Attorney and public policy strategist Cynthia McClain-Hill was elected today as President of the Board of Water and Power Commissioners, and Commissioner Susana Reyes, a retired LADWP customer service director for low-income programs and sustainability advisor to Mayor Eric Garcetti, was elected the Board’s Vice President.
Congresswoman Nanette Barragan has written an official letter to the Postmaster General requesting immediate attention to the mail delivery issues in San Pedro. Click read more for a link to the letter.
In comparison to last year, an analysis of Calls of Service revealed an 86.2% increase (2019-4,380 vs. 2020-8,155) and a 252% increase in online reporting (2019-1,579 vs. 2020-5,559). Additionally, the total amount of fireworks seized by the LAPD nearly doubled last year’s 2,350 pounds, with a total of 4,350 pounds of fireworks recovered this summer.
Construction of the tunnel access shaft continues. Next year, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) will be lowered into the shaft and tunneling will begin. Learn all about the Clearwater Project in this latest newsletter.
The San Pedro Navigation Center helps those experiencing homelessness securely store their belongings and receive case management services. Case managers are on-site to help navigate clients through referrals and connect them to resources.
A Bridge Home in San Pedro grand opening July 6th with Mayor Garcetti & City Council Member Buscaino.
Watch the grand opening video with Mayor Garcetti and Councilman Buscaino and also see Amber Ginsberg's tour of the new A Bridge Home facility in San Pedro.
The County of Los Angeles and the City of Los Angeles, in partnership with institutional and corporate philanthropy, have come together to create the LA Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund.
Congresswoman Nanette Barragan would like to hear any complaints from the San Pedro Community on issues related to mail delivery so that she can have an investigation conducted by Federal Office of the Inspector General of the US Postal Service. Click Read more for details.
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic is slashing tax revenue across the board, officials Tuesday unveiled an $800-million plan to house Los Angeles County’s homeless people who are most vulnerable to the disease.
6-23-20: Special agents with the FBI arrested Jose Huizar, an elected member of the Los Angeles City Council, on a federal racketeering charge that alleges he led a criminal enterprise that used his powerful position at City Hall to solicit and accept lucrative bribes and other financial benefits to enrich himself and his close associates in exchange for Huizar taking official actions favorable to the developers and others..
When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti rolled out his Bridge Home program, the temporary shelters were supposed to go up quickly throughout the city. But it all got bogged down in bureaucracy and higher-than-expected costs.
It is with a very heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of our friend and fellow Board Member Pat Carroll who left us peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, June 21st, on her 81st birthday.