UPCOMING FULL FREEWAY CLOSURES
Starting June 24 through June 26, crews will continue demolishing the portion of the old I-5/SR-170 connector that sits partially over southbound I-5. For the safety of motorists, this work will require three night closures of southbound I-5 between Osborne Street and Sheldon Street, as well as night closures of southbound I-5 on-ramps at Terra Bella Street and Osborne Street.
EmpowerLA Yearbooks are being delivered to Neighborhood Council Boards, neighborhood partners, City Departments, and elected officials.Read More
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.Read More
It’s official: Eric Garcetti has won the race for Los Angeles mayor over Wendy Greuel, who conceded this morning.
With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Garcetti earned 54 percent of the votes and Greuel had 46 percent, ABC News reports.
The City of Los Angeles is proposing to adopt and implement an ordinance to ban single-use plastic carryout bags, charge a fee on paper bags, and promote the use of reusable bags at specified retailers in the City of Los Angeles.Read More
L.A. full of roads to ruin for cars
The city gives its road network an average grade of C. But a Times analysis finds wide disparities, and they’re not driven by wealth or political power.
Eligible residents must register to vote by Monday, May 6, 2013 in order to be able to vote in the May 21, 2013 City of Los Angeles General Municipal and Special Elections.Read More
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.Read More
In a city the size of Los Angeles, one of the fastest routes to City Hall is the internet. In the time it takes to find your car keys, you can be online and communicating with the Mayor and the City Council.Read More
The candidates are out there, stumping for votes, inundating inboxes, taking to Twitter and Facebook to spread their messages.
No, we’re not talking about a certain upcoming mayoral election—although, like that contest, the outcome of this one could have ramifications for the future of Los Angeles.
?Click here for the questions with answers and the regional budget powerpoint results.Read More
?Los Angeles residents will be able to complain about graffiti, abandoned furniture, potholes, broken street lights and fallen trees using their iPhone and Android smartphones starting March 18.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled the My LA 311 mobile app and a redesigned website for the City of Los Angeles in a Google+ hangout with reporters Wednesday.
The Department of City Planning is looking for volunteers for a new billboard working group. The PLUM Committee has directed us to assemble this working group to address billboard and digital billboard issues.Read More
Here is the video of this past Saturday’s CD7 Candidates Forum! Feel free to share this link with everyone. Our next Council Representative could possibly hold the office for the next 12 years. Choose wisely!Read More
The LA City Council’s pending new sign ordinance will not outlaw digital billboards. Despite the City’s ban on new billboards dating back to 2002, the City is in the process of approving a new ordinance that will allow new signs (including digital signs) in designated “sign districts” which are to be limited to commercial and industrial locations.Read More
A recent fight over a proposed $3 billion bond issue for street repairs illustrated the growing influence of neighborhood councils in Los Angeles City government, as they exerted enough influence to keep the measure off the ballot for now.Read More