The Port of Los Angeles has announced 37 local non-profit organizations will receive $1.5 million in funding under the Port’s Community Investment Grant Program for FY 2023/24. Selected from among 65 proposers, the grant recipients will undertake projects and programs focused on the environment and sustainability, maritime industry education and job creation, and the LA Waterfront.
EPA Announces $3 Billion in Available Funding from the Inflation Reduction Act to Reduce Port Pollution
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $3 billion in available federal funding to deploy zero-emission equipment and supporting infrastructure at ports, and to support the development of climate and clean air plans at ports.
Each year, the Goldhirsch Foundation gives $1 million+ to organizations making a better Los Angeles for all through their LA2050 Grants Challenge. But, they take a different approach to grantmaking: they ask Angelenos to determine the issue areas that will receive funding – from homelessness and income inequality to park access – through voting.
Join for a virtual community safety listening session. The UCLA Bunche Center is conducting a series of Community Listening Sessions, as a part of a City of Los Angeles Community Safety Research Study. The feedback from this study will be shared with the Mayor's office.
On Thursday, February 8th, the Los Angeles Harbor Department will release a Notice of Preparation/Initial Study (NOP/IS) for the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach Goods Movement Workforce Training Facility Project. Public meeting scheduled for February 22nd.
The National Weather Service is forecasting that a major storm will impact the City of Los Angeles from Sunday, February 4th through at least Tuesday, February 6th. All of Los Angeles is expected to receive 3-6 inches of rain, with 6-12 inches possible in the foothills. The storm will bring damaging winds and heavy rain. Impacts in the area could include power outages, debris flows, and flooding both in rapidly rising creeks and streams and in roads and freeways.
View the Status of Citizen Sponsored Initiative, Referendum, and Recall Petitions as of 1/10/2024 received from the City Clerk.
The scam, known as “gift card draining,” works two ways. In the first instance, scammers attach a barcode from a card they already have to an unsold gift card in a store. When someone buys the tampered card and loads money onto it, they are loading money onto the scammer’s card
The Harbor District is kicking off their effort to garner volunteers for the programs and activities that are provided to the communities hey serve. This effort will display the motivation and excitement they have to increase the volunteer community at 11 facilities. Volunteers assist in providing a foundation for successful programs and bringing the community together for leisure activities.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced that this project has completed sooner than anticipated. All remaining planned closures are canceled.
The San Pedro Zoning Code Update (ZCU) is a project to apply the new Zoning Code’s framework and zoning system to all properties within San Pedro. The new Zoning Code provides many new features that shape development and will be applied by community plan area.
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.