Problems, Bills, and Info: L.A. Launches 311 Smartphone App | KCET
Problems, Bills, and Info: L.A. Launches 311 Smartphone App
The MyLA311 app can be downloaded from the Apple App and Google Play stores.
"Angelenos now have a direct mobile portal to vital services and key city information," Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said. "This will spur a more open and transparent government. MyLA311 puts the power of City Hall in the palm of your hand."
The app utilizes the camera and GPS features of a smartphone to give residents the ability to take pictures and submit information about potholes and graffiti to the city, as well as request services such as bulky item pick up and tree trimming.
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers can now use the app to pay their bills will a few taps and swipes of the fingertips.
Residents and visitors alike can also use the app's Find City Info tool, which finds and gives directions to a wide range of city resources, including swimming pools, hiking trails, libraries, recreation centers, museums, and senior centers.
The app also connects users to Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
A Q&A will immediately follow the screening with Oscar-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins.
During the late 19th and early 20th century, many mass-produced black dolls were stereotypical, caricature-like and expressed racist undertones. Shindana Toys helped change the paradigm, irrevocably changing the toy industry today.
On November 24, 1965, the Louis Smith and Robert Hall launched an organization called Operation Bootstrap. The organization emphasized the importance of black entrepreneurship and used its business initiatives to shift public perception of black identity.
The Yurok people care for all of their family members, and their kin — including condors and salmon — reciprocate the care.
- 1 of 221
- next ›