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LEE WALLACH POWERLESS: LAPD TELLS LEE WALLACH TO STOP HARASSING PEOPLE AT FARMER’S MARKET

Posted on June 30, 2016  in Uncategorized

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LAPD Officers were dispatched to the farmers market in Palms to tell market manager Lee Wallach to stop illegally kicking people off of public property, who LAPD Officers have stated and declared to have “every right to be there.”

 

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*Lee Wallach – March 4, 2015 – The night Wallach was video recorded and witnessed committing a Hate Crime*

 

Lee Wallach, who manages the Motor Avenue Farmer’s Market, has a very detailed and recorded history of physically attacking and harassing people in Palms, inciting fights, menacing, committing perjury in Court documents, slander, libel, lying to the police, making false calls to the LAPD against innocent people, and has even been witnessed racially assaulting people of color. *We at KnowNews believe in facts, and would not make such statements unless we weren’t prepared to present the evidence necessary to defend our work in a Court of Law, against claims to the contrary. *

 

On Sunday, June 19, 2016, Michelle Obama’s organization, “Lets Move!” was kicking off International Yoga Day at the Motor Avenue Farmer’s Market in Palms (Los Angeles).   The event was to be opened by a reading of the United Nations Yoga Day Declaration, by a local Palms community leader, who “Lets Move!” had invited to open the event.

 

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Before the local female community leader had a chance to participate in the opening ceremony, she was accosted by one of Lee Wallach’s employees, Evelin Tamayo, who tried to throw her out of the market (which is public property), and prevent her from taking part in the public event.

 

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*Evelin Tamayo – June 19, 2016 – The day Tamayo was illegally trying to kick people off of public property, under Lee Wallach’s direct orders*

 

Evelin asserted, “Lee Wallach said that you’re not allowed in the market”. Evelin was asked how recent were Lee Wallach’s illegal orders issued to have the Palms’ community leader unlawfully banned by Wallach from public property, and Evelin responded that Wallach’s orders were issued “years ago.” Little did Evelin know that she was confessing and admitting to Lee Wallach’s long-standing policy and pursuit to harass, discriminate, and victimize the very same woman who Lee Wallach had already racially assaulted in front of a room full of people on March 4, 2015.

 

 

 

Knowing that Lee Wallach’s orders to leave, via his proxy Evelin, were illegitimate, the Palms’ leader ignored Evelin, carried out her opening ceremony duties (that the community leader was invited there to do), and then called the LAPD against Evelin’s pursuit of Lee Wallach’s harassing, and illicit demands.

 

 

When the two Officers arrived they spoke to both Evelin (who was on-site) and Lee Wallach (Wallach via telephone). The Officers stated to the victimized community leader, that they were very direct when speaking and reiterating the Law to both Lee Wallach and Evelin, and that she [the community leader] ‘had every right to be there [at the farmer’s market]’, and that Lee Wallach cannot throw her off of public property. In short, the Officers made it abundantly clear to the victimized woman that Lee Wallach is not only wrong, but that Lee Wallach is completely powerless in this matter.

 

 

 

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While conversing with the LAPD, the community leader began to detail the types of harassment that she and her family had suffered “for years”, from Lee Wallach. She mentioned how dangerous of a liar Lee Wallach and his accomplices have proven themselves to be, and that she and her family do not feel safe being out in public without a camera. Hearing these accounts of harassment by Lee Wallach and his accomplices, one of the officers responded, “…you should not be walking around on public streets feeling threatened.”

 

 

 

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Based on Wallach’s past behavior, it is not likely that Wallach will cease his harassment of people at the farmer’s market. Lee Wallach has been told by the LAPD, prior to this event, that he [Wallach] is not allowed to harass people by trying to kick them out and off of public property. In fact, one month prior to this event, on May 22, 2016, Lee Wallach made a false call to the LAPD and lied that a man of color was in violation of a restraining order, in order for Lee Wallach to try and get them arrested and removed from the market. When the LAPD arrived they learned that there was no restraining order, did not arrest the man of color that Lee Wallach wanted arrested, and told Lee Wallach that the man, who did not break any laws, had every right to be on public property.   The Officer who dealt with Lee Wallach in this matter revealed that Lee Wallach was “not happy”; when Wallach learned that the innocent man was not going to be falsely arrested.

 

 

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LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCILMAN DAVID E. RYU’S DIRECTOR OF POLICY, NICK GREIF, CAUGHT COMMITTING FRAUD AND DECEIT AGAIN!

Posted on May 31, 2016  in Uncategorized

 

 

Nick Greif caught committing fraud and engaging in deceit, by perpetrating copyright infringement by illegally appropriating online media content from KNOWNEWS and KNOWNEWSONLINE.COM.

 

 

Nick Greif, political miscreant known for discriminating against people of color during Palms Neighborhood Council meetings and engaging in fraud and deceit by breaking funding rules, now stole a photo from a video off of our website KnowNewsOnline.com, and put it on his, which Greif is using to promote his presidential campaign in the local Palms neighborhood election. Before uploading the stolen photo to his website, Greif acted in ‘bad faith’ by cropping out and removing KnowNews’ protecting copyright watermark out of the picture, which read ‘Tabling of Motions to ‘Cut’ Funding KnowNews © 2014’; concealing the fact that Greif obtained the photo from KnowNewsOnline.com.

 

Greif then proceeded to upload the photo without citing that it belonged to KnowNews, in an attempt to mislead any who saw his website into thinking that the infringed content was in fact his, and not the property of KnowNews and KnowNewsOnline.com.

