From http://empowerla.org/neighborhood-council-elections-beyond-the-ballot-box/ Voters in the Northeast Valley turned out for the first of 11 regional Neighborhood Council elections, exceeding expectations and raising the standard for participatory democracy.Read More
As part of the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 adopted budget, the Mayor and City Council approved a parking fine increase of $5.00 for all parking violations, except for disabled parking violations. Disabled parking violations were increased by $10.00.Read More
From http://empowerla.org/pnc/pacoima-nc-elections/ Youth Rep MICHAEL D. GONZALES Senior Rep DORA TATE FANNIE A. LONG PAT O’CONNOR Renter Rep ALEX MORALES Home/Condo Owner Rep EDWIN RAMIREZ BOBBII PRINGLE FREDI ARRIAGA JEFFREY W. STANSFIELD Retail Business Rep JOHN A HERNANDEZ REUBEN GARCIA Industrial Business Rep PAMELA SILVER Community Based Organization Rep ROSY SANTANA-WILLIAMS Faith Based Organization Rep VACANTRead More
From the Daily News: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has tapped Grayce Liu, a senior project coordinator in the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, to fill the general manager’s job now that B.H. Kim is leaving to take a job in San Diego. Liu will be named interim general manager and given a chance to see how she...Read More
BongHwan Kim quits race for 13th District City Council seat BongHwan Kim, head of the city agency in charge of neighborhood councils, abandoned his run for the 13th District City Council seat Monday, and announced his resignation to take a job in San Diego. He will become vice president and executive director for civic engagement at...Read More
The Department of Transportation will be hiring 22 student interns this year. The intern will not have to be a transportation or engineering students, but will have to be enrolled in school (4 or 2 year college). Students will be paid $15 hourly. Assignments will entail simple task, like filing, conducting traffic counts etc. For more information contact Collins Allen at (951) 776-1515,or/and [email protected]Read More
Rebate on California Friendly Landscape Increases to $1.50 Per Square Foot
LADWP re-launches its popular water conservation rebate program for homes and businesses on July 1, offering rebates on more than a dozen separate water-saving incentives to encourage conservation while also saving money.
Los Angeles City Councilmember Richard Alarcón yesterday took action to offer funding for needed repairs to broken and buckled sidewalks in the Northeast San Fernando Valley. Thanks to Councilmember Alarcón’s “Emergency Sidewalk Improvement Project,” $500,000 in AB 1290 community redevelopment funding will go directly to sidewalk repairs in communities such as Pacoima, Sylmar, Mission Hills,...Read More
From the Los Angeles Daily News, June 7, 2012.
Tuesday’s primary election dumped scores of political hopefuls from the the state’s ballots. From Arcata to Arleta and San Francisco to Signal Hill, candidates for various legislative offices found their campaigns over when they did not place in the top two of vote-getters in their contests.