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Mayor Garcetti Nominates Raquel Beltrán As General Manager Of The Department Of Neighborhood Empowerment

From the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Raquel Beltrán LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti nominated Raquel Beltrán as the next General Manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE). Beltrán is a longtime community leader who has served as the Associate Director for the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs [...]

By |2019-08-20T14:58:12-07:00August 16th, 2019|Blog, Los Angeles, Mayor / Mayor's Office|Comments Off on Mayor Garcetti Nominates Raquel Beltrán As General Manager Of The Department Of Neighborhood Empowerment

Registration Opens Monday August 19 for the Neighborhood Council Congress at City Hall

Congratulations on being elected to your Neighborhood Council! The annual Congress of Neighborhoods will be Saturday, September 28, 2019 at City Hall. Mark your calendar and save the entire day so you can participate in this year's Neighborhood Council Congress! If this is your first visit to City Hall, it will be an awesome experience [...]

By |2019-08-16T14:38:32-07:00August 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Registration Opens Monday August 19 for the Neighborhood Council Congress at City Hall

NCs Partner with LAPD for National Night Out 2019

We love these photos from some of this year's National Night Out events, hosted by Neighborhood Councils and local LAPD stations around the City! National Night Out Against Crime is an annual summer event held in cities across the USA. The events are intended to foster a community-building partnership with local police, in order to build neighborhood [...]

By |2019-08-13T16:54:21-07:00August 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on NCs Partner with LAPD for National Night Out 2019

NC Congress In Memoriam Submissions: Share Your Memories of NC Leaders Lost During 2019

The Congress of Neighborhoods is the Neighborhood Council system’s biggest event, bringing together over 1,000 local leaders annually at LA City Hall for a day of workshops and networking with City officials and other NC members. For this year’s event – happening Saturday, September 28th – the NC Congress Planning Committee invites you to submit names for [...]

By |2019-08-02T13:53:13-07:00August 2nd, 2019|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on NC Congress In Memoriam Submissions: Share Your Memories of NC Leaders Lost During 2019

*SOLD OUT* – Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones’ Seminar Aug 16th in Granada Hills

*** This event is *SOLD OUT* - thank you for your support & interest! *** By Bill Hopkins, Southern California Preparedness Foundation Director & Granada Hills North NC board member In light of the recent Southern California Earthquakes, and the fact that we know it's not IF but WHEN we'll get much bigger quakes that [...]

By |2019-08-05T11:45:15-07:00August 2nd, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency, Emergency Preparedness|Comments Off on *SOLD OUT* – Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones’ Seminar Aug 16th in Granada Hills

Share Your Feedback on Metro’s North SF Valley Rapid Transit Corridor Proposal

North San Fernando Valley stakeholders: have a say in shaping Metro's proposal for a North San Fernando Valley Bus Rapid Transit Corridor by attending one of Metro's upcoming community meetings or submitting your comments online. Proposed Transit Corridor route The proposed Rapid Transit Corridor will run along Nordhoff and Roscoe between the Chatsworth Metrolink Station [...]

By |2019-08-02T13:42:53-07:00August 1st, 2019|Blog, Metro, Transportation|Comments Off on Share Your Feedback on Metro’s North SF Valley Rapid Transit Corridor Proposal

RYLAN: Mayor Garcetti Asks NCs to Lead the Way to Ready LA for Disaster Prep

From the Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti's press release on July 12, 2019 LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today launched a new campaign to strengthen citywide emergency readiness, calling on Neighborhood Councils to appoint preparedness officers, bring resilience directly into their communities, and take part in the Ready Your L.A. Neighborhood (RYLAN) program. “Los Angeles [...]

By |2019-07-26T15:25:37-07:00July 26th, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness|Comments Off on RYLAN: Mayor Garcetti Asks NCs to Lead the Way to Ready LA for Disaster Prep

Upcoming Commission Town Halls on Policies for Required Trainings & Censure/Removal of NC Members

by Eli Lipmen, President of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners is an all-volunteer group of seven commissioners, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, who serve as the policy-setting and oversight body for the Neighborhood Councils and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The Commission holds regular public [...]

By |2019-08-09T15:08:30-07:00July 19th, 2019|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Upcoming Commission Town Halls on Policies for Required Trainings & Censure/Removal of NC Members

Congress of Neighborhoods 2019: Call for Memorial & Waller Award Submissions

The Congress of Neighborhoods is the Neighborhood Council system's biggest event, bringing together over 1,000 local leaders annually at LA City Hall for a day of workshops and networking with City officials and other NC members. For this year's event - happening Saturday, September 28th - the NC Congress Planning Committee invites you to submit [...]

By |2019-08-13T17:56:22-07:00July 19th, 2019|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, NC Congress|Comments Off on Congress of Neighborhoods 2019: Call for Memorial & Waller Award Submissions

Get Tax Breaks for Turning Vacant Property into Local Food Sources with Urban Agricultural Incentive Zones

LA landowners - save money and green your neighborhood with the City of LA's urban agriculture program! Owners of vacant properties in the City of Los Angeles who want to use their land for urban agriculture may qualify for tax breaks of up to $15,000/year, under a City program that would designate this land as [...]

By |2019-07-19T15:36:24-07:00July 16th, 2019|Blog, City Planning, uncategorised|Comments Off on Get Tax Breaks for Turning Vacant Property into Local Food Sources with Urban Agricultural Incentive Zones