Minimum Wage Increase Jul 5, 2016 - Employees in unincorporated areas of LA County will see gradual increases in the hourly minimum wage rate over the next several years. The minimum wage for workers of large businesses changed to $10.50 on 7/1/16 and employees of small businesses are slated to receive the same increase on 7/1/17. The minimum wage rate will top off at $15.00 on 7/1/20 and 7/1/21 for large and small business employees, respectively. Please see link to flyer for details.
Marina del Rey Wetland Park Restoration Project Jul 8, 2016 - The Department of Beaches & Harbors is pleased to announce that work will begin on the wetland restoration project at Via Marina and Tahiti Way in Marina del Rey in July, and completion is expected by the end of the year. Initial work will result in no road closures or traffic detours. Click the link above for more details.
Zonker Harris Accessway CLOSED FOR REPAIR Jun 27, 2016 - Malibu’s Zonker Harris beach accessway closed on June 17, 2016, as a result of surf-related damage (see photos). The 200-foot-long ramp at 22670 Pacific Coast Highway sustained damage at about the halfway mark, leaving it impassable. The entire concrete ramp will remain closed through summer, and until necessary reconstruction work is completed. Please check here and on the DBH Facebook and Twitter pages for updates on the ramp’s reconstruction. Beach Accessways Map
2016 Marina del Rey Boater Survey
- Attention Marina del Rey Boaters! Please help us improve boating services & environmental education in Marina del Rey harbor by completing our boating survey. Your input is greatly appreciated!
"Alert LA County" Emergency Notification System
- "Alert LA County" is a new emergency mass notification system that will be used to contact County residents and businesses via recorded phone messages, text messages or e-mail messages regarding emergencies or critical situations and information on necessary actions, such as evacuations. Alert LA County Registration | Alert LA County - FAQ |
Building a Better Oxford Basin May 27, 2015 - LA County has re-envisioned the 56 year old basin to be a regional destination for public recreation & observing nature, while reducing flood risk, improving water quality, and establishing high-quality habitat. This $13 million project will increase flood protection and provide cleaner water, park like amenities, and a vibrant native plant habitat. The target for completion of this project is Spring 2016. DPW NewsWorks Article on Oxford Basin | Oxford Basin Project Details