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GILBERT A. CEDILLO
Councilmember, First District

Greetings,

Welcome to the website for the First Council District of the City of Los Angeles. We hope this website will act as a valuable resource in providing you information about city services as well as to keep you informed about what our office is doing in the community.

It is an honor to represent the First District. Thank you for placing your trust in Team Cedillo. We are here to serve and assist you.

Together, we will make the First District #1!

Sincerely,
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Gilbert A. Cedillo
Councilmember, First District
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Week of November 2-8, 2019

Rally on 25th Anniversary of Proposition 187

Gil Cedillo Prop 187 Rally 1994

Gil Cedillo, then General Manager, SEIU Local 660, speaks at anti-Proposition 187 Rally in 1994.

Prop 187 1994 Planning Meeting Photo

1994 No on Proposition 187 Rally Planning Meeting at SEIU Local 660 headed by Gil Cedillo. Photo includes Gil Cedillo, Joel Ochoa, Machinists; John Grant UFCW Local 770, Cristina Vasquez, SEIU, Kathy Ochoa, SEIU Local 660 and others.

Photo Credit: Steve Weingarten

Rally on the 25th Anniversary of Proposition 187

In 1994, the fight against Proposition 187 was a defining moment in my career. It was the first time that organized labor fought for the rights of the undocumented. Labor recognized the need to organize undocumented folks in the labor force. During this period, Councilmember Cedillo was General Manager of SEIU Local 660, which represented 50,000 Los Angeles County Employees. SEIU 660 was primarily comprised of African-American members, so it was significant that the union took a stand to oppose Proposition 187. Please join us this Saturday at the Rally for Justice Immigrant Rights and Equality 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. RSVP Info @WeAreCASomos #RallyForOurRights\

RSVP https://www.facebook.com/events/996490664027024/

Prop 187 Sizzle Reel

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Una Manifestación Para La Justicia Derechos de los Inmigrantes e Igualdad

En 1994, la lucha contra la Proposición 187 fue un momento decisivo la carrera de Concejal Cedillo. Fue la primera vez que los sindicatos lucharon por los derechos de los indocumentados. Los sindicatos reconocieron la necesidad de organizar a las personas indocumentadas en la fuerza laboral. Durante este período, Cedillo fue Gerente General de SEIU Local 660, que representaba a 50,000 empleados del condado de Los Ángeles. SEIU 660 estaba compuesto principalmente por miembros afroamericanos, por lo que fue significativo que el sindicato se opusiera a la Proposición 187.

Acompáñenos en un día de acción contra el racismo, la intolerancia y el odio. Somos más fuertes unidos. Sábado 9 de noviembre 2019, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA90012. RSVP

Un artículo en La Opinion sobre el trajabo de Concejal Cedillo en la lucha contra la Proposicíon 187.

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

SCAG Regional Council Meeting

SCAG Meeting

Photo Credit: Mel Ilomin

In an unusual display of unanimity amongst the cities that comprise the Regional Council of the Southern California Association of Governments, the Regional Council unanimously voted to adopt a plan that resembled Riverside Mayor Bailey's amendment to the RHNA methodology and a report back on the remaining amendments proposed by the City of Los Angeles.

Mayor Bailey's amendment coincided with one of the City of Los Angeles's proposed changes to the RHNA methodology which was to allocate housing where jobs are located. 

Current RHNA methodology prioritizes household growth data.  However, such data is neither reliable nor objective according to the Los Angeles delegation.  Household growth data is reported by individual jurisdictions rather than a regional body, and there is little transparency around whether or not data from local input is verified. 

Mayor Bailey's and Los Angeles's amendment chose job location over household data as a better measure in the RHNA methodology. 

Additional amendments proposed by Los Angeles not covered by the Bailey amendment also include additional consideration for jobs and housing balance, high-quality transit and sustainability and social equity.  All three items will be on a report prepared by SCAG staff at a later time.  The report will have a breakdown of the revised RHNA housing allocation based on the three additional factors proposed by Los Angeles.

EVENTS

MALDEF Dinner

MALDEF DINNER

Photo Credit: Debby Kim

On Thursday, we celebrated MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund. MALDEF has long been instrumental in protecting the civil rights of the Latino community in the United States. Thanks go out to MALDEF Chair of the Board Raul Lomeli-Azoubel and Master of Ceremonies Michelle Valles for such a wonderful evening!

North Central Animal Care Center Renovation
North Central Animal Shelter #1

North Central Animal Shelter #2

Photo Credit: City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering

Check out how the interior of the North Central Animal Care Center is turning out. The Grand Opening is just around the corner!

