Make your reservations early for the popular Mother’s Day brunch at The Centre at Sycamore Plaza.
Arbor Week was celebrated in Lakewood with city recreation staff putting on a fun, educational program about the value of trees at 14 schools and parks.
Lakewood’s free Bulky Item Pickup program helps residents declutter.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reports that “metal theft” is on the rise throughout the region, including in Lakewood.
Friends of the Lakewood Libraries (FOLL) is offering scholarships to eligible high school seniors and current college or trade school students.
Linyu "Anna" Dong from Saint Joseph High School was honored as the 2017 Lakewood Youth Hall of Fame Athlete of the Year.
The Lakewood State of the City annual luncheon included the viewing of the city's informative and humorous annual report video.
The Lakewood Sheriff’s Station is offering its parking lot as a safe location for buyers and sellers to meet to complete online transactions.
Lakewood CityTV's "Walking Lakewood" series explores a one-mile walk around Rynerson Park.
Lakewood’s After-School Activity Zone is a free drop-in program for school-age children and preteens.
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.
Empty boxes that advertise gifts like “50-Inch 4K TV” are a sign to a potential burglar of the expensive new gadgets in your home.
Lakewood Meals on Wheels invites individuals and businesses to join the Good Neighbor Sponsorship Program.
A new ADA-accessible elevator, renovated restrooms and expanded space for more recreational activities are in the works.
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 Bolivar Park stormwater project is scheduled to be completed by April 2018, and a similar project will begin at Mayfair Park.
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.
Beginning October 23, 2017, the City of Lakewood will begin issuing utility bills with the assistance of Fathom, the city's new billing and customer service contractor.
Low-to-moderate income residents may apply for grants and interest-free deferred-payment loans to repair and rehabilitate their homes.
City-authorized inspections of every water meter in the city will be done by Fathom staff from September 18 through mid-October.
This year is the 65th anniversary of the opening of Lakewood Center and its anchor tenant, the Macy’s building.
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.
In 2016, 111 Lakewood school projects received grants totaling $51,830. Your help is needed again this year.
Mosquitoes can quickly breed in water left standing for just a few days, leading to the spread of diseases like West Nile virus and the new threat of the Zika virus.
Howard Chambers served 41 years as chief executive of 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.
Unsupervised water play can lead to tragedy. Share these tips to keep children safe.
Eleven Lakewood students honored for academics and service.
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.
Two options for Lakewood residents.
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.
Volunteer coaches are needed for football and volleytennis teams for the fall season.
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.
Creating a disaster plan and working with neighbors will help you survive.
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.