Red Medina Retires

City legend Adolfo “Red” Medina, Construction Inspector, Public Works/Contract Administration, retired in March after 34 years of distinguished service. Red was a Club Member for 33 of his 34 years with the City...

Sanitation’s popular open houses postponed until next year.

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

New Aerial Trucks!

Street Services received 10 new aerial trucks Feb. 28 for the Streets LA’s Urban Forestry Division.

Engineer Shirley Lau wins prestigious employee honor.

On Feb. 27, Shirley Lau, Principal Civil Engineer, Bridge Improvement Division, Public Works/Engineering, was honored with the Rory M. Shaw Outstanding Employee Award...

Urban Forestry trims 20,000th tree since July 1.

Over the Jan. 11-12 weekend, Public Works/Street Services’ Urban Forestry unit trimmed its 20,000th tree since the July 1 start of the fiscal year, with 13,000 to go before the end of the fiscal year June 30. The goal is to trim 33,000 this year...

The City Parties – Public Works/Sanitation’s Recycling Division

On Dec. 10, Public Works/Sanitation’s Solid Resources Citywide Recycling Division held its annual holiday party at El Cholo Mexican Restaurant in LA...

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...