The City Council voted to exempt these areas from the effects of a slow-growth initiative on the November ballot:
COMMUNITY CENTERS BOYLE HEIGHTS. Soto Street near Brooklyn Avenue. CENTRAL CITY NORTH. Portions west of Chinatown. CENTRAL CITY WEST. Downtown west of the Harbor Freeway. CRENSHAW. Southwest of Crenshaw and Martin Luther King Jr. boulevards. EAST HOLLYWOOD. Near Barnsdall Park area of Sunset Boulevard. EXPOSITION PARK. Coliseum/USC area. HARBOR GATEWAY. Junction of the San Diego and Harbor freeways. HIGHLAND PARK. Figueroa Street between Avenues 50 and 60. HOWARD HUGHES CENTER. San Diego Freeway at Sepulveda Boulevard. LINCOLN HEIGHTS. North Broadway, east of the Golden State Freeway. MIDTOWN. San Vicente and Venice boulevards. PLAYA VISTA. Lincoln and Jefferson boulevards. VAN NUYS. Victory and Van Nuys boulevards. WATTS. Southeast of Century Boulevard and Compton Avenue. LAX/WESTCHESTER. North and east of airport. WESTLAKE. Between 6th and 8th streets west of downtown. WILMINGTON. Avalon Boulevard near Anaheim Street. WOODLAND HILLS/WARNER CENTER. Northeast of Topanga Canyon and Burbank boulevards.
REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS (Some overlap with centers) ADAMS NORMANDIE. Southwest of the junction of Santa Monica and Harbor freeways. CRENSHAW CENTER. West of Crenshaw Boulevard between 39th and Stocker streets. HOOVER EXPANSION. North of USC. HARBOR INDUSTRIAL CENTER. Northeast of Alameda and Broad streets. MONTEREY HILLS. Via Marisol east of Monterey Road. NORMANDIE. Northeast of Jefferson Boulevard and Western Avenue. NORTH HOLLYWOOD. Lankershim Boulevard north of the Ventura Freeway. PICO UNION. Northwest of the junction of the Santa Monica and Harbor freeways. RODEO/LA CIENEGA. Southwest of Rodeo Road and La Cienega Boulevard. WATTS. Near Century Boulevard and Compton Avenue.
CENTRAL CITY. Southeast of the junction of Santa Monica and Harbor freeways. PACOIMA. East of the junction of the Golden State and Simi Valley freeways. WATTS. East of Avalon Boulevard between Slauson Avenue and Imperial Highway.