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GM’s Message 6.26.15

I hope our newsletter finds you well.

As we are winding down this fiscal year, I’m happy to say that for all the challenges we’ve had implementing the checking accounts this past year, it’s been a fairly calm year end close in comparison to years past. Many thanks to our Funding Team, led by Armando Ruiz, […]

By |June 26th, 2015|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments

8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Registration Starts July 1

Online registration for the 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair (the largest in Los Angeles) starts on July 1, 2015. Please encourage your stakeholders to register and attend! Everything at the Fair is free, thanks to our supporters and contributors, including many Neighborhood Councils. By registering online, Fairgoers who bring their emailed voucher to the […]

By |June 26th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

The Route to a Smarter City
Bus shelters are one of those city fixtures that we hardly notice until we need them. I know I’m always grateful for the shade and seat a shelter provides while I’m waiting for my ride. Until now, these shelters have dutifully performed their job: give people a place to recharge […]

By |June 26th, 2015|Blog, City Hall|0 Comments

Have Your Say in Leimert Park Village 20|20 Vision Initiative Survey and Charrette

Do you live, work, or play in the Leimert Park area? Are you interested in the future of this vibrant community?

To contribute to the decision-making process as this historic neighborhood develops, please take the 2nd Annual Leimert Park Village 20|20 Vision Initiative Survey and attend the Charrette this Saturday, June 27.

The last day to complete the […]

By |June 24th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

In Pursuit of Family History: Publisher’s Book Club Reads “Finding Samuel Lowe”

In February, the Los Angeles Times launched a new initiative,“Publisher’s Book Club,” which aims to engage with the community through reading. Every month or so, the publisher selects a book and invites the public to join him in reading it. Later, readers can convene at an in-person event to hear from the author, discuss the […]

By |June 24th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

MViP Program Implementation Starts July 6

The City of Los Angeles Planning Department has taken a huge step toward accountability and responsibility for the conditions decision-makers impose on Conditional Uses. In early 2013, the Condition Compliance Unit (CCU), created by Michael LoGrande, was charged with the responsibility to begin the enforcement of, or at least determine how to enforce conditions imposed […]

By |June 24th, 2015|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Let’s Talk Sidewalks! Public Meetings Happening Through July

City Councilmembers Paul Krekorian and Joe Buscaino are hosting a series of joint meetings of the Budget and Finance and Public Works committees to get input from the public on what the city’s program to repair sidewalks next to homes and businesses should look like.

The first meeting happened this week on June 23 in the […]

By |June 24th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance Water Committee Meets This Saturday

With California’s historic drought and its effects on Angelenos’ livelihoods and quality of life on everyone’s minds, the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance is forming a Water Committee to address water conservation issues and solutions.

Please join us for the NCSA’s first Water Committee meeting this Saturday, June 27, in Studio City. The presentation and discussion will […]

By |June 24th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

GM’s Message 6.19.15

I hope our newsletter finds you well.

While I’ve been working my way from under a stack of Neighborhood Council contracts, leases, bylaws and City Council reports this week, I’ve had some great moments of inspiration as well from our City family.  I met with Amanda Dalos, the new Director of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Innovation Team, […]

By |June 19th, 2015|Blog, GM Message, uncategorised|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

Mayor Garcetti today announced that the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, an organization he co-founded in September of 2014, has called on President Obama to fight for the strongest possible climate agreement at the upcoming 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris. The Mayors are […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Blog, City Hall|0 Comments