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Arroyo Seco NC sponsors Young Storytellers Program at Latona Elementary

Fifth graders from Latona Elementary School were recently awarded with certificates and a pizza wrap party for participating in a Young Storytellers program which introduced them to the fundamentals of screenwriting and storytelling. Young Storytellers is a program that uses one-on-one mentorship to teach low-income students at public schools in Los Angeles, New York, San [...]

By | 2018-12-14T14:58:35+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Blog, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Arroyo Seco NC sponsors Young Storytellers Program at Latona Elementary

Updates on Developing LA’s Urban Forest Management Plan

For the past year, a grant from Cal Fire and the US Forest Service has funded the development of an updated Urban Forest Management Plan for Los Angeles. Recommendations for the updated plan have been contributed by a working group of City officials and staff (including members of the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance) in partnership [...]

By | 2018-12-14T13:24:16+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Blog, Sustainability|Comments Off on Updates on Developing LA’s Urban Forest Management Plan

Light Up Valley Village Saturday December 8th

(submitted by NC Valley Village) On Saturday December 8th from 4-8 pm, join your neighbors and the NC Valley Village board for the annual Light Up Valley Village event! Ride the Holiday Trolley to check out what’s happening at each of these locations - see a map of the trolley route here: Whitsett and Magnolia [...]

By | 2018-12-07T17:22:08+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Blog|Comments Off on Light Up Valley Village Saturday December 8th

Olympic Park and Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Councils Celebrate 15 Year Anniversaries

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners recently honored the 15th anniversary of the Olympic Park and Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Councils. Below are photos of OPNC and GWNC accepting their 15-year certificates from the Commission at their December 4th meeting at City Hall. Many thanks to both Councils for their years of service to the Angelenos in [...]

By | 2018-12-07T16:09:05+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Olympic Park and Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Councils Celebrate 15 Year Anniversaries

Remembering Joe Hoffman of Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council

(written by Joe Hoffman's family and his fellow board members of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council) Joe Hoffman’s Twitter page description, in its entirety, reads, “Trying to make the world a better place,” and nothing could better encapsulate the man.  Joe took pleasure in the small, beautiful, delicious and amusing things around us, in cooking and gardening with thought and care, making computing simple [...]

By | 2018-12-07T15:19:43+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Remembering Joe Hoffman of Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council

Re-Imagining the LA Unified School District: Attend a Town Hall

Join the conversation about how to reimagine the LA Unified School District by attending one of 8 town halls happening around the LA area in December and January, led by Deputy Superintendent Vivian Ekchian. The meetings will include an overview of the community feedback that helped guide the development of this plan. Below is the [...]

By | 2018-12-07T14:15:29+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Blog, LAUSD|Comments Off on Re-Imagining the LA Unified School District: Attend a Town Hall

You’re Invited! Board of LA Animal Services Commissioners Meeting at Ramona Hall

Next Tuesday, December 11, the Board of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commissioners will hold its meeting in the Mount Washington/Montecito Heights/Highland Park area. On behalf of Commissioners Olivia Garcia, Roger Wolfson, Alisa Finsten, Jose Sandoval and myself, Larry Gross, we would like to extend an invitation to attend our meeting at 7:00 PM at the Ramona Hall Community Center (Between Ave 43 & Ave 50, Just [...]

By | 2018-12-07T17:28:47+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Animal Services, Blog|Comments Off on You’re Invited! Board of LA Animal Services Commissioners Meeting at Ramona Hall

CAUTION – CDFA confirms LA County areas affected by HLB

Between March 30, 2012 and November 6, 2018, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) confirmed the presence of the causative bacteria of the citrus disease huanglongbing (HLB) in citrus tree tissue and insect vectors collected in the cities of Cerritos, Duarte, Hacienda Heights, Lakewood, La Puente, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Rosemead, San Gabriel, and [...]

By | 2018-11-30T13:28:29+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Blog, Emergency|Comments Off on CAUTION – CDFA confirms LA County areas affected by HLB

ReBrand LA: Office of Finance Helps Bring LA-Based Small Businesses Online With Free Websites

This Saturday December 1, LA small business owners can get a free website designed just for them at Office of Finance's ReBrand LA event.  Of the 28 million small businesses in America, 46% of them do not have a website, which has resulted in trillions of dollars of unrealized revenue.  Of the 500,000 businesses located [...]

By | 2018-11-30T13:24:48+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on ReBrand LA: Office of Finance Helps Bring LA-Based Small Businesses Online With Free Websites

Los Angeles Adopts Sidewalk Vending Ordinance

Hundreds of people gathered at City Hall on November 28th to watch as the LA City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that would legalize and regulate street and sidewalk vending in the City of Los Angeles. Neighborhood Councils had a considerable voice on this issue, submitting a total of 32 Community Impact Statements [...]

By | 2018-11-30T12:53:40+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Los Angeles Adopts Sidewalk Vending Ordinance