Attend a City of Los Angeles Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan Project EIR scoping meeting

The Los Angeles Department of City Planning Invites You to: EIR SCOPING MEETING for the Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan Project and associated updates to the Los Angeles Municipal Code. Learn about the scope of work that will be analyzed in the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and give your input at the meeting. Thursday, July 26th [...]

By | 2018-07-20T15:03:51+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Land Use & City Planning, Transportation|Comments Off on Attend a City of Los Angeles Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan Project EIR scoping meeting

Keep Your Home SAFE All Year Round

Anytime is the right time to free your home of the clutter that has piled up over the past year. To help out with this, LA Sanitation’s SAFE Centers all across the city are ready to take all of your unwanted household hazardous waste. Putting hazardous waste—like paint, dead batteries, burnt-out fluorescent bulbs and busted cell phones—into [...]

By | 2018-07-13T14:50:37+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Keep Your Home SAFE All Year Round

Check out the HCIDLA Newsletter!

EmpowerLA invites you to read and subscribe to the Housing + Community Investment Department newsletter! To learn more about the HCID, please visit: https://hcidla.lacity.org/ Documents: HCIDLA Newslink_Issue 15 2018 FINAL HCIDLA Newslink_Issue 15 2018 FINAL (Espanol)

By | 2018-07-06T15:30:18+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Newsletter|Comments Off on Check out the HCIDLA Newsletter!

EmpowerLA’s Arin Abedian & Mary Kim Graduate from LAFD Leadership Academy

We're proud of EmpowerLA's Mary Kim and Arin Abedian for their hard work in completing the challenging 4-week LA Fire Department Leadership Academy program! The graduate-level course teaches the principles of leading through service and collaboration. The Academy is attended by leaders from fire, police, and government agencies from across North America, with students in this [...]

By | 2018-06-29T14:41:43+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on EmpowerLA’s Arin Abedian & Mary Kim Graduate from LAFD Leadership Academy

Build Your Business Training Series at LA Law Library

Tuesdays this Fall at LA Law Library, learn all the things you “didn’t know you needed to know” about building your business. Experts in law, finance and marketing, among other subjects, will present this 14-part series giving entrepreneurs and business owners the practical and comprehensive training needed to set up a business for long-term growth and [...]

By | 2018-06-22T13:34:55+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Build Your Business Training Series at LA Law Library

Free Lunch for Kids All Summer Long at 100 LA Parks & Recreation Centers

Get FREE summer lunch for kids ages 1-18 June 11-August 10, 2018 at 100 different parks across LA, thanks to the Department of Recreation & Parks! To learn more, visit https://LAParks.org/FoodProgram, call 311 and tell the operator you're calling to ask about the LA Parks Food Program, or text the words "Summer Meals" to 97779, [...]

By | 2018-06-15T10:45:17+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Free Lunch for Kids All Summer Long at 100 LA Parks & Recreation Centers

Help Select The Next Executive Director of the Office of Public Accountability – Or Apply for the Job

The Office of Public Accountability (OPA) was established by the City Charter in 2011 to protect consumer interests with regard to the Department of Water and Power (DWP), and provide independent analysis of water/electricity rates. The OPA is headed by an Executive Director who is selected by a Citizens Committee, and confirmed by the Mayor and [...]

By | 2018-06-08T15:46:17+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Employment|Comments Off on Help Select The Next Executive Director of the Office of Public Accountability – Or Apply for the Job

Bureau of Street Services Special Events Counter – Hours & Info

BSS are the "one-stop" agency for Special Events permits. If your Neighborhood Council is planning a festival, street fair, health fair, carnival, or other public event of this kind, you will need a BSS Special Event permit. BSS processes permits for all events happening on the Public Right of Way (street, sidewalk, etc) except for [...]

By | 2018-06-07T16:15:24+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Events, How-To, Outreach, Tool Box|Comments Off on Bureau of Street Services Special Events Counter – Hours & Info

Sign Up for a Free Street Tree from LA Sanitation

Sign up with LA Sanitation to get a free street tree near your home! Visit http://tiny.cc/FreeStreetTrees to apply, and to learn more about the program. The application is available in both English and Spanish. Please submit only one application per address. If you rent your apartment or home, please discuss planting a street tree with [...]

By | 2018-06-07T15:55:50+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Sustainability|Comments Off on Sign Up for a Free Street Tree from LA Sanitation

City Planning 101: April Workshops Recap + Video Tutorials Link

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Planning 101 Workshops last month! Over 500 people came to one of the 7 workshops held around the City, to learn how LA's project planning process works, and to ask questions about projects proposed locally. Many Neighborhood Council members attended, as well as residents, students, and representatives from [...]

By | 2018-05-11T16:46:40+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, How-To|Comments Off on City Planning 101: April Workshops Recap + Video Tutorials Link