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National Night Out Part 2 – More Fun Pics from NC / LAPD Partnerships Across the City

Thank you for sharing more fabulous photos from NC-sponsored National Night Out events in Hollywood, Venice Beach, and DTLA! National Night Out is a community-building partnership with local police to build neighborhood spirit and awareness of crime prevention and public safety. We love these images from community-building partnerships between local LAPD stations and the Venice, [...]

By |2019-08-26T13:33:24-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Blog, Events, LAPD|Comments Off on National Night Out Part 2 – More Fun Pics from NC / LAPD Partnerships Across the City

In Memoriam: Caney Arnold, Harbor City Neighborhood Council

Written by Octaviano Rios, Harbor area Neighborhood Council Advocate, EmpowerLA; photos via Desi Sarcona, Harbor City NC It is with a very heavy heart that we share the sad news of the passing of our beloved Harbor City Neighborhood Council board member and brother, Mr. Caney Arnold. Our sincere condolences to his wife and fellow Harbor City NC board [...]

By |2019-08-23T16:32:54-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Blog, Local Heroes, Memorial|Comments Off on In Memoriam: Caney Arnold, Harbor City Neighborhood Council

Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones Speaks About Preparedness in North San Fernando Valley

Written by Bill Hopkins, SoCalPrep founder + board member and Emergency Preparedness Chair, Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council Dr. Lucy Jones, renowned seismologist and author of The Big Ones, spoke about Preparing For Increased Risk From Natural Disasters at Knollwood Country Club in Granada Hills on Friday, August 16, to a packed house. Upon [...]

By |2019-08-23T16:39:59-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency, Emergency Preparedness|Comments Off on Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones Speaks About Preparedness in North San Fernando Valley

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 is *open* for the NC System’s Biggest Event of the Year – the Congress of Neighborhoods

Registration is open for this year's Congress of Neighborhoods, happening Saturday September 28th at Los Angeles City Hall! The Congress is the LA Neighborhood Council system’s biggest event, bringing together over 1,000 local leaders each year for a day of workshops and networking with City officials and other NC members. Free admission with RSVP - [...]

By |2019-08-23T16:38:51-07:00August 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Registration is *open* for the NC System’s Biggest Event of the Year – the Congress of Neighborhoods

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