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Active Shooter Preparedness

June 20, 2022
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disaster management

Public safety is always a top concern for our members at Regional Roundtables. However, recent headlines about shooting tragedies have added a new safety sub-topic for discussion: active shooter preparedness.

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LA City Council to Enforce ADA Violations Along Rights of Way

June 14, 2022
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homelessness los angeles

On June 1, LA City Council voted to prohibit individuals from obstructing public rights of way without the necessary permits, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

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No New West Hollywood Vacancy Tax for Now

June 13, 2022
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vacancy taxes

In a victory for property owners, West Hollywood will not be placing a vacancy tax measure on the November 2022 ballot. Instead, in a 3-2 vote on June 6th, the West Hollywood City Council decided to move the discussion of the ballot measure to March 2023.

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Los Angeles Invests in Preventing Homelessness and Public Safety in 2022-23 Budget

June 10, 2022
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recovery

After the City Council approved Los Angeles’ budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, Mayor Eric Garcetti Wednesday officially signed the budget into law, setting the City on a course towards recovery after a period of fiscal …

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Three Ways Tenant Wireless Expectations Have Changed Since COVID & How to Address Them

June 3, 2022
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First, when working from home, employees may have enjoyed better wireless coverage than what exists in the office – across all areas. That means faster connections and data speeds, clearer voice and video calls, and the like.

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Los Angeles to Expand Citywide Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

May 31, 2022
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electric vehicles

After instructing the Department of Water and Power to create a strategy long-term citywide Electric Vehicle Master plan, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to approve the Master Plan. This new strategy will address the emerging demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by furthering the expansion and accessibility of charging stations …

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A Look at the Cost of Living in Los Angeles

May 30, 2022
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When people think of Los Angeles, it’s often synonymous with a high cost of living. As Angelenos know too well, this could not be further from the truth. According to the data, Los Angeles is known as one of the most expensive cities to live in. Although Los Angeles’ growth is producing higher wages and new industries, those …

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Call for Plumbing Repair Right Away if You Notice These Signs

May 27, 2022
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commercial plumbing repair

Plumbing issues can spell big trouble for your building; if the water isn’t running, the floors are flooded or the bathrooms aren’t working, you may not be able to stay operational at all. Some plumbing emergencies are obvious — water gushing from a toilet or sink is obviously a problem, as is a burst pipe or obvious flood

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Eric Garcetti Nomination as Ambassador to India Slowly Advances

May 24, 2022
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Eric Garcetti, Mayor, Ambassador to India

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was selected by President Joe Biden as envoy to India, is finally expected to undergo nomination by the U.S. Senate. Concerning Los Angeles, this situation raises uncertainty about who would lead the city for the remainder of the year. This comes after Senator Chuck Grassley stated that he would …

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CEQA Reform Will Help the Housing Crisis

May 23, 2022
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The balance between protecting the environment and addressing the mounting housing crisis becomes more difficult to manage as time goes by. The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) remains a controversial way to address both issues.

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