GM’s Message 2.24.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. City Clerk Holly Wolcott and I wrapped our regional alliance tour on Monday night with the Alliance of River Communities (ARC). We anticipate City Council taking action on this matter soon so if your Neighborhood Council hasn’t filed a Community Impact Statement for Council File 15-1022-S2 on our EmpowerLA’s [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments

LA Board of Animal Services Commission Meeting 2/28/17

Next Tuesday, February 28, the Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commissioners will hold its meeting in Chatsworth. On behalf of Commission President David Zaft, Commissioners Olivia Garcia, Roger Wolfson, Alisa Finsten and myself, Larry Gross, we would like to extend an invitation to attend our meeting at 7:00 PM at the West Valley Animal Shelter, 20655 Plummer Street, Chatsworth, CA 91322 (between De Soto and Winnetka). We [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, Commission|0 Comments

Last Call for EmpowerLA Award Nominations

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, EmpowerLA will be holding the EmpowerLA Awards and Neighborhood Council volunteer appreciation dinner at City Hall where several awards will be presented. Click here to RSVP for the event. Please submit your nominations by March 1, 2017. Self nominations are accepted. You can go to to view the past winners [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

An Affirmation of Cultural and Creative Expression

The City of Los Angeles is a culturally vibrant metropolis fueled by innovation and creativity. It is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the United States with more than 224 languages spoken by its close to 4 million residents. The creative community is reflective of our city’s rich cultural diversity. The Department of [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

SNL 2017 Employment Opportunities

Mayor Eric Garcetti's Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) is currently accepting applications for Summer Night Lights (SNL) program Site Coordinators. GRYD's mission is to strengthen youth/young adult, family and community resilience to the influence of gangs by fostering public/private collaboration and supporting community-based prevention and intervention services. SNL is a key component [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

What are the Benefits? February is recognized as National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month to encourage pet owners to have their companion animals sterilized before the warmer months of the year when puppies and kittens are born. In honor of the month, LA Animal Services reminds pet owners about the benefits of spaying or neutering your furry [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Measure S Forum

Undecided on Measure S (also known as the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative)? Join the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance for a moderated conversation with experts on both sides of the issue, and hear about the implications for our environment. Our panelists are: Jack Humphreville, columnist for CityWatch LA and president of the Department of Water and Power [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

PBS SoCal KIDS Weekend

PBS SoCal KIDS favorites Curious George and Daniel Tiger join a day of readings, crafts, and dance at the L.A. Zoo! PBS KIDS superstar critters Curious George and Daniel Tiger from from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will make a special appearance at the Zoo for meet and greets with young fans. Families can also enjoy live [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, Events|0 Comments

2017 LAFD/LAPD St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser

LET'S FIGHT CHILDHOOD CANCER! Please join the LAFD and LAPD as we shave our heads to raise money for childhood cancer research in the 15th Annual St. Baldrick's Fundraiser!  This year's event will take place on Saturday, March 4th at Fire Station 89 from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM and will feature: Free House of [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, Events|0 Comments