Sign-ups for Lakewood Youth Sports basketball take place Dec. 7-21 online or at all Lakewood parks.
Council unanimously acts on community priorities—places “Local Control Measure” on March 2020 BallotDecember 6, 2019
At their Nov. 12 meeting, the City Council voted unanimously to place the “Lakewood Public Safety/Local Control Measure” on the March 2020 ballot for consideration by city voters.
Visit the recently remodeled Vons supermarket, featuring an updated decor and an expanded Starbucks.
SEAACA is offering a fall special when you adopt a pet now through Dec. 14.
Many of the 1,200 residents that Lakewood Project Shepherd serves during the holidays are kids—kids who could really use a toy for the holidays.
Lakewood Center's “Santa HQ” turns the tradition of visiting Santa into a high-tech, family-fun activity.
The devastating citrus disease Huanglongbing (HLB) was detected in a residential citrus tree in Lakewood and is spreading to new areas.
Submit stories and a photo of your Lakewood-connected veteran or active duty service member to be featured on the Veterans History Project website.
Protect your family from mosquitoes with these tips.
A Los Angeles Times food critic has ventured to our city to try a creative, cross-cultural taco restaurant that’s been getting rave reviews on Yelp.
Long Beach City College’s 47th Hall of Fame class will induct five honorees, including 39-year Lakewood employee and Community Services Manager Chuck Martucci, at its award ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
Lakewood Beautiful home awards were handed out on September 25. See photos, a video and a map of winning homes.
Low-income residents may apply for grants and interest-free deferred-payment loans to repair and rehabilitate their homes.
View the Lakewood CityTV video and photo gallery of the Sept. 11 Patriot Day commemoration.
Come to Lakewood Center's Farmers Market on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lakewood’s After-School Activity Zone is a free drop-in program for school-age children and preteens.
Online registration for the new Fall/Winter catalog of recreation and community services starts August 31.
See the photos from the National Night Out and Community BBQ held at Palms Park on Friday, August 9.
It's easy to save money on back-to-school needs…and help your local community ...by shopping local in Lakewood.
Watch Lakewood CityTV's video for easy tips to keep pets safe in the heat.
An insect called the Asian citrus psyllid spreads the disease as it feeds on leaves. The main way the psyllid spreads throughout the state is by people transporting infested plants or plant material.
David Sprengel, a 29-year member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, has been promoted to captain and named the new commander of the station.
Longer days and warm evenings make summer the perfect time to enjoy Lakewood’s beautiful nature trails.
The Lakewood Sheriff’s “Special Assignment Officers” (SAO) team is engaging in undercover operations to arrest and cite the sellers of illegal fireworks.
The Lakewood Beautiful program is ready to recognize Lakewood residents who take extra care to keep their homes and yards (and local neighborhoods) looking great! Submit a nomination by May 10.
Lakewood's 65th Anniversary was celebrated with a '50s-themed event at Del Valle Park and a special lunch at the Weingart Senior Center.
Each week from April 18 through May 30 we will post a trivia question about a decade in Lakewood's past on our Facebook page for a chance to win a 65th Anniversary prize pack.
Construction will begin on April 12 to remove the concrete fountain and blocks that comprise the “urban stream” in front of The Centre.
Jeff Wood named vice mayor, as the Lakewood City Council completed its annual reorganization on March 26.
By October 1, 2020 all California residents will be required to show a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or identification card in order to board a domestic flight.
Two options for Lakewood residents.
The 2018 Lakewood Youth Hall of Fame Co-Athletes of the Year are Heder Gladden and Christopher Adimora.
Classes begin in February at the Pacific Coast Campus and are offered in the evenings and Saturdays to accommodate work schedules.
The newly remodeled Burns Community Center has expanded their class offerings for the active senior.
The L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers organization enables people to anonymously give tips about suspects and to receive an award of up to $1,000 if a suspect is arrested.
The Lakewood State of the City annual luncheon included the viewing of the city's informative annual report video.
A new round of significant construction and maintenance improvements began Jan. 26 and will run through late May 2019.
The city’s Budget Advisory Group held its third monthly meeting on Jan. 14, hearing presentations and asking questions about Lakewood’s $50 million annual municipal budget.
Learn more about these programs and attend upcoming free orientation meetings at Mayfair and Artesia High Schools.
