Los Angeles City Ethics Commission

The President of the Ethics Commission has asked the staff to evaluate the limits and disclosure requirements that apply to political contributions made by non-individuals. Staff expects to make recommendations regarding these laws at the Ethics Commission’s next meeting on August 26, 2015.
Both City and state laws regulate contributions and disclosure requirements in City elections. […]

By |July 30th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Upcoming Public Meetings on Sidewalk Vending

As the City continues to evaluate the best options for a comprehensive policy regarding street vendors in Los Angeles, the final two community meetings will be held in August to solicit community feedback.

The meeting times and locations are listed below. You can learn more about sidewalk vending in Los Angeles and the current debate by […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Blog, City Hall, Events|0 Comments

3rd Annual Veterans Economic Summit and 4th Annual Backpack Giveaway

Are you a U.S. veteran looking for a new job opportunity or resources for developing life skills? The Veterans Advocacy group of America invites all veterans to the 4rd Annual Economic Summit and Job Fair, taking place on Friday, August 7. The event will feature interview opportunities, life skills workshops, and the 4th annual backpack giveaway […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Metro To Host Active Transportation Workshops

Metro is developing an Active Transportation Strategic Plan to identify needs, resources and strategies to improve and increase walking, bicycling and transit use in LA County, and your input at a series of Open House Workshops will help create a meaningful, effective plan.

The workshops will gather input on improving first and last mile access to […]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

New Tom Bradley Documentary Examines Politics of Race

Join the Pat Brown Institute for a screening of the documentary Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race on Monday, August 10th at 7:00pm with a panel discussion to follow the film at 8:30pm. The film screening will be held at the Luckman Theater, a world-class visual and performing arts theater, located […]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Online Registration Now Open for the 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Online registration for the 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair (the largest in Los Angeles) opened on July 1, 2015. Please don’t be misled by the Valley in our name—everyone is invited to attend. Mother Nature pays no attention to our boundaries. By registering online, Fairgoers who bring their printed voucher to the Express Check-In […]

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Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 25 Years of Inclusion

The Americans with Disabilities Act, the landmark civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination based on disability and requires accessibility accommodations in public facilities, turns 25 this year. California will celebrate this important legislation with events on Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26.

On Saturday, July 25, Good Idea Studio on Sunset Boulevard is hosting a […]

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TUX Bootcamp: Boost Your Technology & User Experience Skills

Want to learn more about using tech tools to increase civic engagement and grow your network of supporters? Are you looking to increase your web presence and online interaction with your stakeholders?

Civic engagement and politics play a significant role in online interactions. A Pew Research survey shows that 39% of U.S. adults engage in political […]

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CERT Classes

In Los Angeles, disaster preparedness is a primary focus for all city departments. Partnership with the community, volunteer groups, non-profits, stakeholders, and city leaders will make Los Angeles resilient to disasters and ready for recovery.

The Los Angeles Fire Department wants to prepare you for 13 federally identified threats to Los Angeles, which include the following: […]

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7-Eleven: All Youth Swim Free

7-Eleven has partnered with the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks to host “7-11 Day: All Youth Swim FREE” at pools throughout the City of Los Angeles. On Saturday, July 11, 2015, youth (0-17) can swim FREE at 47 pools across the city.

Saturday, July 11
Click here for a list of free pool […]

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