Port Police Says Thanks

Dept. honors employees, community members for great service. On May 30, the Los Angeles Port Police held its fourth annual awards ceremony honoring Port Police Officers, security officers, civilian employees, and community members. These awards...

Zoo brings back popular Roaring Nights for grown-ups this summer.

The L.A. Zoo’s Roaring Nights summer series is back and better than ever – offering fun, fascinating explorations at the intersection of music, art, and wildlife on select...

Annual Lotus Festival ready to bloom.

The Lotus Festival, one of the signature cultural celebrations in the City, took place July 14-15 at Echo Park. Dates coincide with the blooming of the lotus flower.

Carolyn James retires from Rec and Parks after 29 years of City service.

A retirement reception was held May 17 for Carolyn James, who retires as Principal Recreation Supervisor II, Rec and Parks. Carolyn retires with 29 years of City service...

Banning Residence Museum to host 11th annual food/concert fundraiser.

Friends of Banning Museum plans to celebrate the birthday of the “Father of the Los Angeles Port” Phineas Banning with a special evening of Mexican food, music and dancing. The evening is set for 5 – 8 p.m. Aug. 17...

WWII Veteran Herbert Moore, Retired, Controller’s Office, reflects on the Battle of the Bulge,...

He deployed into the Battle of the Bulge sweeping for mines, building bridges and fixing countless roads for the advancing Allied troops. Here’s his story...

Club celebrates 15 years of sponsoring City teams in this legendary desert footrace.

The 34th annual Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay was held across the desert March 23-24.This amazing footrace is an annual event for public safety organizations throughout the world...

Black Personnel Association hosts events during Black History Month.

On Feb. 20, LAABP partnered with LAPD’s Oscar Joel Bryant Foundation for the annual Black History Month Food Festival in Grand Park, hosting numerous food vendors/trucks from the surrounding community...

Shakespeare by the Sea program returns to the City for 22nd season.

Surf Bard LA’s Shakespeare by the Sea theatre troupe, funded partially by Rec and Parks, Cultural Affairs and the City Council, returns for its 22nd season to locations throughout the area, including San Pedro, Venice...

New LAWA Gold Star program lets travelers, employees honor LAX staffers for great service.

On March 23, Airports honored 18 outstanding employees and terminal teams with the LAX Gold Star Awards for providing top-notch guest experiences...