Friendship Is the Best Journey

Earl Rodgers first wrote to Alive! in 2018 to submit photos to our fun “Alive! Around the World” section. But this was different; this was a group...

Looking Our Best

I craned my neck a lot a few weeks ago! That was when we visited City Hall with the restoration team. When you read our cover story this month, you’ll see why...

Friendship and Service

As I write in this month’s main news story, I very much am humbled and honored to serve Club Members as the CEO of both the Los Angeles City Employees Association and the subsidiary Employees Club of California...

Ready for the Spotlight

A star is born! By that I mean the incredible Club Truck! This beautiful new Club innovation in steel and solar has been more than a year in the making...

Real Stories

Each November, Alive! gets real. I should say, even more real. When we consider which stories to place on our cover, we consider their behind-the-scenes facts of important City projects, their insights...

Seeing a Vision

Have you ever seen a dream being built? That is precisely what we witness in the stunning cover story this month on the Vision Theatre.

Sustaining a Story

We at Alive! had intended to catch up with the sustainability gurus at StreetsLA’s Center for Green Innovation since it was first created last year at the end of the pandemic...

Play Is Serious Business

When Association President John Hawkins and I arrived at the amazing Octavia Lab makerspace, one of the Central Library’s newest offerings, we were set to discover everything about it...

Celebrating Retirees, Together

Associations can be known by their logos, their matching shirts, or other things. But the best ones are known by their people...

A Bright and Colorful Future

A long odyssey is finally over … and a new era for City buildings might just be dawning, thanks to the hard work and foresight of our friends at LACERS, the City retirement system...