West Valley Sanitation collects more than 300 toys for children in need, a 50...

West Valley Sanitation culminated its hugely successful 2019 toy drive with a crew lunch and holiday party Dec. 11...

Sanitation honors its best and brightest.

On Dec. 3, Public Works/Sanitation held its annual employee recognition and appreciation event, honoring 25 employees for their excellent work...

Waste Not: Sanitation leads the way to a greener water future.

LA Sanitation’s Traci Minamide is leading the City into a future of innovative wastewater recycling and clean water operations...

City’s Hollyhock House, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece, wins prestigious international honor.

Back in 2011 and 2012, as Alive! chronicled, Project Restore, Public Works, General Services, Rec and Parks and other departments restored the City’s Hollyhock House, a masterpiece by architect and designer Frank Lloyd Wright...

Urban Forestry Div. holds going-away party for Carlos Leon, who leaves for the DWP.

The guys at the West Valley Street Services’ Urban Forestry Division held a fun and very informal goodbye barbecue for Carlos Leon, Tree Surgeon (Leadman), who was leaving the unit and transferring to the DWP....

Sanitation’s popular open houses conclude for the year at West LA Yard.

Public Works/Sanitation and Environment’s popular Open House program concluded its 2019 season with a big event June 29 at the West LA Yard. It was the final of six open houses for the year...

Street Services honors three for their service.

On July 9, Public Works/Street Services marked service milestones for three of its employees.The honors went to:...

Public Works honors best Asian employees during Asian Pacific Heritage Month.

Asian Employees Honored Story and photos courtesy Heather Johnson, Public Works On May 31, as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the LA Board of Public Works honored outstanding Asian American employees from each Bureau. LA’s...

Sanitation’s popular open houses continue in June.

Sanitation’s popular open houses are continuing...

Sanitation hosted fourth Earth Day sustainability event in Woodley Park.

On April 27, Public Works/LA Sanitation and Environment (LASAN) held its fourth annual Earth Day LA celebration, this year at Woodley Park in Van Nuys. Michelle Trujillo, Telemundo 52’s weekday weather anchor...