West Los Angeles’ first hazardous waste collection center is now open for business at UCLA. It is operated by the City of L.A. and the university and may be used by anyone regardless of where they live. Business waste will not be accepted.
The center is located at 550 Charles E. Young Drive West at Strathmore Drive. You can just drive up and drop your stuff off. They are open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SAVE THE DATE!
City of Los Angeles 17th Annual Emergency Preparedness Fair
10:00 AM — 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 13, 2008
Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles 90036
FREE Parking available at Wilshire Courtyard Building
Learn how to prepare your home, family, and business for emergencies.
Participating City Departments and Agencies include:
-Building & Safety
-Water and Power
The Bicycle Plan Update is a collaborative effort between Department
of City Planning (DCP) and Department of Transportation (DOT) to
update the existing Bicycle Plan originally adopted in 1996 with
technical amendments adopted in 2002.
To date, four regional workshops were held in February/March.
Comment Cards have been distributed to council offices, city
libraries, and to DCP community planners overseeing community plan
updates. Hundreds of comments have been received at the workshops
Thursday, August 14
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Mark-Ridley-Thomas Constituent Service Center
8475 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Thursday, August 21
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Westside Pavilion Community Room B (next to food court)
10800 W. Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064
This training will cover board basics, funding procedures, laws that govern NCs, and Community Impact Statements.
Neuwaste Business Recycling will be holding a FREE e-waste recycling event July 26-27 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Cheviot Hills Recreation Center (2551 Motor Ave., Los Angeles, 90064) to benefit the community and environment by properly disposing of hazardous technological waste. This event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Century City and is open to all California residents and businesses.
You are invited to attend and testify at a public hearing regarding the Draft Housing Element (2006-2014) to be held at a joint meeting of the Planning and Land Use Management Committee and the Housing, Community and Economic Development Committee of the City Council. The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the Board of Public Works Hearing Room, City Hall Room 350, 200 N. Spring St., Los Angeles 90012.
Presented by The Metropolitan Water District of SoCal
Monday, August 4, 2008
Memorial Branch Library
4625 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Water conservation is the most cost-effective and environmentally sound way to reduce our demand for water. Learn many practical and effective ways to save water in and around your home.
Light refreshments will be served. Please call 323-938-2732 to RSVP.
"Are We Ready for the Subway?"
Friday, July 18, 11:00 a.m.
El Rey Theater, 5515 Wilshire Blvd.
Program includes special legislative and financing update from the MTA on the Wilshire subway, interactive audience participation, and a luncheon panel of elected city and county department leaders.
The event is sponsored by City Council Member Tom La Bonge, Assemblyman Mike Feuer, Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce, Wilshire Center Business Improvement District, MTA, Bomel Companies, BRE Properties, AIA Los Angeles, US Green Building Council Los
On Wednesday, July 9, Los Angeles Department of Public Works Commissioner Julie Gutman addressed the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Board and Stakeholders, and offered the following resources for accessing city services for streetlights, pothole repair, sidewalks, graffiti removal, storm drain clearing, and more:
- City Information Line - 311
- Service ticket request forms to report current problems
On Saturday, August 23, at 7:30 p.m., the Windsor Village Homeowners Association will present a performance of "The Odyssey," at the Wilshire United Methodist Church. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for minor children. Proceeds will benefit the Windsor Village HPOZ effort.