Councilmember Greig Smith introduces Councilmember-Elect John Lee to the Los Angeles City Council
August 16, 2019

Introducing Councilmember-Elect John Lee

During my time serving as your Councilmember, I have prided myself on the staff I have hired and their devotion to serving this community. So it was with great joy and hope for the future that I...

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and Councilman Greig Smith celebrate Equine Safety Month
August 16, 2019

Celebrating Equine Safety Month and our Equestrian Community

On Friday in Council, I joined my colleague, and fellow Councilmember from the North Valley, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez to celebrate Equine Safety Month and the equestrian communities of our...

Councilmember Greig Smith and Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. propose resolution to end gun violance.
August 9, 2019

Smith and Wesson Resolution to End Gun Violence

This week, our nation mourned the horrific shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH which, not including the Dayton shooter, claimed 31 lives in less than 24 hours. This occurred less than a week...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith celebrate National Night out in Northridge
August 9, 2019

Celebrating National Night Out in Northridge

Every year, folks all over the country come together on one summer night for National Night Out, a nationally recognized neighborhood celebration meant to strengthen the bonds between communities...

Councilmember Greig Smith honors Holmes Middle School student leaders at City Hall.
August 9, 2019

Honoring Student Leaders of Holmes Middle School

On Friday in City Council, I had the pleasure to welcome some very special guests to City Hall. It was my honor to celebrate the accomplishments of the award winning young leaders of Holmes Middle...

Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmember Greig Smith propose Firearm Safety Motion for off-duty law enforcement.
August 2, 2019

The Smith-Wesson Safety Motion

This week, I partnered with Council President Herb Wesson to introduce legislation requesting that the City Attorney, with the assistance of the Los Angeles Police Department, prepare and present...

Los Angeles City Council and Councilmember Greig Smith unanimously vote to extend LAMC 85.02
August 2, 2019

Enforcing Vehicle Dwelling Regulations to Protect Neighborhoods

This week, I joined my colleagues on City Council in a unanimous vote to extend Los Angeles Municipal Code 85.02 which regulates vehicle dwelling within the City of Los Angeles....

Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks and Council District 12 celebrate Wilbur-Tampa park playground renovation.
July 26, 2019

Council's Summer Recess

It's good to be back! The Los Angeles City Council may have been in recess but CD12 has been hard at work serving our communities and bringing exciting improvements to our neighborhoods. Here are...

Council District 12 Heat Advisory
July 26, 2019

Staying Cool in the Summer Heat

Summer in Los Angeles invariably means long hot days. While the warm climate is one of the reasons we all love our city, excessive exposure to heat can be dangerous, especially for the elderly,...

Councilmember Greig Smith and Council District 12 address homelessness with Neighborhood First Initiative.
June 28, 2019

Neighborhood's First 2nd Annual Update

Two years ago, my predecessor Councilmember Mitchell Englander launched the Neighborhoods FIRST Initiative in response to the unprecedented rise in homelessness that was affecting communities...

Councilmember Greig Smith and Los Angeles City Council celebrate Michael Connelly Day
June 21, 2019

Celebrating Michael Connelly Day in Los Angeles

Friday in Council, I joined my colleagues Monica Rodriguez and Joe Buscaino to recognize and celebrate best-selling author Michael Connelly by dedicating Michael Connelly Day in Los Angeles....

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith recognize PRIDE Month Honoree Alex Villareal
June 14, 2019

Celebrating LGBT Heritage and PRIDE Month in Council

On Wednesday, June 12th, the Los Angeles City Council celebrated LGBT Heritage Month by selecting an honoree from each district who has demonstrated a superb sense of commitment and compassion...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith
June 14, 2019

Dedicating Paula Boland Square

On the morning of June 10th, the City of Los Angeles along with Councilmember Greig Smith and members of our community, came together to honor former Assemblymember Paula Boland, with the...

Los Angeles City Council celebrates the 244th birthday of the U.S. Army.
June 14, 2019

Marking the 244th Birthday of the U.S. Army

Friday in Council, we marked 244 years since the establishment of the U.S. Army which was created by act of the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1775. ...

Councilmember Greig Smith opposes Assembly Bill 516 in protection of neighborhoods and drivers.
June 14, 2019

Standing Up for Neighborhoods, Opposing AB 516

This week, City Council voted 12-1 to pass the resolution I authored with Councilmember Joe Buscaino opposing Assembly Bill 516 which is currently under consideration in the State Legislature. AB...