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City Council Puts $3 Billion Road Repair Bond Issue on Back Burner

Public meetings will be held before the plan goes onto a future ballot. From NorthridgePatch.com Responding to the uproar by Neighborhood Councils and community activists, the City Council Tuesday dropped plans to put a $3 billion road repair bond measure on the May 21 ballot. Councilmembers Mitch Englander and Joe Buscaino, who …

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Consolidated Plan Community Follow-Up Meetings

How Will Federal Funds Transform Your Community? Last October, you told the City of Los Angeles how Federal funds should be spent to improve your neighborhoods, such as more affordable housing, job training, and street repairs. The City heard you and has included many of your ideas in a plan that will make these improvements, and more, possible in …

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City of Los Angeles Needs Pollworkers for the 2013 Municipal Elections

City Clerk June Lagmay announced today that the Office of the City Clerk – Election Division is in need of approximately 3,000 additional pollworkers to staff polls for the 2013 Municipal Elections on March 5, 2013 and May 21, 2013.  The Election Division expects to place a total of 6,240 …

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March 5, 2013 Voter Guide

This is a quick info update regarding the City's upcoming elections on March 5, 2013. Click here for a PDF copy of the 2013 Voter Guide. In addition to the English version, the Voter Guide is available is nine other languages: Armenian Chinese Hindi Japanese Korean Spanish Tagalog Thai Vietnamese These are also available in electronic format.

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Robbed? Here’s How To Get Your Stolen Goods Back

Photo by Everett Collection via Shutterstock If you had your iPhone, iPod, iPad, iMac or even your bicycle stolen, there’s now a way you can get your precious property back, thanks to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Knock-Knock “fence” burglary task force. Earlier this year, the task force began their mission probing …

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Neighborhood Councils: City Attorney’s Office Advises on “Factual Basis” Stakeholder Definition

The City Attorney’s Office is providing guidance for a motion by City Councilmember Jose Huizar that would clarify voter qualifications for Neighborhood Council elections. The motion was prompted by community concern over voters that lacked an appropriate stake in the neighborhood that qualified them to vote. In some cases, individuals who provided a single receipt from a neighborhood …

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Great Turnout at the 5th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

[nggallery id=5] Sunny skies brought out almost a thousand visitors to this year’s 5th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Saturday October 6th, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. hosted by LAFD Station #87 Captain Smith and station personnel; Chatsworth, Granada Hills North, Granada Hills South, Lake Balboa, Mission Hills, North Hills West, Northridge West, Northridge …

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OK/HELP Post-Earthquake Window Sign Program Launched

On Monday, Oct. 15, Councilmember Mitch Englander and his Council District 12 staff held a press conference to introduce the new OK/HELP post-earthquake window signs, and gave a live demonstration of how this valuable community preparedness tool will be used. OK/HELP is a window sign with clear, simple instructions provided …

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