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Community Endorsements

(all titles are for identification purposes only)

Adam Gottesfeld, Rancho Park resident
Alan Friedman, Westwood resident, member of board of directors and past president of Bet Tzedek (House of Justice) Legal Services and Constitutional Rights Foundation
Alex Sale, Mid City West resident
Alexandria Sivak, Beverlywood resident
Alison Tucker, Beverly Grove resident, Interior Designer at Dan Fink Studio
Alyssa Goodstein, Palms resident
Andrea Kane, Westwood resident
Andrew Riley, Bel-Air resident
Andy Friendly, Bel-Air resident, member of Board of Councilors of USC Shoah Foundation
Anita Schmidt, Westwood resident and member of the Jewish Federation’s New Leaders Project
Anthony Allman, Westwood resident, Community Organizer & 9/11 War Veterans
Ann Weinman, Century City resident
Benjamin Fast, Fairfax resident
Benjamin Gunter, Beverly Glen resident
Benjamin Sheehan, Greater Wilshire resident, Executive Producer at Funny Or Die
Beth Laughton, Westwood resident, Early Music Ensemble
Beth Sternlieb, Westwood, Mindfulness teacher
Betty Seidmon-Vidibor, Cheviot Hills resident
Bill Temko, Westwood resident
Bob Foster, Westwood resident, member of Westwood Homeowners Association
Bobby Benveniste, Beverly Grove resident and LGBT activist
Brian Considine, Westwood resident, President of Westside Village Homeowners Association
Brian Greenbaum, Encino resident
Bruce Corwin, former President of Temple Israel of Hollywood, Chairman and CEO of Metropolitan Theatres
Bruce Krull, Century City resident
Bryan Lourd, Bel Air resident, Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Obama Appointee to the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 2009 and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Calla Wiemer, Westside resident, Homeowner, Westwood South of Santa Monica neighborhood, Bike Ambassador at L.A. County Bicycle Coalition
Carolyn Kwak, Pico Robertson resident, member of Good Shepard Catholic Beverly Hills
Catherine Musciant, Westside resident
Catie Casazza, Bel-Air resident
Courtney Stuart Alban, Housing Attorney Activist
Daniel Adair, Palms resident
Daniel Hakimi, Mid City West resident
Daniel Kohler
David Lorango, Westwood resident, Rental Residential Group Director of Westwood Neighborhood Council, Board Director of Friends of Westwood Library, Board Member of Westwood Community Council and member of Los Angeles County Business Federation.
David Saiger, South Carthay resident, teacher at Milken Community High School
David Sarnoff, Westwood resident
David Schiff
David Shiplacoff
David Turkell, membership director of Miracle Mile Democratic Club
Dean Katz, Bel-Air resident
DeDe Leshy, Cheviot Hills Resident
Donna Optican, Westwood Resident, Holmby Westwood Property Owners Association Member and Former President of the Archer School PTA
Douglas Silverstein, Secretary-Elect of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
Dylan Smith, Palms resident
Edward L. Keenan, Westwood resident, Professor at UCLA
Elizabeth Saiger, South Carthay resident, educator and member of IKAR
Ellen Turner, Holmby Westwood resident
Emily Kantrim, Mid City West resident, member of the Mid City West Community Council
Eric Bruins, Palms resident, environmental activist
Erica Gerard Di Bonc, Century Woods resident & Da Vinci Schools
Erica Jacob, Westwood resident
Erica Overskei, Westwood resident
Esther Richmond, Cheviot Hills resident
Estherleon Schwartz, Fairfax resident
Gavin Fabian, Beverly Glen resident
Gilli Treiman, Westwood resident
Gregory Laemmle, Century City resident, environmental activist, former member of the L.A. County Bicycle Coalition, Film Independent, Brandeis-Bardin Institute
Hannah Hoang
Ira Cohen, Comstock Hills resident, board member of the Comstock Hills Homeowners Association
Jack Humphreville, Greater Wilshire resident, President of the DWP Advocacy Committee and Ratepayer Advocate for the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council
Jacob Glucksman, Holmby Westwood resident
Jake Himelstein, Beverlywood resident
Jane Altschuler, Westwood resident, Women in Film, member of the West L.A. Democratic Club
Jane Blumenfeld, Westwood resident, former Deputy Director, L.A. Department of City Planning
Janet Garstang, Westwood resident
Janet R Halbert, Westwood resident, bike enthusiast
Jason Ziven, Mid-City West resident
Jay Slater, Westwood resident
Jeffrey Wolman
Dr. Jonathan Sherin, M.D., Ph.D.
