Controller Galperin’s Financial Planning for Tax Season Workshop

Are you prepared for the tax season? There is more to filing your taxes. Learn about: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) Tax Deferred Retirement Accounts Start your savings with your income return Goal: Financial Planning for Tax Season Workshop - will provide resources to the community [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Weekday DASH Services Coming to Griffith Park

This week, we announced the launch of weekday DASH bus service to Griffith Observatory and the Greek Theatre beginning on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. This plan provides Angelenos and tourists with alternative transportation options which will improve overall traffic circulation, increase park access, and provide safeguards for negatively impacted neighborhoods near Griffith Park and the [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Blog, City Departments, City Hall|0 Comments

Emergency Alerts from the LA City Emergency Management Department

The Emergency Management Department encourages you to sign up to receive free emergency alerts from the City's NotifyLA program.    NotifyLA is a free emergency alert system that sends you life-saving safety information during emergencies and disasters. NotifyLA also keeps you up-to-date with relevant information about local emergencies and hazards like earthquakes, floods, fires, and [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Emergency Alerts from the LA City Emergency Management Department

Keep Companion Animals Safe in Hot Weather

LA Animal Services reminds pet owners about heat dangers As the thermometer starts to climb in Southern California, remember when it is hot for you, it is even hotter for your four-legged friend. Dogs and cats do not sweat through their skin. They cool themselves by panting or rapid breathing, which means dogs and cats [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Keep Companion Animals Safe in Hot Weather

Earth Day LA

LA Sanitation is holding its 2nd Annual citywide "Earth Day LA" event on Saturday, April 22 from 10am to 2pm at Exposition Park.  Admission is free!  With over 50 exhibitors, free food (while supplies last), City vehicles to explore, games, giveaways, a Kids Corner, and photo ops, attendees of all ages will enjoy the family [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, Events|Comments Off on Earth Day LA

Community Public Forum On Housing Needs

Join the City of Los Angeles in conducting its fair housing assessment. Come and learn about current laws that protect you and your family to access to housing and other opportunities. We need your participation to help inform and address existing barriers in your community: Monday, March 6, 2017 6:00-8:00PM Watts Labor Community Action Committee [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Community Public Forum On Housing Needs

LA Board of Animal Services Commission Meeting 2/28/17

Next Tuesday, February 28, the Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commissioners will hold its meeting in Chatsworth. On behalf of Commission President David Zaft, Commissioners Olivia Garcia, Roger Wolfson, Alisa Finsten and myself, Larry Gross, we would like to extend an invitation to attend our meeting at 7:00 PM at the West Valley Animal Shelter, 20655 Plummer Street, Chatsworth, CA 91322 (between De Soto and Winnetka). We [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, Commission|Comments Off on LA Board of Animal Services Commission Meeting 2/28/17

SNL 2017 Employment Opportunities

Mayor Eric Garcetti's Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) is currently accepting applications for Summer Night Lights (SNL) program Site Coordinators. GRYD's mission is to strengthen youth/young adult, family and community resilience to the influence of gangs by fostering public/private collaboration and supporting community-based prevention and intervention services. SNL is a key component [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on SNL 2017 Employment Opportunities

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

What are the Benefits? February is recognized as National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month to encourage pet owners to have their companion animals sterilized before the warmer months of the year when puppies and kittens are born. In honor of the month, LA Animal Services reminds pet owners about the benefits of spaying or neutering your furry [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month