NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The mission of the Emergency Management Department (“the EMD”) is to ensure that Los Angeles and its residents have the necessary resources and information needed to prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies, disasters, and significant disruptive events.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-With cuts in the fiscal pipeline more severe than those in the aftermath of the Great Recession, are deep cuts to the LAPD a smart idea?
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-There has been a lot of talk about the People’s Budget Los Angeles in these past few months, but Angelenos might be interested to learn that the concept dates back over 110 years.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates are dismayed that Mayor Eric Garcetti and the LA City Council have not developed or implemented a plan to eliminate the estimated $700 million “gap” in this year’s budget that ends on June 30.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-Does the Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks have sufficient resources to maintain and preserve its urban wild areas?
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The City of Los Angeles is in the middle of not one but multiple emergencies.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-A recent report on the City’s finances highlighted two aspects of the fiscal malaise the City of Los Angeles is suffering from: less income and more expenditures.