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GM’s Message 8.18.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. The Congress of Neighborhoods registration link is open for service!  BIG thanks to our awesome Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee, led by the fearless Cindy Cleghorn, for all their continued work in putting together a fantastic program for Neighborhood Council leaders citywide. The Congress will be held at City Hall [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti is strengthening cybersecurity for L.A. businesses and residents with the launch of America’s first city-based Cyber Lab. The lab is a public-private partnership that will disseminate information and intelligence based on analysis of more than one billion security-related events and over four million attempted intrusions into City networks per day. The Los [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments


The Los Angeles City Council is scheduled to discuss amending the Los Angeles Municipal Code to establish Indigenous Peoples Day as an official city holiday. Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell is encouraging Angelenos to weigh in on the matter before Council decides on the item on August 30. If passed, the motion would instruct the City Attorney's Office [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Town Hall on Immigrant Rights, Citizenship, Guardianship, and Renter’s Rights

The Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement and Immigrant Affairs invite you to a Town Hall meeting on Immigration, Citizenship, and Renter’s Rights. This event will include a know your rights, renter's rights, citizenship and guardianship presentation.There will be free language translation and one-on-one attorney assistance to help fill out Caregiver Affidavits. Please bring child's birth certificate. The Town [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Launch of Countywide Purposeful Aging Los Angeles (PALA) Survey

The older adult population (65 years and above) in the Los Angeles region will double between 2010 and 2030, from approximately 1.1 million to more than 2.2 million people.  To prepare our region for this dramatic demographic shift, the County and City of Los Angeles launched Purposeful Aging Los Angeles (PALA), a landmark initiative that [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Clean Streets LA Challenge Applications Now Being Accepted!

Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Department of Public Works and Department of Neighborhood Empowerment are encouraging Angelenos to join together to clean our neighborhoods as part of the Clean Streets LA program. The Clean Streets Challenge, now in its second year, is a grant program open to Neighborhood Councils, local nonprofits, and other community partners. Funds [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Canine Influenza Alert

Local dog in San Gabriel Valley infected Written by LA Animal Services Department: Los Angeles, August 15, 2017 - LA County Veterinary Public Health reported that a dog living in the San Gabriel Valley tested positive for canine influenza H3N2. The dog developed a cough on July 29 after boarding at a kennel in the San Gabriel Valley. Efforts [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

GM’s Message 6.30.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We had a great Neighborhood Council Budget Day at City Hall on Saturday, thanks to the hard work of our Budget Advocates and our EmpowerLA staff (shout out to Mike Fong and John Darnell especially!). There were presentations from Mayor Eric Garcetti’s new Deputy Chief of Staff, Matt Szabo, [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 6.30.17

Fourth of July Fireworks are No Picnic for Pets

LA Animal Services offers free pet ID tags for Independence Day While many people celebrate the Fourth of July with big gatherings and firework festivities, many furry family members prefer a quite day at home. Fireworks are no picnic for pets. The loud noises can frighten dogs and cats and cause them to escape their [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Fourth of July Fireworks are No Picnic for Pets