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Public Works, Department of
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 458-4321

Fictitious Business Name Statement

(See Business Filings and Registrations)


(See FilmL.A., Inc.)

FilmL.A., Inc.

1201 W. 5th St.,  Ste. T-800, Los Angeles 90017
Phone (213) 977-8600
Fax: (213) 977-8610
Permit Fax: (213) 977-8601

Serves as one-stop film office for Los Angeles County, the City of Los Angeles, and a several other local jurisdictions. The non-profit community benefit organization assists filmmakers to obtain permits to film on-location, while providing free, all-hours troubleshooting for residents and businesses impacted by filming.

Fire Department

Consolidated Fire Protection District
1320 N. Eastern Ave., Los Angeles 90063-3294
Phone (323) 881-2401

Serves the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County and 58 cities.

Provides 24-hour fire protection and life-safety services; the application and enforcement of appropriate codes and ordinances for the protection of life and property; and protects the public health and the environment from accidental releases of hazardous substances.

Monitors the storage and disposal of hazardous materials through a coordinated effort of inspections, emergency response enforcement and site mitigation.  Provides beach lifeguard services.

Fire Prevention Division

Inspections/Permits, Building, Sprinklers, and Fire Alarm Plan Checks
Phone (323) 890-4132

Health Hazardous Materials Division
Unified Program Permits, Hazardous Waste/Hazardous Materials
Phone (323) 890-4045 

Household Hazardous Materials Disposal

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
Phone (888) 253-2652 

Human Resources /Personnel Services Division
Phone (323) 881-2431

Job Information
Firefighter Recruitment: (888) 897-3473 or email at:  
All other Fire Department Positions: (323) 881-2308
County-wide Job Hotline: (800) 970-5478

Public Information Office
Phone (323) 881-2411

Community Emergency Response Training (C.E.R.T)
Phone (323) 881-2472 

Ocean Lifeguard Division
Phone (310) 577-5700
Surf Conditions (310) 379-8471
Website: (For information and surf reports)           

Catalina Island -
            Phone (310) 510-0856 (Avalon)
            Phone (310) 510-0341 (Isthmus)

Central Section (Santa Monica – Venice – Will Rogers) -
            Phone (310) 394-3261

Northern Section (Malibu) -
            Phone (310) 457-2525

Southern Section (South Bay) -
            Phone (310) 372-2166           

Training Section (Manhattan Beach) -
           Phone (310) 939-7200

Fish and Game Commission

Rm. B-50, Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90012
Phone (213) 974-1431
Fax (213) 633-5102
Email: fish&

Encourages the conservation and maintenance of wildlife resources in conjunction with Sections 1801 and 13103 of the California Fish and Game Code. Acts as an advisory board making recommendations to the Board of Supervisors and the State Fish and Game Warden as to the best method for the propagation and protection of fish and game in the State of California and Los Angeles County. Provides propagation fund grants to groups and individuals for education, programs and/or projects, such as fishing excursions for disadvantaged children in the County, studies for the preservation of wildlife, and fisheries enhancement programs. Grant applications are available online and at the commission office. Grant approval is based on the availability of funds, geographical and categorical considerations and a thorough evaluation of the information provided by applicants.  The commission meets quarterly, on the second Thursday in January, April, July and October at 6 p.m. in Rm. 374-A of the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration.

Flood Control District

Public Works, Department of
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 458-5100 

Post-fire Debris Information/Education
Phone (626) 458-6154

Flood Maintenance

Public Works, Department of
Flood Maintenance Division
900 S. Fremont Ave, Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 458-4148 

Maintains Los Angeles County Flood Control District infrastructure.

Food Safety (including street food vendors)

Public Health, Department of
Environmental Health
5050 Commerce Dr., Baldwin Park 91706
Phone (626) 430-5250
24-Hour Hotline (888) 700-9995

Ensures that food is safe, wholesome and free of contamination by performing routine inspections and complaint investigations at more than 50,000 food facilities.  Grades (A, B or C) restaurants and other retail food establishments after each inspection.  Provides inspection results and restaurant closure information on website.

Food inspection program - Headquarters
Public Health, Department of
5050 Commerce Dr., Baldwin Park 91706
Phone (626) 430-5250
Fax: (626) 813-1444

Inspects retail food establishments (restaurants, markets, bakeries), pet food stores, and food vending at farmers markets, swap meets, carnivals, fairs, and other temporary events.

New and remodeled retail and wholesale food establishments must submit plans and undergo review and approval process prior to licensing. To get more information, call (626) 430-5560.


