Press Releases

Mapping Free Tax Prep Services In L.A.

Posted on April 10, 2018

Mapping Free Tax Prep Services In L.A.

Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released a map detailing local resources to help Angelenos prepare for the April 17, 2018, filing deadline.

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Controller Identifies $28 million in Unspent Public Funds

Posted on March 29, 2018

Controller Identifies $28 million in Unspent Public Funds
Council vows to utilize money for City’s priorities

Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released a report detailing $28 million in unspent public funds allocated for specific purposes but that have remained idle despite the City’s ongoing fiscal challenges. The report and data can be seen at lacontroller.org/idlefunds

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Los Angeles Spotlights ‘Open Data Day’

Posted on March 02, 2018

Los Angeles Spotlights ‘Open Data Day’

Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin and the Los Angeles City Council today recognized Open Data Day, spotlighting the tremendous work of Angelenos whose use of numbers has led to more transparency, trust and transformation in government.

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A More Accessible Los Angeles: Audit of The Department on Disability

Posted on February 28, 2018

Controller Audits Department on Disability,
Calls for a More Accessible Los Angeles

Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released an audit of the City’s Department on Disability (DoD), calling for a more systematic, citywide approach to enhance the Department’s effectiveness and improve the City’s compliance with disability laws.

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L.A. Controller Calls on City to Take a More Dynamic, Efficient Approach to Street Sweeping

Posted on October 25, 2017

Los Angeles --  A world-class city deserves world-class streets. Unfortunately, in the driving capital of the world, too often L.A.’s streets are unswept and our City lacks a clear methodology to take on the nearly 14,000 curb miles on which residents, business people and tourists drive each day. In his latest audit, L.A. Controller Ron Galperin called on the Bureau of Street Services (BSS) to reassess how street sweepers can more efficiently clean City streets while optimizing routes and making better use of technology.

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L.A. City Controller Calls for Measures to Address Proliferation of Homeless Encampments

Posted on September 27, 2017

Controller Ron Galperin calls on City to address public health and safety risks, help people experiencing homelessness store belongings and better utilize City-owned properties

Los Angeles – The proliferation of homeless encampments in the City is a unique public health and safety crisis that demands immediate action, City Controller Ron Galperin said in a report released today.

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L.A. Controller Issues Report Cards for City Parks -- Along With Results of Public Survey of Park Users

Posted on September 13, 2017

High marks for athletic fields and children’s play areas; lower marks for restrooms, graffiti and safety

LOS ANGELES – Community parks in the City earned generally solid grades for facilities such as playgrounds, trails and gyms -- but maintenance and cleanliness of restrooms scored largely C and below in new first-of-their kind report cards issued by L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin. Park users meanwhile reported general satisfaction with their local parks, but many said cleanliness and safety concerns deter them from using their community parks more.

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