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Cyclists Get Free Transit on LADOT Thursday May 16th for Bike to Work Day

Press release from LADOT – The City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) together with other transportation agencies will celebrate Bike to Work Day this year on Thursday, May 16, 2019. To encourage this fun and healthy method of commuting, LADOT will again offer free rides to people on bikes who use DASH and [...]

By |2019-05-10T16:23:49-07:00May 10th, 2019|Blog, City Departments, LADOT, Transportation|Comments Off on Cyclists Get Free Transit on LADOT Thursday May 16th for Bike to Work Day

Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Seeks Feedback on NC Board Member Trainings & Censure/Removal Process

By Mike Fong, EmpowerLA Director of Policy & Government Relations The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners is seeking input regarding training for the Neighborhood Council board members, including possibly creating policies for mandated leadership and conflict resolution for board members and candidates. The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners is also seeking input regarding a possible policy regarding [...]

By |2019-05-10T16:24:30-07:00May 10th, 2019|Blog, Commission, Training|Comments Off on Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Seeks Feedback on NC Board Member Trainings & Censure/Removal Process

Give Mom the Gift of Love for Mothers Day With Pet Adoption Discounts This Weekend

Celebrate Mother's Day this weekend by getting Mom a new friend that will love her almost as much as you do! Pet adoption fees are discounted up to 50% at all LA City Animal Shelters from Friday May 10th - Sunday May 12th: Rabbits......$57.50 Cats...........No Fee Kittens........$25.00 Dogs..........$51.00 (+ $20 license if applicable) Puppies......$75.00 Adult kitty [...]

By |2019-05-10T16:23:18-07:00May 10th, 2019|Animal Services, Blog|Comments Off on Give Mom the Gift of Love for Mothers Day With Pet Adoption Discounts This Weekend

Renters Rights Workshops: Learn Your Rights as a Tenant (May 2019)

Learn your renters' rights at one of the City of LA's Housing + Community Investment Dept's upcoming workshops! Below is a list of upcoming classes, which are being held at locations all over LA in both English and Spanish. Seating is limited so it's a good idea to reserve your space today. RSVP by calling [...]

By |2019-05-08T14:09:38-07:00May 8th, 2019|Blog, uncategorised|Comments Off on Renters Rights Workshops: Learn Your Rights as a Tenant (May 2019)

Neighborhood Council Spotlight: News from Harbor Gateway North + Valley Village

We're launching a new NC Spotlight series on our blog and in our newsletter to highlight some of the great achievements of Neighborhood Councils and board members across the City! Check out this week's news below from Harbor Gateway North NC and NC Valley Village. If you're interested in submitting your own NC highlights for inclusion, we'd [...]

By |2019-05-10T16:26:53-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Blog, Local Heroes, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference, Sustainability|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Spotlight: News from Harbor Gateway North + Valley Village

Mayor Garcetti Launches LA’s Green New Deal

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled LA’s Green New Deal this week - a series of practical steps toward creating a more sustainable Los Angeles by the year 2050. The Green New Deal LA will also serve as a global model for upholding the terms outlined in the Paris Agreement in a way that contributes [...]

By |2019-04-30T15:07:57-07:00April 30th, 2019|Blog, Jobs, Los Angeles, Mayor / Mayor's Office, Sustainability|Comments Off on Mayor Garcetti Launches LA’s Green New Deal

Video, Photos & Resources From Our First Homelessness Resource Fair

Big thanks to everyone who attended our first Homelessness Resource Fair last Saturday! We are so inspired by your energy and your commitment to helping our homeless neighbors get back on their feet, and we appreciate you spending your weekend with us. Thank you also to our presenting sponsors who helped make this happen: LA [...]

By |2019-04-26T17:55:13-07:00April 26th, 2019|Blog, Homelessness|Comments Off on Video, Photos & Resources From Our First Homelessness Resource Fair

Voting Closes 4/29 for LA2050 Grants – Here’s Our List of NC-Related Finalists

Voting is open now through Monday, April 29th at 5:00 pm PST for this year's LA2050 grant cycle! The LA2050 grants provide funding for innovative projects designed to make LA a better place to live, learn, connect, create, and play by the year 2050. One of last year's big winners was Miry's List - a program that [...]

By |2019-04-23T15:44:13-07:00April 23rd, 2019|Blog, uncategorised|Comments Off on Voting Closes 4/29 for LA2050 Grants – Here’s Our List of NC-Related Finalists

Neighborhood Council Board Seating Policy

There has been some confusion regarding when a Neighborhood Council board member is considered "seated" after the election.  The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment has released a Neighborhood Council Board Seating Policy, which clarifies the procedure that has been used for the past election cycles. The policy appears below in its entirety, but if you'd like [...]

By |2019-04-19T23:23:50-07:00April 19th, 2019|Administration, Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Board Seating Policy
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