Local Solar Program Workshop – September 23

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Join LADWP for a special community and stakeholder workshop on LADWP’s Local Solar Programs. This is an opportunity to learn about the status of our robust Feed-in Tariff Programs (FiT50 & FiT100) and Solar Incentive Program. LADWP plans to engage participants on exciting plans to expand FiT and create a brand-new Community Solar Program. Continue reading

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Water Conservation Tips while in a Drought

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As California continues to weather through the drought, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Water Conservation Response Unit (WCRU) is stepping up public education and enforcement of the water conservation ordinance with three additional staff members and specially marked vehicles. The additional staff has already begun patrolling the city of Los Angeles for water waste and responding to tips provided by phone, email and through social media.

LADWP’s General Manager Marcie Edwards says, “The WCRU will help remind customers about our watering restrictions, the importance of saving water, and enforce the ordinance in a friendly yet firm way.” She adds, “They are also great sources of information on how to become more water efficient in your home and outdoors, where about half of all water is used.”

L.A. is currently in Phase 2 of the mandatory water conservation ordinance. This phase prohibits the following uses of water in Los Angeles: Continue reading

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Know Your Watering Days

Over 80% of the LADWP’s water is imported. In response to diminishing supplies due to environmental issues in the delta and local droughts, the City of Los Angeles has adopted several water conserving ordinances. Learn how you can make a difference and conserve water. Find out about what is required to do your part, how you can apply for variances, and access quick facts and tips.

The City of Los Angeles Water Conservation Ordinance limits outdoor watering with sprinklers to three days a week.

Street address ending in 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9:
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Street address ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 and 8:
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays

Run sprinklers with non-conserving nozzles for 8 minutes max per station; 15 minutes for those with conserving nozzles. All outdoor watering is prohibited from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., regardless of the watering day.

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Los Angeles Police Commission Grants Chief Charlie Beck Another Five-Year Term

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Los Angeles: Today, Los Angeles Police Commission President Steve Soboroff stated the following:

Today, my fellow Commissioners and I completed the process of reviewing Chief Charlie Beck’s request for a second five-year term, and we granted him that request in a 4 yes and 1 no vote.

We received a great deal of help in our decision making process, and that help came from the people of Los Angeles. I want to thank each and every person who sent an email, wrote a letter, or came out to a community meeting to let us know exactly what they want, need and deserve in their Chief of Police. These comments made an impact on each of us and we are very appreciative for the assistance.

This process lasted approximately three months and included numerous interviews with Chief Beck. During those interviews, Continue reading

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Street Blitz to Fix Potholes in Panorama City

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The Neighborhood Council Initiative (known to us as the Street Blitz), run by the Bureau of Street Services (BSS), is back! Our area will be assigned a two-person crew on a hot asphalt truck to patch street potholes, pop-outs, small eroded or cracked areas, and do minor curb and sidewalk patching. The crew is not equipped to handle tree roots that have damaged the street, nor are they able to do any major repair for uplifted sidewalks.

Our turn is coming up real soon, on August 18. They can do about 15 locations, so we’re looking for the worst spots that can be patched. We’re asking for your help in preparing that list for submission to BSS.

Please make your recommendations ASAP. Include the type of repair (pothole, pop-out, etc.), the address (preferred) or intersection, and which side of the street (north bound, east side, etc.). The more info you can provide, the less time spent by BSS trying to find the location. Remember, potholes and minor repairs only. Tree root damage is out, as are streets and sidewalks that require more extensive repairs.

Send your repair recommendations to .

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