Sanitation opens one of its biggest ongoing projects

On March 16, the day before St. Patrick’s Day, Public Works/Sanitation and Environment celebrated the completion and opening of the Dual Force Main sewer line...

Young Joseph Cornejo loves his story in Alive!

He read it here first in Alive! – a story on himself, the first of his young life. Last month, we brought you the story of Joseph Cornejo, 4, and his friendship with Chermaine Fontenette, RCTO, Public Works/Sanitation and Environment out of the East Valley Yard, and Club Ambassador...

Popular Open Houses Set to Return

Public Works’ Sanitation and Environment has released the schedule of its popular open houses for 2023...

City Crews Step Up to Make for a Successful LA Marathon.

City crews were busy during and after the recent 38th running of the LA Marathon to make for a smooth, safe and successful event...

Tell Us Their Story: A Remembrance of Michael Gene Dooner

Michael Gene Dooner, longtime El Monte resident and Retiree who enjoyed a 37-year career with the City of Los Angeles, passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2022. He was 89...

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.)

Pepe Garcia, Assistant Director, retires from Sanitation after 35 years of City service.

A City Hall ceremony was held Jan. 27 for Jose “Pepe” Garcia, Assistant Director of the Solid Resources Operations, LA Sanitation and Environment...

Sanitation’s popular open houses at six yards return after pandemic pause.

Public Works’ Sanitation and Environment has released the schedule of its popular open houses for 2023...

RCTO Chermaine Fontenette makes a young friend along her collection route.

Club Ambassador Chermaine Fontenette, Refuse Collection Truck Operator, PW Sanitation, kept seeing a young boy waiting when she drove by his house. So finally last summer, she stopped, and a beautiful friendship was born...

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...