City responds to climate crisis, giving special attention to underserved areas.

The City’s response to the growing climate crisis – and the way the crisis unfairly affects underserved areas – is heating up, so to speak. LA’s new Climate Emergency Mobility Office (CEMO) is on its feet and hard at work addressing these growing needs. Alive! first reported on the CEMO office in May 2021 after its creation in January that year.

Three Sanitation employees named best younger than 40.

Three Public Works/Sanitation and Environment staff members were named part of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists’ “40 Under 40” awardees...

Officer Rudy Limas, a 2013 Medal of Valor and Purple Heart awardee, passes away.

Rudolph “Rudy” Limas passed away March 20. He was a Retired LAPD Officer and was awarded 2013 Medal of Valor and Purple Heart honors for an incident of bravery that took place in 1968...

The Club Mobile Team Visits Caltrans Everton Yard in Riverside

The Club’s Mobile Team had a great time in May visiting the Caltrans Everton Yard in Riverside! The Club team made new friends and offered the same great gear, discounts and insurance as we offer to our City Members...

Historical Society memorializes Frank Borden, Tom LaBonge.

On June 11, the LAFD Historical Society Museum and Memorial in Hollywood installed two plaques remembering two giants who helped build and enhance the museum...

Lisa Mowery, Sanitation CFO, is honored as she retires after 30 years of City service.

Lisa Mowery, CFO, Public Works/Sanitation and Environment, was named one of of the “Women Engineers You Should Know” by the Magazine of the Society of Women Engineers...

Engineer Julie Allen promoted to Sanitation Assistant Director

Julie Allen, who led the effort to design and build the biggest bridge/viaduct project in City history, was promoted in April to Assistant Director of Clean Water at Public Works’ Sanitation and Environment bureau...

St. Baldrick’s fundraiser is back in person after a pandemic hiatus.

The St. Baldrick’s head-shave event – a fundraiser managed locally by members of the LAPD and LAFD – returned to live and in person this year. The annual fundraiser was held virtually last year due to the pandemic...

Welcome to the Club’s New Outreach to Retirement

The Employees Club of California can assist you in making the retirement process seamless...

Longtime PR head Peter Persic retires after 31 years of City service.

Peter Persic, former Director of Public Relations and Marketing, retired in March after 31 years of City service. He worked for the Library for 28 of those years...

The City celebrates its first official Juneteenth holiday

On June 19, the City celebrated its first official Juneteenth holiday. Juneteenth as an official holiday in LA was signed into law by Mayor Eric Garcetti June 6. (It was designated an official federal holiday last year.)...

LADWP hosts annual event to remember those who died on duty.

On June 2, the LADWP held its annual memorial service to pay tribute to those in the department who died in the line of duty.

Instapot Buffalo Chicken Wings

I have made several chicken wing dishes in the past to share with you all, but this is the first one with an Instapot, a countertop pressure cooker that reduces the cooking time of foods by up to two-thirds...

Lotus Festival Blooms Again

The Lotus Festival returns after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, and will honor and showcase the people and culture of India. The 41st Lotus Festival is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, July 9-10 at Echo Park Lake...

Blanca Calderon named to Hispanic engineers association.

In May, Blanca Calderon, Civil Engineering Associate II, Public Works/Sanitation and Environment, was elected to a leadership position...

Life’s Important Moments: Graduations – July 2022

Did you or a loved one get married? Have a baby? Get a promotion?Graduate? Or accomplish something special? Send in a photo withs the details. We love to share your good news.

Lifes Moments: Retirements Listing July 2022

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

Alive! Around the World: Napa Valley, Barbados 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...

Larios in the City: July 2022

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

LACERS Well Events Coming Up

Register for these virtual events below through your MyLACERS account or by calling LACERS...

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...

Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 28

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

Life’s Important Moments: In Memoriam July 2022

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

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: July 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...

Claims Monthly

Your Club Insurance Dollars at Work

Kid’s Coloring Contest

Hey kids! WIN four tickets to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park!

Help Others In 2022

UPDATE: Battling Rare Illness Last month we told you about Antonice Collins, cousin to Cynthia Billingslea, LADWP, Club Member. Antonice, a high school senior, became...

LA Public Library’s Top Ten: July 2022

Here are the top 10 books, CDs and DVDs loaned, the Los Angeles Public Library...

Happy Father’s Day messages from Club Members 2022

Alive! presents one of our most popular annual features – Father's Day messages from Club Members. Enjoy… and happy Father's Day!

