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January 19, 2013
LA City Council Confirms Grayce Liu's Appointment to DONE GM

The LA City Council unanimously confirmed the Mayor’s appointment of Grayce Liu as the next permanent general manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment on Friday. Grayce Liu was made interim general manager in August of last year after former GM BongHwan Kim left to take a position in San Diego. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa nominated […]

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January 18, 2013
Boost For Bikes: City Council Allows Car Parking To Be Swapped For Bike Spaces

Bike rack (Photo by via the LAist Featured Photos pool) It took a long time but the Los Angeles City Council has passed an ordinance that will dramatically increase the number of parking spaces for bikes in new developments. The Bike Parking Ordinance will allow new developments—both residential and commercial—to swap some parking spots for bikes in lieu of parking spots […]

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January 15, 2013
City Council Puts $3 Billion Road Repair Bond Issue on Back Burner

Public meetings will be held before the plan goes onto a future ballot. From NorthridgePatch.com Responding to the uproar by Neighborhood Councils and community activists, the City Council Tuesday dropped plans to put a $3 billion road repair bond measure on the May 21 ballot. Councilmembers Mitch Englander and Joe Buscaino, who sponsored the measure, proposed holding it […]

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January 12, 2013
City of Los Angeles Needs Pollworkers for the 2013 Municipal Elections

City Clerk June Lagmay announced today that the Office of the City Clerk - Election Division is in need of approximately 3,000 additional pollworkers to staff polls for the 2013 Municipal Elections on March 5, 2013 and May 21, 2013.  The Election Division expects to place a total of 6,240 pollworkers to work these two […]

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January 2, 2013
New California Laws Beginning in 2013

We hope all you had a great New Years celebration with your friends and family. Please take a look at some of the new laws that took effect as of Jan 1, 2013 in our great state: Cars and drivers Insurance: Drivers pulled over by police are permitted to show officers their proof of insurance […]

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December 12, 2012
December 13 Meeting Cancelled
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December 5, 2012
Robbed? Here's How To Get Your Stolen Goods Back

Photo by Everett Collection via Shutterstock If you had your iPhone, iPod, iPad, iMac or even your bicycle stolen, there's now a way you can get your precious property back, thanks to the Los Angeles Police Department's Knock-Knock "fence" burglary task force. Earlier this year, the task force began their mission probing fences, which are described in […]

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December 4, 2012
COMMUNITY MEETING: NEW PARK PROPOSED FOR YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
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December 1, 2012
Winter Shelter Hotline

LAPD has an important message for the community! 2012-2013 WINTER SHELTER PROGRAM Shelter Locations PROGRAM BEGINS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011 ( Sylmar Shelter is Delayed until Mid-December) The program will provide 1,491 beds at 19 sites in 15 cities and communities throughout the City and County of Los Angeles. Selected community non-profit homeless services providers […]

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October 12, 2012
How to See Endeavour Ride into the Sunset

So it won’t be The Rock. The access will be tighter and the pageantry slighter than when LACMA’s 340-ton boulder rolled through town. Early reports had raised hopes that the move of the Space Shuttle Endeavour from LAX to the California Science Center would become a rolling parade like the one that accompanied the immense granite stone in Michael Heizer’s […]

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August 14, 2012
Interactive Map of New California Legislative and Congressional Districts

With the 2010 Census results comes changes to our Legislative and Congressional Districts.  Here is a great interactive website where you can enter your address and find out exactly what districts you belong to. https://www.sacbee.com/2011/07/29/3804492/see-your-senate-assembly-or-congress.html

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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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