WHITTIER – The city is about to embark on a $345,600 alley-cleaning program. The money will be spent to provide street sweeping of alleys every other week and hire three new employees – two of whom will be used to pick up the material that have been illegally dumped. A third will be a code-enforcement officer. “It’s a terrible problem,” Councilman Bob Henderson said. “The alleys are deteriorating badly. We have all kinds of pot holes and debris.” However, it still will several months for the program – approved recently by the City Council – to get under way. The city must seek bids for the street sweeping program and hire the new employees. 165Let’s talk business.Catch up on the business news closest to you with our daily newsletter. Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Following the fire, the city undertook a $50 million plan to repair the park . By City News Service A Los Angeles City Council committee allocated an additional $1.655 million Monday to revitalize Griffith Park, which was scorched by a brush fire five months ago. The funding, approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, is subject to approval by the council. The brush fire broke out May 8, just east of the Hollywood sign, and charred more than 820 acres of the park. Authorities suspect the fire was started by a man smoking near dry brush. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!