City’s Trails: Beautiful, Safe, Free .. and Calling You

The Club is a great admirer of those who serve our country and keep it safe. This year, we salute Michael Bevelaqua, Retired, Transportation, who entered the US Navy less than a month after the the end of World War II...

Life’s Important Moments: Graduations – July 2021

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.

Cooking at Home: Lobster Stuffed Ravioli and Shrimp in a Tomato Cream Sauce

Ravioli ranks very high in my household on the delicious meter, but it’s off the charts fantastic when...

Sr. PSR II Anthony Leymore retires after more than 34 years of City service.

A retirement party was held June 30 for Sr. PSR II Anthony Leymore, who leaves the City with more than 34 years of City service. “We are so proud of...

Four command-staff Officers retire in one week.

Four command-staff Officers retire in one week. Between June 24 and June 29, four LAPD Officers in leadership positions retired. They were given retirement events by their co-workers...

Barbara Romero, former Deputy Mayor, is new Executive Director, one of three new dept. leaders.

Public Works: On July 1, Barbara Romero was confirmed by the City Council as the new Executive Director of Public Works’ Sanitation and Environment bureau...

Teresa Casas, Executive Secretary, retires after 36 years of City service.

A retirement event was held at the Northeast Community Police Station in March for Teresa “Terry” Casas, who retired as Secretary for the Commanding Officer of Northeast Community Police Station...

Keith Mozee confirmed as the next head of StreetsLA.

Keith Mozee, StreetsLA’s Assistant Director for the last five years and a 31-year City employee, was confirmed July 1 as the next Executive Director of the department (Street Services)...

Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 17

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

Jean Sarfaty, PSR II and longtime Club Rep, retires after 24 years of City service.

LAPD/Communications said goodbye to Jean Sarfaty with a COVID-safe final roll call Feb. 11 at the Valley Communications Dispatch Center (VCDC) before her ultimate retirement date of May 8...

Stay Active by Attending a LACERS Well Virtual Event

Did you know that all LACERS Well activities have gone virtual in the past year? That means that, no matter...

Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 16

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

Port Exec. Director Gene Seroka honored by SoCal economic partnership.

Recognizing decades of leadership and accomplishments in the supply chain, logistics and maritime industry, the Inland Empire Economic Partnership has named Harbor Executive Director Gene Seroka as its...

Carmela Espiritu, Chief Accountant, retires after 33 years of City service.

A goodbye ceremony was held May 5 for Carmela Espiritu, Chief Accountant, LAFD. Carmela retires with 33 years of City service...

Officer II Barbara Carranza retires from the LAPD after 34 years of City service.

Officer II Barbara Carranza, Club Member, retired July 1 after a 34-year career serving the City...

Officers: Museum Is Hiring

The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is looking to fill five part-time positions on its security team...

Bridging the Gap

The rebuilding of the Sixth Street Viaduct, one of the most important engineering projects in the City, is progressing well, according to Public Works/Engineering reports. The new bridge is scheduled to open in the summer of 2022...

Erica Blyther moves from Acting to full Administrator of Petroleum office.

Erica Blyther has been named Administrator of the City of Los Angeles Office of Petroleum and Natural Gas Administration and Safety (OPNGAS). Previously she had been Acting Administrator...

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: August 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...

Club Mobile Team is ready to visit City worksites safely with gear, tickets, insurance, more.

The Club: Say hi to the Club … in person again! The Club never stopped working for its Members...

Life’s Important Moments: In Memoriam August 2021

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

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Life’s Important Moments: Graduations – August 2021

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.

Life’s Important Moments: Engagement

Did you or a loved one get married? Have a baby? Get a promotion? Did someone graduate? Or accomplish something special? Is a family member in the military? Send in a photo and a paragraph, telling us the details. We love to share your good news.

Club Honors 28 with Mukai Scholarships

The Club is pleased to announce the winners of the Club’s annual Joannie Mukai Scholarship Program for 2020. An increased total -- 27 – of Club Members and their relatives have been awarded stipends

West Gates, Terminal 1.5 projects open as completions begin.

In May and June, two new projects opened at LAX – an expansion of west midfield satellite gates at the International Terminal, and a terminal that bridges the existing Terminals 1 and 2...

