Crime rises in the San Fernando Valley, where robbery and homicide rates outpace LA

AR-170109644.jpg Violent crime across Los Angeles rose for a third straight year during 2016, but spikes in homicides, robberies and property crimes across the San Fernando Valley outpaced the city as a whole, according to LAPD crime statistics released this week. Robberies across the Valley last year rose 33 percent from 2015 — from 1,571 […]

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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree


Los Angeles residents have several options for recycling their Christmas tree this year. LA Sanitation has curbside collection for Christmas trees. If your Christmas tree is too big to cut and place inside the green waste bin, simply place the tree next to your green waste bin on collection day. Recycle your Christmas tree in […]

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LAFD Launches New SOBER Unit Pilot Program


This week the Public Safety Committee approved a grant from the Innovation and Performance Commission for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) SOBER Unit pilot program. The program will partner a Nurse Practitioner with a Firefighter/Paramedic to provide service to serial inebriates – patients who are transported multiple times to emergency rooms for intoxication. These individuals […]

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LADWP Customer Service Saturday


The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will hold Customer Service Saturday at four of its Customer Service Centers on December 10, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Customers who attend Customer Service Saturday at any of the four locations can expect assistance from staff members who are able to take payments, […]

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L.A. City Council to Discuss Energy Conservation


4% of City’s buildings use half of our electricity A program initiated by a Councilmembers Huizar and Blumenfield motion to save energy by working with the City’s largest energy consumers to better track their usage and increase their efficiency is scheduled to be considered by the Los Angeles City Council next week. The plan would […]

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City Council Approves Historic Recycling Program


Today the L.A. City Council unanimously approved our game-changing Zero Waste L.A. program, which will implement a complete overhaul of commercial and multi-family waste collection and dramatically increase recycling throughout the city. The program, which Councilmembers Paul Koretz and José Huizar introduced as a motion in 2010 and worked on during Huizar’s time as Chair of the […]

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