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GM’s Message 3.03.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well.  Happy Open Data Day!  I was happy to celebrate with Controller Ron Galperin, Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, ITA General Manager Ted Ross and Innovation and Performance Commissioner Catherine Geanuracos in City Council chambers today as they presented on Open Data Day and the amazing efforts the City of Los [...]

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GM’s Message 1.6.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. Happy 2017 from EmpowerLA! We've hit the ground running in the new year with a great celebration on Tuesday night with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners for Glassell Park Neighborhood Council's (the rock star of Community Impact Statements with 19 filed so far this fiscal year!) 15th Anniversary. [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 1.6.17

DataLA’s Year in Review

2016 was an exciting year for DataLA! The Mayor’s Data Team implements Mayor Eric Garcetti’s vision of a data-driven city. The Open Data Library grew, the LA GeoHub, a one-of-a-kind platform for collaboration and innovation launched, and there was greater focus on shifting internal culture around data-driven governance and engaging the public with government information. [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on DataLA’s Year in Review

LADOT Year in Review 2016

This was a year of many great things - Metro Bikeshare launch, Los Angeles Street safety improvements with protected bike lanes and bicycle signals, a new DASH bus maintenance facility under construction and much more.  But above all else, 2016 was a year where we continued our work to improve the safety of our city [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on LADOT Year in Review 2016

LA Animal Services and Neighborhood Council Animal Services Liaison Meeting

The City of Los Angeles Department of Animal Services invites you to attend the launch meeting for the Neighborhood Council Animal Services Liaisons. During the first meeting the Department will give an update on the strategic planning process and goals for 2017, establish communication channels and find out how you want to help. The Department [...]

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Christmas Tree Recycling

Recycle your Christmas tree in the green bin: REMOVE all ornaments, decorations, tinsels and stand from the tree. CUT the tree pieces before putting them inside the green bin for regular pick-up on collection day. PLACE the tree pieces inside the green bin. Collected Christmas trees will be recycled into compost and mulch that is [...]

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GM’s Message 12.09.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. My first week back in the office after my trip to the Global Forum on Direct Democracy and a quick vacation has been jam packed with goodness. First, HUGE thanks to Acting General Manager Armando Ruiz for doing a great job while I was away from the office. I [...]

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Invite to LA Board of Animal Services Commission Meeting

Written by: Larry Gross Commissioner – Vice President City of Los Angeles Board of Animal Services Commission Next Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commission will hold its meeting in Boyle Heights. On behalf of Commission President David Zaft, Commissioners Olivia Garcia, Roger Wolfson, Alisa Finsten and myself, Larry [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Invite to LA Board of Animal Services Commission Meeting

Neighborhood Council Purposeful Aging Town Hall

Purposeful Aging Liaisons from throughout the city will be gathering on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, in Public Works Chambers at 6:00 to meet representatives from the many departments that deliver services to LA's Senior Citizens. In addition, Neighborhood Council leaders will present best practices on from the Purposeful Aging Liaisons that have already activated campaigns [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Purposeful Aging Town Hall

Neighborhood Council Film Liaison Town Hall

The Neighborhood Council Film Liaison Town Hall is scheduled for: Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Public Works Chambers Los Angeles City Hall 200 North Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Neighborhood Council Film Liaisons will have the opportunity to meet representatives from FilmLA, the non-profit that coordinates location filming throughout the [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Film Liaison Town Hall