East LA Classic

Roosevelt High Photo

Garfield High Photo

Photo Credit: Non-Fiction Film

The East LA Classic, the homecoming football game; Garfield High school against Roosevelt High School. Set in 1971. Promo

Welcomed Mayor of San Jose Guayabal, El Salvador

Mayor of San Jose Guayabal, El Salvador

Photo Credit: Debby Kim

We welcomed Mauricio Arturo Villanova, Mayor of San Jose Guayabal, El Salvador to City Council on Friday.

 

UPCOMING TEAM CEDILLO EVENTS



 

Lincoln Heights Carnival Flyer

Lincoln Heights Carnival Discount Tickets

El Centro Community Event 11-9-19

El Centro Family Game Nigh 11-13-19

Madres T-Giving Cleanup & Feast 11-14-19

Gratts Movie Night 11-15-19 ENGLISH

Gratts Movie Night 11-15-19 SPANISH

Shoe Giveaway 11-16-19

Citizenship Workshop 12-16-19 ENGLISHCitizenship Workshop 12-16-19 Spanish

Arroyo Vista Resource Fair SPANISH 11-16-19

Arroyo Vista Resource Fair ENGLISH 11-16-19

LAPD 11-17-19 Event Flyer

YNC Health Fair 11-17-19

Westlake Office Opening ENGLISH 11-23-19

Westlake Office Opening ENGLISH 11-23-19

LH Parade Flyer 12-1-19

FIELD UPDATE

Councilmember Cedillo Partners with 24th Street Theater for Día de los Muertos in One of the Largest Commemorations in CD 1

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Photo Credit: Conrado TerrazasCross

Día De Los Muertos at the Hoover Triangle in University Park was a great success! The event was jointly supported by Councilmember Cedillo and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, and the entire thing was hosted by the 24th Street Theater. Families were able to enjoy great music, dancing, face painting, vendors, food, and more!

Check out the coverage by the City's Channel 35

Mount Angelus Dr. Resurfaced in Highland Park

Mount Angelus Resurfacing

Photo Credit: Bureau of Street Services, Street Renewal Division 

The Bureau of Street Services completed street resurfacing work on Mount Angelus Dr. from from Sumter Dr. to Monte Vista St. in Highland Park. Our office is working with every city department to bring resources to our district. If you see potholes, buckled or uneven streets in our community please contact 311 or www.myla311.lacity.org

Venice Blvd. Resurfaced in Pico Union 

Venice Blvd. Resurfaced in Pico Union 

Photo Credit: Bureau of Street Services, Street Renewal Division 

The Bureau of Street Services completed street resurfacing work on Venice Blvd. from Malvern St. to Valencia St. in Pico Union. Our office is working with every city department to bring resources to our district. If you see potholes, buckled or uneven streets in our community please contact 311 or www.myla311.lacity.org

CD1 Mobile Shower Community Pop Up

Park View Shower of Hope

Photo Credit: Shower of Hope

This was the second week we provided showers to people experiencing homelessness at 10th St. and Park View St. Last week, 11 people and this week, 10 people received showers and outreach services. Initially area residents and neighborhood watch members were skeptical. Together with the Shower of Hope and the community we are making a small yet significant difference for people while we help them find housing or access drug treatment beds. The CD1 Mobile Shower operate 5 days weekly across our district.

5th St. Tree Trimming in Pico Union 

5th St. Tree Trimming in Pico Union 

Photo Credit: Bureau of Street Services, Urban Forestry Division

This week the Urban Forestry Division trimmed overgrown trees on 5th St. between Bixel St. and Lucas Ave. that had branches leaning on private property and obstructing street lights.

Tree Trimming in Cypress Park

Tree Trimming in Cypress Park Before

Photo Credit: Bureau of Street Services, Urban Forestry Division

Urban Forestry Division also trimmed overgrown trees in Cypress Park, on Cypress Avenue and on Loosmore Street. Our office is working with every city department to bring resources to our district. If you see overgrown trees in your community please contact 311 or www.myla311.lacity.org

Honoring our Veterans at Lincoln High School

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Photo Credit: Jose Rodriguez

On Friday, at Lincoln High School we honored Zeke Contreras, US Army and Alberto Cervantes, US Navy for the service and love of country. Not just today but everyday let's honor our Veterans.

New Crosswalks at Division Street and W Ave 30 in Glassell Park

New Crosswalks at Division Street

Photo Credit: LADOT

The crosswalks at the intersection of Division St and W Ave 30 were transformed into a continental crosswalk to provide increased pedestrian safety by improving visibility.

