I want to take a moment to wish you and your loved ones a very merry holiday season.
This has been the most amazing year of my life and I am filled with gratitude...
I am thankful for the privilege of serving the constituents in the great 13th District of the City of Los Angeles.
I am thankful for the talent and support of my wonderful staff.
I am thankful for the challenge to be my very best each day as your Councilmember.
I am thankful that City revenues are up.
I am thankful that the state budget is balanced.
I am thankful that we have new, permanent supportive housing in our district for the homeless, with more on the way.
I am thankful that we are becoming a more humane city for animals.
I am thankful for my health and my lack of wanting anything extravagant.
I am thankful for the health and well being of my extended family.
And finally, I am so thankful for the love and support of my partner George.
Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve you. Together we will accomplish great things for our district and the City of Angels in 2014 and beyond. God bless!