Council District 12 and Councilman Greig Smith recognize Sierra Canyon School for Division State Championship for Basketball.
May 17, 2019

Celebrating Sierra Canyon School's Athletic Achievements

This week, I had the distinct honor to recognize and celebrate a school which has become a powerhouse institution of athletics and academics not just within Council District 12, but across the...

The Vineyards in Porter Ranch coming soon to Council District 12
May 17, 2019

Coming Soon: The Vineyards

Over the last year and a half, folks passing the intersection of Rinaldi and Porter Ranch Drive will have noticed a large construction project in the works on the north side of Rinaldi. 

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Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith recognize family-owned small business
May 10, 2019

Recognizing Community Stalwarts

As Councilmember, I take pride in recognizing and celebrating those individuals and businesses who make CD12 special. Often times these are not Fortune 500 companies or famous residents but small...

Councilmember Greig Smith and the budget hearings in City Council
May 10, 2019

Budget Hearings in City Council

Starting last week, the Los Angeles City Council began hosting hearings on the Mayor's budget proposal for the fiscal year 2019/20. The annual budget is the most significant policy document the...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith congratulate the 2019 National Champion Academic Decathlon Team of Granada Hills Charter High School.
May 3, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 National Champion Academic Decathlon Team of Granada Hills Charter High School

It gives me tremendous pride to congratulate the students of the Academic Decathlon team of Granada Hills Charter High School for their victory at the 2019 US Academic Decathlon Nationals! This is...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith commemorate the Legacy of columnist and activist, Virginia Watson, whose efforts have contributed to the preservation of Chatsworth’s history.
May 3, 2019

Commemorating the Legacy of Virginia Watson

This weekend, I had the honor to recognize and memorialize the life of Virginia Watson who passed away earlier this year with the unveiling of Virginia Watson Way near Chatsworth Park South....

Los Angeles City Council and Councilmember Greig Smith celebrate the 50th Anniversary since the establishment of the Robbery-Homicide Division of LAPD.
May 3, 2019

Celebrating 50 Years of the Robbery-Homicide Division

This week in Council, we celebrated the 50th anniversary since the establishment of the Robbery-Homicide Division of LAPD. The need for a specialized unit within LAPD to handle major crimes was...

Council District 12 community and Councilmember Greig Smith attend S.O.L.I.D. All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast in support of LAPD.
May 3, 2019

The S.O.L.I.D. Pancake Breakfast

This weekend, the CD12 community came out for the annual S.O.L.I.D. All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast. Residents young and old filled the lawn across from Devonshire station to take part in...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith CD12 Leadership Program Graduate
April 26, 2019

Congratulations to a CD12 Leadership Program Graduate

Here in CD12, we take immense pride in the achievements of the young individuals we've worked with through our various events and programs. Our premiere youth program is the CD12 Leadership...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith host Disability Mentorship Day
April 26, 2019

Disability Mentorship Day

This week, our Field Deputy Myrka Martinez hosted Disability Mentoring Day for the CD12 office. Disability Mentoring Day provides students and job seekers with disabilities the opportunity to...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith mobile command post connecting LAPD officers with community
April 26, 2019

LAPD Devonshire's Mobile Command Post

If you were at the Northridge Fashion Center this past Tuesday you may have noticed several uniformed officers in and around the shopping center. Thankfully, this increased police presence was not...

Council District 12 Councilmember Greig Smith pilots new program to assist LAPD in addressing homelessness
April 26, 2019

Get Help LA Makes its Debut on LAPD Phones

For the past several months, my office has been working to develop a tool that will help LAPD HOPE officers as they work to connect those experiencing homelessness with services that can set them...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith host North Valley and Kiwanis Club of Chatsworth Earth Day Cleanup
April 19, 2019

Earth Day Volunteer Cleanup at Limekiln Canyon Park

Every year in April, in anticipation of Earth Day, my office partners with the North Valley YMCA and the Kiwanis Club of Chatsworth to organize a volunteer cleanup of Limekiln Canyon Park. Once...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith sponsor Chatsworth Neighborhood Council Annual Day of the Horse
April 19, 2019

16th Annual Day of the Horse Celebration at Stoney Point Park

This past Sunday saw the return of the Annual Day of the Horse Celebration at Stoney Point Ranch. The Day of the Horse is organized by Chatsworth Neighborhood Council with sponsorship by my office...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith State-of-the-Art Police and Fire Stations for Public Safety
April 19, 2019

Maintaining State-of-the-Art Police & Fire Stations

This week I joined my colleagues Councilmembers Monica Rodriguez and Paul Krekorian to introduce motions to ensure that we maintain the public safety facilities operated by our Police and Fire...