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Mobile App Allows LA Residents To Report Graffiti, Request Repairs

The mobile app, named “The Works,” was expanded Tuesday to connect users to the departments of Parks and Recreation, Public Health, and Regional Planning.



Recycle Thanksgiving Turkey Oil At Local S.A.F.E. Centers

The City Of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Bureau of Sanitation is encouraging those making Thanksgiving turkeys to recycle the cooking oil.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/27/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.


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Lawmakers Consider Charging LA County Property Owners To Improve Water Quality

L.A. County waterways are polluted with trash, infectious bacteria and toxic chemicals that are making residents ill, according to the Department of Public Works.


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Heavy Snow Prompts Closures Of LA County Roads

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that due to snow accumulation on County roadways, the Department of Public Works will close several roadways before 12 p.m. Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2011

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Board Of Supervisors Working To Create LA Foreclosure Registry

The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to consider developing a registry of foreclosed homes in unincorporated areas in order to reduce blight in Los Angeles County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2011


Overnight Work To Shut Down Pacific Coast Highway Lanes

Overnight work on a wastewater pipe project will shut down up to two southbound lanes along Pacific Coast Highway all week.


Actor Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie greet fans at the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

And The City Awarded The SAG Awards For The Next 3 Broadcasts Is…

A three-year agreement was reached Wednesday that will keep the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles for the next three broadcasts.


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How To Report Potholes In Los Angeles County

Find out how to report potholes to the Department of Public Works in Los Angeles County.