If you have a tip about illegal fireworks in your neighborhood contact https://complaint.lacity.org/Complaint/fireworks/ or https://www.lacrimestoppers.org/ and submit your information anonymously.
Beginning Friday, June 12 the following are permitted to reopen/resume: gyms and fitness centers, museums, galleries, hotels for leisure, day camps and their pools, film, TV and music production, stadiums and arenas (without spectators)
Restaurants, barber shops, and hair salons may now choose to reopen, but under specific guidelines. For example, hair salons and barber shops may only serve one client at a time, and everyone must wear a face covering. Nail salons and businesses providing spa or massage services, or other “close-contact services,” remain closed. Restaurants may operate at 60% capacity, but their bar areas remain closed.
Members of Watts Neighborhood Council joined in with the Watts Labor Community Action Committee at Assembly Member Mike Gibson's Free Mask Giveaway on Saturday, May 16. Together we provided free surgical and non-surgical face masks to the community and to first responders at LAPD Southeast Community Police Station.
As of May 14, 2020 the Safer LA Order was loosened to open parks, beaches and trails, but face masks are required at all times when out and beach parking lots are closed.
Watts Neighborhood Council is proud to announce that we have supported Watts with our emergency funds during the COVID-19 crisis to fund the efforts of Sisters of Watts and East Side Riders in feeding our neighbors.
Thank you to the East Side Riders Bicycle Club for their breakfast service. This week in partnership with the East Side Riders Bicycle Club, Councilmember Buscaino helped feed 750 people breakfast in Watts.
The Angeleno Card provides direct financial assistance to Angelenos facing extreme economic hardship as a direct result of the COVID-19 crisis. Apply by Thursday, April 16, 4:30pm.
This week's news includes face mask requirements, park closure for Easter, domestic violence assistance, how to volunteer from home for the census and dogs working from home.
This week we offer information about eviction moratoriums, job portals, WIC, how to make a face mask and diversions.