Honoring Korean Veterans

Korean Veterans

Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

Team Cedillo honored Korean veterans from the organization Moo Goong Hwa, who have been vital for maintaining the southern area of MacArthur Park by conducting weekly clean ups and planting trees. Thank you for all of your hard work.

City of Los Angeles New Emergency Renters Relief Program

Councilmember Cedillo is pleased to share the New Emergency Renters Relief Program managed by the Housing + Community Investment Department of Los Angeles. Make sure to check if you are eligible to receive assistance under the new program.

The City of Los Angeles' Emergency Rent Relief Program will assist renters facing exorbitant rent increases. The program focuses on preventing displacement of renters and families, by providing a temporary subsidy to avoid evictions for non-payment of rent. Read the Q& A below. Call for the Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department Office near you: 1-866-557-7368.

FAQs in English Page 1 English Page 2

Programa de Ayuda de Emergencia Para Inquilinos de la Ciudad de Los Angeles

El programa de ayuda de emergencia para inquilinos de la Ciudad de Los Angeles ayudará a los inquilinos que enfrentan aumentos de alquileres altos. El programa se enfoca en prevenir el dezplazamiento de inquilinos y familias, proporcionando un subido temporal para evitar desalojos por falta de pago de alquiler. Llame al Departamento de Vivienda e Inversion Comunitaria para un lista de ubicaciónes en 1-866-557-7368.

Preguntas y Respuestas en Espanol Pagina 1 Espanol Pagina 2.

Renters Relief Program ENGLISH

Renters Relief Program SPANISH

 

 Sidewalk Program

The City of Los Angeles has recently extended its Safe Sidewalks LA Rebate Program. 

Over the next 30 years, the City will invest $1.4 billion to fix sidewalks in Council District 1 and elsewhere across the city, making them accessible to everyone. Eligible property owners willing to pay for their own sidewalk repair on an accelerated schedule can receive up to $10,000 in rebates for a commercial or residential lot while funding remains available. 

If you are a property owner with broken sidewalks in front of your business or home, you are eligible for the rebate program. For questions about the rebate and to learn more, please visit at https://safesidewalks.lacity.org/ for the program or call the CD 1 Highland Park District Office at 323-550-1538.

Deadly Citrus Tree Disease Found in Los Angeles County

Deadly Fruit Virus

 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Art Show and Silent Art Auction to Benefit Central City Action Committee / CCAC - Thursday, November 21

Nerdwalls - CCAC Art Auction 11-21-19

Artist: M.D. Wilkerson / nerdwalls.com

The artUnite event will benefit at-risk youth services and programs organized by non-profit Central City Action Committee. Located in Angelino Heights, they have been in the neighborhood since the 70s helping low to moderate income kids and families through education, work programs, mentorship, volunteerism and city beautification. *100% or 50% of auction proceeds will go directly to CCAC

Open call for artists to submit work now

RSVP and register to bid

*Note: Some service fees will be incurred per transaction.

When: November 21, Thursday, 7-11 PM - Please RSVP
Where: Tropico de Nopal Gallery and Art Space, 1665 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026.  

Email: team@artUnite.org

 

Bingo Night 11-21-19

Loteria El Centro Wednesdays

QueensCare Open House 12-13-19 Page 1

QueensCare Open House 12-13-19 Page 2

Montevista Film Magnet

RAP Fall 2019 Schedule ENGLISH

RAP Fall 2019 Schedule ENGLISH

Sign up Census Kiosk

Census Kiosk Requirements Page 1

CAC Software Requirements Flyer Page 2

Census Kiosk Requirements Page 2

Spanish Census Poster

Census Counting for Dollars Page 1

 

Census Counting for Dollars Page 2

General Flyer Spa Page 1

General Flyer Eng Spa Page 2

 


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Silent art auction to benefit Central City Action Committee/CCAC in Echo Park

The event will benefit at-risk youth services and programs organized by non-profit Central City Action Committee. Located in Angelino Heights, they have been in the neighborhood since the 70s helping low to moderate income kids and families through education, work programs, mentorship, volunteerism and city beautification. *100% or 50% of auction proceeds will go directly to CCAC. Note: Some service fees will be incurred per transaction. Tropico de Nopal Gallery, and Art Space, 1665 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

 
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Friends,

I applaud the State Legislature for their recent passage of AB 1482 that prohibits property owners from increasing annual rents by 5% plus inflation while limiting tenant evictions only for just cause.        

Since the introduction of AB 1482 last Match, a surge in ‘no-fault’ evictions was reported in cities around the state including the City of Los Angeles.  On Tuesday, the Council passed an ordinance that would temporarily prohibit all no-fault evictions through December 31, 2019 while preventing evictions for tenants who remain in their homes and whose eviction cases have yet to be adjudicated.    