Life’s Important Moments: Graduations – June 2022

Did you or a loved one get married? Have a baby? Get a promotion?Graduate? Or accomplish something special? Send in a photo withs the details. We love to share your good news.

Club celebrates 18 years sponsoring teams in this legendary desert footrace.

Story by Arlene Herrero, Club Vice President of Business Development;Photos by Dylan Herrero   The 38th annual Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay returned after a...

Life’s Important Moments: In Memoriam June 2022

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

Ambassador program shares the recycling message.

Public Works’ Sanitation and Environment has been re-introducing its Ambassador Program over the last several months. They recently...

Law Is New Digital Chief

On May 9, Ian Law was appointed Chief Digital Transformation Officer for Airports. Chief Executive Officer Justin Erbacci made the appointment...

Engineering’s Natalie Moore is honored.

Natalie Moore, Engineer on the Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project, is the 2022 recipient of Engineering’s Rory M. Shaw Outstanding Employee Award...

Sanitation’s clothing drive donates 75 tons of clothes to the poor.

On May 5, Sanitation and Environment concluded its spring clothing drive by delivering more than 75 tons of clothe...

Sr. PSR Todd Austin passes away after 23 years of City service.

Todd Austin, Sr. PSR II and police communications instructor and innovator, passed away May 2...

LA Public Library’s Top Ten: June 2022

Here are the top 10 books, CDs and DVDs loaned, the Los Angeles Public Library...

Todd Gaydowski, longtime historian, passes away.

Roy “Todd” Gaydowski, Records Management Officer in the City Clerk’s Office and noted historian, passed away April 12...

Lifes Moments: Retirements Listing June 2022

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

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: June 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...

Larios in the City: June 2022

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

Alive! Around the World: Greece

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

Job Opening: Club Customer Service Rep

Good pay. Good people. Good cause. Apply today … or pass it along!

Kid’s Coloring Contest Winners: June 2022

Congratulations to the WINNERS of our Kid's Club Coloring Contest! Our top four participants win 4 Free Tickets to Raging Waters!

A Mediterranean Delight: Pesto Shrimp and Couscous Bowl

Pesto lovers rejoice! This dish is for you. You can enjoy it either as an appetizer or dinner – I recommend trying it both ways...

Chief Moore thanks Custodians assigned to Police Dept.

On March 3, LAPD Chief Michel Moore publicly thanked 12 General Services Custodians who are assigned to the Police Dept. He thanked those who work day and..

A Marathon of a Cleanup

The end of the marathon meant the beginning for the Public Works/Street Services cleanup team...

Shaving the Day

The St. Baldrick’s head-shave event – a fundraiser managed by members of the LAPD and LAFD – is back to being held live and in person this year...

Two Executives Appointed

In March, Airports made two new executive appointments. Louis Gutierrez is the new Chief Human Capital and Equity Officer, and Martin Elam is the new Deputy Executive Director, Public Safety and Security...

LAPD Officer Efrain Moreno boxes his way to the top

On April 2, LAPD/Rampart Gang Unit Officer Efrain Moreno took the UCA (United Combat Association) Jr. Light Heavyweight championship...

Prom Season

On April 4 and throughout the month, personnel from the City Attorney’s Office and the LAPD Mission Area teamed up to help hundreds of students get ready for the prom...

Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 26

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

Steve Otera named General Counsel for Harbor Dept.

Steve Otera was named General Counsel to the Harbor Dept. by City Attorney Mike Feuer on April 11...

Goodbye, Paul

A retirement reception was held in late February for Alfonso “Paul” Dominguez, who retired as Sr. Construction Inspector at the Harbor...

‘Into the Blue,’ on the Wall

Cultural Affairs and Airports have completed the installation of a mural to adorn the new Airport Police headquarters in Westchester March 21...

Life’s Important Moments: Graduations – May 2022

Did you or a loved one get married? Have a baby? Get a promotion?Graduate? Or accomplish something special? Send in a photo withs the details. We love to share your good news.

The Heat Is On, for Equity

As the Alive! team stood on a West Florence Avenue sidewalk photographing LA’s Chief Heat Officer, Marta Segura, the point became difficult to ignore: We began in the cool of the morning...

CONTACT THE CLUB

PHONE: (800) 464-0452, Opt. #4
EMAIL: help@cityemployeesclub.com
ONLINE: www.employeesclub.com
Club Store & Discounts

STAY CONNECTED

2FansLike
0FollowersFollow
645FollowersFollow
61SubscribersSubscribe

POPULAR