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100 years of the Department of Public Works Video

“The L.A. Experience: 100 Years of Public Works” is a 40-minute video documentary, chronicles the history of the Department of Public Works, from its earliest days to the present, and its contributions to the City. As part of the Department's centennial celebration, the documentary focuses on employees, past and present, that have made Los Angeles what it is today.

A Day Without Public Works video

“A Day Without Public Works,” is a ten-minute, lighthearted but thought-provoking video mockumentary about Los Angeles’ infrastructure that demonstrates the value of public works in the daily lives of Angelenos and delivers the message that support for infrastructure spending is critical to accommodate aging systems and the growing population.

We Work for the Department of Public Works Video

“We Work for the Department of Public Works” is an 8-minute infomercial about the people, services and programs of the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works. Focusing on the Department's more than 5,700 workforce, actual employees featured describe how Public Works works to provide a better quality of life for Los Angeles residents.