Councilmember Mitchell Englander joins the Los Angeles Police Department in celebrating the honorary police officers of kids who are battling cancer at an event supported by the Sunshine Foundation
September 21, 2018

Supporting the Sunshine Kids

As an LAPD Reserve Officer, I have the honor to serve the community in many different ways. Perhaps the most rewarding event of the year is when LAPD hosts the Sunshine Kids --...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander's Neighborhood FIRST Initiative focuses on protecting quality of life through rapid response cleanup services to prevent blight building up in our communities
September 21, 2018

No Mess Too Large or Small

When it comes to Neighborhoods FIRST, there is no acceptable level of blight for our streets. Whether it is a single abandoned night stand or leftover construction debris, I have activated the...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander hosts a memorial on the 10th anniversary of the Chatsworth train collision
September 14, 2018

A Community Comes Together to Remember


This week, my office held a memorial to mark ten years since the Chatsworth Train Collision which was one of the most traumatic events ever to occur in our community. It was an emotional day...

Scenes from Councilmember Mitchell Englander's Neighborhoods FIRST Initiative to address homelessness in Council District 12
September 7, 2018

Why Enforcement Alone Cannot Work

My Neighborhoods FIRST initiative is primarily aimed at improving the quality of life for our communities and the people that live here. Homelessness is currently the primary threat to safety and...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander has worked with CSUN to ensure dockless transportation doesn't impact quality of life in our communities
August 31, 2018

Ensuring Rules-Based and Community Friendly Use of Dockless Transportation

CSUN's class of 2022 has officially started taking classes this week. With that has also come the reminder about the use of LimeBike's on campus. CSUN and LimeBike have a user agreement to provide...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander authors legislation to combat spread of West Nile Virus in the San Fernando Valley
August 31, 2018

Preventing the Spread of West Nile Virus in the San Fernando Valley

This week, I authored legislation that compels the City of Los Angeles to identify funding sources to make the necessary repairs to streets and physical infrastructure to prevent the spread of...

Mitchell Englander's Neighborhoods FIRST Initiative coordinates cleanups of encampments to protect community health and safety
August 24, 2018

Enforcing Community Health & Safety Through Encampment Cleanups

My office's Neighborhoods FIRST initiative continues its work to address homelessness in our community. This year's Homeless Count revealed that for the first time in many years, the number of...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander receives a recognition award from Veteran servicemen of Wings over Wendy;s
August 24, 2018

Celebrating the Veterans of Wings over Wendy's

One of the greatest privileges of serving as Councilmember has been the opportunity to support the local veterans organization Wings Over Wendy's. This organization is made up of Air Force...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander meets with community members in Granada Hills
August 17, 2018

Meeting with Community Members to Answer Specific Concerns

In my view, the most important events on my calendar are the ones that allow me to meet with small groups of people to hear their concerns and answer their questions directly. That's why I was...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander sees improvement in LAPD tactics to address illegal street racing
August 17, 2018

Cracking Down on Illegal Street Racing


Illegal Street Racing has long been an issue of concern for many residents throughout our District and the City as a whole. Not only is the the takeover of intersections and loud roaring of...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander pushed to fund additional urban forest management teams to protect trees in the City of Los Angeles
August 17, 2018

Hiring New City Workers to Preserve and Protect our Urban Forest

Ever since the financial crash of 2008, cut backs in services have prevented the necessary maintenance of thousands of trees on public property in the City of Los Angeles. This...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander celebrates National Night Out which brings together community and police officers who serve to build trust
August 10, 2018

An Amazing Turnout for National Night Out


I want to thank everyone who joined me and our LAPD Devonshire Division for National Night Out at Northridge Park this past Tuesday evening. 

The weather cooled down just enough...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander celebrates the career and service of Valley Bureau Chief John Sherman of the Los Angeles Police Department
August 3, 2018

A Fond Farewell to Chief John Sherman

On Wednesday of this week, I was proud to recognize a true Valley hero, LAPD Deputy Chief John Sherman, for his 33 years of devoted, loyal, and invaluable service to the Los Angeles Police...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander brings E12 Leadership Program graduates to Los Angeles City Council to be recognized
August 3, 2018

Celebrating the Accomplishments of E12 Students

This week in Council, I had the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the latest class of E12 students. E12 is an intensive 10 week leadership program that empowers young people to...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander introduced a motion calling for a moratorium on the use of dockless scooters in districts without a permitted pilot program
August 3, 2018

A Moratorium on Dockless Scooters

In recent months, many communities throughout Los Angeles have seen a massive influx of dockless scooters for rent on streets and sidewalks. These scooters have proven popular to use by tourists...