 

With assistance from Google (who also concurred that Greif committed copyright infringement), to track down Greif’s hosting provider, we sent a DMCA Takedown Notice (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) to Greif’s web host provider Wix.com. After proving that we owned the copyright infringed content on Greif’s site, and that we wanted it removed, Wix complied by removing our stolen content immediately. After our content was removed, Greif attempted to play lawyer by disingenuously challenging the validity of our claim of ownership of OUR OWN CONTENT by referring to us as “demonstrably incorrect and subjectively dubious”, and that he is allowed to exercise his right to ‘campaign’; by using our stolen content and property, without permission no less (like this is still the year 1492). Well, we had a real attorney send Greif a Cease and Desist, highlighting how Greif had indeed broke the law, that his efforts were in ‘bad faith’, and emphasizing that we would exhaust all legal effort to pursue the protection of our content and property at all costs. Suffice to say that our effort was not in vein, as we prevailed, and our stolen content, remains safe at home, right here where it belongs…

 

In the pictures and video below you will see:

 

Our original picture and Greif’s cropped and infringed version:

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A copy of our DMCA Takedown Notice to Wix.com:

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Greif’s disingenuous attempt to argue his right to steal and possess our property without permission:

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Our attorney’s response proving that Nick Greif acted in ‘bad faith’ and broke the law:

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A little while ago, we caricatured Greif as a Nazi in one of our stories that highlighted Greif’s ‘Nazi-like’ discriminatory tactics during a meeting of the Palms Neighborhood Council. You know, the Nazis stole the swastika from ancient Africans, Buddhists, and Hindus, as well as priceless artifacts, heirlooms, and irreplaceable pieces of culture from the Jews of Germany and Eastern Europe, right? If you do not wish to be referred to as a ‘Nazi’, Nick, then maybe you should stop acting like one?

 

Nick Greif, by day is Los Angeles City Councilman David E. Ryu’s Director of Policy, and by night is the current treasurer for the Palms Neighborhood Council, and running for president in the current 2016 election.

 

 

*Fraud: The suggestion, as a fact, of that which is not true, by one who does not believe it to be true; the suppression of that which is true, by one having knowledge or belief of the fact; and any other act fitted to deceive.
Source: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=civ&group=01001-02000&file=1565-1590
 
*Deceipt: The assertion, as a fact, of that which is not true, by one who has no reasonable ground for believing it to be true, commonly referred to as negligent misrepresentation;
The suppression of a fact, by one who is bound to disclose it or who gives information of other facts, which are likely to mislead for want of communication of that fact, commonly referred to as concealment.
Source: http://www.kinseylaw.com/clientserv2/civillitigationserv/fraud/fraud.html and http://www.timkaren.com/fraud-and-deceit-what-are-the-legal-rules.html

 

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LEN NGUYEN, PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL SECRETARY, AND MIKE BONIN’S FIELD DEPUTY, ON THE PASSING OF HIS FRIEND, FORMER LOS ANGELES COUNCILMAN, BILL ROSENDAHL.

Posted on April 10, 2016  in Uncategorized

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Bill Rosendahl Photo Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-bill-rosendahl-death-20160330-story.html

 

On March 30, 2016, Bill Rosendahl, passed away at the age of 70, after a long bout with cancer. Rosendahl was the first openly gay man to serve on the Los Angeles City Council, representing Council District 11 from 2005 to 2013.

 

Len Nguyen, Field Deputy for Mike Bonin, and Palms Neighborhood Council Secretary, shares his feelings on the passing of his “mentor”.

 

 

For further details regarding the life of Bill Rosendahl, please click the following link: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-bill-rosendahl-death-20160330-story.html

 

 

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KNOWNEWS PRESENTS THE PALMS 22nd ANNUAL BIKE RODEO VIDEO!!!!

Posted on October 7, 2015  in Uncategorized

 

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On May 16, 1915, Palms joined the City of Los Angeles, and on May 30, 2015, it kicked off its 100 Year Centennial Celebration with the Palms 22nd Annual Bike Rodeo.

 

The Bike Rodeo is an annual event where free bikes are given away to children in the community, and people are reminded that they are part of a community capable of doing really special things.

 

The Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments, along with numerous vendors and representatives who service Palms were on hand providing educational and fun children activities including a child safety show taught by American Red Cross and THE MUPPETS!

 

Nothing at this event can rival the joy on the face of a child receiving a free bike, but the music sure came close. The music was provided by the band known as The Seen (http://theseenband.com). They kept the energy up, playing a steady string of hits for everyone to enjoy, and even remembered what it is like to be a child by leading several rounds of ‘The Hokey Pokey’ just for the kids!

 

Lastly, a shout-out to the Neighborhood Council members who were on hand, and worked the event. It’s easy to just show up to for the event photo-op, and just as easy to look at the final product and forget that actual work was needed to get the job done, or even easier to not show up at all. Good job to the hard working Neighborhood Council Board and Committee members Marisa Stewart, Len Nguyen, Willie Bell, Wayne Byrd, Faye Johnson, Paulina Quaranta, Eduardo Mendoza, and introducing, Charles Miller.

 

We are excited to have captured and recorded this great event, in order for knowNEWS to bring you the FIRST PALMS BIKE RODEO VIDEO EVER!!

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LOS ANGELES MAYOR GARCETTI’S COMMISSIONER, ELI LIPMEN, SUPPORTS HATE CRIME.

Posted on October 6, 2015  in Uncategorized

Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Commissioner Eli Lipmen, wrote a legal declaration to the Superior Court of California in support of a hate crime. The hate crime consisted of an unprovoked physical attack and racial assault by an aggressive White man, against a non-violent Black man, and a Black female bystander.