In Lakewood, state and federal agriculture officials are going door-to-door to inspect for the Asian citrus psyllid and devastating citrus disease HLB.
The Lakewood City Council joined local residents in celebrating the renovation of the Burns Community Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12.
Take the quiz to see if you are vulnerable.
Wearing their orange Fathom t-shirts, you may see Lakewood’s contract team of Fathom workers checking water meters outside homes over the coming weeks.
Have your say in the Metro NextGen Bus Study.
Can you guess what it is?
Lakewood Center hosted its third annual Summer Fest event on Saturday, August 18 as a thank-you to the Lakewood community for patronizing the mall year-round.
Lakewood residents can play a critical role in stopping the spread of HLB by searching for signs of the pest and the disease on their trees.
Lakewood is considered a very safe community, but Lakewood Station personnel are prepared to respond to specialized emergencies.
A big Lakewood congratulations and shout-out to Artesia High School grad James Harden on being named NBA’s Most Valuable Player for 2017-18.
You can see, download and share photos from the June 16 Lakewood Youth Sports opening day ceremonies and annual Public Safety Expo.
The Lakewood City Council on June 12 passed a two-year budget for Fiscal Years 2018-2020, which starts July 1, 2018.
Former Lakewood City Council Member Paul Zeltner, 92, passed away in Rancho Bernardo in San Diego County on May 26.
Lakewood is now the first city in California to have completed a major stormwater capture project funded by the California Department of Transportation.
Be aware of these common scams and what to do about them.
Lakewood City Council members recently approved funding 96 hours a month of additional Sheriff’s Deputy time focused on safe driving enforcement.
Volunteer coaches are needed for baseball, softball and T-ball teams for the summer season.
Canada’s No. 1 casual dining restaurant will be opening a new location at the site of the former East Side Mario’s on Candlewood Street.
Phyllis Clark was honored at the City of Lakewood's recent appreciation luncheon for all senior volunteers.
Good news: Burglaries in Lakewood are down 20% and auto thefts are down 35% in the first three months of 2018.
Lakewood's Adobo Taco Grill has earned a spot on Yelp's annual list of Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reports that “metal theft” is on the rise throughout the region, including in Lakewood.
Lakewood CityTV's "Walking Lakewood" series explores a one-mile walk around Rynerson Park.
In 2017, Lakewood Education Foundation broke the prior record and fulfilled 114 classroom improvement grant requests from Lakewood schools, giving a total of $54,525.
Lakewood CityTV’s second video in the series recognizes the unique contribution that the late Dennis Lander made to Lakewood’s cherished Veterans Memorial Plaza at Del Valle Park.
Lakewood CityTV’s video “Honoring Lakewood Veterans Brick by Brick: Miller Family” tells the story of one Lakewood family’s four World War II veterans.
The poster collection, now available online, tells the story of the innovative building and mall through text and historic photos.
More information for residents interested in the decision to change contractors for billing and customer service.
Lakewood High School 2013 alumnus J.P. Crawford made his major league baseball debut with the Philadelphia Phillies on September 5.
September marks the first month on the job for Lakewood’s new city manager, Thaddeus McCormack.
Original Lakewood resident Alleen Cooper has been writing letters of thanks to U.S. troops for more than 70 years.
Lakewood's Bolivar Park refurbished playground equipment has been installed in Matapalo, Costa Rica to the delight of the entire community.
Thousands of residents enjoyed the evening concert and all-day events at the August 19 Summer Fest at Lakewood Center.
EDCO is now the direct point of contact for Lakewood residents.
The Lakewood City Council has chosen Thaddeus McCormack, currently the city manager of Santa Fe Springs, to be the new city manager for Lakewood.
The Sephora store held a grand re-opening to celebrate.
California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon honored World War II veteran and Lakewood resident Sam Sachs as the 2017 Veteran of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District.
The public is invited to share stories of Lakewood-connected veterans by submitting a photo and completing a short online form.
Lakewood is one of only 31 cities in California and 258 cities nationwide honored by KaBOOM!
Assembly Bill 1250 would make it very hard and very costly for cities, including Lakewood, to contract for services.
Lakewood veteran Sam Sachs recently celebrated his 102nd birthday surrounded by fellow veterans, friends and family.
Victor Thompson was honored at the City of Lakewood's recent appreciation luncheon for all senior volunteers.
