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...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith support Valley interfaith Council meal programs for Homebound seniors
April 12, 2019

Supporting Meal Programs for Homebound Seniors

I want to acknowledge the work of my Field Deputy Myrka Martinez who handles many issues including support for programs that benefit the elderly in our community. This week, she coordinated our...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith celebrate Chatsworth Nature Preserve with Tongva tribe
April 12, 2019

Celebrating the Natural Beauty of the Chatsworth Nature Preserve

This past weekend, I joined community members and elders of the native Tongva tribe which has resided in the San Fernando Valley since before the founding of this country to learn about and...

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...

Council District 12 and Councilmember Greig Smith community efforts to keep tracks safe and clean.
March 15, 2019

Keeping the Tracks Clear

Last week, we introduced you to Senior Lead Officer Patti Peteque who was the Council District 12 choice for the Pioneer Woman recognition by Los Angeles City Council. This week, I wanted to share...