LAzy Guide To Christmas Tree Disposal


Hooray LA! You pretty much have to do almost next to nothing to dispose of your Christmas tree, but a lot of you will still screw it up anyway – so here’s a guide:

The City of LA Bureau of Sanitation has CURBSIDE collection for Christmas trees. If your Christmas tree is too big to cut and place it inside the green waste bin, simply place the tree next to your green waste bin on collection day.

Using your green bin to recycle Christmas tree?

  1. REMOVE all ornaments, decorations, tinsels, and stand from the tree
  2. CUT tree in pieces to fit into the green bin, and
  3. PLACE the tree pieces inside the green bin for regular pick-up on collection day. Collected Christmas trees will be recycled into compost and mulch.

Multi-Family Residential Recycling
Program Participation (MFRRP)

Residents of multifamily buildings are requested to place their Christmas trees at the curbside on the day of collection by the Bureau of Sanitation. Please remove all ornaments, decorations, tinsels, and stand from tree.

Visit the City website at for collection day information

If you live in Westchester and are able to actually walk beyond your curb, on Jan 4th between 9a.m. and 4 p.m. you can drop your tree here:

Westchester Municipal Building
7166 West Manchester Avenue



Man Drowns After Possible Heart Attack On Boat

A man estimated to be in his 50’s was on his boat just off shore by the Marina inlet near Topsail when he apparently fell over the side of his boat and drowned. The fire dept estimated he was in the water for an hour before being spotted washing ashore. Attempts to revive him were not successful. Because he was found in the water it is an LASD incident. Sheriffs are standing by waiting for the coroner at Topsail on the sand.




Riley has been FOUND!! Lost Doggie Alert! Be On The Lookout For Riley!

Someone turned Riley in at a shelter! Back with family!

Our dog went missing this morning and the police department suggested I contact you.
She went missing from Rose Ave (between 3rd and 4th).

She is a white Maltepoo and is called Riley, about 10 pounds in size. Her dog tag has the wrong number on it as we recently moved here from Australia.

The correct number to call is (Ellie) 323 829 0851 or (David) 323 810 0341.


Sand King Catches Fire By Venice Pier

Thanks to Jamie Trecker who was up absurdly early and snapped this pic of the Sand King tractor combing the sand which was ablaze. Jamie also reported that LACoFD put it out in a snap! A reminder that fire can happen anytime, anywhere so always be safety minded!

Thanks to @JamieTreckerFOX for the pic and report!

Thanks to @JamieTreckerFOX for the pic and report!

Oh… and another view from @CherieBud
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UPDATE: Shooting at 12400 Block Of Washington Pl – Shooter On Loose

UPDATE: Surveillance video shows suspect getting into an Escalade behind Jack In The Box and leaving. No word on victim.

Around 10:45 reports came out of a shooting. A male hispanic reportedly shot another male in the head with a shotgun and fled on foot, changing his clothes along the way. A perimeter has been set up. The suspect jumped the fence, headed towards Jack In The Box and may be in the alley or nearby apts.  Heavy LAPD presence in area, avoid if possible. Suspect may have made it out of perimeter. Suspect is described as a male hispanic, thin build wearing a grey hoodie early 20’s or possible juvenile. Victim is approx 20 yrs old.

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