 

Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen’s declaration to the Superior Court of California was made on behalf of, and in support of his friend and business associate’s lawsuit; where Eli Lipmen’s unprovoked friend/business associate physically attacked a non-violent Black man, and racially assaulted a Black female bystander, all in the same evening… This has been revealed publicly and in Superior Court documents over the last few months. Here are the facts…

 

Fact: March 4, 2015, video footage and witnesses confirm that Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen’s friend/business associate, though unprovoked, physically attacked a Black man in a parking lot and later in a meeting hall, after a Palms Neighborhood Council (PNC) meeting.

 

Fact: March 4, 2015, Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen’s friend/business associate racially assaulted a Black female bystander in the same meeting hall, later that same evening, after the Palms Neighborhood Council (PNC) meeting.

 

Fact: Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen DID NOT witness his friend/associate’s physical attack against the non-violent Black man. Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen was later made aware of the attack, and chose to write a declaration supporting the hate crime, regardless.

 

Fact: Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen states in his declaration that he “heard a woman’s voice shouting.” It was the voice of the Black female bystander, witnessing (along with others in the room) the Black man being attacked by Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen’s friend/associate, moments before she was racially assaulted herself by Lipmen’s friend/associate.

 

Fact: Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen, in his testimony, does not mention being present for his friend/associate’s racial assault of the Black female bystander, even though witnesses and video prove that Eli Lipmen was present at the time of the racial assault on March 4, 2015. Eli Lipmen chose to later write a declaration in support of the Black female bystander being racially assaulted, regardless.

 

Now, first and foremost, the term ‘hate crime’ is being used in reference and in regards to these attacks, based upon the definition provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.). The F.B.I. defines a ‘hate crime’ as a “criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender’s bias against a race, religion, disability, ethnic origin or sexual orientation”. Succinctly put, a hate crime is committing a crime ‘with harmful, negative, racial intent… racial animosity, or racial animus’.  Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen’s friend and associate, the attacker, made his ‘bias’ and racial animosity known on video and to witnesses, by issuing multiple harmful, negative, racially derogatory and disparaging terms prefaced with the word ‘Black’, against his non-violent Black victims, during his attack. Out of respect for the victims, the disparaging terms issued by the attacker that night will not be printed on this website.

 

These attacks took place on March 4, 2015, and are very well known throughout the LAPD and Palms’ community, with little discrepancy in their recollection; so much so that they have publicly been topics of discussion at various times throughout the Palms Neighborhood Council since their occurrence. Even Council members, who didn’t witness the attacks, know about them, know about the lawsuit, and have been quick to comment.

 

During the May 6, 2015 PNC General Assembly Meeting, where the night of the attacks became part of the topic of discussion, the PNC President (who witnessed some of the events on the night of the attack) remained professional to not disclose any unnecessary personal information about the attacks or lawsuit not pertinent to the PNC discussion, and out of respect for all individuals and parties involved; which did not stop Mayor Garcetti’s former Business Representative and current PNC Treasurer Nicholas ‘Nick’ Greif who, though he did not witness any of the events, unprompted and voluntarily, was still able to somehow spill the beans, giving out details of everyone’s business about the night of the attacks and lawsuit to a room full of strangers, even revealing the identity of the attacker, Eli Lipmen’s associate, “the head of the Motor Avenue Improvement Association, who is here tonight”, and later tied to these events in subsequent public PNC meetings, Lee Wallach. Yes, someone who didn’t even witness these attacks (like Nicholas Greif), and who had to be told about them after the fact, was able to freely and openly talk about them; that’s how well these events are known and have permeated Palms…

 

 VIDEO:  *MAY 6, 2015 – NICHOLAS ‘NICK’ GREIF TELLS ALL…

 

 

VIDEO: JUNE 13, 2015 – LIPMEN CAUGHT, REF– USES TO ANSWER QUESTION REGARDING THE CITY ATTORNEY OF LOS ANGELES, IN ORDER TO TAINT VOTE, TRYING TO GIVE HIS FRIEND WHO COMMITTED A HATE CRIME ACCESS TO MORE THAN $30,000.00 IN PUBLIC GOVERNMENT FUNDS …

 

 

COMMISSIONER LIPMEN’S SUPERIOR COURT DECLARATION: 

 

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PICTURES TAKEN FROM LOS ANGELES MAYOR GARCETTI’S COMMISSIONER ELI LIPMEN’S SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA DECLARATION. PICTURES PROVE THAT COMMISSIONER LIPMEN’S DECLARATION WAS — USED TO SUPPORT THE HATE CRIME AGAINST TWO NON-VIOLENT AFRICAN-AMERICANS, COMMITTED BY COMMISSIONER ELI LIPMEN’S FRIEND AND BUSINESS ASSOCIATE LEE WALLACH (AS PUBLICLY REVEALED BY PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL TREASURER NICHOLAS ‘NICK’ GREIF ON MAY 6, 2015). PLEASE NOTE THAT EVEN THOUGH LIPMEN’S DECLARATION LISTS HIM AS A ‘WITNESS’, LIPMEN DID NOT WITNESS THE BLACK MAN GETTING ATTACKED BY LEE WALLACH; AND THOUGH LIPMEN WAS PRESENT WHEN LEE WALLACH RACIALLY ASSAULTED THE BLACK FEMALE BYSTANDER, ELI LIPMEN OMITTED IT FROM HIS DECLARATION. IN ADDITION, PLEASE NOTE THAT COMMISSIONER LIPMEN DID NOT — USE HIS OWN ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER AS CONTACT INFORMATION FOR HIS SUPERIOR COURT DECLARATION, OPTING TO — USE LEE WALLACH’S ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER WHICH ARE THE SAME AS THOSE — USED FOR WALLACH’S VARIOUS COMPANIES, MOTOR AVENUE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION/FOUNDATION/FARMER’S MARKET.