Unanimously approved by my Council colleagues, my last minute amendment to Section 1 of LAMC 49.98.3 reads as follows: ”This Article shall apply to tenancies where the tenant remains in possession and the eviction lawsuit has not been adjudicated.”  It essentially provides protection to a much larger group of Los Angeles residents than those initially covered by AB 1482.    

This one victory for tenants’ rights is a step forward in our overall battle to solve the housing crisis.  In doing so, I promise never to leave our most vulnerable members behind.

Gil Cedillo
Councilmember, First District

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Councilmember Cedillo’s Amendment on No-Fault Evictions Adopted by City Council

CM Cedillo at Horseshoe

CM with Tenants at Eviction Moratorium Vote

Photo Credit: Conrado TerrazasCross 

The emergency ordinance halting evictions without just cause was approved by the City Council and signed by the Mayor on Tuesday this week. An amendment that would expand the coverage of the ordinance was proposed by Councilmember Cedillo, and was universally approved.

EVENTS

Eastside Market Italian Deli Honored for 90 Years of Tradition

Italian Market Photo 1

Italian Market Photo 2

Photo Credit: Sheri Mandel

On Tuesday, Councilmember Cedillo celebrated the 90th anniversary of Eastside Market Italian Deli, a historic cornerstone in the Victor Heights neighborhood of CD 1. Even decades after one of the largest Italian-American communities in California has moved on, Eastside Market still provides their delicious hot and cold sandwiches to the community, and especially to our City family who stop by for a bite every day.

Honoring Cultural Ambassador Roy Choi at 33rd Annual KHEIR Dinner

CM & Roy Choi KHIER Dinner

Photo Credit: Debby Kim

Councilmember Cedillo honored cultural ambassador Roy Choi at the 33rd Annual KHEIR Dinner on Wednesday. KHEIR has grown to address the multitude of needs in our diverse community. They serve over 12,000 patients a year with 90% of their clients low-income of many different social and cultural backgrounds. Congratulations to all the honorees, and thank you to KHEIR for continuing to serve CD 1.

CultivaLA and Madres al Servicio de la Comunidad as Council District 1 Food Champions 2019

CM with Madres Council

CM with Cultiva LA

Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

Huge congratulations to CultivaLA and Madres al Servicio de la Comunidad, the 2019 CD 1 Food Champions. Their work with Westlake Community Garden has greatly improved access to fresh fruits and vegetables in the local community.

Special Visit by 3rd Graders to Share “My City Councilmember” Project

Third Graders Visit CH 1

Third Graders Visit CH 1

Photo Credit: Debby Kim

On Wednesday, CD 1 welcomed very special visitors Dexter, Jacob and Robyn, who came to the City Hall office to share their 3rd grade research project, “My City Councilmember.” These budding community leaders are another part of what makes the First District number one!

First Responders Luncheon

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1st Responders Lunch #1

1st Responders Lunch #1

Photo Credit: Jose Rodriguez and Steve Weingarten

Councilmember Cedillo co-sponsored a lunch on Thursday with Victory Outreach to honor the work of 150 first responders. We thanked the honorees for their efforts and service in protecting our community, responding to emergencies, and aiding and assisting neighbors when in need. Their selfless sacrifice provides critical support for our communities, and we owe them and their families a huge debt of gratitude.

Micro-unit Housing Forum

Micro Unit Workshop

Photo Credit: Gerald Gubatan

Team Cedillo hosted a round table forum at Los Angeles City Hall on the challenges of developing Micro-unit Housing. Microunits provide high-quality living space on a smaller footprint than traditional apartments, and are another option the City is considering in providing more residential options in transit-dense areas.

Nearly 40 architects, real estate professionals, and interested stakeholders came together to identify potential hurdles in producing this housing type in Los Angeles.  We eagerly await the results of the City’s studies that will give further insight into this new type of high-density housing.

Council Motion initiated by Council Member Cedillo

The forum was convened in partnership with the Central City Association (CCA).  CCA Report on Micro Units in Downtown LA

UPCOMING TEAM CEDILLO EVENTS

Hoover Clean Up SPANISH 10-26-19

Hoover Clean Up ENGLISH 10-26-19

CCNP Health Fair ENGLISH 10-26-19

CCNP Health Fair SPANISH 10-26-19

AquaMan Movie Night 10-26-19

Día de los Muertos Procession in Cypress Park

Mujeres De la Tierra Procession Photo

Photo Credit: Mujeres de la Tierra

Mujeres Procession 10-26-19

October is coming to an end, but our festivities are just beginning! We invite you to join us on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 5:30 pm for Mujeres De la Tierra’s annual Dia de los Muertos Community Procession, co-sponsored by Councilmember Cedillo. 

