Bike rack (Photo by via the LAist Featured Photos pool) It took a long time but the Los Angeles City Council has passed an ordinance that will dramatically increase the number of parking spaces for bikes in new developments. The Bike Parking Ordinance will allow new developments—both residential and commercial—to swap some parking spots for bikes in lieu of parking spots … [Read more…]
The LA City Council’s pending new sign ordinance will not outlaw digital billboards. Despite the City’s ban on new billboards dating back to 2002, the City is in the process of approving a new ordinance that will allow new signs (including digital signs) in designated “sign districts” which are to be limited to commercial and … [Read more…]
When your friends visit L.A., where do you take them? Sure, they’re excited to see our world famous landmarks, but tell me about your Los Angeles: the places your friends never knew about until you showed them. When your friends arrive at LAX, the “Welcome to L.A.” photos at the airport are their first impression of our … [Read more…]
We know many of you have been waiting for the Spanish translation. >>> Here it is. <<< You can use the attached pdf, or download it from the link on the first page of the online survey. Folks will have to fill out the physical copies and deliver them or have them postmarked by February 27.
In a city the size of Los Angeles, one of the fastest routes to City Hall is the internet. In the time it takes to find your car keys, you can be online and communicating with the Mayor and the City Council. Effective Neighborhood Council advocates typically know three things; they know the issue, they … [Read more…]
The LA City Council unanimously confirmed the Mayor’s appointment of Grayce Liu as the next permanent general manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment on Friday. Grayce Liu was made interim general manager in August of last year after former GM BongHwan Kim left to take a position in San Diego. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa nominated … [Read more…]