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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

Neighborhood Council Spotlight: News from Harbor Gateway North + Valley Village

We're launching a new NC Spotlight series on our blog and in our newsletter to highlight some of the great achievements of Neighborhood Councils and board members across the City! Check out this week's news below from Harbor Gateway North NC and NC Valley Village. If you're interested in submitting your own NC highlights for inclusion, we'd [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:23-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Blog, Local Heroes, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference, Sustainability|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Spotlight: News from Harbor Gateway North + Valley Village

MomsLA Features Tonia Knightner

Tonia Knightner of the Park Mesa Heights Community Council was featured this week in MomsLA's ongoing series on moms serving on their Neighborhood Councils. Besides being PMHCC Treasurer, Tonia is a realtor and the CEO and founder of A New Life 4 U Economic Development Corporation. She highlights the role of NCs in fostering an [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:40-07:00March 8th, 2019|Blog, Local Heroes, Los Angeles|Comments Off on MomsLA Features Tonia Knightner

Share Your Neighborhood Council Story

What hot-topic issues has your Neighborhood Council had an impact on in your community? Share your story with us for a chance to be featured in story pitches to local news outlets interested in covering the 2019 Neighborhood Council elections. Fill out this form to submit your story for consideration: http://bit.ly/NCStoriesSubmission

Wendell Blassingame, the DLANC Board Member who truly is an angel in the City of Angels

Downtown LA Neighborhood Council board member Wendell Blassingame was recognized by the Los Angeles City Council for his selfless efforts to help his less fortunate neighbors. He has devoted countless hours; his own resources; and even put his own signature on the line to help others with a hand up, not a hand out. He [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:51-07:00October 12th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Wendell Blassingame, the DLANC Board Member who truly is an angel in the City of Angels

Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles

Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the County of Los Angeles Homeless Initiative, and United Way of Greater Los Angeles invite you to the second large Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles. Due to the significant increase in funding from Measure H to fund homelessness services, there are over 1,000 open [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:11:11-07:00March 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Local Heroes, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles

VANC Celebrates 15 Years with Annual “Best of” Awards

The Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) celebrated their 15-year anniversary last night with their annual "Best of" Awards, which honors the great work of the 34 Neighborhood Councils in the Valley.  With a video welcome from LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was in New York at his college reunion, and City and State elected [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:11:17-07:00March 9th, 2018|Blog, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on VANC Celebrates 15 Years with Annual “Best of” Awards

Bel Air-Beverly Crest’s Robin Greenberg Receives CD5’s 2018 Pioneer Woman Award

City Councilmember Paul Koretz presented Bel Air - Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council President Robin Greenberg with a Pioneer Woman Award today in City Council Chambers. The Pioneer Women Award winners are selected each year by the Commission on the Status of Women and the Los Angeles City Council. Congratulations to Robin for receiving this well-deserved [...]

By |2018-03-09T11:28:35-07:00March 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference, Neighborhood Councils|Comments Off on Bel Air-Beverly Crest’s Robin Greenberg Receives CD5’s 2018 Pioneer Woman Award

Assemblymember Gipson Honors Harbor Gateway North’s Pamela Thornton With Unsung Hero Award

Harbor Gateway North Chair Pamela Thornton was honored with an Unsung Hero Award at a ceremony hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus on the California State Assembly floor. The event, which was held in celebration of Martin Luther King Day, recognizes those who best exemplify and carry on the vision and legacy of Dr. [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:11:24-07:00February 16th, 2018|Blog, Local Heroes|Comments Off on Assemblymember Gipson Honors Harbor Gateway North’s Pamela Thornton With Unsung Hero Award

Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council

Corinne Ho, native of Madagascar, former President of the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, received Commendatory Congratulations by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield at the Los Angeles City Council meeting in Van Nuys City Hall on February 2nd. Corinne was honored for her civic engagement efforts and for having served the City of Los Angeles and the Valley through [...]

By |2018-02-09T13:15:06-07:00February 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council