The community procession will begin at Cypress Park Branch Library and will conclude at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens. As there is no parking at the library, we recommend you park at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens (570 W Ave 26, Los Angeles, CA 90065). A FREE shuttle will be provided to the Cypress Park Branch Library (1150 Cypress Ave).

Once at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens, we will have a ribbon cutting ceremony for our altar art installation that will include food, music, and community networking.

For the past six years, Mujeres de la Tierra has celebrated Dia de los Muertos by creating artistic and unique altars to commemorate Latino traditions. The goal for our community procession is to invite local Northeast Los Angeles neighborhoods to foster deeper community ties and to continue to celebrate ancestral tradition.


Academia Avance Ciudadania 10-29-19

Citizenship Workshop SPANISH 10-29-19

Film Community Meeting Flyer English 10-29-19

Breast Cancer Arroyo 10-23-19 SPANISH

William Mead Holloween English

William Mead Holloween Spanish

Halloween Cypress Park 10-31-19

Westlake Pumpkin Patch Flyer ENGLISH

Westlake Pumpkin Patch SPANISH

Ave 50 DDLM 11-1-19

Councilmember Cedillo Partners with 24th Street Theater for Día de los Muertos in One of the Largest Commemorations in CD 1

Come remember your loved ones at Dia De Los Muertos at Hoover Triangle in University Park. Enjoy the live music, food vendors and more!

Sponsored by Councilmember Cedillo, 24th Street Theater, Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer, the celebration is on South Hoover Street at South Union Avenue, on November 2 from 6pm to 10pm. Video Promo

Dia de Los Muertos 11-2-19 Page 1

Dia de Los Muertos 11-2-19 Page 2

Westlake Farmers Parket

Veteran's Day 11-8-19

Rally on 25th Anniversary of Proposition 187

We Are Logo

We Are Flyer

Join us for a day of action as we stand up against racism, hatred and bigotry: Rally for Justice, Immigrant Rights and Equality. It's on Saturday, November 9, 2019 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

RSVP  Information 

Lincoln Heights Carnival Flyer

Lincoln Heights Carnival Discount Tickets

Free Shoes 11-16-19

Arroyo Vista Resource Fair SPANISH 11-16-19

Arroyo Vista Resource Fair ENGLISH 11-16-19

Silent art auction to benefit Central City Action Committee/CCAC in Echo Park

The event will benefit at-risk youth services and programs organized by non-profit Central City Action Committee. Located in Angelino Heights, they have been in the neighborhood since the 70s helping low to moderate income kids and families through education, work programs, mentorship, volunteerism and city beautification. *100% or 50% of auction proceeds will go directly to CCAC. Note: Some service fees will be incurred per transaction. Tropico de Nopal Gallery, and Art Space, 1665 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

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FIELD UPDATE

Informational Session on Street Vending

Street Vending Info Session

Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

Streets LA educated individuals in attendance about the City’s rules and regulations on street vending, and County Health also provided information on health permit process. People had the opportunity to ask questions in regards to street vending, and we want to thank Streets LA and County Health for helping everyone out.

2nd Annual Rampart Fall Festival

Rampart Fall Festival

Rampart Fall Festival 2

Photo Credit: Ricardo Flores

2nd Annual Rampart Fall Festival, co-sponsored by Team Cedillo and El Centro Del Pueblo, Heluna Healthy, Volunteers of America, and LAPD Rampart Division.

Pop-Up Resource Fair

Pop Up Resource Fair LAPD 10th St

Photo Credit: Ricardo Flores

Team Cedillo partnered up with LAPD Rampart Division and the 10th Street Neighborhood Watch to host a Pop-Up Resource Fair this week.

Pico Union Movie Night

Pico Union Movie Night

Pop Up Resource Fair

Pop Up Resource Fair 2

Pico Union Movie Night Photo 5

Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

Movie Night in Pico Union in collaboration with LAPD Rampart and Volunteers of America. Attendees enjoyed free popcorn, candy, and toys.

Eastside Food Market Italian Deli 90th Anniversary

Eastside Market 90th Anniversay

Photo Credit: Ricardo Flores

Team Cedillo partnered up with the Owners of Eastside Market to host their 90th anniversary.

Alejandra Delfin, President of Catalina Walton Neighborhood Association Honored

Alejandra Delfin

Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

We want to offer congratulations to Alejandra Delfin, for her service to the Pico-Union community as the President of Catalina Walton Neighborhood Association.