 

 

It is almost certain that Eli Lipmen, and anyone else like him who is intimidated by the truth, will not respond well or like that people in Palms and the general public might see him in a new low light, or may even consider, acknowledge, and refer to him openly and candidly as a racist, for writing in support of someone who committed a hate crime; something probably similar to how someone who reads Marvel Comics, would respond if they were mistaken for someone who reads DC Comics…

 

But if the term ‘racist’ is unacceptable, then what is the alternative, yet acceptable surrogate term? What do you call a White man who is in the room when a Black female bystander gets racially assaulted, and then that same White man chooses NOT to help or assist her after she has been victimized racially, and instead writes a porous legal declaration to the Superior Court of California that is going to be used as part of her attacker’s defense and justification for their witnessed and recorded hate crime and racial assault?    

 

And let’s take race out of it, shall we? Eli Lipmen was present when a female bystander was assaulted, discovered that a non-violent man was attacked, and Eli Lipmen made the choice to support and assist the attacker by writing a Superior Court declaration that did not contain all of the facts, and made no mention of the woman’s assault even though video and witnesses prove that Lipmen was present for the unprovoked assault when it happened…

 

Eli Lipmen and the PNC have been reported on for years, and without fail Eli Lipmen has remained constant. He’s the same Eli Lipmen that publicly got caught electioneering and then publicly lied about it; the same Eli Lipmen that publicly threatened members of the PNC during a public meeting with members of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office in attendance; the same Eli Lipmen who refused to recuse himself on multiple occasions incurring multiple conflicts of interest; the same Eli Lipmen who used extortion against the current PNC board, and the very same Eli Lipmen that, while Lipmen was PNC President, was publicly caught on camera smiling while watching his Vice-President Niall McMenamin, during a PNC meeting, get up from the Council table and physically harass a Black audience member in 2013. Yes, he’s still the same Eli Lipmen. The only difference now is that he can add the word ‘racist’ to his resume, right before the word ‘Commissioner’.

 

*Since the posting of this video, Nicholas Greif is no longer Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Business Representative, and is now currently Director of Policy and Legislation for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu.

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation/F.B.I. (https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/civilrights/hate_crimes/overview),
CNN.COM (http://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2015/06/18/what-is-a-hate-crime.cnn/video/playlists/crime-and-intrigue/).

 

 

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FALLOUT! SUPPORTERS OF PALMS HATE CRIME REVEALED!!

Posted on October 6, 2015  in Uncategorized



According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.), the definition of a Hate Crime is a “criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender’s bias against a race, religion, disability, ethnic origin or sexual orientation”. Succinctly put, a Hate Crime is committing a crime ‘with harmful, negative, racial intent… racial animosity, or racial animus’.

 

On March 4, 2015, an unprovoked White man was eye-witnessed and caught on camera engaging and committing a hate crime.  First, the unprovoked White man physically and violently attacked a Black man, in a parking lot, after a meeting of the Palms Neighborhood Council (PNC). Moments later, that same unprovoked White man was witnessed and caught on camera racially assaulting a Black woman. During the unprovoked White man’s attacks, it was caught on camera and recalled by witnesses that the attacker used ‘hate language’ which included ‘harmful’, ‘negative’, and racially disparaging terms that were prefaced by the word ‘Black’. It was publicly revealed on May 6, 2015, during a Palms Neighborhood Council meeting, by Palms Neighborhood Council Treasurer Nick Greif, that the unprovoked White man was Lee Wallach of the Motor Avenue Improvement Association, Motor Avenue Foundation, and Motor Avenue’s Farmer’s Market.

 

 

As this matter devolved into litigation, legal declarations were submitted to the Superior Court of California on behalf of and in defense of Lee Wallach’s violent actions.  These declarations were used to defend and justify Wallach’s racially motivated attacks, assault, and hate crime.   Since their submission, these declarations have been revealed to either be false, or submitted by people who did not witness the violence that took place on March 4, 2015. 

 

The following pictures are of people whose names, in one way or another, appear in written declarations submitted to the Superior Court of California, SUPPORTING the hate crime, violent attack, and racial assault against non-violent Black People.

 

Again, the following people DID NOT support the victims who were attacked. These people’s names are in documents that were used to SUPPORT  the, eye witnessed and recorded, hate crime, attack, and assault committed by Lee Wallach…

 

 

Eli Lipmen, Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Commissioner, and Palms Neighborhood Council Representative

 

 

Catherine Stevens (aka ‘Cat’ or ‘Cato’), Palms Neighborhood Council Representative

Len Nguyen, Field Deputy for Mike Bonin, Palms Neighborhood Council Secretary

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Michael Trevor Mulligan, Former Palms Neighborhood Council Representative

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Carlos Chicas, Former Palms Neighborhood Council Community Based Representative

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Nicholas ‘Nick’ Greif, Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s former Business Representative, currently Director of Policy and Legislation for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu, and current Palms Neighborhood Council Treasurer

 

 

Deva Anne Powell

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Walter D. Renzi

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Jeanne Parker

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Kalissa Krejcik, owner of C&M Cafe (Picture in Progress)

KALISSA DECLARATION

James McGurrin, owner of Irish Times Restaurant (Picture in Progress)

JAMES IRISH DECLARATION

William Lamb, Palms Elementary School Principal (Picture in Progress)

LAMB DECLARATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation/F.B.I. (https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/civilrights/hate_crimes/overview),
Bureau of Justice Statistics (http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=tp&tid=37),
National Institute of Justice (http://nij.gov/topics/crime/hate-crime/pages/welcome.aspx),
Los Angeles Police Department/LAPD (http://www.lapdonline.org/get_informed/content_basic_view/8811),
CNN.COM (http://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2015/06/18/what-is-a-hate-crime.cnn/video/playlists/crime-and-intrigue/).

