Tag: LA

Miscellaneous, Public Works

LA Public Works Crews Collect Hundreds of Tons of Trash After Protests

June 5, 2020

Via: Waste360

The Los Angeles Department of Public Works said that its staff and hundreds of volunteers collected nearly 400 tons of trash between Friday and Tuesday, after recent protests against police brutality. “As we continue to provide services and support during […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

LA Sanitation Commits to 100% Electric Refuse Truck Fleet

January 24, 2020

Via: Waste360

Leaders in Los Angeles County’s transportation and energy industries gathered for a panel discussion in downtown Los Angeles on January 22 to discuss their commitments to heavy-duty, zero emissions vehicles. The panel event, hosted by the Los Angeles County Electric […]

Public Institutions, Public Works

Federal Funds To Help LA’s Homeless Crisis Come Bundled Up In Strings

January 14, 2020

Via: Kaiser Health News

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has been working with Mayor Eric Garcetti to address the city’s homeless crisis despite public tension over the issue. But the administration says that if Los Angeles accepts federal help, it will need […]