Tag archive for ‘Community News’

10-09-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS Fourth District Legislation: September Update Councilmember Tom LaBonge had a busy month of September, introducing a flurry of legislation touching on many topics around the district and the city. Below, a summary of what was introduced: NFL to LA (CF# 13-1167) In light of the NFL season starting this month, Councilmember LaBonge […]

10-02-13

10-02-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS Faith Leaders, City Officials Ask For Peace Councilmember Tom LaBonge stood with LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, City Attorney Mike Feuer, and numerous faith leaders to stand in solidarity against all forms of bias, intolerance, and violence in the City of Los Angeles. The officials gathered in response to a series of sectarian […]

09-25-13

09-25-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS Beautification Team Picks Up in Sherman Oaks It was a busy week of work for Councilmember Tom LaBonge’s beautification team, the innovative public service that does spot work throughout the Fourth District. The team picked up abandoned bulky items in Sherman Oaks. The group also removed rocks from gutters, picked up dozens […]

09-18-13

09-18-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS Ventura Boulevard Cuts Ribbon on Street Revamp Los Angeles city officials, including Councilmember Tom LaBonge, Public Works Commissioner Monica Rodriguez, and Director of Bureau of Street Services Nazario Sauceda, gathered on Ventura Boulevard on Monday morning to inaugurate a fully complete “Ventura Boulevard: Operation Street-Lift.” The weeks-long work by the Bureau of Street […]

09-11-13

09-11-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS City of Los Angeles Grows Another Year Older It’s now been 232 incredible years since the City of Los Angeles was first founded, and city leaders marked this great achievement with birthday cake and a celebration this past weekend. The festivities included a nine-mile re-enactment of the original walk from the Mission […]

09-04-13

09-04-13

STUDIO CITY California Birthday Party Celebrate the Birthday of California at the Birthplace of California Campo de Cahuenga. Tri-Tip Dinner – $35; Kids: $15. Music by The Dogtown Filharmonik. Living History: Bill Howard portrays Archibald Gillespie. Dancing: Los Fandangos de Californios. Attendees encouraged to wear costumes of any period of Campo history up to 1900. […]

08-28-13

08-28-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS Councilman Hikes at Deervale Park in Sherman Oaks with Community Members Councilmember LaBonge was invited out to a hike at Deervale Park in the hills of Sherman Oaks, by a group of community members led by Elke Heitmeyer. Some of the challenges at the parks geography were discussed and all remarked on what […]

08-21-13

08-21-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS Ventura Boulevard ‘Street-Lift’ Continues The “street-lift” on Ventura Boulevard continued this week. Above, see Ventura Boulevard in the midst of its resurfacing effort. Below, a new concrete bus pad has been installed to preserve the life of the street. Work on Ventura Boulevard should wrap up by the end of the month. […]

08-14-13

08-14-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS ‘Ventura Boulevard: Operation Street-Lift’ Debuts From l, stand Sherman Oaks Homeowners Association Boardmember Jules Feir, Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council President Jill Banks Barad, Board of Public Works Commissioner Monica Rodriguez, Councilmember Tom LaBonge, Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce President Bob Cohen, and Board of Public Works Commissioner Kevin James. Together with the Bureau […]

08-07-13

08-07-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS Meet Your New Los Angeles City Council Councilmember Nury Martinez was sworn into office at Van Nuys City Hall, bringing Los Angeles City Council to its full membership of 15 members for the first time in months. Every resident of the City of Los Angeles is now represented by a member of […]