Airport Police opens its $220 million headquarters.

Since its inception in 1946, the LA Airport Police has been housed in dozens of buildings, spaces and work areas. It has never been consolidated into one home since expanding to a modern police force of more than 1,100 Officers and civilians in the last few decades. Until now...

Send in your Valentines Day Messages

Send your loved one a special Valentine… in the February Alive!

City Holiday Guide

There are a few events and dates remaining for the list of City holiday activities. They are...

The City Parties

The Los Angeles City Employees Retirement System (LACERS) held its annual holiday party online due to pandemic protocols. LACERS also celebrated virtually last year...

The Club premieres its end-of-the-year recap video on YouTube.

Say Yes to the Club, a fun but informative video recap of 2021, will have its worldwide debut at noon Friday, Dec. 17 on the Club’s YouTube channel. Viewing will be open to everyone...

Dept. honors Firefighters for heroic acts.

On Nov. 10, the LAFD hosted its annual Valor ceremony at Dodger Stadium. The ceremony, sponsored and produced by the LAFD Foundation, honored 18 who performed over and above the call of duty during 2020-21...

Ken Husting honored as Parking Professional of the Year.

Ken Husting, Principal Transportation Engineer, was named Parking Professional of the Year by the California Public Parking Association...

Principal Civil Engineer Shirley Lau is promoted to Assistant Director of Street Services.

On Dec. 4, Public Works/Street Services appointed Shirley Lau as its Assistant Director (Chief Technical Officer). Previously, Shirley was the Division Manager for Public Works/Engineering’s Bridge Improvement Division...

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: Best of 2021

Alive! presents some of our favorite winners from ‘John’s Picture Perfect’ contest from 2021.

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: January 2022

Submit your photos to the Picture Perfect contest, and you could win a $25 Amazon Gift Card. Once a month, the best pics are selected for publication...

Applications for Club’s Mukai Scholarship Now Available

Applications for the Joannie Mukai Memorial Club Scholarship are available for completion as an online form on the Alive! Website. Deadline is 11:59 p.m., June 30. 2022...

Paul C. Blount, recycling expert and Retired Club Board Member, passes away.

Paul C. Blount, a Retired Operations Manager in Public Works/Sanitation and Environment’s Solid Resource Engineering section and former Club Board Member, committee member and department representative died in Florida in late October...

Cooking Classic: ‘BLTAE’ – Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado and Egg

The BLT has been part of the typical American diet for decades. There have been multiple variations introduced to the BLT concept, in which a variety of condiments, breads, and other ingredients have taken the BLT to new levels...

LA Public Library’s Top Ten: January 2022

Here’s what LA was reading, watching and listening to...

Larios in the City: January 2022

Robert Larios, the Club’s President & CEO, honors Club members with the coveted Club Retirement Plaque...

Dept. holds moment of silence for the late Mike Lemestre

On Nov. 18, LADWP employees halted work for five minutes to honor their fallen colleague, Michael Lemestre...

Alive! Around the World: Egypt, England Part 2

Alive! goes wherever you go! Club Members bring their recent copy of Alive! with them when they travel and and we publish their picture...

Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 22

Alive! continues its documentation of City employees as they take a multitude of measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic...

Lifes Moments: Retirements Listing January 2022

Here’s a listing of all those who retired from the City this month...

Claims Monthly

Your Club Insurance Dollars at Work

Life’s Important Moments: In Memoriam January 2022

Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the following current and retired City employees who have passed away...

Hollywood on Parade

TV host Sheryl Underwood was the grand marshal of this year’s Hollywood Christmas Parade, held Sunday, Nov. 28 in Hollywood. The parade was also scheduled to be aired on the CW Network Dec. 19 and supported the U.S. Marines’ Toys for Tots program...

Club Mobile Team is ready to visit City worksites safely. Say hi to the Club … in person again!

The Mobile Team is ready to visit your worksite Tuesdays through Thursdays. We can’t wait to see everybody again!

LAPD Retirements: Three Say Goodbye

The following employees of the LAPD have retired...

Kid’s Coloring Contest

Hey kids! WIN four tickets to the Aquarium of the Pacific!

Michael Lemestre, Sr. Cable Splicer, passes away from injuries while at work.

Michael Lemestre, Sr. Cable Splicer, Club Member, 16 years of City service, died of injuries sustained during an incident while at work Nov. 4, the LADWP announced...

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: December 2021

Submit your photos to the Picture Perfect contest, and you could win a $25 Amazon Gift Card. Once a month, the best pics are selected for publication...

Larios in the City: December 2021

Robert Larios, the Club’s President & CEO, honors Club members with the coveted Club Retirement Plaque...

Dressed to the Nines (One One)

On Oct. 31, the men and women of the LAPD Communications/Valley Emergency Call Center had their annual Halloween fun by dressing up for the holiday...

Read All About It: It’s the Holidays!

Librarians are ready to help you enjoy the holidays with book, movie recommendations. LIBRARY: Last year, as we all celebrated the holidays at home, we...

Are You Ready for Retirement?

Learn about your retirement options and benefits at an upcoming Planning for Retirement webinar, hosted by the LACERS Member Engagement team. Register via your MyLACERS account...

Open Enrollment for 2022 Comes to a Close

LACERS’ Open Enrollment period ended Nov. 15, and health and dental plan changes can no longer be made for the 2022 calendar year. Plan changes will take effect on Jan. 1. Unless you have a...

Cooking: Potatoes au Gratin

There are so many variations of Potatoes au Gratin that you can’t go wrong with any that are tried and true. For the recipe I made here, I use heavy cream; in some recipes it is not required. But I think it adds a thickness and creaminess...

Map legend Glen Creason, Librarian III, retires after 42 years of City service

“I’ve been here for eight presidents, five mayors, many numbers of Microsoft Windows, three Dodgers World Championships, 11 Laker crowns, subways, a spectacular Olympics, a book and the birth of a wonderful daughter.”..

General Services Dept. brings back holiday party virtually that centers on giving.

Normally, General Services hosts a big and memorable holiday party for employees. But last year, due to the pandemic, the department changed gears and went virtual to raise funds for charities...

Alive! Around the World: Yosemite, England Part 1

Alive! goes wherever you go! Club Members bring their recent copy of Alive! with them when they travel and and we publish their picture...

Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 21

Alive! continues its documentation of City employees as they take a multitude of measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic...

LAX’s new parking garage is the first in historic transformation.

On Oct. 19, Airports opened its massive new LAX Economy Parking Lot, a 4,300-space structure that is the first facility to open as part of the airport’s historic $5.5 billion landside modernization program...

Longtime Club Leader Robert Larios Promoted to CEO

On Oct. 26, Robert Larios, the Club’s Chief Operating Officer, was promoted to Chief Executive Officer by the LACEA Insurance Services Board, the governing body over the Employees Club, effective immediately...

It’s Holiday Party Time: Send in your pictures!

This holiday season might remain restricted, but the Club Holiday tradition continues...

Life’s Important Moments: In Memoriam December 2021

Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the following current and retired City employees who have passed away...

City-sponsored events are back for the holiday season 2021!

City-sponsored events are back for the holiday season 2021! Well, many of them, so far...

Donate to a Toy Drive or Clothing Drive!

Many City departments host holiday toy and clothing drives. The Club encourages you to be generous by participating...

Help Others in 2021

During this virus pandemic, some City Employees and their families are facing hardships...

A Story in Steel and Glass

Sometimes a building is just a building. To my way of looking at it, though, in the case of the impressive new Airport Police headquarters adjacent to the north runways of LAX, it signals much more...

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