The Greening Of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - At a time when environmental catastrophes are measured in decades rather than centuries, the City of Los Angeles demonstrated again this week its unparalleled commitment to policies designed to counter the effects of climate change.  Continue reading

Council Honors 110th Anniversary of Boy Scouts of America

LOS ANGELES - Natalie MacEwan is a triple major at USC who wants to become a Navy pilot. She is also a Venturer Scout. Continue reading

Electric Charging Station Opens in NoHo

LOS ANGELES - This past weekend, LA Metro moved a step closer toward having an all-electric fleet of buses on our roadways. Continue reading

Crime Declines In Foothill

SUN VALLEY - The Foothill Area of the Los Angeles Police Department, which includes Sun Valley in Councilmember Krekorian's district, reported a decrease in 2019 across all major crime categories but one, Aggravated Assaults.  Continue reading

New Van Nuys Metrolink Train Station

VAN NUYS - On Thursday, Councilmember Krekorian participated in a ceremony inaugurating the newly rebuilt Van Nuys Train Station, following a two-year construction period. Continue reading

Whitsett Soccer Complex

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - This week, Councilmember Krekorian was joined by the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks General Manager Mike Shull and members of the LAPD on a tour of the Whitsett Fields Park/Valley Plaza Recreation Center, located at the intersection of Whitsett and Vanowen in North Hollywood. Continue reading

NoHo Takes to Bike Share

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - In the summer of 2016, Metro launched its Bike Share program. Since then, the black vehicles with the yellow green Metro logo have become an indelible part of the landscape in many neighborhoods across Los Angeles. Continue reading

Krekorian Calls For Investigation of Waste Management

LOS ANGELES - This week, a Channel 2 reporter sent Councilmember Krekorian's office a video taken by a Studio City constituent that shows a hauler from Waste Management blatantly combining recyclables (blue) and trash (black) into a single bin. The Councilman gave an interview to the reporter in which he expressed his outrage that this had taken place, adding that it merited further investigation by the City. Continue reading

Nury Martinez to Become Next Council President

LOS ANGELES - Until this week, the Los Angeles City Council had never elected a Latina as its president. I was proud to cast my vote for Councilmember Nury Martinez, my friend and fellow representative from the Valley. I will continue to work closely with soon-to-be Council President Martinez on the issues of critical importance to CD2.

PSH Projects Slated for NoHo, Van Nuys

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, VAN NUYS - Yesterday, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission voted to approve two permanent supportive housing projects in CD2 - NoHo 5050 and The Confianza. These two projects will provide 96 units of permanent supportive housing to the district. Continue reading

New Fire Station Opening In Van Nuys

VAN NUYS - Due to climate change, the notion that there is a well-defined "fire season" in Southern California is quickly falling out of favor. In many areas, high risk conditions apply much of the year. Continue reading

Krekorian Sponsors Mobile Apps Ordinance To Ease Traffic

LOS ANGELES - In recent years it has become apparent that even certain out-of-the-way streets in CD2 are not immune to gridlock. The prime reason is Waze, the GPS navigation software App owned by Google, which routes drivers to seemingly open streets in an attempt to get around traffic. Continue reading

Metro Hosts Women's Small Business Summit

LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Krekorian told the Metro Women's Small Business Summit held at Union Station this week that "it is an incredible time to do business in Los Angeles." Continue reading

Online Comment Period Open for Southeast Valley Community Plans

EAST VALLEY - Have you shared your thoughts and ideas on the proposed concepts for the Southeast Valley Community Plans? If not, you can now share your feedback via the online comment portal through November 1. Continue reading

Learn About LA's Home-Sharing Program

LOS ANGELES - Do you have a question about home-sharing and short-term rentals in Los Angeles? Do you want to learn more about the city's new rules for hosts? This October, Los Angeles City Planning Department will be hosting a series information sessions for residents about the City's Home-Sharing Program. Continue reading