LADWP customers interested in transforming their lawns to drought-tolerant landscaping have a free resource in the form of hands-on workshops offered by LADWP’s Turf Replacement Program. The free workshops tach customers how to remove turf, grade soil for capturing rainwater, and the step-by-step process to create sustainable landscapes in their own yards. LADWP’s residential customers […]
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.
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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
Your complete listings of times and locations of Independence Day fun throughout the San Fernando Valley. Looking for Independence Day celebrations in your area? Find an event near you, don your red, white and blue, and Happy Fourth of July 2019! Not all events occur on Thursday, July 4. Double-check with event organizers to confirm times […]
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 […]
Public comment on LA City Council agenda items goes digital with City Clerk’s new Public Comment Portal, which debuted April 29th: https://cityclerk.lacity.org/publiccomment/ You can share tour own comments on City Council Files through this portal!
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled LA’s Green New Deal this week – a series of practical steps toward creating a more sustainable Los Angeles by the year 2050. The Green New Deal LA will also serve as a global model for upholding the terms outlined in the Paris Agreement in a way that contributes significantly to […]
It’s easy to be green thanks to the work of organizations like City Plants, a non-profit running a public-private partnership between the City of LA and six other non-profit organizations. Together they work with Neighborhood Councils, community groups, residents, and businesses to coordinate tree planting and care throughout LA. Spring is the perfect time to […]
Sidewalk vendors who sell hot dogs and churros around Los Angeles will be able to get permits after the City Council approved the idea Novermber 28, 2018. A plan to legalize and regulate sidewalk vending has been working its way through City Hall for years. The approval came on a 13-0 vote on Wednesday.
Mayor Garcetti’s temporary homeless housing initiative – called A Bridge Home – has begun rolling out across LA, with the first site already open in the historic city center district near El Pueblo. Many Neighborhood Councils have been fielding questions and concerns from their stakeholders about the impact this program will have on their community. The Mayor’s office has created […]
By 2021, all L.A. restaurants will phase out single-use plastic straws with NEW straws-upon-request policy. Our ceo @drshelleyluce speaks about today’s BIG announcement! All L.A. restaurants will phase out single-use plastic straws by 2021 with NEW straws-upon-request policy! pic.twitter.com/Z9QYeLLtqP — Heal the Bay (@HealTheBay) October 16, 2018
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 […]
Pilot Program Targets Areas with Low Solar Penetration LOS ANGELES (September 26, 2018) – Recognizing that a large segment of the city’s population is unable to benefit from solar power, the Board of Water and Power Commissioners voted September 25 to launch a new community solar program to improve solar equity for renters and to […]
The LA City Council will consider a motion requiring businesses wishing to contract with the city disclose their ties to the gun lobby. Saying the National Rifle Association is one of the biggest roadblocks to gun safety reform, a Los Angeles city councilman introduced a motion Friday that would require city contractors to disclose any […]
The Bureau of Street Services’ Urban Forestry Division (UFD) is now copying EmpowerLA when a permit has been filed with UFD and has been deemed complete to move to the notification phase. Once EmpowerLA receives a notification with the address of the tree to be removed, staff will identify which Neighborhood Council the tree(s) is located in and forward the notification […]
The CAO (City Administrative Officer) has released the Neighborhood Councils’ review of the 2018-19 Appropriation Limit Report for the Gann Initiative, a California state law that limits the amount of revenue which can be appropriated in any fiscal year for publicly-funded programs. This report is provided to the public for review at least 15 days before […]