Do you have an idea that would make our City a better place? A way the City could save money, or generate new revenue? How about something that would save energy or save time? The City of Los Angeles has created an Innovation Fund, and we want to hear from you. The $1 million fund [...]
In June of 2016, the Palms community elected the 2016-2018 Palms Neighborhood Council to help make Palms a great community to live in. Below is our annual report – the first of its kind in the history of our neighborhood council – to let you know of our progress and what we have been working [...]
LA Commons and CARECEN partnered to produce Know Your Rights films created by students. The films were done by students to learn leadership concepts on a subject that was affecting their communities and are in Spanish and English. Click here to view the films.
MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF HISTORIC ANGELS FLIGHT RAILWAY Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that Angels Flight, the iconic Downtown Los Angeles railway, has reopened to the public after a three-year closure. The Mayor celebrated the opening alongside Councilmember José Huizar, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Angels Flight Railway Foundation, and the private [...]
HEAT ALERT: Southern California's heat wave continues into next week with temperatures predicted to climb to 100 degrees or more in some areas. Remember when it is hot for you, it is even hotter for your four-legged friends. Dogs and cats do not sweat through their skin. They cool themselves by panting or rapid breathing, [...]
A robot uprising has begun, except instead of overthrowing mankind so as to usher in a bleak yet efficient age of cold judgment and colder steel, this uprising is one of friendly robots (so far). Which is all an alarming way to say that many state, county and municipal governments across the country have begun [...]
Phishing attacks are more rampant than ever before, rising by more than 162 percent from 2010 to 2014. They cost organizations around the globe $4.5 billion every year and over half of internet users get at least one phishing email per day. The best defense companies have against phishing attacks is to block malicious emails before they reach customers [...]
“Creating more affordable housing is one of the most important things we can do for the future of Los Angeles. I proposed the Affordable Housing Linkage Fee because we need to get that done as quickly as possible. This policy is a critical piece of our comprehensive strategy to combat the housing crisis, and it [...]