Planning 101 Workshops – Spring 2018

The Department of City Planning and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment will be hosting a series of Planning 101 Workshops this spring. Learn how proposed projects and developments move through the City's review and approval process - and learn when the best times are for you to get involved in that process, or to give your [...]

By | 2018-04-19T12:05:48+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, City Planning|Comments Off on Planning 101 Workshops – Spring 2018

L.A. Animal Services: Important Pet Laws for Every Dog Owner to Follow

Los Angeles, March 14, 2017- If you are a dog owner or are thinking about adding a dog to your home, you know or can't wait to enjoy the loyal companionship and excitement they bring to your life. Along with the fun, dogs rely on us to care for them, give them food and water and [...]

By | 2018-03-23T13:10:15+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Los Angeles|Comments Off on L.A. Animal Services: Important Pet Laws for Every Dog Owner to Follow

Citywide Economic Development Strategy Stakeholder Survey

The City of Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department has recently been tasked by the Mayor and City Council with developing a citywide Economic Development Strategy and five-year Implementation Plan. This Strategy will serve as a guiding document to drive economic development in the City of Los Angeles. A draft Strategy was developed through [...]

By | 2018-03-23T12:28:56+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Los Angeles, Survey|Comments Off on Citywide Economic Development Strategy Stakeholder Survey

Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles

Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the County of Los Angeles Homeless Initiative, and United Way of Greater Los Angeles invite you to the second large Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles. Due to the significant increase in funding from Measure H to fund homelessness services, there are over 1,000 open [...]

By | 2018-03-23T12:11:37+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Local Heroes, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles

Nominees for the EmpowerLA Awards

Each year, seven Neighborhood Councils are honored with EmpowerLA Awards by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners, in recognition of projects that do an especially outstanding job of increasing civic engagement and making government more responsive to local needs. The 2018 theme is “Innovative Civic Engagement.” To be considered for an EmpowerLA Award, a Neighborhood Council [...]

By | 2018-03-28T13:58:37+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Events, Los Angeles, Neighborhood Councils|Comments Off on Nominees for the EmpowerLA Awards

Sustainability Outreach Gets Simpler With LA Stormwater’s “Booth In A Box” Program

If you're planning a sustainability or green living event for your community, LA Stormwater's Booth In A Box program is a free, easy-to-use outreach tool for providing fun yet informative material to educate your stakeholders on water conservation, rain/storm preparation, and keeping our water supply, groundwater, oceans, and rivers clean. How It Works All you [...]

By | 2018-03-16T14:45:15+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Sustainability|Comments Off on Sustainability Outreach Gets Simpler With LA Stormwater’s “Booth In A Box” Program

Nomination Deadline for EmpowerLA + Vanguard Awards Extended to Friday 3/16

***Deadline for EmpowerLA Award + LA Vanguard Award nominations has been extended till Friday 3/16 @ 5 PM! *** If you haven't yet nominated your favorite Neighborhood Council projects of 2017 for consideration, now is the time. Each year, seven Neighborhood Councils are honored with EmpowerLA Awards by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners, in recognition of [...]

By | 2018-03-09T09:58:11+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Nomination Deadline for EmpowerLA + Vanguard Awards Extended to Friday 3/16

City Council Approves Party House Ordinance

The Ordinance, which began as a Ryu motion, takes on unruly and unsafe Party Houses Los Angeles -- City Council today unanimously approved an ordinance to reign in out-of-control party houses in Los Angeles. The ordinance, which began as a motion introduced by Councilmember Ryu on June 10, 2016, creates a series of escalating fines [...]

By | 2018-02-23T16:36:34+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on City Council Approves Party House Ordinance

Department on Disability co-sponsors Abilities EXPO 2018 February 23-25th

The City of Los Angeles Department on Disability is once again a proud Co-Sponsor of the annual Abilities EXPO at the Los Angeles Convention Center from February 23-25th.    Please consider joining us this weekend. Take a few hours and attend the EXPO.  The event is free and pre-registration is recommended. You may register at http://www.abilities.com/losangeles/vregister.html. This is an excellent opportunity [...]

By | 2018-02-23T15:33:59+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Department on Disability co-sponsors Abilities EXPO 2018 February 23-25th

Get Free Dog Waste Bags from LASan’s Stormwater Program

Did you know that pet waste can pollute our water supply if it’s left on the ground? That’s why LA Stormwater - the City’s Watershed Protection Program - is giving away free dog waste bags to you and your stakeholders. To request your free pet waste bags, simply fill out this form on LA Stormwater’s [...]

By | 2018-02-23T15:39:13+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Sustainability, uncategorised|Comments Off on Get Free Dog Waste Bags from LASan’s Stormwater Program