Antelope Valley
Phone   (661) 723-4533
Fax:      (661) 948-9354 

East Valley
Phone   (818) 557-4187
Fax:      (818) 848-2336 

Hollywood Wilshire
Phone   (213)-351-7893
Fax:      (213) 351-2785 

Phone   (818) 902-4460
Fax:      (818) 902-4433 

Phone   (213) 351-7895
Fax:      (213) 351-2787 

Phone   (213) 351-7892
Fax:      (213) 351-2788 

Santa Clarita
Phone   (661) 723-4533
Fax:      (818) 902-4467 

East Los Angeles
Phone   (323) 780-2272
Fax:      (323) 260-5209 

Phone   (310) 419-5358
Fax:      (310) 680-0978 

Phone   (562) 345-6800
Fax:      (562) 409-5074 

South Bay
Phone   (310) 519-6050
Fax:      (310) 514-0170 

Phone   (323) 235-7009
Fax:      (323) 231-0029 

Phone   (310) 665-8450
Fax:      (310) 348-6402 

Phone   (626) 813-3346
Fax:      (626) 814-9173 

West Covina
Phone   (626) 813-3380
Fax:      (626) 813-3333 

Food and Milk
Phone   (626) 430-5400
Fax:      (626) 813-3017 

Wholesale, manufacturing and distributing establishments and food caterers.

Food Stamps

(See Public Social Services, Department of)

Food-bourne Illness/Food Poisoning

Phone (888) 397-3993 – Report suspected food-related illness.


Ford Theatres

(See Arts Commission)

Foster Homes

(See Children and Family Services, Department of)

Franchise Trash Collection And Recycling Services

Public Works, Department of
County Garbage Disposal Districts -
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (800) 993-5844


(See Fraud Hotline; Health Services (DHS) Fraud Hotline; Voter Fraud Hotline; Welfare Fraud Hotline; Workers’ Compensation Fraud)

Fraud Hotline

Auditor-Controller, Department of
Rm. 515, Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90012

To report suspected fraud or misconduct by County employees, contractors or vendors:
Phone toll-free: (800) 544-6861
Fax: (213) 633-0991

To report suspected Workers’ Compensation fraud and abuse by County employee and providers:
Phone toll-free: (800) 544-6861 

To report suspected fraud by County restaurant inspectors, restaurant owners and managers:
Phone toll-free: (800) 544-6861

Garbage and Rubbish Collection

Public Works, Department of -
County Garbage Disposal Districts -
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (800) 404-4487

Gem and Mineral Exhibitions

(See Natural History Museum under "Museums")

Geology and Soils

Public Works, Department of
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 458-4923

Provides geotechnical review of building and grading plans and proposed subdivisions for Building and Safety Division and Department of Regional Planning, respectively.  Acts as geotechnical environmental and materials consultant to Public Works and other County agencies.

Golf Courses

Alondra Golf Course
16400 Prairie Ave., Lawndale 90260
Phone (310) 217-9916 

Altadena Golf Course
1456 E. Mendocino St., Altadena 91001
Phone (626) 797-3821 

Diamond Bar Golf Course
22751 E. Golden Springs Dr., Diamond Bar 91765
Phone (909) 861-8282 

Eaton Canyon Golf Course
1150 N. Sierra Madre Villa Ave., Pasadena 91107
Phone (626) 794-6773 

El Cariso Golf Course
13100 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar 91342
Phone (818) 367-6157 

Maggie Hathaway Golf Course
9637 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles 90047
Phone (323) 755-6285 

Knollwood Golf Course
12040 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills 91344
Phone (818) 363-8161 

Lakewood Golf Course
3101 Carson St., Lakewood 90712
Phone (562) 429-9711 

La Mirada Golf Course
15501 E. Alicante Rd., La Mirada 90638
Phone (562) 943-7123

Los Amigos Golf Course
7295 E. Quill Dr., Downey 90242
Phone (562) 869-0302

Los Verdes Golf Course
7000 W. Los Verdes Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes 90275
Phone (310) 377-7370 

Marshall Canyon Golf Course
6100 N. Stephens Ranch Rd., La Verne 91750
Phone (909) 593-8211 

Mountain Meadows Golf Course
1875 Fairplex Dr., Pomona 91768
Phone (909) 623-3704 

Santa Anita Golf Course
405 S. Santa Anita Ave., Arcadia 91006
Phone (626) 447-2331 Reservations/Pro Shop 

Victoria Golf Course
340 E. 192nd St., Carson 90746
Phone (310) 323-4174 Reservations/Pro Shop

Chester Washington Golf Course
1930 W. 120th St., Los Angeles 90047
Phone (323) 756-6975 

Whittier Narrows Golf Course
8640 E. Rush St., Rosemead 91770
Phone (626) 288-1044 Reservations/Pro Shop