Tag archive for ‘Community News’

06-18-14

06-18-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS LAPD Van Nuys Celebrates 50th Anniversary The Van Nuys Division celebrated its 50th Anniversary this past Saturday. There were static displays from the Bomb Squad, SWAT, Air Support, Valley Traffic, Recruitment and other Metro entities present. Councilmembers LaBonge, Martinez and Krekorian congratulated and presented the Van Nuys Area Division with an official […]

06-11-14

06-11-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS Sister Cities Summer Solstice Hike Please join Councilmember LaBonge and his staff on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 6:00pm-8:00pm for an early Summer Solstice Hike. This will be the 33rd Annual Sister Cities Summer Soltice Hike and the 19th salute to the Los Angeles Consular Corps to Mt. Hollywood in Griffith Park. […]

06-04-14

06-04-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS 18th Annual Memorial Day Councilmember LaBonge attended the 18th Annual Memorial Day Event at Forest Lawn on Monday to salute our local veterans who bravely fought for justice and freedom in Normandy. The Program highlights included: Keynote Address by Axel Cruau, Consul General of France, Los Angeles, Presidential Proclamation, Rifle Salute, Pledge […]

05-28-14

05-28-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS 3,000 LAUSD Student Leaders In Arts, Sciences, and Civics Projects Celebrated At Spotlight On Success Of the 160,000 students that participate daily in after school programs under the auspices of Beyond the Bell – LAUSD branch, 3,000 students who have distinguished themselves as leaders in arts, sciences and community involvement were celebrated […]

05-21-14

05-21-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS LAFD Citywide Open Firehouse For Fire Service Day On Saturday, May 10, all Neighborhood Fire Stations in the City of Los Angeles hosted Fire Service Day for the community. To increase community awareness of Fire Department services, the Los Angeles Fire Department designated the second Saturday of each May as Fire Service […]

05-14-14

05-14-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission Needs Our Help! On May 3, 2014 at around 12:10 a.m. a devastating fire destroyed the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission’s shelter, warehouse, vehicle fleet, and offices. This major fire displaced dozens of people and decimated months of donated items meant for Valley families. On Wednesday, Los […]

05-07-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS Celebrating NBCUniversal’s News Center Councilmember LaBonge saluted the ribbon cutting ceremony for the news center for NBC Universal. With the opening of this news center, NBCUniversal continues to integrate sustainability into the way it operates and constructs facilities. The state of the art, adaptive reuse project features LED studio lighting, fiber optic […]

04-30-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS Caltech, JPL and The Keck Institute for Space Studies Hosts Briefing on Recent Earthquakes In light of the recent Earthquakes this past month, Caltech, JPL and the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) hosted a briefing about Earthquakes in Southern California. Attendees had the opportunity listen to Caltech’s lead earthquake researcher regarding […]

04-23-14

04-23-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS Griffith Observatory Stays Open Late For Total Lunar Eclipse Thousands gathered at the Griffith Observatory last Tuesday, which stayed open late from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. for the chance to see a spectacular view of the total lunar eclipse. The eclipse, which happens when the Moon passes into the shadow cast […]

04-16-14

04-16-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS New Ralphs Fresh Fare Opens in Sherman Oaks A Ralphs Fresh Fare supermarket unveiled its new Sherman Oaks location at 14049 Ventura Boulevard. Ralphs celebrated their grand opening followed by a brief ribbon cutting. The new store will bring jobs to the Sherman Oaks Community by employing about 240 full and part […]