Expediting City Services in Times of Crisis

During this unprecedented pandemic, the 50,000 public employees of the City of Los Angeles have responded heroically.  Our first responders, of course, have taken on the immense challenge of keeping Los Angeles safe during a fast-moving and wide-ranging crisis.  Many City employees have been designated as disaster service workers and are serving in roles well outside their normal positions.  And at the same time, the basic functions of city government still need to be met, and our employees are showing up and getting the job done for all of us under very difficult circumstances.   Continue reading

Team Krekorian Serves Seniors in Need

LOS ANGELES - In early March, before the Mayor's Safer at Home program, a member of Councilmember Krekorian's staff contacted the Bernardi Multipurpose Senior Center in Van Nuys to see if it might need assistance delivering meals to seniors. Continue reading

Congress Passes $2 Trillion Relief Bill

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congress approved a $2 trillion stimulus bill, the largest such legislation in American history.  The relief package includes significant funding that will likely be helpful in Los Angeles' efforts to address the enormous toll that this virus is taking on our residents' economic security.  We are analyzing the federal bill to determine its precise benefit to Los Angeles.  In the meantime, if you would like additional information about this federal legislation, please contact the offices of our local Congressmen, Brad Sherman and Tony Cardenas, as follows: Continue reading

Council Approves Krekorian Motion To Help Small Business

LOS ANGELES - Throughout our community, friends and neighbors have suddenly found themselves unemployed and many of our favorite businesses have either closed, or struggle to remain open.  Continue reading

Training Tomorrow's Leaders

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

New Homes For Veterans

North Hollywood - This week, the phrase "Thank you for your service" took on added meaning in CD2.  Continue reading

NoHo Stormwater Project Breaks Ground

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

Mobile Showers Come To NoHo Home Alliance

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Councilmember Krekorian has long touted NoHo Home Alliance for its remarkable team of volunteers and vital on-site services available to people experiencing homelessness. Continue reading

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