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Volunteer for the Homeless Count

Every year, we conduct a census of the homeless population through the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. The Count helps us better understand homelessness in our region and direct resources where they’re needed most. We need at least 8,000 volunteers to canvas more than 80 cities and 200 communities across LA County. You can now register [...]

By | 2018-12-14T14:35:25+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Volunteer for the Homeless Count

Updates on Developing LA’s Urban Forest Management Plan

For the past year, a grant from Cal Fire and the US Forest Service has funded the development of an updated Urban Forest Management Plan for Los Angeles. Recommendations for the updated plan have been contributed by a working group of City officials and staff (including members of the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance) in partnership [...]

By | 2018-12-14T13:24:16+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Blog, Sustainability|Comments Off on Updates on Developing LA’s Urban Forest Management Plan

Re-Imagining the LA Unified School District: Attend a Town Hall

Join the conversation about how to reimagine the LA Unified School District by attending one of 8 town halls happening around the LA area in December and January, led by Deputy Superintendent Vivian Ekchian. The meetings will include an overview of the community feedback that helped guide the development of this plan. Below is the [...]

By | 2018-12-07T14:15:29+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Blog, LAUSD|Comments Off on Re-Imagining the LA Unified School District: Attend a Town Hall

You’re Invited! Board of LA Animal Services Commissioners Meeting at Ramona Hall

Next Tuesday, December 11, the Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commissioners will hold its meeting in the Mount Washington/Montecito Heights/Highland Park area. On behalf of Commissioners Olivia Garcia, Roger Wolfson, Alisa Finsten, Jose Sandoval and myself, Larry Gross, we would like to extend an invitation to attend our meeting at 7:00 PM at the Ramona Hall Community Center (Between Ave 43 & Ave 50, Just [...]

By | 2018-12-07T17:28:47+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Animal Services, Blog|Comments Off on You’re Invited! Board of LA Animal Services Commissioners Meeting at Ramona Hall

CAUTION – CDFA confirms LA County areas affected by HLB

Between March 30, 2012 and November 6, 2018, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) confirmed the presence of the causative bacteria of the citrus disease huanglongbing (HLB) in citrus tree tissue and insect vectors collected in the cities of Cerritos, Duarte, Hacienda Heights, Lakewood, La Puente, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Rosemead, San Gabriel, and [...]

By | 2018-11-30T13:28:29+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Blog, Emergency|Comments Off on CAUTION – CDFA confirms LA County areas affected by HLB

Project Care helps Neighborhood Council members + other City officials help the elderly for the holidays

Since 2006, the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Aging (LADOA) in partnership with City employees, the Los Angeles Foundation on Aging, and the Los Angeles Police Department Detective Bureau collaborate to provide low-income older adults a holiday gift bag during the winter holidays.  All other adults enrolled in various senior center programs are eligible [...]

By | 2018-11-19T11:41:30+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Aging, Blog, NCs Making a Difference, Project CARE|Comments Off on Project Care helps Neighborhood Council members + other City officials help the elderly for the holidays

Notice of CEQA Update Informational Open House and Public Hearing

In 2017, the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) released a draft of changes to the State’s California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines and Appendix G. The State is required to update CEQA periodically. These changes will be incorporated into the 2019 CEQA Guidelines and Appendix G. Accordingly, the City of Los Angeles [...]

By | 2018-11-15T08:44:55+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Blog, City Planning, Transportation|Comments Off on Notice of CEQA Update Informational Open House and Public Hearing

URGENT – L.A. Animal Services Needs Adopters and Fosters due to Ongoing Fires

If you are able and willing to adopt or foster animals, please go to the closest LA City Animal Services Center to help create life-saving space during the high winds and fires currently affecting Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Camarillo, and the western part of Los Angeles County. This is an EMERGENCY! http://www.laanimalservices.com/shelters/ L.A. Animal Services has [...]

By | 2018-11-09T16:23:11+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Animal Services, Blog, Emergency|Comments Off on URGENT – L.A. Animal Services Needs Adopters and Fosters due to Ongoing Fires

Fall 2018 Class of IgniteLA Graduates!

This past Monday evening in the Bradley Tower we celebrated the accomplishments of the Fall 2018 Class of IgniteLA. Our EmpowerLA team gathered to highlight the successes, learning, and bonds developed among the group of 65 Angelenas taking part in our leadership training, designed to empower and inspire young women with the skills to grow [...]

By | 2018-11-09T15:41:52+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Fall 2018 Class of IgniteLA Graduates!

Recap of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Special Meeting on October 29th

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners had a special meeting on Monday, October 29 at 6 pm at Hooper Avenue Elementary School in South LA.  During the meeting, the Commission and EmpowerLA celebrated the 15 year Anniversary of the Central Alameda Neighborhood Council.  Congratulations to the Central Alameda Neighborhood Council for 15 years of service and [...]

By | 2018-11-09T15:55:32+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Recap of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Special Meeting on October 29th