Go Vote on Tuesday

On Tuesday, March 7, another important local election will take place. LA area voters will head back to the polls to cast ballots on city and county measures, and Angelenos will vote on citywide offices, on City Council races in odd-numbered districts, and for Los Angeles Unified School District board members and Los Angeles Community … [Read more…]

Budapest Drops 2024 Olympic Bid; LA and Paris Alone in the Race

The contest to host the 2024 Summer Olympics is down to two contenders — Los Angeles and Paris — after Budapest withdrew its bid Wednesday, according to international media reports. Long thought to be the top contenders, Los Angeles and Paris will continue vying for the honor. Budapest has had waning public support for the … [Read more…]

Earned Income Tax Credit Assistance

Need an extra buck or two? California State Senator Bob Hertzberg IS ASSISTING UP TO 1,000 FAMILIES ENTITLED TO RECEIVE AN EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT REFUND OF UP TO $13,000 Call, email or visit us to learn more! (818) 901-5588, [email protected] 6150 Van Nuys Blvd, Suite 400, Van Nuys, CA 91401 

Register to Vote Now for the March 7th Municipal Election

Tuesday, February 21 is the deadline to register to vote in the March 7th Election. March 7th’s Municipal Election has important LAUSD Schoolboard, Los Angeles Community College, County, and City measures on the ballot. In order to participate you must be registered to vote by Tuesday, February 21. Click here for more information on how … [Read more…]

Regional Budget Day – Saturday, February 25

YOUR VOICE The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment Present: Your Opinions And Your Ideas On Your Budget Saturday, February 25, 2017 8:30 am to 12:30 pm CENTRAL L.A. Zoo Griffith Park Drive Los Angeles 90027 NORTH/SOUTH VALLEY Braude Center 6262 Van Nuys Blvd. Van Nuys 91401 SOUTH Mark Ridley-Thomas Constituent Service … [Read more…]

L.A. City Council Votes Unanimously to Decriminalize Street Vending

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to decriminalize street vending — a move long sought by immigrant advocates who argued that sidewalk sellers should not face criminal charges that could place them at risk of being deported. Fearing a coming crackdown on immigrants, Los Angeles City Council members Joe Buscaino and Curren Price … [Read more…]

LADOT Reactivates Speed Hump Program

Starting this month, the LA Department of Transportation will begin accepting applications for the Speed Hump Program. The popular program was halted in 2009 amid the city’s recession. In June 2016, the Budget and Finance Committee restored the program and approved the allocation of $540,000 to begin speed hump construction. Starting Feb. 28, the department … [Read more…]