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The City of Los Angeles is proposing to adopt and implement an ordinance to ban single-use plastic carryout bags, charge a fee on paper bags, and promote the use of reusable bags at specified retailers in the City of Los Angeles. The Final EIR is available at City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation, 1149 S. [...]
Eligible residents must register to vote by Monday, May 6, 2013 in order to be able to vote in the May 21, 2013 City of Los Angeles General Municipal and Special Elections. To be eligible to vote, you must be a citizen of the United States and 18 years old by Election Day. Registered voters who [...]
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined with the US Geological Survey and the Los Angeles/Long Beach Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Approval Authority members to announce $5 million in federal funds for the region’s Earthquake Early Warning System. “Our partners at the US Geological Survey and Caltech have been working on the development of a cutting-edge early [...]
Left Turn Restrictions Will Remain in Effect at Coldwater Canyon Avenue and Ventura Boulevard thru June 1 Councilmember Paul Krekorian and LADWP General Manager Ron Nichols, with other City of Los Angeles officials, will hold a news conference at 6:30 p.m. tonightto announce the reopening of Coldwater Canyon Avenue between Ventura Boulevard to Mulholland Drive, two days before [...]
In a city the size of Los Angeles, one of the fastest routes to City Hall is the internet. In the time it takes to find your car keys, you can be online and communicating with the Mayor and the City Council. Effective Neighborhood Council advocates typically know three things; they know the issue, they [...]
The 279 candidates for MyLA2050 are vying for a piece of a $1 million pot that aims to underwrite 10 of the best ideas for changing life here for the better.
It’s crowdsourcing with a conscience. And to scroll through the entries is to peer into the idealistic, entrepreneurial, only-in-L.A. psyche of a metropolis in transition.
Mayor Villaraigosa gave his final State of the City speech Tuesday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Below is his statement following the speech and links to view it in case you missed it. To My Fellow Angelenos, I write to you tonight to thank you for the privilege of serving as your Mayor for the past eight years. [...]
This week neighborhood councils were blindsided by the Mayor’s office. The Mayor said that because the Proposition A sales tax measure failed to pass, he will not include funding for 2014 neighborhood council elections in his proposed budget. If neighborhood councils want elections, they will need to collectively surrender 20 percent of their proposed $37,000 allocations to pay for it. [...]
Have ideas of how the City can run better? Then join the Bel air Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council! As the official community advisory body to the City, the BABCNC meets monthly to review community concerns and issues ranging from Land Use, Traffic to Emergency Preparedness. BABCNC is hlding its At-Large Selection Process to fill its [...]