LA WATCHDOG - It is official. On June 11, the Mayor approved the City Council’s June 5 Resolution, “Declaring a Fiscal Emergency and Authorizing Reduction in Work Hours by Appointing Authorities.”
RETHINKING LA (Stephen Box, CityWatchLA) - It’s Neighborhood Council election season, a period of time that is marked by the perennial debate within City Hall over the high cost of representative government and the challenge “Do Neighborhood Council elections matter?” Elections are a NeighborhoodCouncil’s most significant outreach opportunity, one that allows them to tell their story to their
As summer kicks off, there are many great outdoor activities nearby to fill your summer nights - summer concerts, movies in the park and Shakespeare by the Sea. Check out the complete details.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) cautions residents to beware of impostors posing as utility personnel making service-related house calls. These impostors seek to gain access to residential property in order to steal valuables from the occupant. LADWP customers have reported recent incidents of "distraction burglaries," wherein the impostors work as a team: one diverts the attention of the resident by taking them outside or to another part of the house, while another searches the home for valuable items to steal.
The Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa has been working on the issue of Homelessness and Vehicular Living for a couple of years now. Led by Booker Pearson, the chairperson of the NCWP Homelessness and Vehicular Living Committee, the NCWP has engaged with PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) to reach out to homeless people in our community. There have been many success stories, including this one that ran in the Daily Breeze.