April 9, 2022

LA County Masking Update

LA County has made modifications to masking rules. See here for detailed rules and recommendations. EVERYONE* MUST wear a mask: On planes, trains, buses, ferries, taxis and ride-shares, and all other forms of public transport In transportation hubs like airports, bus terminals, train stations, marinas, seaports or other ports, subway stations, or any other area that provides transportation […]

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April 9, 2022

LA County's Breathe Program

LA County continues accepting applications for their Breathe program through 4/13. Breathe is a guaranteed income project that will provide 1,000 eligible residents with $1,000 per month for three years in an effort to help them become more financially secure. This will be an independent research project that will be used to study the effects of […]

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April 9, 2022

Microenterprise Recovery Grant Program

Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department has launched a program to provide grants of up $15,000 to microenterprises located in the City of LA who need financial help as they recover from the pandemic. Microenterprises with no employees may be eligible to receive up to $10k in assistance and microenterprises who need assistance with payroll […]

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April 9, 2022

Home Buyers Education Classes

The Los Angeles Housing Department has recently increased the amount of assistance given to first-time homebuyers through its Moderate Income Purchase Assistance Program (MIPA). There are a few requirements to qualify for the program, one of which is attending an 8-hour Homebuyer Education Class hosted through one of their approved providers. Click here to learn more […]

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April 9, 2022

Affordable Connectivity Program

Charter Communications has recently announced the launch of Spectrum Internet 100, a free (or low-cost) broadband service for those who qualify under the Federal Communications Commission's Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Access to the internet has undoubtedly become a basic utility for modern life and every effort to bring households online is an opportunity to help […]

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April 9, 2022

Expanded Water Conservation Rebates

LADWP continues urging customers to monitor their water usage amidst the continuing dry conditions throughout the state. To help, LADWP has increased rebates for popular water saving measures including a 25% increase to its high-efficiency clothes washer rebate, from $400 to $500, as well as a 65% increase to its water-efficient toilet rebate, from $150 to $250. […]

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April 9, 2022

Free Tax Prep Los Angeles

Looking for a safe, free, and easy way to file your taxes? Free Tax Prep LA is offering LA County residents access to certified tax preparers who can help you prepare your tax return either online or in-person. This program will help you claim tax credits and put money back into your family's pocket. Get […]

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April 8, 2022

Beautify LA Grant

Have ideas on how to keep our public spaces clean and beautiful? Keep Los Angeles Beautiful is currently accepting proposals from community-based groups the in City of Los Angeles to fund beautification projects that enhance our public spaces. Awardees will be given a grant of up to $2,500. Groups do not have to be official […]

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April 8, 2022

Exciting News for the Northeast San Fernando Valley!

Dear friends and neighbors, When I came to Congress, I made a promise to take care of our community and bring back federal dollars to the San Fernando Valley. For the first time since 2009, Congress was able to send Community Project Funding directly to our neighborhoods. I’m proud to have worked with Senator Alex Padilla to bring home […]

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April 7, 2022

Community Impact Committee - DRAFT Community Impact Statement

https://arletanc.org/wp-content/uploads/docs/CIS-DRAFT_2022-04-19.pdf Planning Entitlement Appeals: https://arletanc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Planning-Entitlement-Appeals-Fact-Sheet.pdf

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April 2, 2022

Schematics of the Proposed Project at 13920 W Van Nuys Blvd

Please join us Tuesday, April 5, for our Community Improvement Committee meeting to discuss the project. (Meeting agenda here) DIR-2021-10765-TOC-HCA Click here for the project schematics.

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April 2, 2022

Streamlining Los Angeles' Restaurant Beverage Program

Yesterday, City Council introduced a motion for opt-in eligible restaurants in L.A. City to participate in Los Angeles’ newly established Restaurant Beverage Program. This program, eligible only to sit-down restaurants that meet a number of operating and “good neighbor” requirements, shortens the time required for City approvals from months to weeks, helping restaurant owners get […]

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March 31, 2022

LA to Lift Vaccine Verification Mandate for Indoor Businesses

The City Council passed an urgency ordinance to end proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirements to enter clubs, gyms, theaters, and eateries. Los Angeles will cease requiring patrons at most indoor establishments and large outdoor venues to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter. The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday passed an urgency ordinance eliminating […]

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March 28, 2022

Moderate-Income First-Home Buyers Education Classes

The Los Angeles Housing Department has recently increased the amount of assistance given to first-time homebuyers through its Moderate Income Purchase Assistance Program (MIPA). There are a few requirements to qualify for the program, one of which is attending an 8-hour Homebuyer Education Class hosted through one of their approved providers. Click here to learn more […]

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March 18, 2022

Bus-Only Lane Violations to Be Enforced

LADOT has begun targeted enforcement of bus-only lanes across Los Angeles issuing written warnings in the first week of their targeted enforcement. Starting next week, all violators may receive a citation and may be towed in accordance with municipal code. As a reminder, it is illegal to park or stop in bus-only lanes during posted […]

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March 18, 2022

LA Marathon This Sunday

The 2022 LA Marathon returns this Sunday, March 20th. Please be advised that the route starts at Dodger Stadium and the finish line is in Century City. Street closures will begin as early as 2:00 a.m. the night before, so expect delays and congestion in and around the event area.  In addition, Metro bus riders […]

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March 18, 2022

SoCal Gas CARE Program

Looking to save on your natural gas bill? The SoCal Gas CARE program could help you save up to 20% on your monthly gas bill. The simple online application takes only a few minutes and does not require any additional documentation. After submitting your application, you will immediately know if you qualify. If you have […]

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March 18, 2022

LADWP EZ-SAVE Program

Need help with your LADWP bill? EZ-SAVE Program, formerly the Low-Income Discount Program, helps low-income Angelenos save on their water, power, and sewer bills. No proof of income documents are required to apply. Receive a bill discount, access to other assistance programs, and long-term payment arrangements. Click here to apply today!

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March 18, 2022

L.A. Zoo Paid Internship

The L.A. Zoo is hosting 10-week paid internships for college students from over-excluded identities in the zoo and conservation fields. Interns will work directly with industry professionals on real-world projects, summarize their practical knowledge, and present their experience at the conclusion at the end of their internship. This opportunity will allow students to jump-start their […]

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March 14, 2022

Last Call for Rental Assistance--March 31!!

If you are a landlord or tenant and need financial assistance with unpaid rent or utilities, we encourage you to apply for the CA-COVID-19 Rent Relief Program. Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2022, to pay unpaid rent and/or utilities owed up to March 31, 2022. Income-eligible applicants may qualify regardless of immigration status […]

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