Advisory: No Prize in Lotto Scams! Spanish-speakers targeted for Lotto scams in SFV. Don’t be a victim.

No Prize in Lotto Scams – Trending in SF Valley Los Angeles.  Detectives are warning San Fernando Valley Spanish-speaking residents against falling victim to con artists offering shares in a big winning Lotto ticket in return for “trust” money. “The old adage holds true: ‘If it seems too good to be true, it probably is,’” […]

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Mayor Villaraigosa Announces $5 Million in Grants for Earthquake Early Warning System

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Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined with the US Geological Survey and the Los Angeles/Long Beach Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Approval Authority members to announce $5 million in federal funds for the region’s Earthquake Early Warning System. “Our partners at the US Geological Survey and Caltech have been working on the development of a cutting-edge early […]

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Scam Alert for DWP Energy Efficiency Programs

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In the last few months there have been a few instances of individuals approaching small business customers with LADWP’s CLEO application, asking for cash up front to perform lighting retrofit work, and then never returning to perform the installations that were promised. Please urge community members to note that LADWP does not charge for energy […]

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New California Laws Beginning in 2013

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We hope all you had a great New Years celebration with your friends and family. Please take a look at some of the new laws that took effect as of Jan 1, 2013 in our great state: Cars and drivers Insurance: Drivers pulled over by police are permitted to show officers their proof of insurance […]

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Robbed? Here’s How To Get Your Stolen Goods Back

Photo by Everett Collection via Shutterstock If you had your iPhone, iPod, iPad, iMac or even your bicycle stolen, there’s now a way you can get your precious property back, thanks to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Knock-Knock “fence” burglary task force. Earlier this year, the task force began their mission probing fences, which are described in […]

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Winter Shelter Hotline

LAPD has an important message for the community! 2012-2013 WINTER SHELTER PROGRAM Shelter Locations PROGRAM BEGINS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011 ( Sylmar Shelter is Delayed until Mid-December) The program will provide 1,491 beds at 19 sites in 15 cities and communities throughout the City and County of Los Angeles. Selected community non-profit homeless services providers […]

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