Students affected by the LAUSD Teachers' strike were able to find activities and programming at LA City Parks and Libraries
January 25, 2019

Gratitude for our Parks & Library Employees

Earlier this week, the teacher's strike which affected hundreds of thousands of students and their families across the region came to an end with a negotiated settlement between the Los Angeles...

Video from Council District 12 Homeless Connect Day
January 18, 2019

Homeless Connect Day in Chatsworth


This week, Council District 12 held our latest Homeless Connect Day. Homeless Connect Day is when we bring the various resources and many service agencies that can help individuals...

Councilmember Smith officially assumes office as Councilmember for the 12th Council District
January 18, 2019

Councilmember Greig Smith Returns

The year 2019 has already brought big changes to our Council District. My predecessor, Mitchell Englander left his position at the beginning of the year but not before ensuring that the people of...

Photo of the damage from the Northridge Earthquake
January 17, 2019

The Northridge Earthquake, 25 Years Later

On January 17th, 1994, a massive 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the North San Fernando Valley during the early morning hours. The quake shocked residents across our region. The loss of life, the...

Councilmember Greig Smith assumes office as Councilmember for Council District 12
January 15, 2019

Hello Again!

When I retired from the City Council in 2011, my wife and I enjoyed having free time and traveling. I worked on projects such as Devonshire PALS, North Valley YMCA, Oakridge Estate Park, building...