Councilmember Greig Smith celebrates LAPD's 150th Anniversary in City Council
April 5, 2019

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of LAPD

This week, I joined my colleagues Councilmembers Monica Rodriguez and Joe Buscaino in celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Police Department. As the oldest department in our...

Granada Hills Charter High School Academic Decathlon State Champions
March 29, 2019

Congratulations to the California Academic Decathlon Champions of Granada Hills Charter High School

For the 7th time in 9 years, Granada Hills Charter High School's Academic Decathlon team has brought home the California State Championship!

The academic decathlon is one of the most...

LAPD Devonshire Division Honors the Volunteers of the Year
March 29, 2019

Honoring LAPD Devonshire Volunteers of the Year

Council District 12 has one of the highest rates of volunteerism anywhere in the City. From folks who engage in street clean-ups, to organizations that tell the history of our region, our...

Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Council's "Best of" Awards
March 22, 2019

Celebrating the Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Council's "Best of" Awards

Founded in 2003, the Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) provides educational and outreach opportunities and serves as a voice for all 34 Neighborhood Councils in the Valley. VANC...

Councilmember Greig Smith celebrates the 80th Anniversary of the Santa Susana Old Stage Road Plaque
March 22, 2019

80 Years of Celebrating Chatsworth History

Last weekend, residents joined dozens of local organizations to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Old Santa Susana Stage Road plaque which was installed by the Native Daughters of the Golden...

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...