LA City Rain Barrel Distribution


Registration is open now! Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PDT) Pacoima Middle School 9919 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Pacoima, CA 91331 Keep LA Beautiful (an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful) has secured 1,000 syrup barrels and rain barrel conversion kits from Coca-Cola to repurpose and distribute for the residential use […]

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Parking Violations Bureau (PVB) Customer Service Web Portal Info


The LADOT Parking Violations Bureau (PVB) wants to remind the public of a fast, easy and intuitive means of accessing their parking violation information along with the ability to set up notifications, and access other parking related web services.  Available Customer Service Web Portal services include: Personalized Parking Customer Accounts, Reviewing Parking Citation Details, Parking Citation Pay-by-Web, as […]

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Map Your Neighborhood (MYN) is a free program designed by the Washington Emergency Management Department and implemented locally by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region to improve readiness at the neighborhood level. MYN teaches neighbors to rely on each other. It takes just ONE person to begin. Using a 90 minute DVD to facilitate the […]

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Zika Virus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


The LA County Department of Public Health has presented these answers to frequently asked questions about the Zika Virus Disease. Key Points: Zika spreads to people mostly by mosquito bites. It’s found mainly in Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Mexico. Avoid mosquito bites if visiting areas known to have this disease. Mosquitoes in […]

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New Department of Building and Safety Website


The new LADBS website features an intuitive modern design with an emphasis on ease of use for all our visitors. A straightforward and user-friendly format displays information across a clean interface and a new quicker search feature. LADBS hopes that you will find the new look easy and pleasant to use on your computer, tablet, or […]

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Metro Announces Parking Pilot Program


Metro is set to roll out a new pilot program for paid parking at nine stations and lots across the agency’s transit lines. The Metro Board of Directors is expected to vote on the proposal in March. The agency-proposed test program would charge a minimal parking fee at nine rail stations where there a cumulative 4,753 […]

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City Approves Study on Paid Parental Leave


The City Council unanimously voted to approve a motion introduced by Councilmembers Krekorian and Nury Martinez to explore offering LA City employees four weeks of paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child. The city leaders believe that paid parental leave would be a good way for the city to attract and […]

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Leaf Blower Exchange Registration Opens 2/23/16!


South Coast Air Quality Management Division sponsors an annual Leaf Blower Exchange Program that helps clean the air through the exchange of backpack leaf blowers. Commercial landscapers and gardeners operating within the South Coast Air Basin can exchange old, noisy, high-polluting backpack leaf blowers for new low-emission/low-noise backpack leaf blowers available at a discounted price. […]

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