Rest in Peace to three who affected the Club, the City, the State and the Country.

They are lives worth celebrating, and now lives worth mourning. In the past six weeks or so, the Club family has lost three whom you might have heard of, might have worked with, might have been friends with … or might not have. But they all made a difference in the City and the Club experience.

Read All About It: It’s Halloween!

Alive! reached out to Librarians at our favorite library, Los Angeles Public Library, for their recommendations for awesomely scare Halloween reads and watches. We decided to ask again, and here are fresh...

Jaime Pacheco-Orozco is new GM of Dept. of Aging.

On July 5, Jaime H. Pacheco-Orozco became General Manager of the Dept. of Aging. He was appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti and replaced Interim General Manager Mariella Freire-Reyes...

Chief Sustainability Officer leaves to take on Seattle transportation.

Greg Spotts, currently the City’s Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Officer of Public Works/Street Services, is headed to Seattle...

Club CEO Robert Larios joins City’s celebration of Mexican independence.

The City marked Mexican Independence Day with an El Grito celebration downtown outside City Hall and in Grand Park...

Battalion Chief calls it a career.

On Sept. 3, LAFD Chief Kristin Crowley attended an impromptu goodbye gathering for Battalion Chief Karen Richter...

Request your FREE retirement plaque

The Club Celebrates Your Retirement! To request your Club Retirement Plaque, please complete the form below. Retirement is an incredible milestone. You work hard every day, and often times, your efforts go unnoticed. Many municipal employees receive nothing more than a handshake and a goodbye when they retire. As a Club...

Gingery Beef Ramen Stir-Fry with Zucchini and Scallions

Tired of your boring, flavorless food? Add harissa! This fiery North African sauce blend will give you something to talk about at dinner parties. The sauce is made from custom apricots and spices like chili peppers, cumin seeds, coriander roots and caraway berries...

LACERS Well Events Coming This Month

Register for these virtual events below through your MyLACERS account at https://mylacers.org or by calling LACERS...

Open Enrollment For 2023 to Start

This year’s LACERS Health Benefits Open Enrollment period will be held Oct. 17 – Nov. 17, with Open Enrollment packets being mailed in early October...

Kid’s Coloring Contest

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

Lifes Moments

In Memoriam: Oct. 2022

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

Graduations: Oct. 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.

Retirements Listing: Oct. 2022

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

Welcome to the Club’s New Outreach to Retirement

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

Drake to Emergency Operations

Starting Aug. 28, LAFD Assistant Chief John Drake is the new Chief Deputy of Emergency Operations, LAFD, it was announced by Chief Kristin Crowley...

Casey. Capt. II Pete Casey, Medal of Valor recipient and TV star, retires after 33 years of City service.

On Sept. 9, a reception was held for Capt. II Pete Casey, Training Division, who retired after 33 years of City service...

Tess Chen Is Honored

Last year, Transportation’s Tess Chen, Transportation Engineering Associate, was recognized as an outstanding performer for her work on the implementation of Complete Streets...

GM Seleta Reynolds leaves City, moves to Metro.

In August, Transportation GM Seleta Reynolds left her role leading the City’s transportation dept. after 8 years to take on digital service and innovation at Metro...

Larios in the City: October 2022

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

Welcome to the Club’s New Outreach to Retirement

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

Claims Monthly

Your Club Insurance Dollars at Work

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...

Time to Party in Person Again – And We Want Your Photos!

The Club Holiday tradition continues – have photos from your department’s holiday party printed in Alive!, in our special holiday section, online and in print...

Cynthia’s Retiring and Throwing a Party!

After 30 years of City service, Cynthia Billingslea, Customer Service Rep, LADWP, Club Member, is set to retire Oct. 1. She’s throwing a retirement party...

Spicy Sweet Chicken With Harissa Apricot Sauce

Tired of your boring, flavorless food? Add harissa! This fiery North African sauce blend will give you something to talk about at dinner parties. The sauce is made from custom apricots and spices like chili peppers, cumin seeds, coriander roots and caraway berries...

City’s plan to electrify its vehicles continues with new EVs.

Both the LADWP and Public Works/StreetsLA are welcoming new electric vehicles to their fleets. Many departments are replacing their gasoline vehicles with electric alternatives...

LAX celebrates delivery of first train car for the upcoming people mover system.

The City debuted a critical component of the future of LAX, unveiling the first Automated People Mover (APM) train car. LAX will be the first U.S. airport to feature the INNOVIA 300 APM vehicles, which showcase the latest technology to help...

