L.A. City Council Declares Homelessness an Emergency, Earmarks $100 Million for Solutions

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Mayor calls for investments in long-term initiatives, and rolls out short-term proposals to address emergency needs. Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the first steps of a comprehensive strategy to address the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, an effort that would invest at least $100 million annually in City funding to help house tens of thousands […]

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Help Keep the Street Lights on in Your Neighborhood

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There has been a significant increase of copper wire thefts targeting the city’s street lighting system in various neighborhoods, causing street lights to go dark for a period of time. If you observe a wire theft in process or see any suspicious activity around street lights, please call 9-1-1 immediately. How to determine what is […]

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LA City Sidewalk Vending Survey

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The City of Los Angeles is conducting a survey to gather community input with respect to vending on City sidewalks and in City parks. The Los Angeles Municipal Code prohibits vending on sidewalks and is considered a misdemeanor and vending in City parks is only allowed with a permit. For clarification purposes, please be aware […]

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Era of LAPD Body Cameras to Start Monday

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The first LA police officers will begin wearing body cameras on Monday as city leaders look for funding to outfit all cops with them. Starting Monday, body cameras will be handed out to Los Angeles police officers at the Mission Station — the first of 860 cameras that will be distributed to officers in three […]

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LADWP Urges Saving Energy While Staying Safe During Heat Wave

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With temperatures expected to exceed 100 degrees in the San Fernando Valley today, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) urges customers to conserve energy use where possible, while not jeopardizing their health and safety. “During times of extreme heat, we strongly encourage customers to conserve electricity as long as it does not […]

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