 

 

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CATHERINE STEVENS, OF PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL, COMMITS PERJURY IN ORDER TO SUPPORT HATE CRIME.

Posted on October 6, 2015  in Uncategorized

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It has been revealed in Superior Court documents that Catherine Stevens (aka ‘Cat’ or ‘Cato’), of Palms Neighborhood Council (PNC), committed perjury by writing a false declaration against an innocent, non-violent Black man, who was the victim of a hate crime committed by Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen’s, unprovoked friend and business associate after a PNC meeting on March 4, 2015.  Yes, Catherine Stevens, who also goes by ‘Cat Stevens’ and ‘Cato Stevens’, committed perjury by writing a false declaration to the Superior Court of California in support of an unprovoked White man who committed a hate crime by physically attacking an innocent and non-violent Black man in a parking lot and meeting hall.

VIDEO: *CATHERINE ‘CAT’ ‘CATO’ STEVENS PUBLICLY ADMITS TO WRITING A SUPERIOR COURT DECLARATION.  STEVENS’ FALSE DECLARATION WAS — USED TO SUPPORT HATE CRIMES COMMITTED AGAINST AN INNOCENT, NON-VIOLENT BLACK MAN...

 

CATHERINE STEVENS’ DECLARATION:

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PICTURES TAKEN FROM PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE CATHERINE STEVEN’S FAKE AND FALSE SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA DECLARATION.  PICTURES PROVE THAT CATHERINE STEVEN’S DECLARATION WAS — USED TO SUPPORT HATE CRIMES COMMITTED BY LEE WALLACH (AS PUBLICLY REVEALED BY CATHERINE STEVENS’ BOYFRIEND, MAYOR GARCETTI’S FORMER BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE AND CURRENT PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL TREASURER NICHOLAS ‘NICK’ GREIF, ON MAY 6, 2015). PLEASE NOTE THAT CATHERINE STEVENS DID NOT — USE HER OWN ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER AS CONTACT INFORMATION FOR HER FALSE SUPERIOR COURT DECLARATION, OPTING TO — USE LEE WALLACH’S ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER WHICH ARE THE SAME AS THOSE — USED FOR WALLACH’S VARIOUS COMPANIES, MOTOR AVENUE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION/FOUNDATION/FARMER’S MARKET.

 

The term ‘hate crime’ is being used in reference and in regards to these attacks, based upon the consensus of the term’s definition provided by various sources, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.). Please check out our other article ‘FALLOUT’ for a full list of links, which offer further insight to this type of crime, and its definition… The term ‘innocent’ is being ascribed to the Black victims, based on the video footage, which shows them suffering against physical attacks and racial assaults; though they themselves were recorded and witnessed as being non-violent throughout this traumatic and terrorizing ordeal. In addition, Stevens, as well as her fake declaration, is being deemed ‘racist’, since Stevens wrote her fictitious document to willfully and knowingly aid in the attacker’s legal defense, whose racial animus was proven by the attacker’s harmful and racist terms that were specifically used during their attack to target and disparage their Black victims. This video will be uploaded and broadcast as soon as possible; sit tight…

It was willfully publicized on May 6, 2015, by Catherine ‘Cat’ ‘Cato’ Stevens’ boyfriend, Mayor Garcetti’s Former Business Representative and PNC Treasurer Nicholas ‘Nick’ Greif, that Lee Wallach was the White man who attacked the non-violent Black man in a parking lot on March 4, 2015, after the PNC meeting; it was also revealed on May 6, 2015, that multiple PNC Board Members wrote declarations on Wallach’s behalf in support of the hate crimes that he committed.

Stevens has been on the stroll for Wallach’s company, the Motor Avenue Improvement Association/Foundation, to procure government grant money since Stevens first started out with the PNC. Stevens has not only been caught soliciting numerous times on Wallach’s behalf, but she has always proven to be ready and willing to publicly abase herself for him, as recently as June 2015 by choosing to ignore and break the rules and NOT recuse herself from a vote when Wallach was trying to strong-arm the PNC for over thirty-thousand dollars ($30,000). Due to her witnessed and recorded history of self-degradation and moral absence, it is no surprise, that Stevens would come, as she always does, ready to take one, or more, for the team, as only she can, ultimately showing that there is no limit to which she can open and spread her already gaped, whole imagination by writing a false declaration to the Superior Court of California. Stevens’ declaration, as well as her political policies, positions, opinions, overall and racist behavior is further confirmation that she is willing to do anything for anyone (at any time, any place, for any price); unless, of course, they’re Black and innocent…

Catherine ‘Cat’ ‘Cato’ Stevens’ plays the race card in her fake and false declaration; demonizing the innocent victim by hurling stereotypical accusations and insinuations, circa The United States in the 1800s, bent on attacking the victim’s character and credibility, but lacks any details, truth, or honesty. Conveniently, there are no specific dates, times, locations, evidence, or any witnesses tied to any of Stevens’ accusations; White Privilege: 1, Liberal Guilt: 0… People associated with the victims state that not only has Stevens committed perjury, but eyewitness accounts and evidence can reaffirm it.