Jonathan Weiss, Cheviot Hills resident, environmental activist, member of the Westwood Greenway Steering Committee, and former board member of Cheviot Hills Home Owners’ Association
Jordan Fraade, Mid City West resident
Joseph McInnis, West Los Angeles resident
Josh Rothstein, Mid City West resident
Joyce Foster, Westwood resident, member of Westwood Community Council, former President of Westwood Homeowners Association
Julie Zeisler, Encino resident
Justin Fisher, Mid City West resident
Justin Hellman, Mid City West resident
Karen Cavale, Westwood resident
Karen Cobb, Bel-Air resident
Ken Millman, Encino resident
Kevin Cruz, Westwood resident
Kira Vidergauz, Pico-Robertson resident
Kyle Casazza, Bel-Air resident
Laila Kolodny, Holmby Westwood resident
Larry Van Kuran,, Encino resident and Vietnam War veteran
Laura Katzenberg Sudack, Holmby Westwood resident
Lawrence Polon, Greater Wilshire resident
Lesley Portnoy, P.I.C.O resident, member of Sinai Akiba Academy, Sinai Temple, and Temple Beth Am, and alumnus of Pressman Academy
Lisa Chapman, Westwood resident, President, Westwood Neighborhood Council
Lisa Optican, Bel-Air resident, member of Roscomare Valley Association
Lori Sale, Mid City West resident
Mark Korshak, Westwood resident
Mark Mallare, Beverlywood resident
Mark Sudack, Holmby Westwood resident
Mary Kate, Westside resident
Mary Keyes, Westwood resident
Mary Williams, Century Glen resident
Michael Bell, Encino resident and activist
Michael Hand, Beverly Grove resident, Rev. at Church of Compassionate Care
Michael Hakimi, Mid City West resident
Miriam Avelar Arvizu, Westwood resident
Mona Kamdjou, Mid City West resident
Naya Even-Zohar, Westwood resident
Naya Resnick, Westwood resident
Nikki Dubose, Author & Ambassador, Executive Board Member at Peaceful Hearts Foundation
Oliver Bogher, Carthay Circle resident, movie producer
Olympia Ammon, Carthay Square resident
Pam Slater, Westwood resident
Patricia Cohen, Comstock Hills resident
Patricia Nakielny, Beverly Glen resident
Patrick Collins, Westwood resident
Paul Shustak, Greater Wilshire resident
Dr. Patrick Seamans, Ph. D., Mid City West resident, member of the Mid City West Community Council and Planning and Land Use Committee
Paulina Quaranta, Palms resident and former member of Palms Neighborhood Council
Peg Jacob, Westwood resident and founder of the Westwood Neighborhood Council
Peter Boasberg, MD, Westwood resident, Founding member of The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, member of the academic faculty of the John Wayne Cancer Institute
Philip Himelstein
Richard Altschuler, Westwood resident
Dick Platkin, Beverly Grove resident and member of the board of Beverly Wilshire Homes Association
Bob Schwab, Westwood resident
Dr. Robert Goldman, animal activist
Roberta Schiller, Westside Village resident and board member of Westside Village Homeowners Association
Rochelle Glucksman, Holmby Westwood resident
Ron Rosenthal,
Ron Semiao, Bel Air-Beverly Crest resident, Creator of the X Games
Ryan Snyder, Westwood resident, member of Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
Sarah Temko, Westwood resident
Sari Williams, Mid-City West resident
Scott Donohue
Sean McMillan, Rancho Park resident, board member of Westside Neighborhood Council
Scott Sale, Mid City West resident, Leo Baeck Temple, Westside Coalition Board member, member of Mid City West Community Council, member of Midtown Homeless Coalition, board member and chairman emeritus of Imagine LA, chairman emeritus of New Directions, Inc.
Scott Utterson
Sharon Siefert, active in Motion Picture and Television Fund
Skye Optican, Mid-City West resident
Stephen Kolodny, Holmby Westwood resident, member of board of directors of Holmby Westwood Property Owners Association
Steve Huston, Carthay Square resident, board member of the Carthay Square Neighborhood Association
Steve Klappholz, Beverlywood resident
Susan Friedman, Westwood resident, member of the board of directors of Alliance for Children’s Rights
Taly Engel, Beverlywood Resident
Terra Gottesfeld, Rancho Park resident
Tish Laemmle, Century City resident
Tom Dean, Bel-Air resident, former TV Producer
Tracy Rice, Bel-Air resident, Vice President / Development at Public Counsel
Tony Optican, Bel-Air resident, member of Roscomare Valley Association
Valerie Collins, Westwood resident
Vanessa Riegel
Yuval Kremer, Mid-City West resident, former member of the Mid-City West Neighborhood Council

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California Bike Coalition

CHULA - Citizens for a Humane Los Angeles

 

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