New Ordinance No. 182183 – Effective August 11, 2012 an Increase in Parking Fines

As part of the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 adopted budget, the Mayor and City Council approved a parking fine increase of $5.00 for all parking violations, except for disabled parking violations. Disabled parking violations were increased by $10.00. The parking fine increase becomes effective August 11, 2012. During the budget deliberations, council requested that the Department … [Read more…]

Preliminary Results for Pacoima NC Elections

From http://empowerla.org/pnc/pacoima-nc-elections/ Youth Rep MICHAEL D. GONZALES Senior Rep DORA TATE FANNIE A. LONG PAT O’CONNOR Renter Rep ALEX MORALES Home/Condo Owner Rep EDWIN RAMIREZ BOBBII PRINGLE FREDI ARRIAGA JEFFREY W. STANSFIELD Retail Business Rep JOHN A HERNANDEZ REUBEN GARCIA Industrial Business Rep PAMELA SILVER Community Based Organization Rep ROSY SANTANA-WILLIAMS Faith Based Organization Rep VACANT … [Read more…]

Neighborhood Council Boss Resigns for San Diego Job

BongHwan Kim quits race for 13th District City Council seat BongHwan Kim, head of the city agency in charge of neighborhood councils, abandoned his run for the 13th District City Council seat Monday, and announced his resignation to take a job in San Diego. He will become vice president and executive director for civic engagement at … [Read more…]

Councilmember Richard Alarcón Offers $500,000 to Repair Broken Sidewalks in Northeast San Fernando Valley

Los Angeles City Councilmember Richard Alarcón yesterday took action to offer funding for needed repairs to broken and buckled sidewalks in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.  Thanks to Councilmember Alarcón’s “Emergency Sidewalk Improvement Project,” $500,000 in AB 1290 community redevelopment funding will go directly to sidewalk repairs in communities such as Pacoima, Sylmar, Mission Hills, … [Read more…]

Paid Student Intern Position with DOT

The Department of Transportation will be hiring 22 student interns this year. The intern will not have to be a transportation or engineering students, but will have to be enrolled in school (4 or 2 year college). Students will be paid $15 hourly. Assignments will entail simple task, like filing, conducting traffic counts etc. For more information contact Collins Allen at (951) 776-1515,[email protected]

July 1 Marks Re-Launch of LADWP Water Rebate Program for Homes and Businesses

Rebate on California Friendly Landscape Increases to $1.50 Per Square Foot LADWP re-launches its popular water conservation rebate program for homes and businesses on July 1, offering rebates on more than a dozen separate water-saving incentives to encourage conservation while also saving money. Any of the 657,000 water customers within the City of Los Angeles … [Read more…]

Daily News Editorial: Neighborhood Councils Need You

From the Los Angeles Daily News, June 7, 2012. Tuesday’s primary election dumped scores of political hopefuls from the the state’s ballots. From Arcata to Arleta and San Francisco to Signal Hill, candidates for various legislative offices found their campaigns over when they did not place in the top two of vote-getters in their contests. … [Read more…]