Los Angeles City Essential Resources

Los Angeles Essentials

City of Los Angeles website

Everything you need to know about living in the City of Angels. Chock full of useful resources, including information about the City of Los Angeles government, city budget updates, city services and more.

Voter registration

Register to vote in California and learn more about Los Angeles elections and upcoming deadlines.

Vehicle registration and license

Everything you need to drive safely in California, including vehicle and title registration, tips for buying or selling your vehicle, license plates and more.

Los Angeles utilities

Start service, manage your account and find rebate programs to save money on your bill. The Department of Water and Power serves over 3.7 million residents in Los Angeles.

The Better Business Bureau, Los Angeles

Find businesses you can trust in Los Angeles. Search the BBB Accredited Business Directory to see reviews, ratings and complaints from customers like you.

Los Angeles Police Department

Learn about the men and women protecting your community. Stay updated on crime reports in your neighborhood, and get the information you need to keep your family safe.

California Department of Transportation

Get updates on road conditions, schedules and inclement weather.

Los Angeles Parks and Recreation

Learn about Los Angeles’ over 16,000 acres of parkland, check park rules and ordinances, and see upcoming recreational, social and cultural events.

California School Directory

Your child’s education is important. Find information about all public, private and charter schools in California.