GM’s Message 7.31.15

I hope our newsletter finds you well. HUGE thanks to our awesome Neighborhood Council leaders who came to our town hall last Saturday. We learned a lot and received great ideas on how to improve the Neighborhood Council system and our services. I’m so appreciative of the time folks took to work with us on […]

By |July 31st, 2015|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today the winners of the Great Streets Challenge Grant. This grant program will award up to $20,000 to eight community-driven projects that re-imagine Los Angeles’s iconic commercial corridors as public spaces reflective of each unique neighborhood and community.

“I launched the Great Streets Initiative to activate public spaces, provide economic revitalization, increase […]

By |July 30th, 2015|Blog, City Hall|0 Comments

Boyle Heights’ First Large Scale Solar Project

LOS ANGELES–Honorable Councilmember Jose Huizar of the 14th District officially turned on the switch on a new 300 kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic (PV) system at the Angeles Grand Plaza, to celebrate energizing the first large scale rooftop solar project in Boyle Heights, developed in partnership with the business community through LADWP’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Program.

Also present […]

By |July 30th, 2015|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Los Angeles City Ethics Commission

The President of the Ethics Commission has asked the staff to evaluate the limits and disclosure requirements that apply to political contributions made by non-individuals. Staff expects to make recommendations regarding these laws at the Ethics Commission’s next meeting on August 26, 2015.
Both City and state laws regulate contributions and disclosure requirements in City elections. […]

By |July 30th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

TUX Bootcamp: “Secrets of Social Media” plus “Amplifying your Klout”

Want to learn more about using tech tools to increase civic engagement and grow your network of supporters? Are you looking to increase your web presence and online interaction with your stakeholders?

Civic engagement and politics play a significant role in online interactions. A Pew Research survey shows that 39% of U.S. adults engage in political […]

By |July 30th, 2015|Blog, Outreach|0 Comments

Video: LADOT and El Pueblo Crosswalks

Partnerships are a key to making Los Angeles a great city to live in. Watch El Pueblo GM Chris Espinosa discusses partnership with LADOT to implement signalized crosswalks at the birth place of Los Angeles.

By |July 30th, 2015|Blog, City Departments, Videos|0 Comments

Upcoming Public Meetings on Sidewalk Vending

As the City continues to evaluate the best options for a comprehensive policy regarding street vendors in Los Angeles, the final two community meetings will be held in August to solicit community feedback.

The meeting times and locations are listed below. You can learn more about sidewalk vending in Los Angeles and the current debate by […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Blog, City Hall, Events|0 Comments

3rd Annual Veterans Economic Summit and 4th Annual Backpack Giveaway

Are you a U.S. veteran looking for a new job opportunity or resources for developing life skills? The Veterans Advocacy group of America invites all veterans to the 4rd Annual Economic Summit and Job Fair, taking place on Friday, August 7. The event will feature interview opportunities, life skills workshops, and the 4th annual backpack giveaway […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Del Rey Well-Being Index Takes a Multi-Dimensional Look at Local Health & Equity

For the past year, the Del Rey Neighborhood Council has been conducting a comprehensive community survey aimed at measuring the quality of life and well-being of the community. The Del Rey Well-Being Index was developed to lay the foundation to create healthier communities for all Del Reyans. It provides measurable objectives to elevate health and […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments