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READY LA: Earthquakes and Neighborhood Planning

Councilmembers Tom LeBonge and Mitch Englander remind you to get yourself and your family prepared for an earthquake with this bulletin, which includes several helpful links to put together an action plan. Remember: In the event of a large earthquake or disaster, rescuers may not be in a position to provide immediate help to some [...]

By | June 6th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on READY LA: Earthquakes and Neighborhood Planning

Elections Survey–A Short Summary

The numbers are in! Thanks to the enthusiastic response of our voters at the polls, we got some great feedback about the 2014 Neighborhood Council Elections experience. We heard from 7,952 voters this year, and over half of the responses came out of Regions 1, 7, 8, and 11. Here is a short summary of [...]

By | June 6th, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Elections Survey–A Short Summary

Neighborhood Prosecutors

The Neighborhood Prosecutors program puts city prosecutors out into neighborhoods to address criminal problems like drug sales, prostitution, illegal dumping, graffiti, and street racing before they grow into more serious offenses and erode the quality of life in our neighborhoods. Neighborhood Prosecutors are embedded in the community, working closely with schools, neighborhood councils, homeowner and residents [...]

By | June 6th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Neighborhood Prosecutors

A Tech-Inspired Weekend at City Hall with #Hack for LA and #TechLA

Well, we had a great weekend at City Hall with the second annual Hack for LA and met some fantastic creative minds in the process. While Hackathon-ers prodded away on the 10th Floor of City Hall, 2,000 guests attended panel discussions, a tech jobs fair, and a product expo as part of  #TechLA, a conference [...]

By | June 4th, 2014|Blog, Tech Talk|Comments Off on A Tech-Inspired Weekend at City Hall with #Hack for LA and #TechLA

Meet DWP GM Marie Edwards

Attention all West Valley residents! Councilmember Bob Blumenfield invites you to meet Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) General Manager Marcie Edwards at a DWP town hall in the West Valley on Wednesday, June 11 from 6 to 7:30pm. See the flyer for details on the event, including parking information. RSVP at blumenfield.lacity.org/DWPtownhall or at [...]

By | June 4th, 2014|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Meet DWP GM Marie Edwards

Municipal Election Reform Commission Wraps Up June 4

After the unfortunately low turnout in the 2013 municipal elections, Mayor Garcetti and Council President Herb Wesson decided to form a 9-member Municipal Elections Reform Commission to find ways to increase civic engagement in Los Angeles. The Commission invited all Angelenos to share their ideas on how to increase interest and participation in city elections [...]

By | June 4th, 2014|Blog|1 Comment

Mayor Garcetti Announces First 15 “Great Streets”

It’s a pretty exciting week here at City Hall! After wrapping up a successful weekend of Hack for LA and TechLA events, Mayor Garcetti announced the first 15 streets to get the Great Streets treatment. Great Streets was Mayor Garcetti’s first executive directive, establishing a working group with over nine city departments that will target [...]

By | June 4th, 2014|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Mayor Garcetti Announces First 15 “Great Streets”

Get out and VOTE TODAY!

It’s election day here in California, and we encourage all registered voters to exercise their right to vote! There are many positions and many candidates in this statewide direct primary election, and surely something on the ballot that affects you. You can find out information on open seats and candidates on the Secretary of State’s [...]

By | June 3rd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Get out and VOTE TODAY!

GM’s Message 5.30.14

I hope this newsletter finds you well.  I am very excited to share that after almost a year of hard work, the Council File 14-0544, containing the contract for the Neighborhood Council checking accounts will be going to City Council for review and approval on Tuesday, June 3rd.  If they approve, we will finally be able [...]

By | May 30th, 2014|Blog, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 5.30.14

News from Field Operations 5.30.14

I hope our newsletter finds you well and that you are gearing up for a nice weekend. I want to say thank you to all those who showed up to our Ethics & Open Government and Funding Trainings on Thursday May 29th at the Glassell Park Senior Citizen Center.  We had fantastic representation by Neighborhood [...]

By | May 30th, 2014|Blog, Events, Field, NCs Making a Difference, Neighborhood Council Elections, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on News from Field Operations 5.30.14