NCs Making a Difference

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

Neighborhood Councils Sway City Council Decision in Greek Theatre Debate

At January’s overflowing Arts, Parks, Health, Aging, and River Committee meeting, the Committee heard from the Department of Recreation & Parks, the two companies putting forth proposals, as well as from community members expressing their opinions on the issue of who is offering the best proposal for operating the historic Greek Theatre in Griffith Park. […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Blog, City Hall, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Neighborhood Councils Sway City Council Decision in Greek Theatre Debate

Give a Living Gift – Sherman Oaks NC Valentine’s Day Tree Giveaway

This Valentine’s Day, show your love with a living gift. On February 14th, the Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council will be giving away free fruit and shade trees, as well as planting and care instructions for each type of tree.

SONC will provide refreshments and music, a kids’ activity booth, and fun and education for the whole […]

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NCs in Action: Neighborhood Councils and Community Groups Sway Decision on Greek Theater Proposals

In a true show of force and community solidarity, leaders from several Neighborhood Councils and community organizations, as well as concerned residents and neighbors, gathered on Monday for a press conference at City Hall to announce their concerns regarding the City’s evaluation of proposals for the operation of the Greek Theater and their endorsement of […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Blog, City Hall, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on NCs in Action: Neighborhood Councils and Community Groups Sway Decision on Greek Theater Proposals

SoRo NC Seeking 100 Volunteers for Homeless Count

Next week, the 2015 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count will take place for the fifth time since starting in 2005. In gathering census data of how many homeless people we have in Los Angeles, we can better engage homelessness in our area and take care of our fellow Angelenos who need a helping hand.

The South […]

By |January 22nd, 2015|Blog, Events, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on SoRo NC Seeking 100 Volunteers for Homeless Count

DLANC Brings Bold Vision to Downtown

In 2012, a Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Compass Blueprint grant was awarded to a Neighborhood Council for the first time. The Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council is the first Neighborhood Council to have sought and secured the resources to map its own future. With input from stakeholders and board members, DLANC worked with […]

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