Thank you to those who attended the hearing on July 14th! Councilmember Koretz appreciates all the hard work you’ve put into creating a much more balanced ordinance and we are pleased to report that the City Planning Commission moved the BMO/BHO ordinance forward to Council. The City Planning Commission did modify the ordinance as follows: Exempt only 200 square feet of an attached garage in the front of the house, and continue the exemption to 400 square feet of a garage if it is located in the rear of the property.Read More
Many of you have been waiting for this news for some time, and our office is proud to give it. Wilshire Blvd, in Westwood, is going to be resurfaced starting next weekend.Read More
On July 14, 2016, the City Planning Commission will consider the proposed Baseline Mansionization Ordinance and Baseline Hillside Ordinance (BMO/BHO) Code amendment and make a recommendation to the City Council.Read More
The City Council has been working through the process of modifying and approving Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposed $8.76 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2016. The budget was given final Council approval on Thursday, May 19. Some of its major accomplishments...Read More
Below you will find the City Attorney Neighborhood Laws to keep up our neighborhood clean and safe. These are laws for different issues in the neighborhood.Read More
Los Angeles Unified School District officials threw their support behind Obama administration guidance released today that spells out the responsibilities of schools to prevent discrimination against transgender students...Read More
On Wednesday, May 11 (practically the eve of one of the largest planned climate change marches in Los Angeles history), the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a motion to establish the City’s official target of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050, and directing City departments to create climate action plans to meet the interim goals...Read More
LADWP Will Host Customer Service Saturday at Four Regional Customer Service Centers on May 14, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pay with cash or even a personal check at the new machines
To help out the unfortunate drivers who’ve gotten tickets, LA Superior Court has added five new traffic ticket payment machines at courthouse locations throughout the county, so that if someone has to pay a ticket, they can at least avoid having to physically go into a courthouse to do it...
Los Angeles animal shelters’ save rates have reached unprecedented levels, but hundreds of animals have already been put down this year.Read More
Mayor Eric Garcetti, artist Shepard Fairey, City Librarian John F. Szabo and L.A. Cultural Affairs General Manager Danielle Brazell were joined by students from the Downtown Magnets High School for the unveiling of L.A.’s first limited-edition, artist-designed library card today at the Central Library. The card launch concludes the library’s celebration of National Library Week.Read More
The Mayor’s proposed City Budget has been released and will be reviewed by the City Council’s Budget and Finance Committee during intensive hearings that begin on Wednesday, April 27th at 9 a.m. in the City Council chambers in City Hall.Read More
On April 22, Earth Day, 2016, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved Councilmember Koretz’s motion calling for creating a wildlife corridor from Griffith Park to the 405 freeway, and studying creating wildlife corridors all along the Rim of the Valley map proposal.Read More
The Los Angeles City Council voted 12-0 to make permanent a temporary ban on the pet store sale of commercially bred cats, dogs and rabbits.
A temporary ban on the sale of commercially bred cats, dogs and rabbits at pet stores in Los Angeles will be made permanent, with the Los Angeles City Council voting today to remove the prohibition’s sunset date.