Bureau of Sanitation Roadshow comes to City Council District 14 on Oct 27th

article by John Darnell, EmpowerLA The City of Los Angeles' Bureau of Sanitation is going on tour this year, and on Saturday, October 27, they are bringing their team to the 14th Council District.  The events starts at 8 am.  Neighborhood Council members are especially invited to this event, but it is open to the [...]

By | 2018-10-26T14:12:18+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Public Works|Comments Off on Bureau of Sanitation Roadshow comes to City Council District 14 on Oct 27th

Open Data success story: MacArthur Park NC uses Clean Streets index to place new trashcans

MacArthur Park Neighborhood Council recently purchased 24 trashcans for a Community Improvement Project, and were able to immediately apply what they learned at one of our Open Data Trainings to determine the best placement for their new trashcans. Open data helps make government more accessible, trustworthy and transparent. As defined by OpenDataHandbook.org, "Open data is [...]

By | 2018-08-24T15:37:26+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Blog, Clean Streets, Open Data, Open Data Literacy Program, Outreach|Comments Off on Open Data success story: MacArthur Park NC uses Clean Streets index to place new trashcans

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

Donate Your Used Bedding To Shelter Animals Now Through Feb 23rd

Help shelter pets stay warm and comfortable by donating your used bedding + linens to LA Sanitation's Used Linen Drive! Their City Facilities Recycling Program is collecting used blankets, bed sheets, towels, and bed spreads now through Fri Feb 23rd. Items that are torn or stained are okay, but they must be clean. Items may [...]

By | 2018-02-09T11:23:23+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Blog, Public Works|Comments Off on Donate Your Used Bedding To Shelter Animals Now Through Feb 23rd

Neighborhood Beautification – Harbor City Alley Cleanup

Every little bit helps! Recently, the Harbor City Neighborhood Council, in partnership with the Narbonne High School Key Club, warmed up for their engagement with City of Los Angeles’ Clean Streets Challenge by cleaning up a neighborhood alley long overdue of some TLC. Board members, students, and parents showed up bright and early and worked [...]

By | 2017-09-29T11:33:52+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Blog, Civic Youth, Clean Streets, How-To, Public Works, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Neighborhood Beautification – Harbor City Alley Cleanup

Share Your Clean Streets photos!

Is your NC participating in the Clean Streets LA Challenge??? Don't forget to share your group photos, action shots, and stories of your clean up activities by submitting them here: Click Here. Visit this web page for other ways to engage as a Clean Streets advocate: Click Here

By | 2016-11-01T11:55:38+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Clean Streets, Public Works|Comments Off on Share Your Clean Streets photos!

Clean Streets LA Challenge

Hello NC Public Works Liaisons and Neighborhood Clean-Up Leaders! The Board of Public Works is asking for Neighborhood Councils’ help in cleaning up our neighborhoods by announcing the below Clean Streets LA Challenge! Mayor Eric Garcetti, the City Council, the Innovation & Performance Commission, the Board of Public Works, and the Department of Public Works [...]

By | 2016-09-23T13:47:50+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Clean Streets, NCs Making a Difference, Public Works, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Clean Streets LA Challenge

Another Neighborhood Council Recognized for their Clean Streets efforts!

Today the Board of Public Works recognized Rosie Brown from the United Neighborhoods Neighborhood Council as a Clean Streets Hero for her exceptional leadership, support, and engagement with connecting Angelenos with city services that help increase neighborhood cleanliness including Free Bulky Item Pick-Up, Graffiti Removal, and MyLA 311. There to introduce and support her were [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:06+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, Clean Streets, Public Works|Comments Off on Another Neighborhood Council Recognized for their Clean Streets efforts!

GM’s Message 07.29.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. The Neighborhood Council Budget Day is tomorrow! We're moving up to City Council Chambers this year and will be joined by Controller Ron Galperin, who is a former Neighborhood Council Budget Advocate, City Council President Herb Wesson and City Council Budget & Finance Chair, Councilmember Paul Krekorian. They [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:06+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Clean Streets, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 07.29.16

NCSA: Environmental Advocacy

Written by Pat Kramer. Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance Gives L.A. Residents a Chance to Get Involved in Environmental Advocacy On July 9th, 2016, the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance invited all of the neighborhood councils in the City of Los Angeles to an open meeting to share concerns about environmental issues in their specific area. The [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:07+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Blog, Clean Streets, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on NCSA: Environmental Advocacy