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.  You can also e-mail directly to Pacific Graffiti Services (the graffiti-removal vendor for this area) at this e-mail address:  Or you can use this online form to report the graffiti:

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

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 Art Gallegos (covers Melrose area between La Brea and La Cienega), Phone: (213) 793-0708;  E-mail:

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

Los Angeles City Council member Paul Koretz:

Los Angeles City Council member Paul Koretz’s field deputy for 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 Night (special shopping and food truck event the first Thursday of each month):

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

2 Responses to Important Resources

  1. Pingback: Breaking News – Fire Caused by Pot Grow House | Melrose Village Blog

  2. Pingback: Check Out our Important Resources | Melrose Village Blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s