Sergio Perez becomes first Inspector General in dept. history.

On April 11, LADWP hired Sergio Perez, its first Inspector General, an oversight position created by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2019...

Rad to the Max

The LA Public Library offered custom-made and library-branded skateboards as best prizes for top...

Library pays tribute to the namesake of its branch in Watts.

On Aug. 10, representatives of the Library greeted Alma Reaves Woods and wished her a happy 98th birthday – at the library branch named for her...

GM Mike Shull retires; Jimmy Kim, Club Member, is new leader.

The City Council honored the career of longtime City employee Mike Shull, who retired as General Manager of Rec and Parks. Newly appointed General Manager Jimmy Kim has served the City and Rec and Parks for more than 26 years...

Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 30

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

Famed Wright house reopens after further restoration.

Cultural Affairs and Councilman Mitch O’Farrell teamed up to reopen the City’s famed Hollyhock House, a masterpiece designed by Frank Lloyd Wright...

Reiko Kerr, first woman to lead LADWP’s Power System, retires.

Reiko Kerr, then first woman to lead LADWP’s Power System, retired June 29 and leaves an indelible mark as an advocate for women at the department and for leading the Power System through a transformative period. She leaves with five years of City service...

Longtime City Engineer Gary Lee Moore retires, is replaced by Ted Allen.

On July 29, the City Council held a special farewell to City Engineer Gary Lee Moore on his retirement as the second longest serving City Engineer. Ted Allen, Deputy City Engineer, was approved by the City Council as the...

Lifes Moments: Retirements Listing September2022

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

Life’s Important Moments: Weddings

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.

Life’s Important Moments: Graduations – September 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.

Police Dept. Citywide took part in National Night Out.

Several divisions of LAPD took part in National Night Out, a nationwide event that brings community and law enforcement together for building the neighborhood, sharing crime prevention tips, and having family fun...

Life’s Important Moments: In Memoriam September 2022

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

Larios in the City: September 2022

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

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: September 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...

Set Up a Mobile Team Visit

Bring the Club to your worksite! The Club Store Mobile Team will bring benefits experts and Club legendary apparel for purchase at low prices...

Alive! Around the World: Letter From Lahaina

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

Kid’s Coloring Contest Winners: Sept. 2022

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

LA Public Library’s Top Ten: September 2022

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

Phil Orland, retired Rec and Parks employee, Club Board Member passes away at 75.

The Club is saddened to report the death of Phil Orland, active Club Board Member; Retired, Rec and Parks; US Navy veteran; and former RLACEI Board Member. He was 75...

Larios in the City: August 2022

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

Depts. continue airport art project with installation at Terminal 2/3

“A Universal Shudder,” a series of murals by Eve Fowler on view now at LAX, takes inspiration from the writings of seminal Modernist author Gertrude Stein and...

Lotus Festival Returns

The Lotus Festival returned after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic July 9 and 10 at Echo Park Lake...

In Memoriam: Officer II Houston Tipping

Devonshire Officer II Houston Tipping died Sunday, May 29, of catastrophic injuries suffered three days before in an...

Club Honors 30 with Mukai Scholarships

The Club is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Joannie Mukai Scholarship Program for 2022. An elevated total – 30 – of Club Members and their relatives have been awarded stipends...

In Memoriam: Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver, the longest current employee at Cultural Affairs’ Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) and longtime museum curator and manager, passed away. She had 29 years of City service...

Club Mobile Team – Site Visits Are Back!

Club Mobile Team is ready to visit City worksites safely with gear, tickets, insurance, more. Say hi to the Club … in person again!

In Memoriam: Capt. Lee H. Kebler

Retired Capt. Lee Kebler, LAFD; Director, LARFPA; volunteer at the LAFD Historical Society; and former Alive! columnist, died June 26 at 100 years old...

Club Mobile Team makes lots of new friends and Members at the Caltrans Everton Yard.

On Wednesday, May 25, the Club Mobile Team made its first appearance at the Caltrans Yard in Riverton on Everton Place in Riverside. We made lots of new friends and Members!...

Life’s Important Moments: In Memoriam August 2022

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

Life’s Important Moments: Graduations – August 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 August 2022

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

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.

LA Public Library’s Top Ten: August 2022

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

John’s Picture Perfect Contest: August 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...

Honoring Their Service

Alive! has never published a cover story like the one this month. That is because we have never lost three people so important to Club Members in the matter of just a few months...

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