Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 5

Alive! continues its documentation of City employees as they take a multitude of measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and keep LA safe. (The first part was in our April 2020 issue.) Here are entries from the Club and the City Twitter feeds about City Employees and Club Members at work during this trying time.

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“Our very own @lazoo and @LADOTofficial employees are so proud to be serving as #DisasterServiceWorkers during the #COVID19 pandemic. Thank you for all that you continue to do to keep #LAStrong!”

— July 8



“LADOT and @MRodCD7 hosted an appreciation event for our drivers who have been delivering meal donations to Angelenos with disabilities during #COVID19. We extend a special thanks for their commitment and service to the community. #ThankfulThursday #LADOT #MovingLAForward

— July 9


LAPD South Traffic

“Sgt. Peterson and myself getting ready to teach infant car installation class at the Academy. We have nine eager students ready to start. Buckle up!!! @LAPDJonPinto @LapdWoodyard @LAPDMarcReina @LAPDBlakechow”

— June 9


LAPD South Traffic

“Today Ofcr. Horton put the Radar Trailer out on Slauson & Verdun. While he was there folks were still speeding. Please be cautious of your speed and slow down. You just might save a life. @LapdWoodyard @LAPDJonPinto @LAPDBlakechow

— July 14


Sanitation and Environment

“Abandoning #hazardouswaste in public poses a serious threat to human health & the #environment, & it’s punishable by law. #EnvironmentalComplianceInspectors play an important role in protecting our City. Bring #householdhazardouswaste to a #SAFECenter.

— July 16

Sanitation and Environment

“Whether picking up bulky items, cleaning up #illegaldumping, responding to abandoned #hazardouswaste, or monitoring the environment, LASAN employees are all working to serve #Angelenos across the City. Thanks to our #diverse & #versatile group of essential employees.@lacitysan”

— July 18


LAPD Harbor Area

“We thank the dozens of community members who joined us for CPAB tonight. Harbor officers are honored to serve you.”

— July 16



“Thank you to our DSWs who continue to support one another and express mutual consideration for others with a smile on their faces. #LALove

— July 17


#EssentialWork continues. #LADWP crews have been at the Green Verdugo Reservoir working on a floating cover replacement project to further improve water quality in the reservoir. Once complete it will improve our operations and reduce maintenance costs at the reservoir.”

— July 17


“Today, @mayorofla, in coordination with @losangelesfiredepartment and the Port of Los Angeles offered drive-through #COVID19 testing to hundreds of longshore and port workers. The testing was coordinated through the efforts and leadership of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association.”

— July 16


“Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez: Amid a pandemic, I’m proud to be part of the coalition that delivered The Arroyo, a beacon of light for women experiencing homelessness in Sylmar. This project is a model of successful collaboration, transforming an underutilized space into a safe place for women to recover/heal.”

— July 20

Mayor’s Office

“Mayor Garcetti and Anthony Anderson bring donations to the Kedren Community Health Center.”

— July 8