What’s worse is that though Stevens’ perjury laden declaration focuses primarily on criminalizing and demonizing the innocent Black male victim, it also inadvertently supports the attacker’s racial assault against a Black female bystander. Why? Because Stevens’ declaration is part of an overall compilation of legal declarations submitted to the Superior Court of California, defending, supporting, and justifying ALL of the attacker’s hate crimes and actions on the night of March 4, 2015; which happen to include the racial assault of a Black female bystander… Girl power anyone?

Sadly, the real and only truth in Stevens’ declaration is that it proves that she is sterile and barren of any character, integrity, or humanity.  By committing perjury and ‘crying wolf’ with her fake declaration, Catherine ‘Cat’ ‘Cato’ Stevens proves once and for all that she is not only willing to debase herself, but also the credibility and soul of every woman who has ever been a legitimate victim, and needed to be heard and believed.

 

 

*Since the posting of this video, Nicholas Greif is no longer Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Business Representative, and is now currently Director of Policy and Legislation for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu.

 

 

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LOS ANGELES MAYOR GARCETTI’S FORMER BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE, NICHOLAS ‘NICK’ GREIF, SHOOTS BLACK PEOPLE AT PUBLIC MEETING…

Posted on October 6, 2015  in Uncategorized

…WITH HIS CAMERA.

 

On June 13, 2015, Nicholas ‘Nick’ Greif, Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s former Business Representative, currently Director of Policy and Legislation for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu, and current Treasurer of the Palms Neighborhood Council (PNC), used his iPhone to secretly shoot and record the Black people in attendance at a special meeting of the Palms Neighborhood Council.

During the PNC meeting, our camera caught PNC Treasurer Nicholas ‘Nick’ Greif discriminately using his iPhone video camera to segregate, shoot, and secretly record the Black people who were in attendance, and spoke, at the PNC meeting.   It is without refute that Greif secretly shot and recorded only the Black people in attendance. Video footage shows that Greif would only position, and then reposition, and then reposition again, his camera only when anyone Black was speaking during the meeting. Greif never repositioned his camera to secretly record anyone else in attendance, or who spoke during the meeting, who was not Black.

Let’s take ‘race’ out of this situation for a moment… Palms Neighborhood Council Treasurer Nicholas ‘Nick’ Greif, a position gained through public election, secretly takes out his camera late into the meeting without any warning or knowledge to the other Council members. Greif knows what he is doing is wrong and, at the very least, against Council rules because he is captured, on camera, deliberately blocking his secret camera from sight using his water bottle, and then proceeds to look over his shoulder, checking to see if our cameraman is noticing. Our cameraman wasn’t at first, but our camera was, Nick… Greif continues to break the rules by secretly shooting and filming the Council, and then worsens his violation by using his camera to then secretly shoot and film people in the audience. On camera, Greif’s actions are seen to be willful, and thought out. Any argument against this position cannot be refuted while witnessing Greif, on camera, secretly move, turn, and angle his camera as he saw fit, while the meeting progressed.

 

VIDEO: *NICHOLAS ‘NICK’ GREIF CAUGHT, RACIALLY PROFILES, THEN SECRETLY SHOOTS BLACK PEOPLE WITH CAMERA…

 

 

As a rule, PNC board members are NOT allowed to use their personal property to record any Council meetings. If the Council wishes to record their meetings, they are free to do so, provided they make it known to the audience, use a designated, [usually] fixed camera, whose footage can be requested and obtained by anyone, via the Public Records Act (PRA). The rules regarding Council’s abilities to record their own meeting, differ from those rules and rights that allow members of the public from doing so, via The Brown Act, and are not directly nor seamlessly transferable to Council members.

After observing his behavior and actions since his start on the PNC in 2014, Nicholas ‘Nick’ Greif has proven to be the type of person that acts like he’s smarter than you, when he thinks that you aren’t, but then plays the part of the ignorant or the victim, when you are able to prove just how much smarter than he is, you in fact truly are… Greif has been brazenly breaking Council rules his whole term; many times speaking and behaving dishonestly to other Council and audience members in order to do so. When Greif believes that he is succeeding in his deceptions he is arrogant, rude, boisterous, ignores all rules of decorum and decency, and will openly say dishonest and inaccurate things, in order to obtain whatever goal he has set out for himself to claim.

In one case, Greif impudently, and openly lied in a PNC meeting stating that DONE (the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment that oversees and is supposed to preside over neighborhood councils) gave Greif permission to break the Council rules, as he saw fit. Greif was publicly thwarted and caught in his lies when PNC President Stewart countered Greif’s falsehoods by bringing to everyone’s attention that there are emails in existence, able to be produced from DONE and the President, that refute Greif’s lies, condemn Greif’s actions, and command that Greif follow the Council’s and Department’s rules and guidelines. Once Greif’s ruse was revealed, and his word, credibility, and name were proven that they could be soiled even further than they already had been, Greif’s argument, like him, quickly retreated and cowered into silence. Greif was no longer argumentative, abruptly ceased his campaign, and proceeded to pretend to sit at the nice big table, with the adults, like a good little boy, with his eyes open, and his mouth shut. Greif has broken the rules and lied so much in his first term it’s taken the efforts of PNC President Stewart, Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Hawkins, and DONE to recurrently have to keep him in check, lest they have to send Greif back to the kiddy table…

Nicholas ‘Nick’ Greif has proven time, and time again, that he is deceptive, dishonest, and that his duplicity knows no bounds.  Then again, what do you expect from a guy whose name looks like grief, but sounds like strife? However, this latest act by Greif is quickly solidifying him as a discriminate, as this is not the first time that he has been tied to an incident involving race and the PNC. On May 6, 2015, during a PNC meeting, Greif publicly revealed that Los Angeles Commissioner Eli Lipmen’s friend and business associate, Lee Wallach of the Motor Avenue Improvement Association/Foundation/Farmer’s Market, was involved in an incident where Wallach committed a hate crime by physically attacking a non-violent Black man in a parking lot, and racially assaulting a Black woman later that same evening, on March 4, 2015, after a PNC meeting that night. What Greif decided to conveniently omit from his recital, was that Greif’s name appears in documents submitted to the Superior Court of California, that were used in the defense, and support of these attacks.

