Councilmember Mitchell Englander hosts the 2018 Council District 12 Drive-in movie event
October 26, 2018

Good Times at the CD12 Drive-In Movie Night

Once a year after the Summer heat has made way for the cooler Fall weather, we open up the baseball diamond at Shadow Ranch Park in West Hills for a retro style Drive-In movie event. Last weekend...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander welcomes Israeli Youth Ambassadors to City Hall
October 26, 2018

Welcoming Students of the Israeli Youth Ambassador Program to City Hall


This week, I had the pleasure of introducing students of the Israeli Youth Ambassador program to L.A. City Hall. This program is an excellent exchange in which students visit City Hall to...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander recognizes Kerry McCorkle for service to the constituents of Council District 12
October 26, 2018

A Special Thanks

This week, I gave a special thanks to an incredible public servant who has given an immeasurable amount of time and service to the 12th Council District and the City of Los Angeles. Kerry McCorkle...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander and the Council District 12 staff
October 19, 2018

What the Future Holds

Last week, I announced that I would be stepping down as Councilmember for the 12th District at the end of the year. It was a very difficult decision to make, no less so because serving as your...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander gives Wendell Blassingame the LA Local Hero of the Month Recognition
October 19, 2018

Honoring a Local LA Hero in City Council

Last week in LA City Council, I presented the LA Local Hero Award to Wendell Blassingame -- someone who continually goes above and beyond to help those in need.

Marine Corps Veteran,...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander hosts the 7th Annual Council District 12 Principal's Meeting to connect LAUSD school administrators with resources from the City of Los Angeles
October 5, 2018

7th Annual Principal's Meeting

This week my office held the 7th of our annual Welcome Back to School Workshop for Principals. The purpose of this event is to connect school leadership and administrators with critical resources...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander honors three young Latinas working and studying to enter the fields in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
October 5, 2018

Honoring Latinas in STEM in City Council

This week, I had the honor of introducing three incredible young women before the City Council who are pioneering examples of Latinas entering the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander introduces legislation seeking a new coyote management plan from the Department of Animal Services
October 5, 2018

Keeping Communities Safe from Coyotes

This week, I introduced legislation directing the Los Angeles Department of Animal Services to develop alternatives for coyote management including a program for the trap and release of wild...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander joins the Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks and Toll Brothers in breaking ground on the new 50 acre Bloom Park in Porter Ranch
October 5, 2018

Breaking Ground on Bloom Park


This week I'm proud to announce the arrival of a day that was over a decade in the making. Today, it was my honor to join the Department of Recreation & Parks and Toll Brothers to break...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander's Rapid Response Team takes down illegally posted signage to prevent blight from building up in our communities
September 28, 2018

Sign of the Times

One common source of blight is unauthorized sign postings on public utility poles and street signs. These can be quite a nuisance as they are small enough to often be overlooked by Sanitation...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander introduced legislation to make the New Car Dealers Gross Receipts Tax Exemption permanent to protect jobs and economic growth
September 28, 2018

Keeping Car Dealerships and Jobs in Los Angeles

I would like to share with you a copy of my motion seconded by Councilmember David Ryu and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez to permanently exempt New Car Dealers from the City’s Gross Receipts Tax....

Councilmember Mitchell Englander cuts the ribbon for the Porter Ranch Community School expansion
September 21, 2018

Cutting the Ribbon for the Porter Ranch Community School Expansion

Today I joined the Porter Ranch Community School in officially cutting the ribbon on the expansion of their Campus. PRCS is growing in order to meet the needs of our community and provide quality...

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...