Annual picnic for African-American law enforcement Retirees returns.

The Ebony Reunion Picnic, held each September primarily for African American former LAPD employees, was held Sept. 10 in Kenneth Hahn County Park in LA...

Hogan: Firefighter of the Year

LAFD Chief Deputy Armando Hogan was named Firefighter of the Year (2021) by the LA City Firefighters Association (LAFFA). Friends, family and co-workers attended the event, held...

Holiday Events Are Back!

Some City-sponsored events returned last year, and more continue reopening this year as the pandemic seems to fade into the distance (cross our fingers)...

Richard Rides Away

Richard Coulson, Assistant General Manager for Fleet Services, retired in September. He had 34 years of City service...

Lt. Jason Zabel retires after 27 years of City service.

A going-away reception was held Sept. 22 for Lt. Jason Zabel, who’s retiring after 27 years of City service...

Read All About It: It’s Thanksgiving!

As the holidays progress, Alive! continues publishing recommendations from our favorite Library – Los Angeles Public Library – for your seasonal reading pleasure and to remember the point of the holiday, gratitude...

Dept. Celebrates its First Anniversary.

On Sept. 22-23, the LA Civil + Human Rights and Equity Dept. – LA Civil Rights – celebrated its first anniversary by emphasizing its LA for All Campaign across the City...

LAFD hosts annual Girls Camp to introduce fire careers to girls.

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the LAFD resumed its annual Girls Camp to introduce fire skills to high-school-aged young women and encourage their interest in becoming Firefighters. It was the department’s ninth Girls Camp...

Erika Rodriguez retires from the LAPD after a long career.

Erika Rodriguez, Management Analyst, LAPD, with the department’s Air Support Unit, has retired...

LAFD promotes 25 sworn and civilian staff members.

On Aug. 24, the LAFD honored 25 sworn and civilian personnel who completed the process of promoting in rank or status within the department...