Application period now open to apply as a candidate for the one vacant board seat on the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council. This is an opportunity to volunteer to represent your neighborhood. Neighborhood Councils are the closest form of government to the people. They give their communities a voice at City Hall on important issues like development, homelessness, and public safety.
Los Angeles County Public Works (PW) is updating the Los Angeles County Bicycle Master Plan (BMP). The current BMP was last updated in 2012 and established a vision for the future of biking in the County. The BMP will serve as a guide for the development of safe and accessible bikeways and paths within unincorporated Los Angeles County and along County flood control district channels.
Harbor Community Benefit Foundation (HCBF) HCBF was honored to provide key funding for site development and participate in the Grand Opening of WATTEV’s zero-emission public charging station for electric heavy-duty trucks in late July. The charging site is located adjacent to the Pier-A Terminal at the Port of Long Beach, but welcomes trucks serving both ports (Long Beach and Los Angeles). The new charging depot supports WATTEV’s growing efforts to electrify trucking operations in the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, which is the entry point for more than 40% of the nation’s containerized imports.
This USC project called "Everyday Respect" is a research study about communication and behavior between police (LAPD specifically) and community members during traffic stops. Input from the LA community is of utmost importance to this study. They are looking to interview 30 people about their perspectives on communication and behavior during a traffic stop.
This 240 hour pre-apprenticeship course includes the North America’s Building Trade Unions’ sponsored Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3) as well as trade union involvement and fieldtrips. This course is designed for students to find employment as indentured apprentices in the construction industry.
The City of Los Angeles is preparing a Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) pursuant to the Calif Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the proposed Comprehensive Plastics Reduction Program which is further described in this post.
Three new members have been confirmed to the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners, the five-member oversight board for the Port of Los Angeles. Nominated to the posts by Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass and approved today by the Los Angeles City Council are former U.S. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Michael Muñoz and Lee Williams.