GM’s Message 5.19.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well.  The City budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 was approved by City Council yesterday.  HUGE thanks to the Mayor’s Office, City Council, CAO and CLA for all of their hard work!  We’re thrilled to be receiving additional staffing and resources next year to continue building the Neighborhood Council system [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti today signed a new law that will create more affordable housing and protect thousands of Angelenos from eviction by enabling the City to legalize certain unpermitted housing units. There are currently thousands of occupied units across Los Angeles that were not permitted properly when they were built. This ordinance creates a path [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|0 Comments

South Robertson Celebrates Its Emerald Blvd.

20th Annual SOROFEST- Sunday June 4, 2017 (11am-4pm) Plans are underway for this year’s annual South Robertson Community Festival, SoRoFest 2017!  Over 8000 people are expected to attend the 20th anniversary of the popular street festival, sponsored by The South Robertson Neighborhoods Council. The Oz-like theme of this year’s festival is “South Robertson: The Emerald [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

SLAANC Executive Board Elections

SLAANC Executive Board Elections will be held at the SLAANC Delegate meeting on June 15, 2017.  If you are interested in running, please see the list of available positions below. Executive Board Positions: Chair Vice-Chair Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretary Treasurer Officer of Communications Please provide by June 10, 2017: Minutes, or board resolution from your Neighborhood Council [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|0 Comments

Outreach Tip of the Week #4: Creating A Local Physical Presence

When done correctly, outreach techniques that create a local physical presence, such as posting printed promo material or having a team at a community event, are among the most effective ways to connect with your stakeholders. This is because your Neighborhood Council has an audience that is at once incredibly broad - in terms of [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Blog, Outreach, Outreach Tip Of The Week, Tool Box|0 Comments

Public Hazard Mitigation Survey

The City of Los Angeles is updating its Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) to prepare for disasters and needs public input. The LHMP is a plan to implement actions to reduce injuries and losses from disasters and ensure that the critical services and facilities of the City will continue to function after a disaster. Los [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

GM’s Message 5.12.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We have partnered with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs to conduct Know Your Rights workshops in the community along with our Neighborhood Council 101 outreach to do our part in Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Executive Directive No. 20 - Standing with Immigrants:  A City of Safety, Refuge and [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti traveled to the Owens Valley [Monday, May 8, 2017] to survey the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) emergency flood control preparations for what the utility expects will be a record snowmelt from the Eastern Sierras. The trip comes after Mayor Garcetti declared a local State of Emergency to protect the [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|0 Comments

A Guide to L.A.’s 2017 Outdoor Movie Screenings

There are few things better than watching a movie under the stars in Los Angeles. OK, maybe an all-you-can-eat taco bar under the stars is better, but barely. From an iconic cemetery to a rooftop in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world, L.A.'s spring and summer outdoor screenings are held at amazing [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

In Fond Memory of Khalillah Marie Johnson-Butler

Yesterday, Grayce and I had the honor of attending the memorial service for Khalillah Marie Johnson-Butler, a remarkable member of the Neighborhood Council community who passed away recently at just 26 years old. Her service was held at the Loyola Marymount University Student Memorial on the Bluff, where they honor those who died while students at [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments