July 15 NCSA Forum: Getting to 100% Renewable Energy in LA

City Council passed a motion last year directing LADWP to study 100% renewable energy for Los Angeles, and a lot has happened in the meantime. Join the NCSA on Saturday, July 15 to hear from experts and local advocates about the status of the study, what’s next for LA, and how you and your Neighborhood [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Blog, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|0 Comments

reCode Update

PlanCheckNC Meeting Join us for the latest updates on the City's update to the Zoning Code.  Tom Rothmann, Principal Planner Code Studies will present the reCodeLA Update. The City's Zoning Code is over 40 years old and in need of great reform.  Come out to hear about the progress that the City, the Consultants and [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on reCode Update

SLAANC Executive Board Elections

SLAANC Executive Board Elections will be held at the SLAANC Delegate meeting on June 15, 2017.  If you are interested in running, please see the list of available positions below. Executive Board Positions: Chair Vice-Chair Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretary Treasurer Officer of Communications Please provide by June 10, 2017: Minutes, or board resolution from your Neighborhood Council [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on SLAANC Executive Board Elections

Valley NC Homelessness Liaison Event

Please save the date for Valley NC Homelessness Liaisons' second event which will be held on: Monday, March 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Granada Hills Charter High School - Rawley Hall 10535 Zelzah Avenue, Granada Hills 91344 This session is hosted by Granada Hills South Neighborhood Council and will include as a speaker Sgt. Shorts, Police [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Blog, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Valley NC Homelessness Liaison Event

Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates Regional Budget Day

On Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates will be hosting the annual Regional Budget Day. The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates are coming to your neighborhood for our annual Regional Budget Day. The purpose of this 3 hour session is to come and hear your concerns about [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Blog, Budget, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates Regional Budget Day

Measure S Forum

Undecided on Measure S (also known as the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative)? Join the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance for a moderated conversation with experts on both sides of the issue, and hear about the implications for our environment. Confirmed speakers include: Michael Manville, assistant professor of urban planning, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Mark Vallianatos, [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Blog, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Measure S Forum

VANC Resource Board Assists with the Mission Hills Neighborhood Council Selections

The Mission Hills Neighborhood Council, as well as its many stakeholders, have been working diligently together to re-establish quorum on the Mission Hills Neighborhood Council Board. I am pleased to report that their efforts have resulted in a very successful Candidate Forum and Selection that was well attended by the community and it's candidates. Due [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on VANC Resource Board Assists with the Mission Hills Neighborhood Council Selections

Budget Advocates Get Rundown on Budget from L.A. Homeless Service Authority

By Connie Acosta, Echo Park NC Board Member On January 6, the Housing Committee of the L.A. Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates led by Barbara Ringuette met with Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) for a brief rundown of their program and funding.   LAHSA is an independent agency established by the County and City of Los [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Budget Advocates Get Rundown on Budget from L.A. Homeless Service Authority

Budget Advocates Meet with City Housing and Community Investment Department

By Connie Acosta, Echo Park Neighborhood Council Board Member On Thursday, October 26, Budget Advocate Barbara Ringuette from Silver Lake Neighborhood Council (NC) with members of her Housing Committee--- Rick Ramirez from Sunland-Tujunga (NC) and Connie Acosta from Echo Park NC--- met with the Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) to inquire about [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Budget Advocates Meet with City Housing and Community Investment Department

9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair a Huge Success!

Sincere thanks to everyone who attended and supported the Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair on Saturday, October 1, 2016. A very special Thank You to those Neighborhood Councils that hosted an Outreach table. We had a great turnout with about 3,000 attending. Over 50% of families responding said they learned about the Fair from Neighborhood Councils. [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Blog, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair a Huge Success!