Voter’s Guide to the June 7 Primary


Do you have questions about the June 7 primary? Not sure where your polling place is or what’s on the ballot? We’ve got you covered. WHEN TO VOTE Polls are open from 7AM – 8PM on Tuesday, June 7 FIND YOUR VOTING PLACE AND WHAT YOU’LL SEE ON THE BALLOT WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE […]

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5 Steps to Neighborhood Preparedness


This month’s Emergency Management Department (EMD) bulletin focuses on neighborhood disaster planning and the 5 Steps program, the City of Los Angeles official neighborhood disaster planning tool. Los Angeles is home to over 4 million residents. There are just under 10,000 police officers and nearly 4,000 firefighters. In the event of a large, catastrophic disaster, […]

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Mayor’s 2016 Summer Night Lights


A Message from the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety/ Gang Reduction and Youth Development: As you look for ways to make a difference in your communities on the issues you care about most, we want you to be aware of the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program. Summer Night Lights implements programming at 32 sites across […]

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Raise the Wage LA


As the City of Los Angeles prepares for the largest anti-poverty program in the city’s history, please see the infographic below regarding helpful facts for both employers and employees regarding the new Minimum Wage set to effect July 1, 2016. The Office of Wage Standards (OWS) of the Bureau of Contract Administration is responsible for implementing and […]

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Area Projects – Community Meeting – Open House


A community meeting regarding upcoming LADWP, LA Sanitation and LA County water enhancement projects coming to the area. In partnership with LA Sanitation and the Los Angeles County Flood Control District (LACOFCD), LADWP has several projects planned in and around the community aimed at replacing aging infrastructure and developing the City’s local water supply through […]

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Political Animals Documentary


NEW DOCUMENTARY TELLS COMPELLING STORY OF THE FOUR WOMEN WHO WERE THE FIRST GAY CALIFORNIA LEGISLATORS, INCLUDING LA COUNTY SUPERVISOR SHEILA KUEHL, WHO WAS FIRST OF ALL World Premiere of “Political Animals” June 4 Sells Out In First Week The 1994 election made California history. The first openly gay person was elected to the California legislature. That person was Sheila Kuehl, now […]

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Third Annual LA River Day!


Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell invites you to the 3rd Annual Los Angeles River Day Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 9:00am – 12:00pm Los Angeles City Hall Council Chamber (Room 340) & Forecourt/Rotunda 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 Sponsors: Friends of the Los Angeles River Warner Bros Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell Comcast/NBCUniversal SoCal Gas For more […]

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Keep Your Home California – Unemployment Mortgage Insurance


The state of California’s free foreclosure prevention program Find out if you qualify. Four unique federally funded programs. Up to $100,000 available per eligible household. Eligibility Requirements: Homeowner: Own and occupy the home as their primary residence Meet program income limits Have a documented, eligible hardship Property: Located in California Not abandoned, vacant, or condemned […]

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2016-2017 City Budget Emphasizes Improved Services 


The City Council has been working through the process of modifying and approving Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposed $8.76 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2016.  The budget was given final Council approval on Thursday, May 19. Some of its major accomplishments: More LAPD officers will be able to return to street patrols with the hiring of 300 civilians […]

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