New Stop Sign by Franklin High School

Irving Pl Stop Sign

Photo Credit: Bill Cody

CD 1 comes through for Franklin High School students and parents. Principal Regina Marquez-Martinez at Franklin High got in touch with Councilmember Cedillo about an unsafe DASH stop, and CD 1 was able to quickly provide the necessary changes. Principal Marquez-Martinez said the parents are thrilled.

Pico Union Seniors Graduate from Puede Center's Computer and Technology Course

Seniors Graduate Puede Center

Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

Congratulations go out to all Pico Union seniors that graduated from Puede Center's Computer and Technology course. Graduating seniors completed 12 hours of instruction on web browsing, computer literacy, email, social media, and basic Microsoft office skills.

Free Farmers Market in Cypress Park at El Centro Del Pueblo

Cypress Park Farmers Market 1

Cypress Park Farmers Market 2

Photo Credit: Elsy Hernandez 

We had a Free Farmers Market in Cypress Park at El Centro Del Pueblo. Councilmember Cedillo partnered with Umma to provide free produce for the community. Thanks to GPNC, Unidos por NELA, and Accion Communitaria for helping make this happen.

Sidewalk Program

The City of Los Angeles has recently extended its Safe Sidewalks LA Rebate Program. 

Over the next 30 years, the City will invest $1.4 billion to fix sidewalks in Council District 2 and throughout the city, to make them accessible to everyone. While funds are available, eligible property owners willing to pay for their own sidewalk repair on an accelerated schedule can receive up to $10,000 in rebates for a commercial or residential lot. 

If you're a property owner with broken sidewalks in front of your business or home, you are eligible for the rebate program. To better understand how to get enrolled and to find out more about the rebate at https://safesidewalks.lacity.org/ or my Highland Park District Office 323-550-1538

UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Grand Park DDLM 10-26-19

Leadership Summit 10-29-19

ECDP Cypress Park Halloween

Join us at the many Recreation and Parks Spooky, Fright Night Fun Thriller Activities for all in Council District 1.

Halloween RAP Activities #1

 

Halloween Activities RAP #2

Halloween Activities RAP #3

Metrolink Notice 11-1 to 2

Plaza DDLM 1 11-1-19

Plaza DDLM 2 11-1-19

Sacred Heart Fight Night 11-2-10

Montevista Film Magnet

RAP Fall 2019 Schedule ENGLISH

RAP Fall 2019 Schedule ENGLISH

Sign up Census Kiosk

Census Kiosk Requirements Page 1

CAC Software Requirements Flyer Page 2

Census Kiosk Requirements Page 2

Spanish Census Poster

Census Counting for Dollars Page 1

 

Census Counting for Dollars Page 2

General Flyer Spa Page 1

General Flyer Eng Spa Page 2

 


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Friends,

On Tuesday in Council, I joined my colleagues in supporting an ordinance that would protect tenants from any rise in no-fault evictions in anticipation of AB 1482, the recently signed state law, which prohibits evictions without "just cause" and restricts rent increases to no more than 5 percent each year.

It is not a surprise that in advance of the implementation of AB 1482, no-fault eviction notices and threats of eviction have surged. This new emergency ordinance will ensure renter protections to hundreds of thousands of households and give those residents housing security until the new State law takes effect on January 1. At a time when the City is experiencing an unprecedented housing crisis, the new legislation provides a critical tool to prevent further homelessness and displacement.

Gil Cedillo
Councilmember, First District

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Lincoln Heights BID Renewal Moving Forward

On Tuesday this week, Councilmember Cedillo’s motion authorizing all necessary assistance for renewing the Lincoln Heights Business Improvement District was passed on consent. The City Clerk has now been given the power to disburse funding to support the work necessary for the renewal, and we eagerly await the new works that the BID has in store for the future.

Celebrating 25 years of Vista LA

Vista LA Council Presentation

Photo Credit: Sheri Mandel

Councilmember Cedillo joined Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of ABC 7's Vista LA by honoring the staff, reporters, and producers in council last Tuesday. Vista LA has served as a platform for inspiring the community, shedding light on key issues, and giving a voice for the Latino community in Southern California. 

EVENTS

Hoover Triangle Phase 2 Improvements Complete

Hoover Triangle Ribbon Cutting

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Photo Credit: Sheri Mandel

After many months, the second improvement phase at the Hoover Triangle is finally complete! Councilmember Cedillo has long-supported the project, authoring the necessary funding for all the improvements at the revitalized public space.

