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Press Release: Honorees Announced for Identity LA Festival

LOS ANGELES, CA – The City of Los Angeles’ second annual IDENTITY LA music festival celebrating Los Angeles’ Asian Pacific Heritage Month to honor some of the top leaders, innovators, artists, and community activists in the Los Angeles Asian Pacific American community. IDENTITY LA honorees have just been announced that represent different important segments that make up the vibrant cultural identity of the Los Angeles region, arts, activism, leadership, youth, digital, etc.

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Press Release: The City of Los Angeles Declares May 2nd "Fresh Off the Boat Day"

LOS ANGELES, CA –  The Los Angeles City Council declared today, Tuesday, May 2nd as “Fresh Off the Boat Day,” launching Los Angeles’ Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM). Joined by LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Council President Herb Wesson, Jr., and Councilmember David Ryu, the cast and producers of ABC’s hit sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat” from 20th Century Fox Television were recognized for their positive portrayal of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) in mainstream media.

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LADWP April 12th Power Outage and Surge

On April 12, 2017, at approximately 3:43 p.m. a vehicle struck and destroyed an LADWP power pole located on Santa Monica Boulevard southwest of Seward Street, resulting in a power outage that affected approximately 1,000 customers in the Hollywood Hills community. LADWP received reports of damage to the panels, meters and electrical appliances of some customers in the area due to a power surge that occurred as a result of the accident.

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Press Release: Exotic Animal Ban Approved by City Council, City to Begin Drafting Ordinance

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved (14-0) Councilmember David Ryu’s motion to instruct the City Attorney to craft an ordinance which would prohibit the exhibition of wild or exotic animals for entertainment or amusement, including circuses, other wild or exotic animal shows, and rentals for house parties.

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Exotic Animal Ban Passes Committee, Heads to Council

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the City of Los Angeles’ Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee unanimously approved (3-0) Councilmember David Ryu’s motion to instruct the City Attorney to craft an ordinance which would prohibit the exhibition of wild or exotic animals for entertainment or amusement, including circuses, other wild or exotic animal shows, and rentals for house parties.

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L.A. City Council Approves Funding for Griffith Park Access and Mobility Study

LOS ANGELES - Today, the City Council voted unanimously (10-0) to approve Councilmember David Ryu’s request to spend $100,000 of the Fourth Council District’s discretionary funds on a comprehensive study for improving park access, safety, and mobility in Griffith Park and around the Hollywood Sign.

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2017's Wonder Women of the Fourth

In honor of Women’s History Month, our office selected four women who have made immense contributions to their neighborhoods in the Fourth Council District.

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Press Release: LADWP to Begin Refilling Silver Lake Reservor

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) officials confirmed today that surplus water from the above average snowpack runoff water from the Eastern Sierra region will be made available to refill Silver Lake Reservoir ahead of schedule. 

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LA City Leaders Support Access To Legal Counsel for Immigrants Detained Upon Entry To U.S.

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously (11-0) approved a Resolution in support of the Access to Counsel Act, introduced by Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA).

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Miracle Mile HPOZ Approved by Council Committee

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the Planning and Land Use Management Committee approved an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) for the Miracle Mile area.

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