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There are many of community and fundraising events going on Wisdom of life all year round. No matter what your interest is, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and make a difference.

Highlights from Mayor Garcetti’s 2019 State of the City Speech

Mayor Eric Garcetti delivered his 2019 State of the City address on Wednesday, April 17th at Lincoln High School in East Los Angeles. As the site where the Chicano Blowouts of 1968 began - a youth civil rights movement where 22,000 students walked out of LAUSD high schools to protest unequal conditions there - Lincoln High was [...]

By |2019-04-19T14:04:05-07:00April 18th, 2019|Blog, City Hall, LAPD, LAUSD, Mayor / Mayor's Office, Public Safety, uncategorised|Comments Off on Highlights from Mayor Garcetti’s 2019 State of the City Speech

Election PSA Videos From City Councilmembers Krekorian, Blumenfield & Koretz

Thank you to our wonderful City Council members who made videos promoting Neighborhood Council elections in their Districts! Check out these great new videos below from Councilmembers Paul Krekorian (CD2), Bob Blumenfield (CD3), and Paul Koretz (CD5): Councilmember Paul Krekorian (District 2) Councilmember Bob Blumenfield (District 3) Councilmember Paul Koretz (District 5)      

By |2019-04-12T17:34:04-07:00April 12th, 2019|Blog, City Council, Election Chairs, Elections, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs, uncategorised|Comments Off on Election PSA Videos From City Councilmembers Krekorian, Blumenfield & Koretz

Valley Alliance of NCs Presents VANC “Best Of” Awards at Annual Mixer

The Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) held their 16th annual mixer on March 14th, and it was standing-room only! City Attorney Mike Feuer and Councilmembers Paul Krekorian, Bob Blumenfield and Paul Koretz all stopped by to celebrate the 34 Neighborhood Councils of the SF Valley and the winners of the annual VANC "Best Of" [...]

By |2019-03-15T17:43:59-07:00March 15th, 2019|Blog, uncategorised|Comments Off on Valley Alliance of NCs Presents VANC “Best Of” Awards at Annual Mixer

The City of Los Angeles Personnel Department Hosts Blood Drive – July 31st!

The City of Los Angeles Personnel Department is hosting an upcoming blood drive on Tuesday, July 31st, from 9am to 3pm at the Medical Services Division. We need your support! Please join us and schedule an appointment today by calling Natalie Bakirci at (213) 473- 6953 or through email at Natalie.bakirci@lacity.org.   Participants will receive a Redbox E-Code as a special thank you [...]

By |2018-07-13T17:03:32-07:00July 13th, 2018|uncategorised|Comments Off on The City of Los Angeles Personnel Department Hosts Blood Drive – July 31st!

2018 Summer Reading Challenge

Starting on June 4, join the Summer Reading Challenge at the Los Angeles Public Library.  Sign up online June 4 to August 4 at lapl.org/summer or visit your local library. Children, teens and adults collect points for reading, completing activities, attending a library event or exploring Los Angeles. You choose what you want to do. Log 1000 points and earn cool prizes!

By |2018-06-01T15:50:30-07:00June 1st, 2018|uncategorised|Comments Off on 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

City Council Introduces Proposed Neighborhood Council Reforms

Councilmember David Ryu, Chair of the City Council's Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee submitted proposed reforms for the Neighborhood Council system in City Council today based on feedback he received in a survey he sent out to Neighborhood Council board members. The proposals include: Amending City Charter to change the name of the Department [...]

By |2018-05-25T17:17:18-07:00May 25th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Commission, uncategorised|Comments Off on City Council Introduces Proposed Neighborhood Council Reforms

Get Free Dog Waste Bags from LASan’s Stormwater Program

Did you know that pet waste can pollute our water supply if it’s left on the ground? That’s why LA Stormwater - the City’s Watershed Protection Program - is giving away free dog waste bags to you and your stakeholders. To request your free pet waste bags, simply fill out this form on LA Stormwater’s [...]

By |2018-02-23T15:39:13-07:00February 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Sustainability, uncategorised|Comments Off on Get Free Dog Waste Bags from LASan’s Stormwater Program

NoHo Neighborhood Council Funds Program Teaching Students About Shelter Pets

NoHo Neighborhood Council recently funded a Humane Education series for over 200 North Hollywood students presented by Operation Blankets of Love. Check out the adorable video of ambassador dog Cricket visiting a local school! Video via Facebook user OBOL EileenandBrad, of Operation Blankets of Love Operation Blankets of Love is a Los Angeles nonprofit [...]

By |2018-02-09T16:37:23-07:00February 7th, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, uncategorised|Comments Off on NoHo Neighborhood Council Funds Program Teaching Students About Shelter Pets

EmpowerLA Awards 2018: Submit Your Nominations & Save the Date

***NOMINATION DEADLINE FOR EMPOWERLA + VANGUARD AWARDS EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 3/16 at 5 PM*** Nominations are open for the 2018 EmpowerLA Awards! Each year, seven Neighborhood Councils are honored by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners for projects that do an especially outstanding job of increasing civic engagement and making government more responsive to local needs. The [...]

By |2018-03-09T09:56:22-07:00February 2nd, 2018|Blog, uncategorised|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Awards 2018: Submit Your Nominations & Save the Date
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