Mayor’s Message

MAYOR GARCETTI ON HOUSE VOTE TO REPEAL THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT “Americans have been clear: If this is Trumpcare, we want to opt out. Health care is a fundamental right for all, not a privilege for the wealthy few — and the bill pushed through today by House Republicans would put lifesaving care out of [...]

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Metro Bikes for Free for the Entire Month of May

Here’s How to Ride Metro Bikes for Free for the Entire Month of May About a year ago, our city joined the ranks of places like London and New York and Chattanooga and got a bike share—you know, those docking stations downtown that are filled with bikes you can rent for short periods of time. Monthly passes [...]

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Adopt a Fire Hydrant

In April, Canoga Park Neighborhood Council collaborated with Councilmember Bob Blumenfield’s Office, Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Home Depot, and Department of Water and Power, to hold the Adopt a Fire Hydrant – Become a Hero event.  Over 230 volunteers spent their Saturday morning painting over 250 fire hydrants, making them easier [...]

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Be Part of the Los Angeles Welcome

This Saturday, please join the LA Department of Convention and Tourism Development in kicking off National Travel & Tourism Week by showing that the City of Los Angeles does welcome all visitors from everywhere!   You may have seen the inspiring #EveryoneisWelcome video which is part of the global welcome initiative launched last week by our partners [...]

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Fire Service Recognition Day

Saturday, May 13, 2017 is "Fire Service Recognition Day." LAFD fire stations throughout the City are hosting "Open Houses" where the public can learn about the services LAFD offers, interact with firefighters, increase your fire safety knowledge and enjoy some FREE family fun http://www.lafd.org/news/lafd-fire-service-day-open-firehouse We're proud to share that Diane Valencia, Vice President of Sylmar Neighborhood [...]

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Outreach Tip Of The Week #2: Write A Short But Compelling “About Us” Statement For Your Council

If your Neighborhood Council doesn’t yet have an About Us statement, or if yours needs an update, here’s how to write something brief that makes a big impact. A boilerplate is a short, two to four sentence blurb that explains who you are, and what your credentials are. Boilerplates are probably the most useful sort [...]

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GM’s Message 4.28.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. It was great to join in with some of our Neighborhood Council Civic University on Homelessness participants to tour Los Angeles Family Housing’s permanent housing with supportive services in Sun Valley on Saturday. I remember when Sun Valley Area Neighborhood Council was reviewing the proposal to turn the Sun [...]

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Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that Robin Coste Lewis, winner of the National Book Award, is the new Poet Laureate of the City of Los Angeles. As an official ambassador of L.A.’s arts community, Lewis will promote and celebrate the written word, and represent the city’s rich literary scene. “Robin is a fearless writer whose [...]

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2017 Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council Selection

VOTING WILL BE 9 AM to 1 PM on Saturday, May 6, at the Cetacean Society at Point Fermin Park, 745 West Paseo del Mar, San Pedro CA 90731 Are you a stakeholder?  Check the Map of Coastal Boundaries VIEW CURRENT CANDIDATES LIST HERE Definition of a stakeholder:  You must be a stakeholder within the [...]

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Mayor’s Gun Buyback 2017

The City of Los Angeles’ anonymous Gun Buyback is an initiative led by GRYD in partnership with the LAPD.  Launched in the spring of 2009, the Gun Buyback marks the beginning of the City of Los Angeles summer violence reduction strategy.  The GRYD office aligned its outreach efforts on the Gun Buyback initiative to specifically [...]

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