Breaking News

Water Conservation Tips while in a Drought

As California continues to weather through the drought, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Water Conservation Response Unit (WCRU) is stepping up public education and enforcement of the water conservation ordinance with three additional staff members and specially marked vehicles. The additional staff has already begun patrolling the …

Read More »

Los Angeles Police Commission Grants Chief Charlie Beck Another Five-Year Term

Los Angeles: Today, Los Angeles Police Commission President Steve Soboroff stated the following: Today, my fellow Commissioners and I completed the process of reviewing Chief Charlie Beck’s request for a second five-year term, and we granted him that request in a 4 yes and 1 no vote. We received a …

Read More »

Phase 2 of the Plastic Bag Ban Goes into Effect on July 1

Single Use Carryout Bag Ordinance – L.A.M.C. 182604 (LAMC section 195.01, et. Seq) Key Provisions: Stores may no longer use single-use plastic bags (pharmacy and produce bags are exceptions) Stores must charge a $0.10 fee for each recyclable paper bag used Stores must offer reusable bags free or at a cost …

Read More »

Mayor Garcetti Announces Worksource System Redesign

City Of Los Angeles Will Assist Job Seekers with $90 Million Federal Workforce Development System  Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the completion of a six month procurement process that provides a newly designed and updated WorkSource Center system for the City of Los Angeles, focusing on practical training for emerging …

Read More »

Los Angeles Police Commission – Chief of Police Reappointment Process – Request for Community Input

Chief Charlie Beck has submitted a request to be considered for second five-year term. The Los Angeles Police Commission now has the responsibility to respond to that request, either positively or negatively, by August 20, 2014. You are invited to participate in the reappointment process by providing your input to …

Read More »

MYLA311 Online Service Request System

With MyLA311, City of Los Angeles information and services are just a few taps away. MyLA311 links Angelenos with the services and information they need to enjoy their city, beautify their community and stay connected with their local government. The ‘Submit Service Request’ feature allows you to quickly and easily request the …

Read More »

San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission Needs Your Help

Just before 1 a.m. on Saturday morning, a fire destroyed the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission ‘s emergency shelter, vehicle fleet, clothing warehouse and food pantry. It took more than 130 brave Los Angeles City firefighters to get the fire under control. Thankfully, there were no injuries, however, the damage is devastating …

Read More »

Alert! Imposters Are Scamming LADWP Customers By Phone

Persistent phone scammers are deceiving LADWP customers into paying non-existent water and power bills with threats of immediate service shut off. Don’t fall victim to phone scammers posing as LADWP “collection” personnel. LADWP employees will NEVER ask for personal payment information over the telephone. They will never ask you to …

Read More »

Northridge West Neighborhood Council Recognized for Participation in the Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

The Best Of Ongoing Collaboration Award presented to Valley Disaster Preparedness Team at Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Council’s (VANC) annual mixer held at Carla’s Café, CBS Studios, Studio City, CA, on Thursday, April 10, 2014 About 8 years ago, a small group of Neighborhood Council members passionate about emergency preparedness …

Read More »