The Los Angeles Police Department’s South Bureau Divisions (Harbor, 77th Street, Southwest and Southeast) have experienced incidents where local residents have been victimized by people they met or contacted by social media websites and services online. Examples include various sites for buying/ selling items or other meetings where one of our residents was robbed, beaten or their personal property or vehicles stolen.
Barragán Secures Nearly $25 Million for L.A. County Transportation Projects as Part of INVEST in America Act
Today, Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán applauded House passage of the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act, which includes funding for 10 transportation projects in her Los Angeles County district.
Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) are leading an effort with 25 Members of the California delegation to vocalize support for California’s $1 billion in annual, ongoing funding for local jurisdictions to address homelessness.
Yesterday, the California Senate and the Assembly passed an unprecedented budget. While Governor Gavin Newsom has yet to sign Assembly Bill 129: the Budget Act of 2021, this measure does represent a three-party agreement between the Senate, Assembly, and the Newsom Administration.
The 4th of July and the days following are the busiest times at our six LA Animal Services Centers throughout the City. For many pets, the loud booming sounds and the flashing lights of fireworks can be terrifying for dogs and cats causing pets to escape their home or yard in an attempt to look for somewhere safe to hide.
Today LA City Councilmembers Joe Buscaino and John Lee took action to force a vote by the full City Council on a draft anti-camping law that has been stalled in committee since November 2020. The rarely-used procedure under Council Rule 54 will require the Council at the next regular meeting to vote on pulling the draft law from committee for immediate consideration by the full City Council.
Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu and Senator Dianne Feinstein applauded President Biden for signing the West Los Angeles VA Campus Improvement Act into law. This legislation will help the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) address veteran homelessness in the Los Angeles area.
The Board of Public Works, Office of Community Beautification (OCB) and Keep Los Angeles Beautiful (KLAB) have launched the KLAB Community Beautification Grant or Beautify LA Grant. The new grant program will support the efforts of community-based groups to beautify public spaces throughout Los Angeles and empower individuals to take personal action to improve their neighborhoods.
Etching Event: With catalytic converter thefts on the rise, LAPD is partnering with LA Port PD and 7th Street Garage to assist in combating the thefts. A waiver will need to be signed on the day of the event.
Today Los Angeles City Councilmembers Joe Buscaino and Paul Koretz introduced a motion for the City of Los Angeles to withdraw from the Los Angeles Homelessness Services Authority joint powers Authority.
The purpose of this grant program is to address and mitigate the impacts of Port of Los Angeles and Port-related activity on the health and well-being of San Pedro and Wilmington residents. HCBF is committed to promoting health and creating a healthy environment for those affected by Port operations.
Many thanks to Frank Anderson for his years of service on the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council and his dedicated career as an educator. Wishing you and Mary Jane a happy retirement!