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Town Hall to Discuss Highland Traffic

Town Hall to Discuss Highland Traffic

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) is holding a Town Hall meeting to discuss traffic issues on Highland Ave. and possible mitigation measures. The Town Hall will feature a panel with John Darnell (Council District 5), Nikki Ezhari (Council District 4), Jeannie Shen (Los Angeles Department of Transportation), and Los Angeles Police Department West Traffic Division

Councilman David Ryu will open the meeting with Q&A from 6:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Ebell of Los Angeles

743 S. Lucerne Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

(enter via the West Parking Lot, accessible via 8th Street to the West of the building)

Please send all questions that you would like answered at the Town Hall to by Friday, September 2nd.



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LADWP Rebate Program

LADWP Rebate Program

Here’s a quick look at a few of LADWP’s most popular rebates:


  • Variable Speed Pool Pump—Up to $1,000 rebate (Watch KTLA Pool Pump News Story)
  • Cash-in-Your Lawn—$1.75 per square foot rebate
  • Rain Barrel—$100 rebate
  • Rain Cistern—$400 rebate
  • Weather-Based Irrigation Controller—$200 rebate
  • Rotating Sprinkler Heads—$6.00 per head rebate


  • Heating or Air Conditioning System—Up to $120 per ton rebate
  • Lighting—$2.50 per bulb rebate
  • Television—Up to $25 rebate
  • Refrigerator—Up to $75 rebate
  • Clothes Washer—$300 per unit
  • Toilet—$100 rebate
  • Free Faucet Aerators—Save $100s per year off your utility bill

For complete details, or to apply for any of our popular rebates and programs, visit our website today! You can also learn other ways to save money on your bill by decreasing your water and power usage with these simple and useful efficiency tips.

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