Lessons Learned
Mayor James Hahn says he heard the message sent by secession advocates and claims there's been progress in providing better services for the Valley in the past year and vows public safety will continue to be his top priority in coming months

Staff Reporter

With few exceptions, the leaders of the secession campaign of 2002 say, despite certification of 26 neighborhood councils, a new government center in Van Nuys and the establishment of two Valley area service cabinets and satellite city halls, not much has changed in the year since Measure F, the initiative on a breakup, was defeated at the polls...

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