Mayor's Budget Challenge Survey
As Los Angeles undertakes the planning process for the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 budget, Mayor Villaraigosa invites you to take the Los Angeles Budget Challange to weigh in on where you think public dollars should go for the City of Los Angeles.
LA City Mural Ordinance Community Meeting, 2/6
The next community discussion of the new Mural Ordinance for Los Angeles will take place on Monday, February 6th, from 6:00pm - 9:00pm at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural and Bookstore. The event is organized by Tia Chucha's and United Painters & Public Artists (UPPA). Tanner Blackman, one of the ordinance's authors, will be present to answer questions and receive community feedback.
Discover the Arts Kick-Off, 1/31
Discover the Arts is Los Angeles' collaborative arts campaign to celebrate the city's rich cultural assets. The fourth annual program kicks off on Tuesday, January 31st with a special press conference at the Music Center, featuring a performance by Ozomatli, a speech by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and performances & exhibitions from several Los Angeles arts organizations. Over the next three month
Candidate Forum 2/28 for the 2013 City of LA Mayoral Race
The California Community Foundation, Center for Nonprofit Management, and Southern California Grantmakers will host a Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Forum on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012. Mayoral candidates Austin Beutner, Council President Eric Garcetti, City Controller Wendy Greuel and Councilwoman Jan Perry will participate. Warren Olney, Host and Executive Producer of Which Way, LA?
LA City Redistricting: What Defines Your Community?
The City of Los Angeles Redistricting Commission wants you to weigh in on what defines your community. On Monday, January 9th, the Redistricting Commission hosted the 14th of 15 public input hearings (one in each city council district) to hear public testimony from community members. The meeting, held at Los An
Tanner Blackman on L.A.’s Draft Mural Ordinance
One of the ordinance's authors writes on why artists should support a time/place/manner approach to permitting murals and advocate for more.
Workshop & Testimony Solicited for Mural Ordinance, 1/10
The Los Angeles Department of City Planning is hosting a workshop and public hearing of the draft mural ordinance this Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 1:00pm at Los Angeles City Hall. The city is soliciting testimony from affected and/or interested persons regarding this project. The last day to submit comments that will be entered into
Tia Chucha's and UPPA Host Mural Ordinance Discussion
The public is invited to attend a reading and discussion of the City of LA's Draft Mural Ordinance on Friday, January 6th at 6:00pm. The event takes place at Tia Chucha's and is co-presented by United Painters & Public Artists (UPPA).
Tanner Blackman from the City of LA's Department of Planning will be in attendance to answer questions and hear from the public.
Participate in Local Redistricting Hearings This Week
Redistricting Hearings will be held in city districts throughout Los Angeles from now through January 10, 2012. Advocates are encouraged to attend and provide public comment.
LA City Mural Ordinance Discussion, 1/5
On Thursday, January 5th, the City of LA is hosting a public meeting to discuss the proposed mural ordinances. The meeting will include a presentation of the mural ordinance discussion draft, and have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback. The proposed ordinances would allow murals on private property, among other changes to current policy. The Discussion Draft and Hearing Notice can be