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The City of La Palma would like to hear your thoughts and ideas for making our city better. Please take a few moments to submit your Community Voice. On this page you can submit ideas for improvements and changes you would like to see implemented within the community; and in turn other residents can comment on your ideas and vote them up or down. We have started the conversation; now sign in and tell us what you think.

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  1. Teen Safety

    The parents in our city need to do a better job of teaching their children to be safer in our streets. Kids in this generation are increasingly oblivious to cars as they ride or walk in the streets....

    Aug 27, 2012 by Kevin Sequeira (270 points)

    3Votes Up 0Votes Down 2Comments

  2. Can we get a Sprouts store or Trader Joes out here?

    The corner of Moody and La Palma would be a great place for a Trader Joes or Sprouts.

    Apr 11, 2013 by E.R (5 points)

    0Votes Up 0Votes Down 1Comments

  3. Proposed sales tax - Get the facts!

    Visit WWW.FACTCHECKLAPALMA.COM before you place your vote on the city's sales tax measure. City leadership is not sharing all of the facts with the community. Voters deserve transparency and the...

    Jul 28, 2016 by R. Carruth (18 points)

    1Votes Up 1Votes Down 18Comments

  4. How can we get rid of the numerous massage parlors/spas in La Palma?

    Can the city put in a process to slowly phase out the massage parlors and spas that La Palma is infested with? Something like enforcing an annual review of their business licenses and not renewing...

    Aug 31, 2013 by prad81 (257 points)

    1Votes Up 1Votes Down 7Comments

  5. Another gas station/liquor store for La Palma? WHY??

    The Crescent Car Wash facility is planning for a 24 hr gas station and a liquor store right next to Kennedy High. No city would even consider this request, but our beloved city is apparently willing...

    Aug 31, 2013 by prad81 (257 points)

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  6. Serious Financial Planning

    As a retired local government employee, I find the letter just received from Mayor Goedhart just another in a long list of wasted words. The fact that the City is in financial difficulties again (I...

    Jan 10, 2016 by Jack McKnight (7 points)

    1Votes Up 1Votes Down 3Comments

  7. water conservation concerns

    what can we do about neighbors who wash their driveways and sidewalks down everyday and waste water??

    Mar 17, 2014 by cupcakelover (105 points)

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  8. Landscaping

    Does City of La Palma enforce section 17-37 and 26-25? My neighbor's front yards on Del Sol is poorly maintained.

    May 17, 2014 by Snowsummitfox (5 points)

    1Votes Up 0Votes Down 4Comments

  9. Smoking pot in public

    My neighbor's "grown" son smokes pot in the driveway or in the garage with the garage door open. Is this legal? What concerns me more is he and his friends get behind the wheel after smoking, putting...

    Mar 5, 2015 by ghbetty (7 points)

    0Votes Up 0Votes Down 1Comments

  10. Short Term Home Rentals

    Does the city have any policies in place or permits required for short term home rentals?

    Sep 8, 2015 by TMc57 (5 points)

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  11. neighbor runs business out of home. Is this legal?

    I'd like to know if it is legal. I have concerns about parking and other neighborhood concerns.

    Jul 15, 2015 by TMc57 (5 points)

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