Housing Element Update: Save the Date Adaptive Reuse Webinars this Month
Dear Stakeholder, Last month, LA City Planning introduced the newest Housing Element Rezoning Program work effort, theCitywide Housing Incentive Program, with three public webinars. The webinars introduced the Citywide Housing Incentive Program’ssix core strategiesincluding expanding the Adaptive Reuse program, updating the Affordable Housing Incentive Programs, incentivizing housing on Opportunity Corridors, creating affordable housing opportunities through the Affordable Housing Overlay, facilitating
SoCalGas' 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report
Good afternoon, Today we shared the following news release: SoCalGas Highlights Several Milestones Advancing the Company’s ASPIRE 2045 Sustainability Strategy in 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report. We published our section of our parent company Sempra’s 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report highlighting our dedication towards advancing the clean energy transition, environmental benefits, social equity, as well as the safety and well-being of our customers, employees, and the communities we serve. The
YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL APPLICATIONS OPEN
YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL APPLICATIONS OPEN: Applications for our 2023-2024 Youth Advisory Council are now open, and I encourage all high school students interested in policy, government, or public service to apply! This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to meet with their peers and discuss solutions to the most pressing issues facing the next generation. Our district is home to so many bright young people, and I look forward to welcoming a new group of them to the Youth Advisory Council soon.
Gas assistance fund, grants still available
Grants of Up to $500 Still Available to Help Customers Pay Gas Bill Gas Assistance Fund has distributed over $2 million dollars, helping over 10,000 families. Approximately $3 million dollars remain to support eligible residential customers pay for their natural gas.LOS ANGELES – May 24, 2023 – Today SoCalGas announced that approximately $3 million dollars of the committed $6 million is still available in the company’s Gas Assistance Fund to support eligible customers in paying their natural gas bill.
Venice Arts named a 2023 Nonprofit of the Year
Venice Arts is excited to share that Senator Ben Allen has named Venice Arts a 2023 California Nonprofit of The Year! We are incredibly honored to receive this recognition for our 30 years of delivering high impact arts education and creative career development programs to LA County's young people.
Part 1 of Policy Day with CalOSBA
In honor of Small Business Month, we are proud to release this brand new 3-part series, “Policy Day with CalOSBA.” Watch CalOSBA Director Tara Lynn Gray, Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development Director Dee Dee Myers, and other leaders in government as they talk about legislative policies impacting California's small businesses. In this 3-part series, you will get: An overview of GO-Biz policies impacting small businesses An overview of CalOSBA policies California industry legislative
Grand Opening at the West Los Angeles VA
Dear neighbor, This week we celebrated another milestone at the West Los Angeles VA in our ongoing fight to provide housing for all veterans. I was thrilled to deliver remarks at the grand opening of Buildings 205 and 208, two brand-new supportive housing opportunities for unhoused and at-risk veterans and their families. These buildings will provide 120 comfortable and safe units for unhoused veterans. Congressman Lieu delivers remarks at the West LA VA on Tuesday. He was joined by VA Secretary Denis
Reminder to Register: 5th Annual Virtual Beautification Conference
On behalf of the City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works, the Office of Community Beautification and Keep Los Angeles Beautiful, we would like to invite you to the 5th Annual Virtual Beautification Conference held Tuesday, May 23rd at 10:00am. Please join us for an opportunity to network and collaborate on topics focused around beautifying Los Angeles. Key topics will include Littering and Personal Responsibility, Organics LA, and Beautification Opportunities for Los Angeles residents. To register,