Tag: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Power outages leave locals seeking relief

Power outages leave locals seeking relief

| August 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

Angelenos battled a blistering three-digit heat wave with around-the-clock air conditioning July 6, but beginning around 5 p.m, aging infrastructure gave out, resulting in widespread power outages. Although power was restored for most neighborhoods within hours, Hancock Park, Windsor Square and Larchmont felt the consequences of the blackout for most of the sticky weekend, and […]

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New power poles come to Larchmont Blvd.

New power poles come to Larchmont Blvd.

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power will be coming to Larchmont Blvd. as early as next Mon., May 16, to replace power poles. Work is expected to continue through November. The power pole replacement will take place in the alley between Beverly Blvd. and 1st St., and will be Mondays through Saturdays, 8 a.m. […]

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A Larchmont lawn detective goes searching for the truth

A Larchmont lawn detective goes searching for the truth

| December 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

It’s dead and there are no regrets. It was green. It was alive.  But the grass had to go. This wasn’t the demise of just any old blade of turf, or a fly-by-night patch that tumbled upon some easy soil. No, it was the most coveted, fence-to-fence looker money could buy: Marathon fescue. This was […]

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Demand transparency before DWP rate increase

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Our Department of Water and Power is proposing to increase our water and power rates by 25 percent and 12 percent, respectively, over the next two years. Underlying these rate increases are extensive unfunded environmental mandates, an aging infrastructure and escalating personnel expenditures. And, in the case of the water system, rates are also increasing […]

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