Barbara Romero, former Deputy Mayor, is new Executive Director, one of three new dept....

Public Works: On July 1, Barbara Romero was confirmed by the City Council as the new Executive Director of Public Works’ Sanitation and Environment bureau...

Keith Mozee confirmed as the next head of StreetsLA.

Keith Mozee, StreetsLA’s Assistant Director for the last five years and a 31-year City employee, was confirmed July 1 as the next Executive Director of the department (Street Services)...

Bridging the Gap

The rebuilding of the Sixth Street Viaduct, one of the most important engineering projects in the City, is progressing well, according to Public Works/Engineering reports. The new bridge is scheduled to open in the summer of 2022...

Erica Blyther moves from Acting to full Administrator of Petroleum office.

Erica Blyther has been named Administrator of the City of Los Angeles Office of Petroleum and Natural Gas Administration and Safety (OPNGAS). Previously she had been Acting Administrator...

Engineering’s Ohaji Abdallah is honored.

We told you last month that Ohaji Abdallah, Architecture Associate IV/ Project Manager I, in Public Works/Engineering’s Architecture Division, had been named the 2021 recipient...

City creates new office for climate mobilization.

In January, the City created a new office for managing its part of the national Green New Deal. Los Angeles’ first-ever Climate Emergency Mobilization Office (CEMO) inside Public Works is...

Open Houses: Wait ’Til Next Year, Again

Public Works/Sanitation and Environment has postponed its popular slate of open houses this year due to the coronavirus pandemic...

Ohaji Abdallah: Engineer of the Year

Ohaji Abdallah, Architecture Associate IV/ Project Manager I, in Public Works/Engineering’s Architecture Division, was named the 2021 recipient of Engineering’s Rory M. Shaw Outstanding Employee Award...

Saving a Life While Protecting It, Too

When two Sanitation workers got to work on Jan. 25, they heard something they didn’t expect – a man screaming for help. He was in the drain pool and drowning...

Adel Named To Road Board

Congratulations to StreetsLA Executive Director and General Manager Adel Hagekhalil, who was named to serve on the Board of Directors for the International Road Federation...