Temporary Cooling Centers Coming to Downtown Los Angeles in July

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Beginning in July, a City-supported project led by the Skid Row Cooling Resources (SRCR) Group will begin operating temporary, fully staffed cooling center locations in Downtown Los Angeles, as a service to unhoused residents and others during the hottest summer months of the year. As a part of the project, five Cooling Canopies will be set up in the Downtown … Read More

Port of Los Angeles Program Offers Low Cost PPE to Area Businesses

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Expanded access to a City of Los Angeles program is making it easier for businesses in our region, including film production companies, to acquire PPE for worker protection. The Logistics Victory Los Angeles (LoVLA) Program was launched by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti through the Port of Los Angeles in April 2020. The program successfully sought to make PPE (N95 … Read More

Register Today for LA2021: Future of Creative Talent Summit Series

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The Film, Television and Digital Media industries are crucial to Los Angeles County’s identity and economy, and will be integral in its economic recovery during and after the COVID-19 crisis. The LA2021 Future of Creative Talent Summit Series — produced by The County of Los Angeles Chief Executive Office in partnership with Beacon Economics — will be an online venture … Read More

Community Filming Surveys to Resume in Modified Form

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The Community Filming Survey is a time-tested tool used by FilmLA and public authorities to discover neighborhood concerns with upcoming filming activity.  Usually required in advance of more complicated shoots, Filming Surveys are conducted door-to-door near planned film locations by production companies or their hired representatives.  When Greater Los Angeles reopened to filming on June 15 after the COVID-19 shutdown, City … Read More