Krekorian, Community Celebrate Reopened Wilacre Park

STUDIO CITY - Dozens of community members joined Councilmember Krekorian and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for a community hike to celebrate the reopening of Wilacre Park. Continue reading

Los Angeles Breaks Tourism Records

LOS ANGELES - The City of Los Angeles announced another record-breaking year for tourism, Port cargo and the city's economy in 2017.   Continue reading

Metro Launches New Program For Low-Income Riders

LOS ANGELES - Metro Los Angeles is now offering even more discounted fares for low-income riders with the launch of the LIFE Program.  Continue reading

Metro Red Line Turns 25

This week, Metro Director Krekorian joined fellow board members, Metro CEO Phil Washington, transit enthusiasts and community members to mark the 25th anniversary of the Metro Red Line, currently the only Metro rail line with stops in the San Fernando Valley. Continue reading

Earthquake Brace and Bolt: Seismic Retrofit Grant Program Expands to the East Valley

EAST VALLEY - Registration is now open for eligible homeowners to apply for the Earthquake Brace and Bolt program, a seismic retrofit grant program Continue reading

City Council Bolsters Anti-mansionization Laws in Studio City

STUDIO CITY - Last week, the City Council voted to repeal the Studio City Residential Floor Area District (RFA), as it conflicted with the recently updated and more restrictive Baseline Mansionization Ordinance (BMO). In 2008, Los Angeles passed the original BMO, but many neighborhoods felt it did not go far enough and left too many loopholes for developers to exploit. Councilmember Krekorian agreed with the critics and, when he took office in 2010, worked closely with Studio City residents to come up with building rules for the neighborhood that supplemented the old BMO and helped protect the character of the community. Continue reading

City Officials Break Ground on Project to Clean Valley Groundwater

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Councilmember Krekorian joined Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city officials to break ground on the North Hollywood West Groundwater Treatment Project, a $92 million project to clean up and restore the use of groundwater as a safe, high-quality source of drinking water in the San Fernando Valley. Continue reading

Councilmembers Seek Review of New Commercial Waste Hauling Program

LOS ANGELES - Councilmembers Krekorian and Martinez are calling for a review of recycLA, the city's new waste collection and recycling program for apartment buildings and commercial properties. Continue reading

Krekorian Honors LAPD Officer Steven Rausch

EAST VALLEY - This week, Councilmember Krekorian recognized LAPD Officer Steven Rausch for his 30 years of dedicated service to Los Angeles.  Continue reading

Metro Moves to Electrify Bus Fleet by 2030

LOS ANGELES - On Thursday, the Metro Board of Directors unanimously voted to transition the agency's system to zero-emission electric buses on all its routes by 2030, starting with the deployment of 35 electric buses to electrify the Orange Line by 2020.  Continue reading

Krekorian Takes Action to Support Restaurants, Microbreweries

LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Krekorian recently introduced two motions to help cut red tape for small businesses in Los Angeles. Continue reading

Cool Pavements Turn Down the Heat on City Streets

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - This week, the Bureau of Street Services completed a brand new cool pavement installation on Atoll Avenue, from Barbara Ann Street to Gault Street. The pilot project, which applies a light gray coating onto the pavement, aims to reduce temperatures of street surfaces. Continue reading

Alert: Wilacre Park Closed for Improvements

STUDIO CITY - Wilacre Park is temporarily closed for park renovations. Continue reading

Hello Instagram!

LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Krekorian is now on Instagram! Follow along as Team Krekorian shares photos and updates of the work we're doing to serve the East Valley and beyond, and connect with Angelenos about ways improve our community. To find Councilmember Krekorian on Instagram, visit  Continue reading

Homeless Connect Serves Hundreds in NoHo

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - This week, the North Hollywood Recreation Center was abuzz with dozens of local organizations, volunteers and community members working to provide services and resources to homeless individuals in the East San Fernando Valley as part of Councilmember Krekorian's latest Homeless Connect Day.  Continue reading