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Reminder: SoroFest this Sunday!

Westsiders, don't forget to come to SoroFest this Sunday, June 1! The 17th Annual SoRo (South Robertson) Community Festival will take place on Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 11 am to 4 pm. The Festival is located on South Robertson Boulevard, between Cattaraugus and Beverlywood St. (just north of Hamilton High School and the 10 Freeway). Free [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:32+00:00 May 30th, 2014|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Reminder: SoroFest this Sunday!

Hack for LA Happening this Weekend!

Hack for LA, an event based on the concept of “civic hacking,” offers government agencies, businesses, nonprofits and civically engaged individuals the opportunity to work together to move into a new era of solving complex social problems through technology innovation. Hack for LA is a call to action for anyone in Los Angeles who wants [...]

By | 2014-05-30T11:54:21+00:00 May 30th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Hack for LA Happening this Weekend!

What Do You Think about Street Vending in Los Angeles?

Writer/director Jon Favreau just jumped on the food truck bandwagon with his film “Chef,” a familiar story of a gifted cook who leaves his restaurant job to take up serving phenomenal grub to customers through a tiny window. Roy Choi, the guy everyone from Los Angeles knows was an inspiration for Favreau’s character, reignited the [...]

By | 2014-05-27T16:56:55+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on What Do You Think about Street Vending in Los Angeles?

Elections Star Volunteers!

It’s hard to believe the 2014 Neighborhood Council Elections journey has come to a close. There is a lot to look back on and many successes along the way to celebrate as we welcome new Board members to their leadership positions. But before Neighborhood Councils get back to business as usual, we want to pause [...]

By | 2014-05-23T17:08:22+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Elections Star Volunteers!

Elections: By the Numbers

We had a wonderful 2014 Elections journey, and we’ve seen countless examples of Neighborhood Councils going the extra mile along the way. The EmpowerLA Elections Team is thankful for such great partners--from Boardmembers, to new candidates, to volunteers and staff members--who made it happen. We think the numbers speak for themselves. This election season brought [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:34+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Elections: By the Numbers

Public Hearing Notice: Hamilton Avenue Widening Project

If you live in San Pedro, you may know about plans to pave Hamilton Avenue from Patton Ave. to Barbara Street. The LA Department of Public Works is holding a public hearing on the project at the San Pedro Public Library on June 3 at 12:30pm. See this flyer for details about the project.

By | 2014-05-16T19:21:07+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Public Hearing Notice: Hamilton Avenue Widening Project

Make Music LA

You too can Make Music! Make Music Day is a worldwide, daylong celebration of free, public, outdoor music on the summer solstice. Last year organizers in over 800 cities around the world participated by helping to turn their entire city into a stage. Anyone who played music — all styles, all ages, all skill levels [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:35+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Make Music LA

Reservoir Walks with LADWP are Back!

Join the Department of Water and Power on May 31 at the Los Angeles Reservoir in Sylmar for a 3-mile walk to learn about Los Angeles’ water system. During a time of extreme water scarcity and new innovations in technology to save and reuse water in Los Angeles, this tour is a must-see to find [...]

By | 2014-05-16T19:19:33+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Reservoir Walks with LADWP are Back!

SoRoFest 2014 Save the Date!

Westsiders, mark your calendars for Sunday, June 1. From 11am to 4pm, the SoRoFest Community Festival, on South Robertson Boulevard between Beverlywood Street and Cattaraugus Street (just North of the 10 Freeway at the Robertson Boulevard exit) is open to the public. This year’s theme is “Many Neighborhoods Create One Great Community! SoRoFest 2014 Festival [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:35+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on SoRoFest 2014 Save the Date!

Funding Update 5.16.14

Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. Please see below for some important updates, events, and deadlines. Best, Armando Ruiz Neighborhood Council Funding Program Director IMPORTANT DATES / DEADLINES 10 days after your May NC Board Meeting – April Monthly Expenditure Reports due May 31, 2014 – Deadline to submit Board Resolution requesting the [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:35+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 5.16.14