Greif’s name being included in Superior Court documents supporting racial assaults and attacks, and now Greif getting caught secretly shooting Black people with his camera, while on the job at the PNC, is disturbing, disappointing, and comes across as decisively racist. Greif would probably disagree, which is no surprise, considering what Greif has shown what he does actually agree with, since his start on the Palms Neighborhood Council. Nicholas ‘Nick’ Greif has shown to agree with:

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer to commit extortion;

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer to engage in collusion;

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer to racially profile members of the Palms Neighborhood Council;

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer to racially profile members of the public;

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer to ignore rules and procedures to secretly record fellow Council members;

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer to ignore rules and procedures to secretly record members of the public;

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer by willingly breaking Council and Department rules;

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer to cause the City of Los Angeles financial liability (which Greif single-handedly had the capability to prevent);

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer to willingly deceive fellow Council members;

Abusing his position as PNC Treasurer to knowingly deceive members of the public.

 *Since the posting of this video, Nicholas Greif is no longer Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Business Representative, and is now currently Director of Policy and Legislation for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu.

 

 

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LOS ANGELES COMMISSIONER ELI LIPMEN’S ENDORSER, LEE WALLACH ‘WHIPS IT OUT’ DURING CALIFORNIA STATE SENATOR HOLLY MITCHELL’S PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL VISIT

Posted on October 8, 2014  in Uncategorized

 

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BONC Commissioner Eli Lipmen’s political campaign endorser, Lee Wallach of the Motor Avenue Improvement Association (MAIA), decided to ‘give the finger’ to audience members during the Palms Neighborhood Council’s September general assembly meeting, in which California State Senator Holly Mitchell was in attendance and a guest speaker.


 

It is not exactly clear who Lee Wallach was giving the bird to, but he didn’t seem to mind as he very confidently let our camera-guy know, that he knew, that we knew what he just did…  

 

This type of behavior from Wallach is as common in Palms, as finding parking isn’t.  Wallach is a demonstrated racist and bigot, who has a long history of harassing and bullying people in and around the Palms community; most notably people of color. 

 

So, wouldn’t Wallach be on his best behavior just because California State Senator Holly Mitchell was in attendance that evening?  No, he wouldn’t…  Wallach has publicly issued slurs, epithets, and threats to people in the Palms community, and has gone so far as to publicly slander and wrongfully accuse people of color of crimes in order to get them arrested by the LAPD.


 

In short, if Lee Wallach had a bumper sticker it would probably read, “J.C. is my co-pilot”, but the “J.C.” would stand for “Jim Crow”…


 

As stated above, Lee Wallach and the Motor Avenue Improvement Association is the political campaign endorser for Los Angeles BONC Commissioner Eli Lipmen, as well as other Palms’ board members including Vice-President Ryan Bradley, Secretary Len Nguyen, and other MAIA election candidates Daniel Gleiberman and Alison Regan; who we plan on reaching out to (eventually) for comment on their endorser’s actions at the neighborhood council meeting.

 

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GARCETTI’S GOONS, NICK GREIF AND ELI LIPMEN, — USE EXTORTION TO ‘CUT’ FUNDING FOR NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL.

Posted on September 3, 2014  in Uncategorized

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During the Palms Neighborhood Council September 2014 Meeting, Treasurer Nick Greif (a representative for Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Economic Development Business Team) and Area Representative Eli Lipmen (A Commissioner appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti, to set and oversee Neighborhood Council policy) used extortion to bully and financially hold the Palms Neighborhood Council hostage.

 

During his report, Greif allowed Lipmen to propose an illegal motion to ‘cut’ the Council’s funding.  This plot showed the depths to which Greif and Lipmen will sink politically because it prevented the Council from conducting its business, and with the Council being an extension of the City of Los Angeles, the City was put in liability as Greif and Lipmen’s plot allowed the City of Los Angeles to have outstanding bills due (opening the City up to further financial liability).

The goal of this plot was to bully and extort the new board into filling and littering the open Council seats with people that Greif and Lipmen want; people of like mind who would have no hesitation in accepting a Council Member position under these circumstances.  Since neither of these two, Greif or Lipmen, have any power on the board to make this happen professionally; they had to result to unprofessional and unethical tactics instead; putting their wants before the needs of the community that they were elected to represent, i.e., politics before people.

In addition, Greif and Lipmen led this plot to cut the funding even though they were on the Budget Ad-Hoc Committee (along with the Council President).  The Committee met for days, allowed input from the community and other board members before coming up with a budget and deciding what needed to be funded.  Greif and Lipmen played their respective parts through the Committee process flawlessly, only to do a complete 180-degree shift once it was time to pass all of the Council’s necessary funding motions.

Though Greif and Lipmen, ultimately, made this happen (as they are the board members who allowed and put forth the illegal motion to ‘cut’ the funding), there were others involved in this scheme as well.

Lipmen’s endorser Lee Wallach used his public comment to [seemingly] signal Greif and Lipmen that they should ‘cut’ the funding for the Palms Neighborhood Council (but not the funding for the tree trimming in Palms, that Wallach lobbied for his company to receive, before telling the council to ‘cut’ funding and not pay its bills).

