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David Ryu Releases CD4 Annual Report


In July, City Council Member David Ryu celebrated his one-year anniversary in office.  This weekend, he released his first Annual Report, providing an overview of issues and finances his office has dealt with in the last 12 months.

Topics in the report include:

  • Restoring Trust in Local Government
  • Preserving Residential Neighborhoods
  • Fighting for Fiscal Accountability
  • Advocating for Neighborhood Infrastructure Improvements
  • Prioritizing Community Engagement
  • Promoting Public Health, Education and Safety

Accomplishments noted in those areas include:

  • Rejected Contributions From Developers Seeking City Approvals
  • Proposed Stronger Campaign Finance Regulations
  • Advocated for Reform and a Transparent Planning Process
  • Disclosed Council Office Meetings with Developers
  • Fought for and Won New Rules to Limit Mansionization
  • Called for the Regulation of Loud Speakers on Tour Buses
  • Secured Essential Neighborhood Traffic Improvements
  • Rescinded Out of Scale Cahuenga Pass Development
  • Achieved Safeguards for 2024 Los Angeles Olympic Bid
  • Advocated for Greater Transparency, Accountability, and Limiting Political Interference at the LADWP
  • Established a Community-Run Discretionary Funds Task Force
  • Beautified our Residential Neighborhoods
  • Championed San Fernando Valley Transit Projects
  • Expanded Park Space in the San Fernando Valley
  • Pushed for Overdue Street and Sidewalk Repairs
  • Enhanced Runyon Canyon’s Aging Infrastructure

In the report, Ryu also reports total spending by his office of just over $1.5 million, breaking down as follows:


For more details, you can read or download the full report at

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Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN but has lived in LA since 1991 - with deep roots in both the Sycamore Square and West Adams Heights-Sugar Hill neighborhoods. She spent 10 years with the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, volunteers at Wilshire Crest Elementary School, and has been writing for the Buzz since 2015.

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