Donations are still needed and greatly appreciated to help the Rotary Club of Lakewood refurbish, transport and install old Lakewood playground equipment in Costa Rica.
Arbor Week was celebrated in mid-March with a fun educational program to teach Lakewood kids about the urban forest.
Lakewood Sheriff’s Station personnel thank Lakewood residents.
Thanks to the efforts of runners and volunteers, Lakewood Run proceeds will help local nonprofit programs.
Mayfair High School students are taking part in a unique and award-winning program to get an introduction to healthcare career fields.
Lakewood Council Member Steve Croft is the new board president of GLACVCD.
Project Shepherd volunteers are recognized with an "I Made A Difference" pin for helping neighbors in need in this Lakewood CityTV video.
For the Lakewood Education Foundation, 2016 was a record-breaking year. They fulfilled 111 classroom improvement grant requests from Lakewood schools, giving a total of $51,830.
Residents can use the safe viewing area to watch the work progress on Bolivar Park.
Lakewood resident Billie Gardiner celebrated her 100th birthday at Weingart Senior Center on Friday, December 2.
For the 14th straight year, Lakewood Sheriff's deputies have put Christmas decorations on the home of Deputy Dave Powell's widow, Emma.
On Small Business Saturday, Mayor Piazza visited several small businesses in Lakewood and presented them with an "I Made A Difference" pin.
In the past year, Mayor Ron Piazza and Lakewood City Council Members have honored over 800 residents and business community members who have made a difference in the community.
When the innovative stormwater-capture project is completed, Bolivar Park will also receive new picnic shelters.
The two newest reasons to “Shop Lakewood” happen Thursday, September 22, when BevMo! and H&M open their doors to the public for special grand opening events.
A gallery of over 30 large Lakewood historic photographs from the city’s archive now lines the main hallway at city hall.
The state government is now sponsoring a program to make basic auto insurance more affordable.
Lakewood's retailers offer great value, especially to residents.
The new site tells the stories of Lakewood-connected veterans and active-duty military service members.
Longtime favorite Lakewood restaurant plans to reopen late this summer at a new location.
Keep insect repellant nearby as the summer progresses.
Lakewood is one of only 30 cities in California and 257 cities nationwide honored by KaBOOM!
Project honors veterans by sharing their stories digitally for generations to come.
New LED lights (left) provide more natural light than current style (right).
New campaign recognizes those who 'made a difference' in Lakewood.
The city council asked probing questions about outages and customer service issues.
Tracking bargains for Lakewood shoppers is what ShopLakewood.org is all about.
New fitness and play area opens at Rynerson Park.
Ninety-five percent of residents rate the city as an excellent or good place to live.
A tip from Lakewood Home & Garden.
The CHP offers advice if you think you're encountering individuals impersonating officers.
CityTV continues its series of profiles of local businesses.
Two hometown kids (Justin Turner and Travis d’Arnaud) are delivering for their teams in the National League Division Series.
Lakewood has come up with a solution to help our trees and landscaping make it through the drought using recycled water.
Lakewood CityTV offers a special in-depth look at the stirring poem, "The Boys of Del Valle Park," as told through historic video footage and interviews.
“Pickleball” is a popular addition to Lakewood's Active Plus fitness activities for older adults. It mixes the concepts of badminton, ping pong and tennis on a relatively small court.
Special Olympics delegations from around the world came to Lakewood's Youth Center.
Lakewood's Dennis Lander receives veterans award from Assemblyman Anthony Rendon.
You can now compare your water usage in the most recent billing period with the past two years during the same time of year.
Lakewood’s tradition of bringing community life to pictures and video was evident at this year’s special Memorial Day.
Lakewood put the airplane back into “Airplane Park” at two special Memorial Day events.
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and Lakewood Station deputies are reminding drivers of the importance of staying focused when behind the wheel.
While the initial brick-ordering deadline of April 1 has passed, the city is still taking orders and may be able to install additional orders by Memorial Day, May 25. Any orders not installed by May 25 will be installed later in the year.
CityTV Channel 31 presents a video profile of student athlete Daniel McArthur. Daniel was honored as the 2014 Lakewood Youth Hall of Fame Athlete of the Year.
The making of the Lakewood community is dramatically illustrated in a new gallery of historical photographs now accessible through the city’s website.
One of AT&T’s first new concept stores in Southern California will open in mid-December at Lakewood Center. Construction is currently underway.