GM’s Message 04.29.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. It was a busy week preparing for our budget hearing today, welcoming State Department visitors, conducting board orientation and getting ready for Neighborhood Council elections on Sunday for Region 5 while putting up Pop-Up Polls for online voting (more info below). We did our presentation for our budget […]

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Mayor’s Message


Ordinances will reduce water use through updates to the Green Building Code and amendments to L.A.’s Emergency Water Conservation Plan aimed at the city’s highest water users.

LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti this week signed a pair of ordinances that build on Angelenos’ successful efforts to conserve water and further reduce […]

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Pop-Up Polls!

Pop-up polls, where voters can register and cast their votes on the spot, will be held throughout the city now through June!

Here are the locations and times of this week’s pop-up polls, both of which are being held in Downtown LA. Each lasts approximately 1-2 hours:
Mid City West Community Council
Saturday April 30th
10 AM- 2PM
Farmer’s Market

DWP Reform — Mayor’s Panel and Valley Hearing

By Tony Wilkinson

Mayor Eric Garcetti has responded to the recommendations of the December DWP IEA Survey and the recent requests of Neighborhood Councils. He has formed a diverse community panel to advise the city on DWP Reform. The Mayor’s DWP Reform Working Group will meet weekly during the month of May. It will help craft […]

LAAS May Meetings

Come to a meeting in your community!

Los Angeles Animal Services wants your valuable input and feedback on how we can do even more for animals and people in the City of Los Angeles. You can help shape the future goals and priorities for your Animal Services Department. Come to a community meeting and share your […]

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Make Music LA

The last installment of “how to” have Make Music LA in your community we talked about how easy it is to get started. We also let you know that you are not alone. The organizers of Make Music LA are available to be of help anytime you need it.

In today’s installment we discuss how to […]

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LA Animal Services Hits Historic Live Save Rate, Coming Close to No-Kill Benchmark

Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 2016 – Animal lovers in Los Angeles have ample reason to celebrate ongoing efforts to transform LA into the nation’s largest no-kill city.

Recently released statistics reveal that Los Angeles Animal Services is at an 84.3 percent overall live save rate for the 2016 calendar year. (86.3 percent rate for dogs […]

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Are you a high school student who is interested in a career in law enforcement or other public service career?

The Police Orientation Preparation Program (POPP) is an award winning free program that prepares high school seniors for careers in law enforcement. Earn your high school diploma while earning an Associate of Arts Degree in only […]

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NFPA/LAFD Collaborative Training

TITLE: National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Remembering When Train-the-Trainer Course. May 16-17, 2016, 0800-1700 hours.

The Los Angeles Fire Department in collaboration with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is offering the two- day “Remembering When” training on May 16th & 17th at Council Member Bob Blumenfield’s office located at:

Council District 3 Field Office
19040 Vanowen Street
Reseda, […]

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HANC Retreat

On April 23, the Harbor Area Neighborhood Councils and city agencies got together to discuss how best to work together to address local harbor issues. Thank you to Councilman Joe Buscaino for his leadership in bringing the NCs together, and to Northwest San Pedro NC President Ray Regalado for chairing the retreat. Special acknowledgement to […]

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