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WaterWise Solution: Recycled Water

As the City’s imported water supply becomes more critical, so does the need to expand our local, sustainable water resources, including water recycling. Water recycling offers a reliable, economically feasible and environmentally sensitive way to augment the city’s water supplies. Recycling programs treat wastewater so that it can be used …

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Mayor’s Message 01.28.2015

Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), and the U.S. Department of Commerce announced today that the first annual National Aerospace Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Exposition will be held in Los Angeles. This is the first stand-alone FDI event in the United States co-sponsored by the …

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Northridge West Neighborhood Council Has Two Open Board Seats

NWNC now has new open seat on NWNC Board for Renter (Resident) in NWNC boundaries plus still have one open seat for a Senior minimum age 62 and living in NWNC boundaries. If interested send e-mail to John Mah at *protected email* and copy to Tom Johnson at *protected email*  before March 10, 2015 …

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Hundreds Attend the “Resilience By Design” Community Meeting

Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Mitchell Englander, and US Geological Survey seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones hosted a community meeting to provide residents the opportunity to learn more about “Resilience by Design,” Mayor Garcetti’s plan to improve our City’s infrastructure and ensure public safety and preparedness in the event of an earthquake …

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LADWP Offers $10 to Go Paperless

LOS ANGELES — For a limited time, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is offering a $10 bill credit for new paperless billing customers. Customers who currently receive printed LADWP bills, and who sign up for paperless billing through ladwp.com, will receive a $10 credit on their next …

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Englander Set to Run Unopposed in Council District 12

The filing period for the 2015 Los Angeles city election ended Wednesday. Incumbents Paul Krekorian, Herb Wesson, and Mitch Englander are the only candidates to have qualified for the ballot in their council districts. Two possible candidates had initially filed to run against Englander, who represents the northwest San Fernando …

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Maintaining a Reduced Business Tax for Internet Businesses

This week, Council District 12 Councilmember Mitchell Englander voted to support a comprehensive analysis of the impact and effectiveness of Ordinance #181127, which temporarily reduced the internet-based business tax rate. In March of 2010, the City Council and Mayor approved Ordinance #181127 (CF 09-1914) to reduce business tax rates for internet-based …

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Limiting Mansionization throughout the City of Los Angeles

On Tuesday, the City Council’s Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) Committee heard a Planning Department report on the City’s Baseline Mansionization Ordinance (BMO) and the Department’s Neighborhood Conservation Initiative. While the Planning Department begins work to close loopholes in the BMO and develop additional neighborhood conservation tools, the report …

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7th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Video and Photos

7th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair last Saturday that drew nearly 1500 people, which Councilmember Mitch Englander, Chair of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee, said was the largest in Los Angeles. Many Valley Neighborhood Councils supported this great event. Photo locations: Photos by Firefighter Adam VanGerpen Photos by Tom …

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