July 24, 2019
Protecting Our Neighborhoods

The City of Los Angeles' Foreclosure Registry Program, which aims to prevent blight in communities as a result of foreclosures, recently got an upgrade with the help of L.A. Controller Ron Galperin.

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July 10, 2019
Happy (Fiscal) New Year

A fiscal year (FY) lasts from July 1 to June 30. For the City of Los Angeles, it is an important factor in calculating revenue and expenses, performing financial reporting and determining how budgets are spent.

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June 26, 2019
Creating Opportunities for Communities

Have you ever wondered who owns that vacant lot in your neighborhood or if an empty building could serve another purpose and improve the community? Controller Galperin released Property Panel to answer those questions and more.

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June 20, 2019
Working to Alleviate Homelessness

In response to the recent Homeless Count results, Controller Ron Galperin urged City leaders to scrutinize every dollar used to combat homelessness and ensure that spending is open and transparent to the public.

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May 31, 2019
Honoring L.A. Changemakers

During the Jewish American Heritage Month celebration at City Hall, Controller Galperin honored 92 year-old Holocaust survivor Sidonia Lax for her contributions to the Jewish community and the City of Los Angeles.

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May 15, 2019
The First Step Toward Greening L.A.

In his recent Green New Deal announcement, the Mayor called for L.A. to plant and maintain 90,000 new trees. Controller Galperin's recommendation to conduct a citywide inventory of existing street trees is a necessary first step.

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May 1, 2019
Preventing Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Galperin urged the City to better protect against fraud in IT contracts. This follows an investigation that discovered several LADBS employees created fake invoices and falsified IT contract receipts, costing the City $3.5 million.

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April 17, 2019
Data + Policy = Good Government

Galperin recently attended Tyler Connect 2019 in Dallas, TX — a conference for data, technology and government professionals from across the country to exchange ideas, insights and solutions.

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April 3, 2019
New Website, Fresh Data

Galperin recently launched a new, modernized website, giving Angelenos a simpler way to access audits, financial reports and City performance metrics.

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March 20, 2019
Building Relationships for Los Angeles

Galperin and other L.A. representatives spent the week in Washington, D.C., meeting with policymakers and thought leaders in the nation's capital advocating for issues important to Angelenos.