Located in University Park, Hoover Triangle now has two brand-new shade structures, large box canopy trees to provide even more shade, decorative items, benches, and trash receptacles designed to provide the local community with public space for gatherings, hangouts, and even local festivals like the upcoming Day of the Dead festival on November 2.

Filipino American History Month Celebrated at City Council

Filipino American History Month

Photo Credit: Betsy Annas

UPCOMING TEAM CEDILLO EVENTS

Cypress Park Farmers Market ENGLISH

Cypress Park Farmers Market SPANISH

Westlake Farmers Parket

Aladdin Movie Night 10-18-19 ENGLISH

Aladdin Movie Night 10-18-19 SPANISH

Block Party 10-19-19

10th St Block Party SPANISH

Eastside Market 90th

Fall Festival 10-19-19 ENGLISH

Fall Festival 10-19-19 SPANISH

Academia Avance Ciudadania 10-29-19

Film Community Meeting Flyer English 10-29-19

Breast Cancer Arroyo 10-23-19 SPANISH

Halloween Cypress Park 10-31-19

Ave 50 DDLM 11-1-19

Councilmember Cedillo Co-Sponsors Dia de Los Muertos Commemoration Saturday, November 2nd

Join us for the second year that we are co-sponsoring Dia de los Muertos on Saturday, November 2nd, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. featuring La Sonora Dinamita. On the street on Hoover Street and Union Avenue in University Park.

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FIELD UPDATE

West Adams Preparatory High School Fire Academy and Police Academy Visit City Hall

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Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

The West Adams Preparatory High School Fire Academy and Police Academy visited City Council this week. Both academies are located in Pico Union and we are excited to get to better know the next generation of our first responders!

Marmion Way Clean Up

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Photo Credit: Bill Cody

35 people helped out this week at a neighborhood cleanup to make Marmion Way sparkle!

Pico Union Clean Up

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Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

Community clean up in Pico Union with National Heath Foundation and LA Public Works Commissioner Aura Garcia.

2nd Annual 18th Street Block Party in Pico Union

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Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

Team Cedillo took part in the 2nd Annual 18th Street Block Party in Pico Union. Neighbors got access to resources and there was plenty of food, entertainment, and games for everyone.

Pumpkin Patch in Westlake Open!

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Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

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Westlake Pumpkin Patch SPANISH

Come get your pumpkin for Halloween! Venga por su calabaza!

Temple-Beaudry Clean Up

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Temple Beaudry Clean Up Photo 2

Photo Credit: Ricardo Flores

Team Cedillo partnered with Francisco Gonzales of Boy Scout Troop 121 to help beautify the community. Francisco, who is working on his Eagle Project, worked side by side with Field Deputy Ricardo Flores on planning the event, from community outreach efforts to logistics. It was a great success!

Equitas Academy Parent Conference

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Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez

Team Cedillo giving an informational presentation about city services at Equitas Academy.

Safe Sidewalks LA Rebate Program Extended

Sidewalk Program

The City of Los Angeles has recently extended its Safe Sidewalks LA Rebate Program. 

Over the next 30 years, the City will invest $1.4 billion to fix sidewalks in Council District 2 and throughout the city, to make them accessible to everyone. While funds are available, eligible property owners willing to pay for their own sidewalk repair on an accelerated schedule can receive up to $10,000 in rebates for a commercial or residential lot. 

If you're a property owner with broken sidewalks in front of your business or home, you are eligible for the rebate program. To better understand how to get enrolled and to find out more about the rebate call 213 485-4927 or my Highland Park District Office 323-550-1538

UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Montevista Film Magnet

Breast Cancer Arroyo 10-23-19 ENGLISH

Breast Cancer Arroyo 10-23-19 SPANISH

Montevista Fall Fest 10-25-19

Join us at the many Recreation and Parks Spooky, Fright Night Fun Thriller Activities for all in Council District 1.

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Halloween Activities RAP #3

RAP Fall 2019 Schedule ENGLISH

RAP Fall 2019 Schedule ENGLISH

 

Curb You Waste LA Pilot Route

 

Sign up Census Kiosk

Census Kiosk Requirements Page 1

CAC Software Requirements Flyer Page 2

Census Kiosk Requirements Page 2

Spanish Census Poster

Census Counting for Dollars Page 1

 

Census Counting for Dollars Page 2

General Flyer Spa Page 1

General Flyer Eng Spa Page 2

 


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Join us for Councilmember Gilbert Cedillo's 6th Annual Latin Jazz & Music Festival 

