LA Chamber Cancels Turkey Business Forum Amid Concerns From Krekorian, Community

LOS ANGELES - This week, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce announced the cancellation of the "Los Angeles Turkey Business Forum," scheduled for Thursday, May 25. Billed as a roundtable meeting with CEOs and board members from 12 of the most prominent companies in Turkey, the event was to serve as a way to develop business alliances in LA and Turkey. Continue reading

Mayor Signs Budget that Strengthens Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Krekorian joined Mayor Garcetti at the signing of LA's fiscal year 2017-2018 budget. The $9.2 billion spending plan builds on the city's ongoing work to restore community services, fix streets and sidewalks, prioritize housing and services to resolve homelessness issues, and improve public safety through safer roads.  Continue reading

Bike Month in Los Angeles 2017

LOS ANGELES - May is National Bike Month and LA has a ton of fun events to get your wheels spinning. With group rides, workshops and community-hosted events, Bike Month has something for everyone.  Continue reading

Valley Glen's Great Wall Mural Nominated for National Historic Register

VALLEY GLEN - This week, the State Historical Resources Commission approved the Great Wall of Los Angeles mural's nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. The nine-member California state review board, appointed by the Governor, is charged with the preservation of California's cultural heritage. Continue reading

Metro Launches Awareness Project to Protect Bus Operators

  LOS ANGELES - This week, Metro announced the launch of a new public awareness campaign to prevent bus operator assaults.  Continue reading

A Closer Look: What is a Senior Lead Officer?

EAST VALLEY - Community police stations are integral to keeping our neighborhoods safe. Fostering strong relationships to improve community trust and creating partnerships to fight crime are just some of the ways the Los Angeles Police Department helps our community.  Continue reading

Celebrating Asian American Heritage Month

LOS ANGELES - This week, the LA City Council kicked off May as Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month to celebrate and honor the contributions of Asian Americans in the City of Los Angeles.  Continue reading

Metro to Study Sepulveda Pass Project

LOS ANGELES - Metro released a request for proposals to study options for alternative transit through the Sepulveda Pass. The Sepulveda Pass Transit Corridor project would connect the San Fernando Valley with LA's west side through a new transit line.   Continue reading

This Week in Transit: New Subway Cars, Transit Oriented Development and NoHo Red Line Station Parking

LOS ANGELES - Here's a rundown of the latest transit news for the East Valley. Continue reading

What You Need to Know: City's New Rules on Vehicle Dwelling

LOS ANGELES - The City of LA's new vehicle dwelling law is now in effect. Here's what you need to know. Continue reading

LAPD Hosts Multi-Faith Forum to Strengthen Communities

VALLEY VILLAGE - More than 100 residents and members of the faith community joined the LAPD Operations Valley Bureau for an open forum to discuss how the LAPD can continue to build better community relationships in the San Fernando Valley.   Continue reading

LADOT Reactivates Speed Hump Progam

LOS ANGELES - The LA Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for the Speed Hump Program. Continue reading

LA to Speed Up Community Plan Updates

LOS ANGELES - On Wednesday, the LA City Council voted to require regular updates of the city's community plans. As a result, the Department of City Planning will build a framework that accelerates updating the city's 35 community plans to once every six years.  Continue reading

LA City Council Moves to Reject Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Muslim Policies

LOS ANGELES - The LA City Council unanimously voted to support the drafting of a city law that prevents city employees from participating in President Trump's threatened database of Muslims and refugees. Continue reading

LA Celebrates African American Heritage Month

LOS ANGELES - February is African American Heritage Month. This week, the Los Angeles City Council and Mayor Garcetti kicked off of the month-long celebration to recognize and honor the vast contributions of African Americans to our communities, cities and country. Continue reading