NC Success Story – Harbor City NC Utility Box Murals

Harbor City Neighborhood Council got a shoutout from City Councilmember Joe Buscaino for the local utility box mural program that they helped fund with a Neighborhood Purpose Grant. This great image from Councilmember Buscaino's newsletter shows 3rd grader Rose Mary alongside one of the new murals that Harbor City sponsored, which is based on a [...]

By | 2018-05-18T16:39:19+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on NC Success Story – Harbor City NC Utility Box Murals

Los Feliz Holds 2nd Successful Hygiene Product Drive for Homeless Youth

Los Feliz Neighborhood Council recently completed their second successful drive for feminine hygiene products to help students in their area who are experiencing homelessness. Los Feliz reports that this drive was completed at no cost to their Council, so an organized action like this one can be a great, no-budget way to engage members of [...]

By | 2018-04-27T16:32:36+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Los Feliz Holds 2nd Successful Hygiene Product Drive for Homeless Youth

Movie Night Partnership between Three Neighborhood Councils

Written and submitted by  Brenda Rees from Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council. Teamwork among neighborhood councils was the key for a successful event at Ramona Hall in Highland Park on Friday, April 20. More than 225 people gathered together for free refreshments, arts and crafts making and a free screening of the popular movie COCO. Folks came [...]

By | 2018-04-27T15:03:56+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Movie Night Partnership between Three Neighborhood Councils

Panorama City Cleanup Event Recap

On March 24th, the Panorama City Neighborhood Council and Panorama City Neighborhood Council Youth Committee teamed up with Council District 6 and the Daisy Girl Scouts Troop 2516 for a community cleanup around the Panorama City Branch - Los Angeles Public Library. Trash and bulky items were picked up along Van Nuys and Roscoe Boulevards, and on Chase Street and Wakefield Avenue. Participants also [...]

By | 2018-04-06T10:48:02+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Clean Streets, Events, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Panorama City Cleanup Event Recap

VANC Celebrates 15 Years with Annual “Best of” Awards

The Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) celebrated their 15-year anniversary last night with their annual "Best of" Awards, which honors the great work of the 34 Neighborhood Councils in the Valley.  With a video welcome from LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was in New York at his college reunion, and City and State elected [...]

By | 2018-03-09T16:56:18+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Blog, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on VANC Celebrates 15 Years with Annual “Best of” Awards

Bel Air-Beverly Crest’s Robin Greenberg Receives CD5’s 2018 Pioneer Woman Award

City Councilmember Paul Koretz presented Bel Air - Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council President Robin Greenberg with a Pioneer Woman Award today in City Council Chambers. The Pioneer Women Award winners are selected each year by the Commission on the Status of Women and the Los Angeles City Council. Congratulations to Robin for receiving this well-deserved [...]

By | 2018-03-09T11:28:35+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference, Neighborhood Councils|Comments Off on Bel Air-Beverly Crest’s Robin Greenberg Receives CD5’s 2018 Pioneer Woman Award

City Council Approves Party House Ordinance

The Ordinance, which began as a Ryu motion, takes on unruly and unsafe Party Houses Los Angeles -- City Council today unanimously approved an ordinance to reign in out-of-control party houses in Los Angeles. The ordinance, which began as a motion introduced by Councilmember Ryu on June 10, 2016, creates a series of escalating fines [...]

By | 2018-02-23T16:36:34+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on City Council Approves Party House Ordinance

Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council

Corinne Ho, native of Madagascar, former President of the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, received Commendatory Congratulations by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield at the Los Angeles City Council meeting in Van Nuys City Hall on February 2nd. Corinne was honored for her civic engagement efforts and for having served the City of Los Angeles and the Valley through [...]

By | 2018-02-09T13:15:06+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council

NoHo Neighborhood Council Funds Program Teaching Students About Shelter Pets

NoHo Neighborhood Council recently funded a Humane Education series for over 200 North Hollywood students presented by Operation Blankets of Love. Check out the adorable video of ambassador dog Cricket visiting a local school! Video via Facebook user OBOL EileenandBrad, of Operation Blankets of Love Operation Blankets of Love is a Los Angeles nonprofit [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:37:23+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, uncategorised|Comments Off on NoHo Neighborhood Council Funds Program Teaching Students About Shelter Pets

Recap of Neighborhood Councils Homelessness Alliance Meeting

On Tuesday, January 30th, the Neighborhood Councils Homelessness Alliance had their first meeting of the year. The agenda was packed with many great presenters, and the Homelessness Liaisions provided input and feedback on how they are tackling homeless issue. We started off on a sad note and learned that the Mayor's Homelessness Policy Director, Alisa [...]

By | 2018-02-02T12:29:16+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Recap of Neighborhood Councils Homelessness Alliance Meeting