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January 22, 2015
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam at the L.A. Public Library
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January 7, 2015
LADWP Offers $10 to Go Paperless

LOS ANGELES — For a limited time, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is offering a $10 bill credit for new paperless billing customers. Customers who currently receive printed LADWP bills, and who sign up for paperless billing through, will receive a $10 credit on their next bill. Paperless billing is a […]

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November 25, 2014
Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra Concedes AD39 Race to Patty Lopez

From Patty Lopez, a mostly unknown candidate from San Fernando, has defeated incumbent Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima), according to the official election results released Monday. Patty Lopez Lopez led by 182 votes on election night and won by 467 votes with provisional and mail-in ballots counted. Bocanegra said he will not ask for a recount. […]

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September 5, 2014
Water Conservation Tips while in a Drought

As California continues to weather through the drought, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's Water Conservation Response Unit (WCRU) is stepping up public education and enforcement of the water conservation ordinance with three additional staff members and specially marked vehicles. The additional staff has already begun patrolling the city of Los Angeles for […]

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August 12, 2014
Los Angeles Police Commission Grants Chief Charlie Beck Another Five-Year Term

Los Angeles: Today, Los Angeles Police Commission President Steve Soboroff stated the following: Today, my fellow Commissioners and I completed the process of reviewing Chief Charlie Beck's request for a second five-year term, and we granted him that request in a 4 yes and 1 no vote. We received a great deal of help in […]

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July 25, 2014
Know Your Watering Days

Over 80% of the LADWP’s water is imported. In response to diminishing supplies due to environmental issues in the delta and local droughts, the City of Los Angeles has adopted several water conserving ordinances. Learn how you can make a difference and conserve water. Find out about what is required to do your part, how you […]

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June 20, 2014
Phase 2 of the Plastic Bag Ban Goes into Effect on July 1

Single Use Carryout Bag Ordinance - L.A.M.C. 182604 (LAMC section 195.01, et. Seq) Key Provisions: Stores may no longer use single-use plastic bags (pharmacy and produce bags are exceptions) Stores must charge a $0.10 fee for each recyclable paper bag used Stores must offer reusable bags free or at a cost to shoppers Stores must provide […]

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June 5, 2014
Mayor Garcetti Announces Worksource System Redesign

City Of Los Angeles Will Assist Job Seekers with $90 Million Federal Workforce Development System  Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the completion of a six month procurement process that provides a newly designed and updated WorkSource Center system for the City of Los Angeles, focusing on practical training for emerging job sectors. The Los Angeles […]

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June 2, 2014
Los Angeles Police Commission – Chief of Police Reappointment Process – Request for Community Input

Chief Charlie Beck has submitted a request to be considered for second five-year term. The Los Angeles Police Commission now has the responsibility to respond to that request, either positively or negatively, by August 20, 2014. You are invited to participate in the reappointment process by providing your input to the Los Angeles Police Commission […]

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May 23, 2014
MYLA311 Online Service Request System

With MyLA311, City of Los Angeles information and services are just a few taps away. MyLA311 links Angelenos with the services and information they need to enjoy their city, beautify their community and stay connected with their local government. The ‘Submit Service Request’ feature allows you to quickly and easily request the City’s most popular services, including […]

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May 6, 2014
San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission Needs Your Help

Just before 1 a.m. on Saturday morning, a fire destroyed the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission 's emergency shelter, vehicle fleet, clothing warehouse and food pantry. It took more than 130 brave Los Angeles City firefighters to get the fire under control. Thankfully, there were no injuries, however, the damage is devastating to the Mission and the […]

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April 15, 2014
Alert! Imposters Are Scamming LADWP Customers By Phone

Persistent phone scammers are deceiving LADWP customers into paying non-existent water and power bills with threats of immediate service shut off. Don’t fall victim to phone scammers posing as LADWP “collection” personnel. LADWP employees will NEVER ask for personal payment information over the telephone. They will never ask you to purchase pre-paid cash cards from […]

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March 18, 2014
Wake-Up Call: Be Prepared for Disaster with a Financial First Aid Kit

Yesterday's 4.4 temblor reminded us all that we live in an earthquake zone. And while a lot of us have emergency water and supplies on-hand, being prepared for a disaster means more than that - it means being financially ready. Financially Ready? In the event of a large earthquake or other natural disaster, you'll need to

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March 8, 2014
Arleta NC Election Results!


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March 4, 2014
ANC Elections

Good Evening fellow neighbors, Well, this is it... The ANC Elections Day is fast approaching, and candidates are in the final stretch. Rain or shine, daylight to night time, they will be working hard to get your vote. On Saturday, your VOTE will establish the future of our community, your VOTE will determine who will be […]

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March 2, 2014
Creative Open Space Survey for Arleta Stakeholders

Creative Open Space L.A. - Arleta/Pacoima is spearheaded by the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, and is part of a collaborative endeavor with a number of non-profit and community organizations to help increase the health and livability of communities across the city. This project will bring together local stakeholders to gather the urban […]

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January 24, 2014
LADOT’s People St Is Open for Business

[youtube][/youtube] Communities can transform underused areas of L.A.’s largest public asset—our 7,500 miles of city streets—into vibrant and accessible public space with People St, a program of the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT). "People St is a bottom-up, community-based approach to

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December 23, 2013
Stakeholder Definition Changes

On Wednesday, December 18, 2013, LA’s City Council voted unanimously to approve CF 12-1682, changing the name and definition of the Factual Basis Stakeholder to Community Interest Stakeholder, defined as those who have a “substantial and ongoing participation within the Neighborhood Council’s boundaries.” The ordinance now goes to the Mayor for his signature and then must […]

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December 22, 2013
Interested in Making a Difference in Your Community? Candidate Filing Starts Today.

The Candidate Filing Period is December 23, 2013 through January 22, 2014. The easiest way to file as a candidate is online.  Here's how: Go to Click on File Online tab in the right-hand column Fill out the online form and click Submit. We look forward to seeing as many of our Arleta stakeholders running […]

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December 9, 2013
Want More Open Space in Arleta?

Creative Open Space Los Angeles Philip Burns, Dept of Recreation and Parks 323-382-2402     Pacoima Beautiful Max Podemski, Pacoima Beautiful 818-899-2454

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