NCs Making a Difference

Online Registration Now Open for the 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Online registration for the 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair (the largest in Los Angeles) opened on July 1, 2015. Please don’t be misled by the Valley in our name—everyone is invited to attend. Mother Nature pays no attention to our boundaries. By registering online, Fairgoers who bring their printed voucher to the Express Check-In […]

By |July 17th, 2015|Blog, Events, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Online Registration Now Open for the 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Co-Existing with Urban Wildlife

Please join us for a brief presentation about keeping your human and pet family members safe.
There will be an opportunity for community members to speak and share your ideas, concerns and suggestions. Your comments will be recorded and used to determine if there are steps that need to be taken to insure that we have […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Blog, Events, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Co-Existing with Urban Wildlife

Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council Hits Home Run at Community Softball Game Everyone Declared The Winners!

On May 31, the community of Highland Park came together to play a couple of games of softball. The day was full of music, food, home runs and lots and lots of fun. Everyone was invited to play no matter the age.

Northeast Area LAPD Captain Bert and his gang unit participated in the fun and […]

By |June 11th, 2015|Blog, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council Hits Home Run at Community Softball Game Everyone Declared The Winners!

Highland Park Neighborhood Council Uses Tech to Engage Stakeholders

At this year’s Lummis Day celebration this past weekend, the Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council decided to try a simple tech upgrade to engage stakeholders and draw interest to their table. Instead of using traditional clipboards, HHPNC brought out their new iPad and allowed people to sign up for their email list by entering their […]

By |June 10th, 2015|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Highland Park Neighborhood Council Uses Tech to Engage Stakeholders

Call for Nominations: EmpowerLA Awards

It’s time to nominate your favorite Neighborhood Council for the EmpowerLA Awards!

Each year, the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners celebrates the achievements of Neighborhood Councils by presenting EmpowerLA Awards to those certified Neighborhood Councils that best achieve their mission to engage their local stakeholders with government and make their government more accountable and responsive to the […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Blog, Events, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Call for Nominations: EmpowerLA Awards

LADWP AND STNC ANIMAL ISSUES COMMITTEE HOLD PRODUCTIVE MEETING TO WORK TOGETHER

On Friday, March 27th, top management of LADWP met with STNC Region 1 Rep. Pat Kramer and Animal Issues Chair Dana Stangel to discuss a letter, unanimously approved by the Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council, requesting a protocol for animal rescues off power equipment in the City of Los Angeles. Joining them for this meeting were: Andrew […]

By |April 3rd, 2015|Blog, City Departments, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on LADWP AND STNC ANIMAL ISSUES COMMITTEE HOLD PRODUCTIVE MEETING TO WORK TOGETHER

Councilmember Huizar Recognizes LA32 Neighborhood Council

On Wednesday night, Councilmember Jose Huizar attended a meeting of the LA32 Neighborhood Council to acknowledge their work in the community and commend them on their efforts, commitment, and dedication to the community.
In a message on the LA32 Neighborhood Council’s Facebook page from President Marlene Fonseca, she announced that the Neighborhood Council is officially off […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Blog, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Councilmember Huizar Recognizes LA32 Neighborhood Council

CIS: Pacoima NC Supports Raise the Wage

Dear Honorable Members,

The Pacoima Neighborhood Council requests that the following Community Impact Statement
be added to Council File 14-1371, regarding the City Council’s effort to increase the minimum
wage.

COMMUNITY IMPACT STATEMENT

The Pacoima Neighborhood Council supports the City Council’s effort to increase the minimum
wage, to create comprehensive enforcement, and earned sick days.

This Community Impact Statement is based on […]

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VANC Best of Awards 2015

The Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils celebrated their 12th Anniversary last night at the CBS lot with their famous mixer. Nearly all of the 34 Neighborhood Councils in the Valley were in attendance to mix and mingle with one another and with City electeds and department heads. City Attorney Mike Feuer, Controller Ron Galperin, Councilmember […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Blog, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on VANC Best of Awards 2015

Midtown NoHo’s #NoButtsLA Campaign Draws Awareness to Cigarette Litter

After several “traditional” neighborhood clean-ups, the Mid-Town North Hollywood Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee realized what a significant problem cigarette butts are in our communities. To bring citywide attention to this issue, the Committee created a campaign called #NoButtsLA.

#NoButtsLA is a cheeky campaign aimed at bringing attention to the incredible amount of littered cigarette butts in […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Blog, Education, Events, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Midtown NoHo’s #NoButtsLA Campaign Draws Awareness to Cigarette Litter