GM’s Message 8.28.15

I hope our newsletter finds you well. This has been very full and wonderful week. We started our new staff and have been busy training them to get them up to speed. There were many great candidates to choose from, and I want to thank the Personnel Department, in particular Binh Le, and my managers, […]

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Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti will be celebrating Women’s Equality Day this evening by signing an executive directive calling on city departments to implement the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), which the City adopted in 2004.

“Our city only succeeds if everyone has an equal shot at success. For too long, […]

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TUX Boot Camp – 9/2/15

Has your Neighborhood Council been working on increasing their online presence and using tech tools to engage stakeholders? Still figuring out the best tools, tips, and tricks for making your social media presence pop? Make sure to RSVP to next week’s Technology & User eXperience (TUX) Boot Camp to learn more about digital tools including […]

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LA Budget Advocates Weigh In On 2024 Olympic Bid!

The Los Angeles Budget Advocates representing the interests of the Neighborhood Councils and their millions of stakeholders would be proud to see Los Angeles host the 2024 summer Olympics provided that those who pursue the nomination carefully evaluate the direct and indirect manpower and resources that will be needed. They must promise not to saddle […]

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Noted Speakers at the 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair on October 3, 2015

Starting at 10:30 am in the Community Room at Fire Station 87, 10124 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills, we’ll have a series of four 30-minute talks from four notable speakers. LAFD Paramedic/Captain Stacy Gerlich will lead off with a discussion of the recent San Andreas movie, personal preparedness, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and the LAFD’s […]

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City’s 234th Birthday

El Pueblo invites you to come celebrate the City’s 234th Birthday on Saturday, August 29.

A nine-mile walk (6:30 am) or bike ride (7:30 am) will start from the beautiful San Gabriel Mission in the early morning. DASH shuttles will be available for the ride back to San Gabriel.

The ceremonial procession from Union Station to the […]

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Meet Your New Neighborhood Council Support Staff

EmpowerLA is excited to introduce to you the new staffers who will be supporting Neighborhood Councils. We’re in the process of training them and reorganizing our teams for the next few weeks. In the meantime, if you have questions please contact our Neighborhood Council Support Helpline at (213) 978-1551 or via email at Thank […]

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City Controller Encourages Smart Data Sharing to Boost Revenue

City Controller Ron Galperin released an audit that will stimulate the strategic sharing of tax data between City, County and State agencies. Galperin’s audit demonstrates that such cooperation could lead the City of Los Angeles to capture more than $20 million annually in additional revenues.

The audit, entitled “Smart Data Sharing: A Path to More Revenue,” […]

By |August 26th, 2015|Blog, Budget, City Departments, Tech Talk|0 Comments

NCSA Water Committee Meets This Saturday

Please join us for a Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance Water Committee meeting this Saturday, August 29.

As part of the meeting,  LADWP will be presenting on the Water & Power Rate Request. Please send questions you’d like addressed to ahead of time.

We’ll also discuss:

​Proposed Motion for Parkway Landscaping Ordinance
Overview of LA Water Related […]

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Renters: Know Your Rights! 2nd Annual Tenant Rights Forum Hosted by Empowerment Congress West

Your apartment is your home.

Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Development Council (ECWA) presents its 2nd Annual Renters Workshop to empower our Communities’ renters with important information on Rent Stabilization and Increases, Tenant/Landlord Relationships, Tenant Rights, Condo Conversions, Legal Assistance, and more. The more you know, the more you’ll be able to prepare for rent […]

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