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January 31, 2015
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 Commerce Department that will focus […]

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January 29, 2015
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 safely for irrigation and industrial […]

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January 22, 2015
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam at the L.A. Public Library
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January 7, 2015
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 bill. Paperless billing is a […]

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October 22, 2014
Cárdenas Welcomes Van Nuys Airport Expansion

After working to encourage United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to offer services at Van Nuys Airport, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas joined Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) in welcoming those services, beginning in 2015. LAWA and Signature Flight Support, who will operate a dedicated customs facility at the airport, announced plans for the facility […]

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October 3, 2014
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 Johnson Photos by Office of […]

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September 23, 2014
Moving California Forward: An Update from Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian

Dear Friend, I am very proud of the successful and productive year in the Assembly, which saw the passage of nine bills from both the Assembly and State Senate; five of which have already been signed into law, including the Armenian Genocide Education Act. This session, we reaffirmed California as a leader of forward-thinking policy. […]

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September 5, 2014
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 city of Los Angeles for […]

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August 12, 2014
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 great deal of help in […]

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August 8, 2014
Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Recognized for Ten Year Milestone of Volunteer Service

Last night at the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners meeting, the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment celebrated Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council's 10th anniversary in the South Valley. The full article can be found at https://empowerla.org/gms-message-8-8-14/.

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August 1, 2014
Local Burglary Advisory. Be on the Lookout.

Advisory: #LAPD #CAPTEGAN Seen a suspicious 90's white sedan (Possible Chevy Malibu) w 2-3 males on your street? Could be BURGLARS! Crime stoppers?! West Valley has experienced an increase in residential burglaries in the area of Sherman Way to Victory Blvd, and Balboa Ave to Hayvenhurst Ave. Reminder: With summer in full swing, people tend […]

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July 28, 2014
Second Wall Mural Project Is a Great Success

On June 27th and 28th, 2014, the second wall mural on the west side of Haskell near Haynes has been designed and executed by high school students from Birmingham Community Charter High School. The mural design contest was created by Allen Nelson and Roxan Hartstein as a way for our high school students to work […]

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July 10, 2014
Community Alert for Sexual Assault Suspect

The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for community help in the identification of the suspect shown on the attached alert. The incident occurred in the 6300 block of Reseda Blvd. If you have any information regarding this suspect or incident, please call West Valley Detective Division at 818-374-7730 https://local.nixle.com/alert/5231693/?sub_id=168810

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June 20, 2014
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 to shoppers Stores must provide […]

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June 5, 2014
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 job sectors. The Los Angeles […]

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June 2, 2014
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 the Los Angeles Police Commission […]

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May 23, 2014
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 City’s most popular services, including […]

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May 5, 2014
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 to the Mission and the […]

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April 25, 2014
Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Needs You!

There is still an opportunity to join the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council in our work in the community! At our May meeting we will vote on appointment for the final open seat.  It is an appointed at large seat.  This means you qualify if you must live, work or belong to an organization located in Lake […]

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April 15, 2014
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 purchase pre-paid cash cards from […]

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January 31, 2015
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 Commerce Department that will focus […]

Read More
January 29, 2015
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 safely for irrigation and industrial […]

Read More
January 22, 2015
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam at the L.A. Public Library
Read More
January 7, 2015
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 bill. Paperless billing is a […]

Read More
October 22, 2014
Cárdenas Welcomes Van Nuys Airport Expansion

After working to encourage United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to offer services at Van Nuys Airport, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas joined Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) in welcoming those services, beginning in 2015. LAWA and Signature Flight Support, who will operate a dedicated customs facility at the airport, announced plans for the facility […]

Read More
October 3, 2014
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 Johnson Photos by Office of […]

Read More
September 23, 2014
Moving California Forward: An Update from Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian

Dear Friend, I am very proud of the successful and productive year in the Assembly, which saw the passage of nine bills from both the Assembly and State Senate; five of which have already been signed into law, including the Armenian Genocide Education Act. This session, we reaffirmed California as a leader of forward-thinking policy. […]

Read More
September 5, 2014
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 city of Los Angeles for […]

Read More
August 12, 2014
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 great deal of help in […]

Read More
August 8, 2014
Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Recognized for Ten Year Milestone of Volunteer Service

Last night at the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners meeting, the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment celebrated Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council's 10th anniversary in the South Valley. The full article can be found at https://empowerla.org/gms-message-8-8-14/.

Read More
August 1, 2014
Local Burglary Advisory. Be on the Lookout.

Advisory: #LAPD #CAPTEGAN Seen a suspicious 90's white sedan (Possible Chevy Malibu) w 2-3 males on your street? Could be BURGLARS! Crime stoppers?! West Valley has experienced an increase in residential burglaries in the area of Sherman Way to Victory Blvd, and Balboa Ave to Hayvenhurst Ave. Reminder: With summer in full swing, people tend […]

Read More
July 28, 2014
Second Wall Mural Project Is a Great Success

On June 27th and 28th, 2014, the second wall mural on the west side of Haskell near Haynes has been designed and executed by high school students from Birmingham Community Charter High School. The mural design contest was created by Allen Nelson and Roxan Hartstein as a way for our high school students to work […]

Read More
July 10, 2014
Community Alert for Sexual Assault Suspect

The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for community help in the identification of the suspect shown on the attached alert. The incident occurred in the 6300 block of Reseda Blvd. If you have any information regarding this suspect or incident, please call West Valley Detective Division at 818-374-7730 https://local.nixle.com/alert/5231693/?sub_id=168810

Read More
June 20, 2014
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 to shoppers Stores must provide […]

Read More
June 5, 2014
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 job sectors. The Los Angeles […]

Read More
June 2, 2014
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 the Los Angeles Police Commission […]

Read More
May 23, 2014
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 City’s most popular services, including […]

Read More
May 5, 2014
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 to the Mission and the […]

Read More
April 25, 2014
Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Needs You!

There is still an opportunity to join the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council in our work in the community! At our May meeting we will vote on appointment for the final open seat.  It is an appointed at large seat.  This means you qualify if you must live, work or belong to an organization located in Lake […]

Read More
April 15, 2014
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 purchase pre-paid cash cards from […]

Read More
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