Restoring the Vision Theatre brings a beacon of light to Leimert Park.

A vision of hope, art and life is nearing completion in South LA’s Leimert Park – the impressively restored Vision Theatre Performing Arts Center. It’s a project of Cultural Affairs, Public Works/Engineering, many other City departments, and countless community activists who have long dreamed of reopening it.

Catching up on the progress of StreetsLA’s Center for Green Innovation.

In the middle of the pandemic – Feb. 15, 2022 – StreetsLA introduced its Center for Green Innovation as part of LA’s growing response to the climate crisis. The Club has been eager to catch up with the sustainability team to find out more details...

StreetsLA’s Commercial Vehicle Training Center puts safety in the driver’s seat.

When it comes to driver safety, there’s no substitute for classroom learning, time in a challenging simulator, and experience behind the wheel. That’s the thinking behind StreetsLA’s Commercial Vehicle Training Center, its comprehensive driving academy and partial licensing center in Van Nuys. The state DMV has authorized the center to test City-employed truck drivers on a DMV-approved course on City property. (The written and medical portions of the licensing process must still be performed by the DMV.)

LAPD’s award winning solar array project points to a sustainable future.

A new era of sustainable power generation in the City of LA has begun with the completion of the LAPD Motor Transport Division’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Array project...

City responds to climate crisis, giving special attention to underserved areas.

The City’s response to the growing climate crisis – and the way the crisis unfairly affects underserved areas – is heating up, so to speak. LA’s new Climate Emergency Mobility Office (CEMO) is on its feet and hard at work addressing these growing needs. Alive! first reported on the CEMO office in May 2021 after its creation in January that year.

Innovating to Lower LA’s Temperature, One City Neighborhood at a Time

Cool Neighborhoods LA – comprised of the Cool Team (transformative repaving and urban forestry) – is an initiative bringing 200 blocks of cool pavement and nearly 2,000 new trees to eight neighborhoods across Los Angeles’ hottest residential areas.

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...

LA Sanitation Brings Dignity to the Streets

Celebrating its first year, Sanitation’s Mobile Hygiene Unit provides showers and toilets to LA’s unhoused, giving them hope, dignity and a chance at a new life..

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...

Street Services/Urban Forestry’s West Valley Area is the busiest in the City.

Come along as the Club follows the emergency crew trimming trees during a December rainstorm...