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City Attorney’s Dispute Resolution Program

The Dispute Resolution program is a community-based program which provides free mediation, conciliation, and facilitation service in English and Spanish. Other languages are provided upon request. Mediation is a process in which the parties to the conflict meet face-to-face to discuss their dispute with the guidance and support of a neutral mediator. In addition, disputes [...]

By | July 24th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on City Attorney’s Dispute Resolution Program

L.A.’s New Film Liaison Helps Keep the Road Smooth for Productions

Kevin James is talking about a certain shade of green. “It is a bit darker than the green the Dept. of Transportation wanted, but it is still in the bright green category,” he says. James (no, not the actor) is referring to the hue he was shown on a recent visit to Hollywood Center Studios [...]

By | July 24th, 2015|Blog, uncategorised|Comments Off on L.A.’s New Film Liaison Helps Keep the Road Smooth for Productions

Responses to building and safety complaints vary widely across L.A.

When Angelenos phone the city to complain about illegal construction, trash piling up next door or other building nuisances, some parts of town have gotten a faster reaction from building inspectors than have others, a Times analysis of city data shows. The delays have been greatest in eastern Los Angeles, where nearly a quarter of [...]

By | June 18th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Responses to building and safety complaints vary widely across L.A.

GM’s Message 11.7.14

I hope this newsletter finds you well.  This past week, I was lucky enough to graduate from the City of Los Angeles' first Black Belt Training by the Denver Peak Academy.  I and 16 other City employees from 9 departments (7 from our City, 1 from Austin, TX, and 1 from the State of CA) learned the principles of "Lean" government [...]

By | November 7th, 2014|Blog, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 11.7.14

NC Viz Data: Elections Edition

This week’s NC Viz Data takes a special look at the ongoing Elections season. We have a lot of good news to report! The numbers just keep going up: record turnouts at several Neighborhood Councils, with every region thus far seeing increases at the polls. Refer to the graphs below for more detailed statistics on [...]

By | April 4th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on NC Viz Data: Elections Edition