Neighborhood News

August 11, 2012
Energy Upgrade California Rebate Program

You are invited to participate in bringing awareness to your community about a home energy upgrade program that provides residents up to $8,000 cash back for a limited time. The goal of Energy Upgrade California is to improve homeowners' quality of life by reducing their energy bills, providing an effective approach in energy efficiency, and improving the comfort and health of […]

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August 10, 2012
LADWP Asks Customers to Continue Conserving Energy Where Possible During Heat Wave

As a heat wave continues to roast the Southland, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power asks customers to keep conserving energy use where possible between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. today, while staying safe. A statewide Flex Alert was issued yesterday by the California Independent System Operator (CAL ISO) to encourage energy conservation through Sunday, August 12. LADWP joins CAL ISO […]

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August 8, 2012
Photos from National Night Out 2012

Follow the link for photos from National Night Out 2012.  Thank you, Arleta! [nggallery id=1]

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August 1, 2012
Mayor Villaraigosa Appoints New DONE General Manager, Grayce Liu, from within Department’s Ranks

From the Daily News: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has tapped Grayce Liu, a senior project coordinator in the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, to fill the general manager's job now that B.H. Kim is leaving to take a job in San Diego. Liu will be named interim general manager and given a chance to see how she […]

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July 17, 2012
Neighborhood Council Boss Resigns for San Diego Job

BongHwan Kim quits race for 13th District City Council seat BongHwan Kim, head of the city agency in charge of neighborhood councils, abandoned his run for the 13th District City Council seat Monday, and announced his resignation to take a job in San Diego. He will become vice president and executive director for civic engagement at […]

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July 14, 2012
Paid Student Intern Position with DOT

The Department of Transportation will be hiring 22 student interns this year. The intern will not have to be a transportation or engineering students, but will have to be enrolled in school (4 or 2 year college). Students will be paid $15 hourly. Assignments will entail simple task, like filing, conducting traffic counts etc. For more information contact Collins Allen at (951) 776-1515,or/and engineer@sbcuc.net

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July 9, 2012
Northbound I-5 Full Freeway Closures

Caltrans is constructing a carpool lane on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between the Ronald Reagan Freeway (SR-118) and the Hollywood Freeway (SR-170).

As part of the connector construction, crews will be adjusting the existing temporary construction supports on northbound I-5. For the safety of motorists, this work requires two nighttime full freeway closures on northbound I-5. Traffic will be detoured off the freeway at Lankershim Boulevard. (See map below for detour).
You may hear construction noise during this operation, but it will not exceed levels allowed by state and federal regulations.

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June 29, 2012
City of Los Angeles Mobility Plan

The Arleta Neighborhood Council is on the move. In the next month we will be working with the City of Los Angeles Planning Department to help draft the City's mobility element. Tell us what you would like to see on our City Street. Welcome to the kick-off of the Mobility Element! We're just getting started […]

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June 29, 2012
July 1 Marks Re-Launch of LADWP Water Rebate Program for Homes and Businesses

Rebate on California Friendly Landscape Increases to $1.50 Per Square Foot LADWP re-launches its popular water conservation rebate program for homes and businesses on July 1, offering rebates on more than a dozen separate water-saving incentives to encourage conservation while also saving money. Any of the 657,000 water customers within the City of Los Angeles […]

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June 19, 2012
Neighborhood Council Elections

 

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June 15, 2012
Reserve Animal Control Officer (RACO) Program

Are you interested in trying something different? The RACO Program welcomes volunteers to become Reserve Animal Control Officers serving in the same capacity as our Animal Control Officers. The program requires a commitment of 16 hours of volunteer service each month at any one of our six Animal Care Centers for 3 months prior to […]

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June 7, 2012
Daily News Editorial: Neighborhood Councils Need You

From the Los Angeles Daily News, June 7, 2012. Tuesday's primary election dumped scores of political hopefuls from the the state's ballots. From Arcata to Arleta and San Francisco to Signal Hill, candidates for various legislative offices found their campaigns over when they did not place in the top two of vote-getters in their contests. […]

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May 25, 2012
L.A. City Council Passes Plastic Bag Ban

On Wednesday, the Council unanimously approved a phase out ban of plastic bags citywide and a fee on paper bags. The approved ban initiates an environmental review that needs to commence prior to an ordinance being adopted and the ban becoming law. Under the ban, large stores would have 6 months to phase out plastic […]

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May 8, 2012
LADWP Reminds Customers to Conserve Water

Reduced Snowpack & Increased Water Use Call for Increased Conservation The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) today reminds customers that Mandatory Water Conservation remains in effect and urges customers to increase their water conservation efforts where possible.  Overall, water conservation in Los Angeles has been remarkable over the past five years, but […]

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April 30, 2012
LAPD Crime Mapping

Get up-to-date crime statistics for neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles. Being informed about crime in your community is the first step in preventing future occurrences. www.crimemapping.com The Los Angeles Police Department will directly feed its crime data to the Omega Group to ensure that each crime is reported accurately on the site. The records themselves are […]

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April 25, 2012
Mayor Proposes Complete Overhaul of the Los Angeles Zoning Code

The Mayor and the City Planning Department have proposed a five-year project to completely rewrite the Los Angeles Zoning Code. It would throw out all of the existing fixed zones and replace them with "dynamic" zones. There would be considerably less control exercised over height, density, interior building space and parking. This project could be […]

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April 22, 2012
Mayor's Budget Proposal Cuts Police Support Staff, Restores LAFD Funds

Seeking to close a $238 million deficit, Villaraigosa also proposes using close to $83 million in one-time solutions. Via northridge.patch.com Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled a $7.2 billion budget proposal today that includes 231 layoffs and would reduce employee retirement benefits while raising the retirement age from 60 to 67. Seeking to close a $238 million […]

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April 21, 2012
LADWP to Hold Community Meetings to Discuss Proposed 2-Year Power and Water Rate Changes

Legal Mandates and Aging Infrastructure Driving Need for Rate Increases; Seven Regional Meetings Slated April 25-May 10 The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will hold a series of community meetings throughout the city beginning April 25 to educate and inform customers regarding proposed power and water rate changes needed over the next […]

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April 6, 2012
Public Safety Advisory for the Arleta Neighborhood
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February 1, 2012
City of Los Angeles Launches MyHistoricLA.org

  Do you know of a special place that has architectural, historical, social, or cultural significance in your neighborhood? Visit MyHistoricLA.org to share your ideas! MyHistoricLA.org is a program of SurveyLA, the citywide Los Angeles Historic Resources Survey project (www.surveyla.org). MyHistoricLA.org is a new and innovative public participation tool that allows you to contribute information […]

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