Orcutt Ranch continues its orange-picking events for the public.

After a year absence due to the pandemic, orange picking returns in July to Rec and Parks’ Orcutt Ranch in West Hills...

From the Sea to the Streets

The Club is a great admirer of those who serve our country and keep it safe. This year, we salute Michael Bevelaqua, Retired, Transportation, who entered the US Navy less than a month after the the end of World War II...

Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 15

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

Firefighters Robison, Kelly Say Goodbye

Recently, two LAFD veterans retired after long careers. They are: Richard Robison and Tim Kelly...

Three in leadership positions retire from the LAPD.

Three prominent Officers in leadership roles retired from the LAPD recently. We thank them for their service...

Alive! Around the World: Armenia, Puerto Vallarta

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

LA Public Library’s Top Ten: August

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

Chicken Ramen in a Shoyu-Style Broth With Mushrooms, Chili Garlic Oil and Crispy Onions

Experience the deep soy flavors that surround the notes of pork broth and tender chicken, along with mushrooms and spinach...

Larios in the City: August

Robert Larios, the Club’s Chief Operating Officer, honors Club members with the coveted Club Retirement Plaque...

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: July 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...

Kid’s Coloring Contest

Hey kids! WIN! an $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Lifes Moments: Retirements Listing August 2021

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

Alive! Around the World: Monterey, Calif.

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 Digital City: July

Robert Larios, the Club’s Chief Operating Officer, honors Club members with the coveted Club Retirement Plaque...

Club Sports: We’ll be Back!

Missing Club Sports? So are we! We’ll be back when masking and being safe at home are about softball, not battling the pandemic!

Connect Via Facebook!

Hey LADWP Retirees, there’s a new page on Facebook dedicated to you and your fellow Retirees. It contains discussions, photos...

Moon Shot

She loves taking pictures of the moon. May 26, she hit a celestial trifecta – a super moon, a blood moon and a total lunar eclipse...

Club Mobile Team is ready to visit City worksites safely with gear, tickets, insurance, more.

The Club: Say hi to the Club … in person again! The Club never stopped working for its Members...

LA Public Library’s Top Ten: July

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

Read Father’s Day messages from Club Members

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

Banh-Mi-Style Beef Tacos With Pickled Cucumber and Sriracha Mayo

One of the joys of food in Southern California is the availability of Vietnamese cuisine. Anytime I'm looking for a Vietnamese eating establishment, I have to try one of my all-time favorite sandwiches, the banh-mi sandwich...

Life’s Important Moments: Graduations – June 2021

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.

Fire Dept. hosts annual Civilian Employee Recognition Awards.

On Feb. 5, the LAFD announced the honorees of the 2019 Civilian Employee Recognition Awards. The awards were given in recognition of job performance during 2019...

Airports Custodian passes away of COVID

The LAX pylons were darkened March 25 to mark the death of Manuel Castro, 61, 14 years of City service, who passed away March 20 from complications of COVID-19...

Alive! Around the World: Two Shots to Texas

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

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: June 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...

Brenda Barnette retires as GM.

Brenda Barnette, General Manager of Animal Services, announced that she would be retiring from the position in mid-May. Dana Brown, who has served in the City for more than 30 years, including at Animal Services, was...

Trail Mix

Who has been a little sedentary during the pandemic? Or more than a little sedentary? Your answer to getting moving again is in these pages...

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Brothers Under the Sea

For this, our July issue, we continue our yearly tradition honoring Club Members who are also US military veterans. This one, with Michael Bevelaqua, 93, Retired, Transportation, was really fun.

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Are you taking full advantage of your Club Membership by getting amazing Club deals? Start saving today! Get those deals, and send in your Club...

Vessel Operations keeps things clean and on the move in the...

One of the world’s largest ports needs a lot of services to keep it running smoothly – police, fire, construction, engineering, security … and sometimes simply moving things from A to B.

PRESIDENTS REPORT: RLACEI Works Collectively For Retiree Benefits, Interests

It is with a humble heart and an enthusiastic outlook that I begin my tenure as RLACEI President in the good company of my fellow directors.