Cynthia McClain-Hill Elected President of LA Board of Water and Power Commissioners

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.

2020-07-28T19:03:24-07:00July 28th, 2020|

Fireworks report from LAPD

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.

2020-07-21T14:15:40-07:00July 21st, 2020|

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.

2020-07-06T15:27:54-07:00July 6th, 2020|

Report your Mail Delivery Issues to Congresswoman Barragan

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.

2020-07-02T16:15:00-07:00July 2nd, 2020|

As efforts collapse to place homeless in hotels, L.A. officials propose new, $800-million plan

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.

2020-06-24T13:58:11-07:00June 24th, 2020|

Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested on Federal RICO Charge

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..

2020-06-23T17:33:23-07:00June 23rd, 2020|

Temporary homeless shelters in San Pedro, Wilmington, set to open July 6

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.

2020-06-23T09:50:24-07:00June 23rd, 2020|