Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Welcome to the new CD13 blog!

Councilmember Eric Garcetti

Councilmember Eric Garcetti

Hello, residents of the 13th District of the City of Los Angeles and visitors from around the city, the country and the globe. This is the first post on my CD13 weblog, or blog.

To those of you who are new to blogging, my blog is simply an online journal that I can use to put daily records of events on my web page. I read a few different blogs about politics and about life in Los Angeles, and I believe blogging can be an effective way to communicate with you about what's going in your neighborhood and in City Hall.

Those of you familiar with blogging may find that this blog has different features than other sites you enjoy. Please let me know what you want to see, and our very inventive Information Technology Agency will try to accomodate; they're excited about a Council-blog too.

To get things started, I've posted excerpts from the last e-news, which you can also find here. I'll be adding to the blog throughout the week, and there may be some format tweaks as the blog finds its feet.

I hope you enjoy the council-blog. Read on, and don't hesitate to let me know what you think at garcetti@council.lacity.org. If you would prefer to receive the updates I post here in monthly digests via the e-news, please subscribe here. And please explore the rest of the new CD13.com, redesigned courtesy of the ITA.

Yours truly,