Mayor’s Message

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LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti today launched the second phase of the “Save the Drop” water conservation campaign, urging Angelenos to “Capture the Drop” should an expected El Niño deliver heavier-than usual-rainfall in the coming months. It is estimated that an El Niño winter will produce billions of […]

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Elections Town Hall

On Saturday, October 24, at 10 a.m, EmpowerLA is hosting an Elections Town Hall at Glassell Park Community and Senior Center to review the 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections Manual and to discuss the upcoming 2016 elections, including the implementation of citywide online voting.

The Election Town Hall is an opportunity for Outreach Chairs, Election Chairs, […]

Mayor Garcetti Appoints Vicki Curry As Chief Public Information Officer

Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the appointment of Vicki Curry as the City’s first Chief Public Information Officer.  Working out of the Mayor’s Office, Curry will be responsible for coordinating the communications efforts of public information offices in all City departments.

“Vicki’s communications expertise and proven ability to collaborate across City departments make her the ideal […]

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Budget Advocates Regional Budget Day

The Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates (NCBA) will be hosting Regional Budget Day at six locations across Los Angeles on Saturday October 17, 2015 from 9AM until Noon. The Regional Budget Day Agenda will include opening words from the mayor’s office and an open discussion of community needs and issues. This is a chance […]

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Thanks for Supporting the 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Sincere thanks to everyone who attended the Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair on Saturday, October 3, 2015! We had a great turnout! Many attendees told us they learned about the Fair from their Neighborhood Council, and 50 percent of attendees told us it was their first time at the Fair.

We distributed a Family Emergency Preparedness (EP) […]

Mayor Garcetti’s Fall Friday Nights

Gang Reduction & Youth Development is implementing the Mayor’s Fall Friday Nights (FFN) program, an extension of our very successful Summer Night Lights. FFN is a pilot 8 weeks/8 site program in the fall during the hours of 5 pm-9 pm, and launched on Friday, September 25th, 2015.

FFN aims to provide programming to Los Angeles […]

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Video: Walk To School Day with Mayor Eric Garcetti

Watch our Mayor, CD 9 Councilmember Curren Price, LAUSD School Board President, Steve Zimmer, District 3 Board Member, Scott Schmerelson, LADOT General Manager Seleta Reynolds, teachers, students and parents walk to Dolores Huerta ES along Maple Street.  A school safety assembly followed the walk this morning.  Over 100 schools in the city have planned Walk […]

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TUX Boot Camp and Funding Workshop

Need to brush up on some outreach skills? Want to learn more about NationBuilder and its powerful community organizing tools? Want to know how to prepare for the upcoming Neighborhood Council elections? 

Join us for another Technology & User eXperience (TUX) Boot Camp OR a Funding Workshop for Neighborhood Council treasurers and second signers – both events […]

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Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program Launches October 1

Beginning October 1, 2015 through March 31, 2017, people with qualifying unpaid traffic tickets and infractions whose fines were originally due to be paid on or before January 1, 2013, may have their debt reduced by 50 or 80 percent depending on income and have their driver’s license reinstated. The program also includes a waiver […]

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Discover L.A.’s History with Cycleways, Rancheros, LGBTQ in Faith, Ugly Buildings & More

On Saturday, October 17, 2015 and Sunday, October 18, 2015, the non-profit L.A. Commons will host its 5th annual Found L.A.: Festival of Neighborhoods.  Following last year’s tie to Mayor Eric Garcetti’s ‘Great Streets’ program, this year’s theme is driven by the idea of mapping one’s own Los Angeles. The weekend of tours is inspired […]

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