Trump to name Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary

From the Los Angeles website: It’s official: Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin will be named as Treasury Secretary by President-elect Donald Trump. The Goldman Sachs exec-turned-movie producer was the national finance chairman for Trump’s campaign. His position in the cabinet is set to be announced as early as Wednesday, according to multiple media reports. [more] … [more][…]

Plan for extended South Village Historic District gets mixed reception at hearing

The Landmarks Preservation Commission got a spirited debate Tuesday on a proposal to complete the third phase of the South Village Historic District. Dozens of community members on both sides of the issue showed up to the commission’s meeting to voice their opinions on the proposal to landmark what would be a 157-building district running[…]