FREE Home Improvements in Your Neighborhood!

A new State of California program will provide FREE rooftop solar and energy efficiency home improvements to more than 5,000 homes in Los Angeles County. Will your neighborhood get its fair share before funds run out? The Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance (NCSA) is a community partner to help promote the Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) and [...]

By | 2017-09-21T17:16:47+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on FREE Home Improvements in Your Neighborhood!

Neighborhood Council Emergency Preparedness Alliance (NCEPA)

The Neighborhood Council Emergency Preparedness Alliance (NCEPA) meets the 4th Saturday of every month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, at the City of Los Angeles Emergency Operations Center, 500 E Temple St, Los Angeles 90012.  The NCEPA representatives hear from city department managers and their representatives regarding the city’s plans for coping with a variety of local and [...]

By | 2018-01-02T14:11:53+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Emergency Preparedness Alliance (NCEPA)

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 | 2017-02-03T13:03:29+00:00 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 | 2018-01-03T16:42:44+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Budget Advocates Get Rundown on Budget from L.A. Homeless Service Authority

WANTED: Cool Blocks LA leaders

The Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance (NCSA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, seeks volunteers in each Council District who’d like to get to know their neighbors better while creating a greener, safer, and disaster resilient block. Join the NCSA on Sun., Oct 23 in Hollywood, to learn all about the new Cool Blocks [...]

By | 2016-10-14T10:42:55+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on WANTED: Cool Blocks LA leaders

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

Mayor’s Message

Mayor Garcetti Announces Great Streets Great Business Program Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the launch of the Great Streets Great Business program. This new program provides resources to all small businesses that are currently located on a designated Great Street corridor. The Great Streets Great Business program is administered by the Valley Economic [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:05+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

Save The Date: “Meet the City Leaders” Reception on September 7th 2016

Los Angeles is home to one of the largest and most vibrant Korean American communities in the United States. Korean Americans contribute significantly to the social, cultural, and economic fabric of our City's present and future. On behalf of the City of Los Angeles, we invite you to join us at "Meet the City Leaders" [...]

By | 2016-09-01T18:28:26+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Save The Date: “Meet the City Leaders” Reception on September 7th 2016

Join Us for the West Adams Jazz & Music Festival September 2-4

Fifteen years ago, a FREE event was created that changed the dynamics of the largest historic neighborhoods in Los Angeles. The West Adams Avenues Jazz Under the Stars. As the first culturally diverse neighbors gathered with picnic baskets and lawn chairs, local musicians from the community began their music sets. A lot has changed since [...]

By | 2016-09-01T15:55:45+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Join Us for the West Adams Jazz & Music Festival September 2-4

Give the Gift of Life at the 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

The Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair will host a bloodmobile from Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles. The bloodmobile will begin receiving donors at 9:00 am, which means that if you would like to give the gift of life at the Fair, you’ll be admitted to the Fair starting at 9:00 am (up to an hour early) so that [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:05+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, NCs Making a Difference, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Give the Gift of Life at the 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair