Mayor’s Message

MAYOR GARCETTI JOINS MAYORS AROUND THE WORLD TO SET BOLD NEW SUSTAINABILITY TARGETS OCTOBER 23, 2017 The Mayor signed C40’s Fossil-Fuel-Free Streets Declaration, and an MOU on Olympic Cooperation with Paris. PARIS — Mayor Eric Garcetti today joined mayors from around the world in committing to a new set of sustainability goals that will make [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Blog, City Hall, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

Los Angeles Food Waste Grant Challenge

#FreeTheFood Be a Food Waste Warrior “Help the City of LA free food from landfills in the first ever Food Waste Grant Challenge!” OVERVIEW: One third of LA’s waste stream is made up of organic materials, mostly food. In the landfill, food rots and emits methane gas. Over 40% of edible food moving through LA goes [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, Los Angeles, Public Works|Comments Off on Los Angeles Food Waste Grant Challenge

Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils Part 2

This is the second article in an ongoing Outreach Tip series on SEO and Neighborhood Councils. Successful search engine optimization is driven by keywords and phrases that are correctly chosen and applied. This week, we talk about how to choose the right keywords to help your stakeholders find you online. If you haven’t yet read [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, How-To, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils Part 2

STATEMENT: MAYOR GARCETTI ON DODGERS REACHING THE WORLD SERIES

“Los Angeles believes in This Team. The Dodgers embody everything we love about L.A. — the grit, resilience, teamwork, and talent that have built our city into one of the world’s most extraordinary places. Only four wins stand between us and the championship that Angelenos have been waiting to bring home for a generation. I [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Blog, Los Angeles|Comments Off on STATEMENT: MAYOR GARCETTI ON DODGERS REACHING THE WORLD SERIES

City Planning – WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR THOUGHTS!

WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR THOUGHTS! The City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning is exploring ideas to encourage vibrant communities and employment hubs around the region’s growing transit network through the Los Angeles Transit Neighborhood Plans (LATNP) program. The planning effort looks out to the year 2040 and considers how new land use [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Blog, City Planning|Comments Off on City Planning – WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR THOUGHTS!

Department of Animal Services – Animals Need Protection Too!

Next Tuesday, October 24, the Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commissioners will hold its meeting in West Los Angeles. On behalf of Commissioners Olivia Garcia, Roger Wolfson, Alisa Finsten, Layne Dicker and myself, Larry Gross, we would like to extend an invitation to attend our meeting at 7:00 PM at the West Los Angeles Animal Shelter (2 Blocks West of the 405 Freeway), 11361 West Pico Blvd., Los [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Department of Animal Services – Animals Need Protection Too!

Alliance River Communities Monthly Community Meetings

The Alliance of River Communities (ARC), representing 16 Neighborhood Councils along the LA River and beyond, has resumed its monthly schedule. The last five months, ARC (pronounced “ARK") has held four community meetings. This began at the Glassell Park Senior Center this past summer, when we wanted to get a presentation for the community on [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Blog, Councils 4 Councils|Comments Off on Alliance River Communities Monthly Community Meetings

Mayor’s Message

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will offer even higher rebates to Angelenos who want to conserve water by removing turf from their yards. Taking advantage of the fall planting season, the turf removal rebate will increase for the next three months from $1.75 [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils (Part 1)

SEO, or search engine optimization, is the art of being findable online. While SEO is an entire industry and field of expertise, there are a few simple things you can do to make your Neighborhood Council easier to find by those who are looking online for your Council or for the kind of community services [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Blog, How-To, Outreach, Outreach Tip Of The Week, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils (Part 1)

GM’s Message 10.13.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. On Saturday, I was happy to stop by the Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair. Thanks to Bill Hopkins, Chair of the Valley Disaster Preparedness Team, his team, and the 21 Valley Neighborhood Councils that supported the event - it was a great success!   They had 5,000 RSVPs the night [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 10.13.17