With Wallach’s command clearly received, Lipmen was so eager to ‘cut’ the Council’s funding that he, excited and prematurely, starts to go into his premeditated speech before he’s supposed to; prompting Greif to tell him not ‘yet’…

After Lipmen gets the green light from Greif to begin, Lipmen makes the argument that the Council should not pay its bills because it wouldn’t be ‘prudent’ to do so until all of the seats on the Council are filled; with a ‘complete board’ (with people that Lipmen and Greif want).

 

 

Greif and Lipmen enlisted the aid of two new board members in order to pull this off: Cat Eagle Stevens and Trevor Mulligan.  Stevens (who showed some promise as a candidate during the election) is supposedly Greif’s ‘girlfriend’, yet has shown in just a few short months that she has no objection to being passed around and letting any man put her into any position necessary to get the job done; whether it’s being the new face for Wallach’s mouth, or saying and doing whatever Lipmen tells Greif, to tell her to do.  It’s one thing Ms. Stevens, to be new and unfamiliar, it’s another to not remember your lines… Then there’s Mulligan.  Lipmen’s new guard dog; more of a chihuahua and not as savvy or polished as Lipmen’s recruits usually appear to be…  Mulligan can be summed up as thus: in an attempt to [seemingly] derail the meeting and discussion, he questioned how the budget committee was formed, even though he was present at the meeting that the committee was formed, and took part in the vote that allowed that committee to be formed…  Moving on.

Despite the best efforts and opposition of the other board members, Greif and Lipmen, with Mulligan and Stevens help, ‘cut’ the funding for the Palms Neighborhood Council, with a recorded vote of 4-to-3.  The Palms Neighborhood Council annual funding that Nick Greif, Eli Lipmen, Cat Stevens, and Trevor Mulligan voted against, because they all agreed with Lipmen that it wouldn’t be ‘prudent’ included:

*A storage unit for the Council’s materials: (iii. MOTION: Allocate up to $1,450 [per annum] for the 1-year rental of a storage unit for Palms Neighborhood Council materials, to be paid in monthly installments)

*The Council’s address and mailbox: (iv. MOTION: Allocate up to $250 [per annum] for the rental of a P.O. Box for the Palms Neighborhood Council)

*A major component in the Council’s ability to outreach, engage, and communicate with its stakeholders and community (and was turned off until payment was received): (v. MOTION: Allocate up to $500 [per annum] for monthly payments to Constant Contact or another vendor to manage newsletter distribution)

*The Council’s webpage: (vi. MOTION: Allocate up to $500 [per annum] for monthly payment of the website hosting service and enhancements to the website to improve its effectiveness for the community)

*The company that handles the Council’s meeting minutes: (vii. MOTION: Allocate up to $1,800 [per annum] for monthly payments for transcription services (i.e. minutes writing) for the Palms Neighborhood Council’s General Assembly meetings)

*The Council’s office supplies: (viii. MOTION: Allocate up to $400 [per annum] for office supplies for General Assembly and Committee meetings)

*Source: http://palmsla.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/PNC-Assembly-Agenda-9-3-14-LN5.pdf

The significance of this 4-to-3 vote is that Greif is the Council Treasurer, and his single vote would have allowed the Council to pay its bills and not be in default. Greif is on Mayor Garcetti’s economic team? Greif is supposed to be the Palms’ Council Treasurer?  Greif has said that he would ‘keep [the Council’s] finances in order’? Greif has said that he would make sure that the ‘[Council’s] funding [was] well spent and cared for by someone with finance and government experience’?  It would appear that Nicholas Greif is at odds with himself, because the person he pretended to be while running for election, clearly is not the same person who voted to intentionally put the City in default.  What credibility does Nick Greif have after pulling a stunt like this?  How can Nick Greif be taken seriously as the Council Treasurer; much less be taken seriously with anything related to finance ever again?   Why would anyone ever again trust Nick Greif?  How could they?  If we were going to be cheeky, we would say that Mr. Greif has truly earned, is putting to use, and is the poster boy for his ‘B.S.’ degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

In addition, what makes this 4-to-3 vote even more bewildering, is that 3 out of the 4 votes to ‘cut’ the funding came from new board members.  Greif, Stevens, and Mulligan are brand new, and right off the bat they have aligned themselves with Lipmen and Wallach.  This speaks volumes about Greif, Stevens, and Mulligan as it shows an acceptance to participate in the kind of tactics that Lipmen and Wallach have routinely used over the years to pervert and molest the Palms’ community and the neighborhood council system, like an abused child helpless to fight back.

Lastly, based on their witnessed actions, Stevens and Mulligan appear to be nothing more than puppets made to dance when their master requires (or multiple masters, in Stevens’ case).  They do not possess the qualities that you might find in a natural, or even a learned leader; nor do Stevens and Mulligan pretend to have these qualities as much as Greif does; perhaps that is why Greif was chosen and welcomed into Lipmen and Wallach’s cabal.  If logic dictates, it is only a matter of time until Greif’s status will be elevated to the point where he will be included and trusted with some of the more routine and witnessed tactics that have become synonymous with Lipmen and Wallach, including getting caught committing campaign electioneering, publicly threatening neighborhood council board members, being publicly caught having secret meetings, getting publicly caught harassing voters, getting publicly caught harassing women, cutting off your Council’s funding until you get the people you want on it, and, Wallach’s specialty, getting publicly caught harassing Black People (which Wallach was personally told to stop doing by the LAPD).  Congratulations Greif…

…you’re one of the big boys now.

 

 

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