CD2 - Councilmember Krekorian's Youth Leadership Academy offers young people a unique opportunity to learn directly from department heads about how their work impacts the operations of the City of Los Angeles. Participants receive an education in the issues that face city officials every day, from the condition of neighborhood sidewalks to the ongoing crisis of homelessness. Continue reading
North Hollywood - One year ago, the intersection of Ben Avenue and Victory Boulevard in North Hollywood experienced severe flooding. Water actually covered the entire floor of the popular Lilit Bakery & Cafe, which was forced to close for several days. Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
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