Metro Unveils Ballot Proposal to Transform LA Transit

LOS ANGELES - Metro released the details of a proposed measure for the November 2016 ballot that aims to raise as much as $120 billion for new highway and transit projects in LA County. The spending plan includes improvements to existing infrastructure and programs to facilitate active transportation, including bicycling and walking paths to be built over the next four decades.  Continue reading

Neighborhood Cleanups Underway in Sun Valley

  SUN VALLEY - Cleanup efforts continued this week as community volunteers helped clear trash and debris in the East Valley neighborhood of Sun Valley. Continue reading

LA Launches Minimum Wage Public Education Program

LOS ANGELES - Last summer, the City Council passed the most significant minimum wage law in the country so far, increasing the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2020, something that will put more money into the pockets of hundreds of thousands of hardworking Angelenos and more money into our local economy. Councilmember Krekorian played a leading role in shaping the law and his support was critical to its passage. Continue reading

New Traffic Light Signals Safety for Sun Valley

SUN VALLEY - This week, Councilmember Krekorian activated a new traffic signal in Sun Valley, the second signal added this month in the East Valley neighborhood.  Continue reading

Sun Valley Green Lights New Traffic Signal

SUN VALLEY - This week, Councilmember Krekorian activated a new traffic signal in Sun Valley to increase pedestrian and traffic safety.  Continue reading

City Officials Call for LAPD Report on Crime Spike

LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Krekorian recently joined Councilmember Mitch Englander to introduce a motion calling on the LAPD to report on the city's recent spike in crime and the department's strategy to deploy resources.  Continue reading

New Sidewalks Coming to Studio City

STUDIO CITY - The City Council, led by Councilmember Krekorian, approved funds to build missing sidewalk segments along Ventura Boulevard in Studio City. Continue reading

There's Much to Desire at NoHo's Ice Krave

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - In the mood for a frozen dessert or cold-pressed juices? Ice Krave in NoHo's Arts District has it all.   Continue reading

Metro Opens New Bus Operations Facility

LOS ANGELES - Metro inaugurated the opening of its new state-of-the-art bus maintenance and operation facility in downtown Los Angeles, known as Division 13.  Continue reading

Join the Crisis Response Team

LOS ANGELES - Have you been told you are a good listener? Are you usually the one to comfort your friends and family in difficult times? Do you want make a difference in someone's life? The Mayor's Crisis Response Team is looking for kind and compassionate Angelenos to join the team. Continue reading

February is All About Heart

LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Krekorian honored Safe Moves founder and athlete Pat Hines to highlight February as American Heart Health Month.  Continue reading

City and County Partner to Reduce Homelessness

LOS ANGELES - City and County leaders just voted to approve a comprehensive strategy to address the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles. Continue reading

LA Celebrates African American History Month

LOS ANGELES - The City Council and Mayor Eric Garcetti kicked off LA's celebration of African American Heritage Month in City Hall by honoring leaders for their service to the community and as trailblazers in the city.  Continue reading

Transit Summit Sparks Dialogue About Valley's Mobility Future

LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Krekorian joined Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian and Metro staff for a Valley transit summit to hear from community stakeholders and transit riders about the future of public transportation in the San Fernando Valley. Nearly 100 community members came out to discuss what works and what improvements to our transit network would make the Valley more connected for its nearly two million residents. Continue reading

City Announces Fund for Local Artists

LOS ANGELES - The Department of Cultural Affairs announced the launch of a new arts initiative fund to support the work and ideas of local artists in Los Angeles. Continue reading