Important Resources

Animal Services for the City of Los Angeles:

Bulky Item Pick-Up (to get waste picked up that does not fit into waste bins, such as old chairs and sofas):  Call 311, or use this online form:

Fairfax High School:

FilmLA:  If film crews are causing problems in the neighborhood, call for action (24 hours a day): 213-977-8600

Graffiti:  To get graffiti removed, call 311 (the L.A. City information line) and give the operator information about where the graffiti is located.

Greenway Arts Alliance (runs the Melrose Trading Post and the Greenway Court Theatre):

Melrose Ave. Business Improvement District (BID):

Hollywood Media District BID:

LAPD E-Policing Newsletter for our area:  To sign up, just fill out the simple directions here:

LAPD Wilshire Division:

LAPD Senior Lead Officer Dave Cordova (covers Melrose area east of La Brea), Phone: (213) 793-0650; E-mail:

SLO Art Gallegos who covered the Melrose area between La Brea and La Cienega was promoted and has been reassigned to another LAPD Division, so there is no permanent SLO yet for this area. We will post an updtae when a new SLO is assigned.

Los Angeles City Council member Paul Koretz:

Los Angeles City Council member Paul Koretz’s District Director for West Los Angeles, including Melrose area:  John Darnell, E-mail:

Melrose Action Neighborhood Watch:, Coordinator: Peter Nichols, Phone: (323) 208-2131, E-mail:

Melrose Avenue Merchant Alliance (MAMA):

Melrose Elementary Magnet School for Math, Science and Technology:

Melrose Village YouTube Channel:

Mid City West Community Council (our official neighborhood council; holds board meetings the second Tuesday evening of each month at the NCJW building, 543 N. Fairfax Avenue):

Parking Enforcement for Los Angeles: Phone: (213) 485-4184

Poinsettia Recreation Center:  The park director is Kortley Norris, Phone: 323-876-5014, E-mail:  To report illegal activity in the park that needs to be addressed immediately, call the 24-hour dispatch number for the OPS park police, (213) 978-4670.  To discuss any ongoing public safety issues in the park, contact OPS Senior Lead Officer Javier Barragan at  Web site:

Potholes:  To get potholes filled, call 311, or use the online form at


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