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City Unveils Major Traffic Improvements on La Tuna Canyon Road on Anniversary of Keith Jackson’s Horrific Hit and Run

Los Angeles, CA (December 14, 2018) – Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) unveiled major traffic improvements along La Tuna Canyon Road. The improvements were announced on the anniversary of Keith Jackson’s horrific hit-and-run on La Tuna Canyon Road, an incident that prompted a community-wide online petition and discussion for enhanced…

LOS ANGELES LAUNCHES THE FIRST SAFE PARKING SITE THAT ALLOWS RECREATIONAL VEHICLES (RVs)

Los Angeles, CA – Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced the opening of a Safe Parking site in North Hills. This is the first safe parking location in the City of Los Angeles to provide spaces for Recreational Vehicles (RVs). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 12, 2018 Press Contact: Tran Le, tran.le@lacity.org, 213-257-0475 LOS ANGELES LAUNCHES…

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Councilwoman Rodriguez Calls for Expansion of State’s Hate Crime Law to Protect the Homeless

As we work to uplift families out of poverty and homelessness, we must assure their safety from those who seek to harm them. Individuals experiencing homelessness deserve the same rights and respect as anyone in our community, and we are going to fight and protect all Angelenos regardless of their ability, religion, sexual orientation, or…

PRESS STATEMENT: Engine Services Restored to Increase Emergency Response Times in Fire-Prone Northeast Valley

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced the addition of twelve new fire personnel positions at Fire Station 75 in Mission Hills, further restoring engine services to an area that has been operating with reduced capacity since 2011 budget cuts. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 8, 2018 Press Contact: Tran Le, tran.le@lacity.org 213-257-0475 ENGINE SERVICES RESTORED TO INCREASE EMERGENCY RESPONSE…

STATEMENT: Councilwoman Rodriguez Calls for Matched Savings Account to Help Low and Moderate Income First-Time Homebuyers

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced legislation instructing city agencies to report back on the feasibility of establishing an Individual Development Accounts (IDA) Program — matched savings accounts provided to low and moderate income earners to save toward purchasing a home. The IDA program will complement existing City resources for first-time homebuyers. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 20,…