LA police and city leaders are brainstorming ways to combat the rising gang problem in west San Fernando Valley. A Los Angeles City Council committee Monday discussed ways to combat three years of rising gang-related crime in the west San Fernando Valley. Although the west valley enjoys a reputation as a quiet area low in crime, it is home to 16 gangs, according to a report produced by the Los Angeles Police Department and Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development, or GRYD. “There are a lot of people out there who think that the west...Read More
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is set to deliver his 2017 State of the City address today at City Hall at 10am. Watch it live at https://facebook.com/Garcetti The location of the City Hall chambers for the annual speech is a departure for Garcetti, who last year delivered it at an LED maker near the Port of Los Angeles, at the Valley Performance Arts Center at Cal State Northridge in 2015, and at the Wallis Annenberg Building at the California Science Center in 2014. George Kivorik, Garcetti’s press secretary, declined to give any preview of what the mayor might discuss....Read More
Over the objections of the oil industry, Council President Herb Wesson wants to eliminate oil drilling in neighborhoods where people live. City Council President Herb Wesson plans to introduce a motion Wednesday to eliminate oil drilling in Los Angeles near homes, schools and other facilities. The motion calls for a study on the proposed restrictions, which would also include parks, churches and health-care facilities. Wesson’s motion does not state how far a drilling operation might need to be located from protected facilities, but it calls for the Department of City Planning, with the assistance of the city attorney and...Read More
Saturday, May 20 8am-11am 10250 Etiwanda Ave, Northridge, CA $9 per person (Kids 3 and under are...Read More
The Los Angeles Police Commission Wants Your Input If an LAPD officer shoots a civilian, should video of the incident be released to the public? If so, when? And who should make the decision? The Los Angeles Police Commission wants your input. Please go to www.LAPDVideoPolicy.org to take an online questionnaire and help shape the LAPD’s policy on this important issue. And please share the URL with your members and friends. The Police Commission wants to make sure it hears from all of the City’s many communities, and needs your help to get the word out. The Commission is gathering public input with...Read More
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