition. Only your name and zip code will be shown on the petition. Your address and email will not be shared with anyone else. 

If you want to go door-to-door and get signatures, that would be great too. Contact me to find out how and where to deliver the signatures. 

Also, if you want to receive occassional updates about developments in Jefferson Park, you must sign up for the mailing list (at the top of this page). I will not automatically add petition signers to the Jefferson Park United email list

Thank you for supporting your neighborhood.

4th and Jefferson now has a name - Jefferson Square

If you have driven down Jefferson Blvd lately, you have probably noticed that construction has commenced at 4th and Jefferson on the project initiated by Kaifa Tulay and now being led by Thomas Safran and Associates.

The building now has a name - Jefferson Square.

Please see this article from January 2012 for the details and background on Jefferson Square.

Station Area Planning Presentation by LA Planning

This presentation will be discussed at the Wednesday, July 18, 2012 UNNC Planning and Zoning meeting.  6:30 pm, South Seas House, 2301 West 24th Street.


Updates on Ralphs, 4th and Jefferson, and more...

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Not only did Expo line finally start running this year, we have other projects breaking ground already or soon.

  1. Ralphs and the former Rite Aid on Crenshaw and Rodeo are going to be torn down. That's why the Chinese food place closed (moving the lottery ticket sales to Earlez), and why Cameo Cleaners moved across Crenshaw and became Comet Cleaners. This project is called


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