Every ten years following the decennial U.S. Census, the City Charter requires that district boundaries for the City Council be redrawn so that each district is substantially equal in population. On Thursday, July 1 at 6 p.m., the City’s Redistricting Commission will be holding a virtual public hearing for residents of CD12. This meeting is an […]
Councilmember John Lee, Rep. Brad Sherman, Supervisor Kathryn Barger, and others are hosting a chat to help local businesses hold on. The COVID-19 pandemic took a real toll on small businesses, many of which were already struggling. 7,500 small businesses in Los Angeles County were permanently shuttered in 2020, according to the Los Angeles County Economic […]
Despite voting for the housing, Councilmember Lee is now asking that the City Council reallocate the funds for an alternative project. Lee said HHH funds should be used for better homeless housing proposals than the Lumina Project on Topanga Canyon Boulevard. Councilmember John Lee introduced a motion to the L.A. City Council to rescind funds […]
THE STRUGGLE IS REAL AND LOS TOROS WANTS TO HELP! DINNER ON US PROGRAM If you or someone you know is experiencing food insecurity or is deserving of a nice meal on us, please complete the submission form. Visit http://bit.ly/CD12dinneronus to apply for the Dinner On Us Program. AVAILABLE TO CD12 RESIDENTS ONLY. APPROVAL IS […]
City Council mandates diversity, equity, inclusion, & anti-bias training for all NC members On September 16th, the City Council unanimously supported a motion to establish mandatory diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-bias training for all members of Neighborhood Councils. The motion – which was originally put forth by City Councilmember Bonin – follows from Mayor Garcetti’s […]
The All Together Now Telethon is taking place this Saturday, April 25th at 2:00 PM. The telethon goes until approximately 6:00 PM and 100% of the proceeds go to the City of Los Angeles COVID 19 Crisis Fund. Folks can either donate by texting “together” to 24365, or via this direct link to the Crisis Fund. Thus far the lineup includes: Jeff […]
John S. Lee’s Inauguration & Swearing in Ceremony was held on Saturday 7th, 2019 at the beautiful Oakridge Estate 10-acre park in Northridge. It was a wonderful hot event and over 400 people showed up to support CD Twelve’s new Councilmember. Video courtesy of Mark Hovater.
With 100% of precincts reporting, John Lee is leading Loraine Lundquist in the special election to represent District 12 on the Los Angeles City Council. At last count, Lee, a Republican, was ahead of Democrat Loraine Lundquist, who has not conceded, by more than 1,300 votes. The seat was last held by Mitch Englander, who stepped down […]
Video Courtesy of Mark Hovater.
Thank you to Mark Hovater for the photos.
Saturday, July 20 1:00 pm Granada Hills Charter High School – Highlander Hall 10535 Zelzah Ave Granada Hills, CA 91344 RSVP to Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cd12-town-hall-forum-tickets-64909338579
Councilmember Greig Smith, Neighborhood Councils of CD12, Temple Avahat Shalom, and Food Forward invite you to join us for Citrus Sunday. A fresh fruit drive to benefit struggling San Fernando Valley families served at food banks. It’s easy to participate! Pick oranges, grapefruits or other citrus fruit from your trees. Drop off between 9:00 am […]
A Personal Statement from CD12 Councilmember Mitchell Englander Dear [constituent], Serving on the Los Angeles City Council has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my entire life and has gone way beyond a career. I truly love what I do and who I work with. Recently, I was presented with an amazing opportunity […]
This week, Council District 12 received the results for the 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. The results show that our Neighborhoods FIRST strategy is working with a reduction of homelessness by almost 20% within Council District 12. By funding both increased outreach services and code enforcement, our all-hands-on-deck approach is turning the tide by […]
From Councilmember Mitchell Englander: On Thursday, the City Council unanimously passed the fiscal year 2017/18 Budget. As Chair of the Public Safety Committee and Vice Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee, I am most pleased with the resources that were provided to our sworn police officers and fire fighters in order to increase the […]
Temperatures reached over 100 degrees in the San Fernando Valley last week before cooling off. More heat waves will come this summer, so be ready! During extreme heat, the City opens up hundreds of facilities to be utilized as cooling centers, including Senior Citizen Centers, most Recreation and Parks facilities, and City Libraries. They offer […]
This Wednesday, Councilmember Mitchell Englander joined Councilmember Joe Buscaino, Department of Transportation General Manager Seleta Reynolds, Los Angeles Police Department’s Captain Philip Fontanetta, and hit-and-run victim and founder of Finish the Ride Damian Kevitt to announce the implementation of a hit-and-run alert system throughout the City of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed my […]
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 or other disaster. Over 350 […]