Assemblymember Gipson Honors Harbor Gateway North’s Pamela Thornton With Unsung Hero Award

Harbor Gateway North Chair Pamela Thornton was honored with an Unsung Hero Award at a ceremony hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus on the California State Assembly floor. The event, which was held in celebration of Martin Luther King Day, recognizes those who best exemplify and carry on the vision and legacy of Dr. [...]

By | 2018-02-16T16:14:21+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog, Local Heroes|Comments Off on Assemblymember Gipson Honors Harbor Gateway North’s Pamela Thornton With Unsung Hero Award

Podcast: Scott Epstein on Transportation and Housing Policy

Our guest today is Scott Epstein, Chair of the Mid City West Community Council. Scott is a leader in the neighborhood council system with a passion for transportation and housing policy. In our conversation, Scott talks about the importance of these issues, how you can use the neighborhood councils to tackle them, and maybe even [...]

By | 2018-02-20T12:02:18+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on Podcast: Scott Epstein on Transportation and Housing Policy

Policy Update – Campaign Finance Review

The Ethics Commission has initiated a policy review that will focus on key provisions of City and LAUSD campaign finance laws, including contributions, disclosure, and aspects of the matching funds program. Several factors make the review important, including the upcoming change in election dates, newly effective matching funds requirements, and recent City Council motions (see [...]

By | 2018-02-22T11:27:05+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Policy Update – Campaign Finance Review

PlanCheckNC Meeting Recap

PlanCheckNC is the Neighborhood Council alliance focusing on planning and land use issues. Land Use Committee members are especially encouraged to attend, but anyone interested in learning how to navigate the City's planning and development process is welcome. PlanCheckNC meets every 2nd Saturday of the month at 10 am. at Hollenbeck Police Station, 2111 E. [...]

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LAPD Survey: What Qualities Should the Next Chief of Police Have?

The search for LA’s next Chief of Police is on, and you can help LAPD and the Board of Police Commissioners determine what characteristics and qualifications are most important in the next Police Chief by filling out this short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LACOP-Survey. Information gathered will help identify the candidates best-suited to the job, and will also [...]

By | 2018-02-16T16:54:21+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Los Angeles|Comments Off on LAPD Survey: What Qualities Should the Next Chief of Police Have?

Feb 21 – Discuss Affordable Housing in LA With the Affordable Housing Commission & HCIDLA

Share your thoughts on affordable housing and learn how the City's Affordable Housing Commission (AHC) plans to preserve and expand the availability of affordable housing in Los Angeles at a special meeting Wednesday February 21st. After the AHC presentation and discussion, the Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) will talk about how the City plans [...]

By | 2018-02-20T14:58:25+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog, Housing|Comments Off on Feb 21 – Discuss Affordable Housing in LA With the Affordable Housing Commission & HCIDLA

LA Fire Department is Hiring! Attend The LAFD Career Expo March 10th

LAFD Career Expo The Los Angeles Fire Department is hiring! Attend the LAFD Career Expo Saturday, March 10th, and learn about the broad range of career opportunities that LAFD offers. Try on equipment, learn about job requirements, and talk to experienced firefighters and paramedics. Visit http://joinLAFD.org for more information, or call the LAFD Recruitment Section [...]

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Women Trailblazers: Panel Presentation Empowering Women and Girls of Los Angeles

Engage in a panel discussion with four (4) outstanding Los Angeles-based leaders who continue to achieve success in non-traditional careers. (See attachment for a list of panelists for this event.) Saturday, February 10, 2018 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. América Tropical Interpretive Center on Olvera Street 626 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

By | 2018-02-09T17:01:33+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Women Trailblazers: Panel Presentation Empowering Women and Girls of Los Angeles

North Valley Neighborhood Councils Celebrate 15 Year Anniversaries With Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners met on the evening of February 6, 2018 at the North Valley City Hall in the Sunland-Tujunga community.  Thank you to the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners for commemorating the 15 year Anniversary of the founding of the Sylmar Neighborhood Council, Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council, Foothill Trails District Neighborhood Council, North Hills [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:18:23+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on North Valley Neighborhood Councils Celebrate 15 Year Anniversaries With Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

Who Should Be LAPD’s Next Chief? Police Commission Wants Your Input

You're invited to attend one of six community meetings hosted by the Board of Police Commissioners to provide input on the selection of the Chief of Police. These meetings are being held to allow the public to participate in the discussion about the attributes, qualifications, and experience needed to lead the Los Angeles Police Department and oversee [...]

By | 2018-02-09T14:34:38+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Who Should Be LAPD’s Next Chief? Police Commission Wants Your Input