October 5th, 2019 & October 6th, 2019 

COUNCILMEMBER GILBERT CEDILLO WILL PRESENT HIS 6TH ANNUAL FREE LATIN JAZZ AND MUSIC FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5 AND 6, 2019 FROM 11:00 A.M – 8:30 P.M. EACH DAY AT SYCAMORE GROVE PARK, 4702 N. FIGUEROA STREET BETWEEN AVENUE 49 AND WOODSIDE DRIVE IN LOS ANGELES. SOME OF THE PERFORMERS DURING THE TWO-DAY FESTIVAL WILL INCLUDE:
LA SANTA CECILIA, COLD DUCK, BOOGALOO ASSASSINS, FRANCISCO TORRES LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE AND SELENAMOS. THE FESTIVAL WILL ALSO FEATURE FOOD, A BEER & WINE GARDEN, ARTS & CRAFTS, DANCING, PINATA MAKING, LOTERIA AND A KID’S PLAYGROUND. For information call 213-473-7001. https://www.facebook.com/events/2309718429280361/

 

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 
Council Passes 2019-2020 Budget

(Photo Credit: Mel Ilomin)

Thanks to the tenacity, ingenuity, and diplomacy of my colleagues and city staff, we passed the City of Los Angeles’ new $10.6B budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 – with the largest reserve fund in City history. Having this reserve places us in a healthy fiscal state to address today’s needs while also protecting us from possible economic downturns in the foreseeable future.

You can read more about this historic budget and collaboration by clicking here.

Council Honors UCLA for 100 Years of Service




(Photo Credit: Jay A Cortez and Mike Fong)

The entire City of Los Angeles and City Hall were feeling the Blue & Gold spirit this week as we gathered to honor the University of California, Los Angeles for their Centennial Anniversary Celebration. Team Cedillo, in particular, was very excited as we have the honor of having a significant number of Bruin staff. “Can you do the 8-clap?” is a mandatory question for all Team Cedillo job interviews. We’re half-joking. Go Bruins!

See the UCLA Marching Band enter Council Chambers by clicking here.


FIELD UPDATE
Vida Sana Health Event in Pico Union





(Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez)

We helped host the “Vida Sana” event at Pico Union.  The event provided free produce and tips on health eating.  Join us for the next Vida Sana Sunday on June 2nd which includes free music, produce, games and resources!

Click here to see the flyer with info on our Facebook Page.

Catalina Walton Neighborhood Association Meeting

(Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez)

Team Cedillo attended a meeting with the executive board of Catalina Walton Neighborhood Association where we discussed parking and issues on public safety.

Chavez Community Garden Meeting



(Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez)

This week, Team Cedillo presented certificates of recognition to the outgoing and incoming members of the Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council.  Working together, we will continue to address issues important to Lincoln Heights.

Mental Health Services for Lincoln Heights Seniors


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Lincoln Heights Senior Center, in partnership with Team Cedillo, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Northeast Mental Health & Wellness Center, hosted a  mental health awareness and access session to our seniors as part of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Berendo Neighborhood Association Visits City Hall





(Photo Credit: Jay A Cortez and Luis Gonzalez)

Berendo Neighborhood Association is one of our biggest allies out on the field and we were happy to host them as City Hall this week to honor their tremendous efforts and support.  Councilman Cedillo acknowledged the organization at the end of Wednesday’s Council meeting.

Venice Blvd Improvements



(Photo Credit: Luis Gonzalez)

Streets LA, formerly known as City of Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services, and Bureau of Engineering completed sidewalk repair in front of Magnolia Elementary in Pico Union on Venice Blvd from Orchard to Magnolia Ave.


NEWS UPDATE
In Memory of: Nativo Lopez



(Photo Credit: Hector Cruz Sandoval)

My great friend and ally, Nativo Lopez Vigil, President of La Hermandad Mexicana passed away last Sunday.  It was from Nativo that I first learned about the mass towing of vehicles owned by undocumented immigrants which led to my decade long fight in the Legislature to allow undocumented immigrants apply for AB 60 Driver’s licenses.  Nativo was always there to fight the good fight, no matter the controversy or unpopularity of a cause.  In a time where immigrants are vilified by the person who occupies the highest office in the land, Nativo has chosen to fight for the undocumented working members of the society.  His friends, as well as his critics, all agree that Nativo was “fearless”.  I share more about our history and just how much he meant to me in a Facebook post earlier this week, found here.

EPD Nativo Lopez Vigil (1951-2019)


UPCOMING EVENTS
Event Happening This Weekend



Later this Month
Levitt Pavilion Summer Concert Lineup 

Levitt LA's 2019 LINEUP IS HERE! Conerts start JUNE 1!
RSVP today: concerts.levittlosangeles.org #MacArthurPark #DondeViveLaMúsica


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