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Mills Act Workshop: Potential Tax Incentive for Historic Properties

The Department of City Planning (DCP) is offering a workshop on how owners of historic properties can apply for Mills Act consideration. The City of Los Angeles' Mills Act Historical Property Contract Program is a highly competitive, property tax incentive program for owners of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments or Contributors to an HPOZ. As part of the program, each [...]

By | 2018-12-24T14:02:19+00:00 December 24th, 2018|Blog, Land Use & City Planning|Comments Off on Mills Act Workshop: Potential Tax Incentive for Historic Properties

2019-20 Budget Proposal for the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment

Click the link below to read or download the 2019-2020 Budget Proposal for the City of Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment: https://issuu.com/empowerla/docs/19-20_budget_proposal_digital_versi (please be aware that if you are considering printing the document, it is 112 full color pages)

By | 2018-12-17T15:25:52+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Blog, Budget|Comments Off on 2019-20 Budget Proposal for the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment

Updates on Neighborhood Council Reform from Health, Education & Neighborhood Councils Committee

by Mike Fong, EmpowerLA Director of Policy and Government Relations During the City Council's Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils (HENC) Committee on Tuesday, December 11, Committee Chair Councilmember David Ryu along with Council President Herb Wesson approved a set of instructions directing the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment to report back to the committee on a [...]

By | 2018-12-14T16:34:44+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Blog, NC Reform|Comments Off on Updates on Neighborhood Council Reform from Health, Education & Neighborhood Councils Committee

NC Election Season Kicks Off With Holiday Outreach Gathering + Presentation to VANC

Neighborhood Council elections season starts this Sunday December 16th, when candidate filing opens for Hollywood area Councils! To kick off the elections season - which runs through June 20, 2019 - EmpowerLA hosted a holiday gathering at City Hall that brought community organizations together with Neighborhood Council Outreach and Elections Committee members. At the gathering, Neighborhood [...]

By | 2018-12-17T11:24:50+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Blog, Elections|Comments Off on NC Election Season Kicks Off With Holiday Outreach Gathering + Presentation to VANC

Arroyo Seco NC sponsors Young Storytellers Program at Latona Elementary

Fifth graders from Latona Elementary School were recently awarded with certificates and a pizza wrap party for participating in a Young Storytellers program which introduced them to the fundamentals of screenwriting and storytelling. Young Storytellers is a program that uses one-on-one mentorship to teach low-income students at public schools in Los Angeles, New York, San [...]

By | 2018-12-14T14:58:35+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Blog, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Arroyo Seco NC sponsors Young Storytellers Program at Latona Elementary

Light Up Valley Village Saturday December 8th

(submitted by NC Valley Village) On Saturday December 8th from 4-8 pm, join your neighbors and the NC Valley Village board for the annual Light Up Valley Village event! Ride the Holiday Trolley to check out what’s happening at each of these locations - see a map of the trolley route here: Whitsett and Magnolia [...]

By | 2018-12-07T17:22:08+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Blog|Comments Off on Light Up Valley Village Saturday December 8th

Olympic Park and Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Councils Celebrate 15 Year Anniversaries

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners recently honored the 15th anniversary of the Olympic Park and Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Councils. Below are photos of OPNC and GWNC accepting their 15-year certificates from the Commission at their December 4th meeting at City Hall. Many thanks to both Councils for their years of service to the Angelenos in [...]

By | 2018-12-07T16:09:05+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Olympic Park and Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Councils Celebrate 15 Year Anniversaries

Remembering Joe Hoffman of Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council

(written by Joe Hoffman's family and his fellow board members of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council) Joe Hoffman’s Twitter page description, in its entirety, reads, “Trying to make the world a better place,” and nothing could better encapsulate the man.  Joe took pleasure in the small, beautiful, delicious and amusing things around us, in cooking and gardening with thought and care, making computing simple [...]

By | 2018-12-07T15:19:43+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Remembering Joe Hoffman of Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council

ReBrand LA: Office of Finance Helps Bring LA-Based Small Businesses Online With Free Websites

This Saturday December 1, LA small business owners can get a free website designed just for them at Office of Finance's ReBrand LA event.  Of the 28 million small businesses in America, 46% of them do not have a website, which has resulted in trillions of dollars of unrealized revenue.  Of the 500,000 businesses located [...]

By | 2018-11-30T13:24:48+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on ReBrand LA: Office of Finance Helps Bring LA-Based Small Businesses Online With Free Websites

Los Angeles Adopts Sidewalk Vending Ordinance

Hundreds of people gathered at City Hall on November 28th to watch as the LA City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that would legalize and regulate street and sidewalk vending in the City of Los Angeles. Neighborhood Councils had a considerable voice on this issue, submitting a total of 32 Community Impact Statements [...]

By | 2018-11-30T12:53:40+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Los Angeles Adopts Sidewalk Vending Ordinance