Building ShakeAlertLA, the country’s first earthquake early warning app.

GROUND BREAKING Released quietly last New Year’s Eve after many months of testing, ShakeAlertLA, the country’s first earthquake early warning phone app, is the latest in the City’s quest to bring modern technology into the...

Supporting Young Women

Pretty in Pink empowerment event for teen girls, started by two employees making a difference, is one of the department’s fastest growing programs. What began seven years ago with one Recreation Assistant and ten young...

Vessel Operations keeps things clean and on the move in the all-important Port of...

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.

Street Services/Urban Forestry’s West Valley Area is the busiest in the City.

Come along as the Club follows the emergency crew trimming trees during a December rainstorm...

Where There’s Smoke

LAFD Arson/Counter-Terrorism looks for evidence of crimes after the flames are extinguished...

The City In Bloom

Rec and Parks’ horticultural section offers five parks specially filled with floral delights, peaceful petals, gorgeous groves, community gardens … and even pickable fruit....