Thank you to EmpowerLA’s Octaviano Rios for letting us share this thoughtful overview of Mayor Garcetti’s 2018 State of the City address, which Octaviano originally wrote for the Harbor area Neighborhood Councils that he supports. He highlights the Mayor’s callouts to Neighborhood Councils, and issues that Councils might wish to partner with the Mayor on […]
L.A. City Council to impose new fines in crackdown on ‘party houses’ On Wednesday, February 21st, the City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to rein in out-of-control party houses in Los Angeles. The ordinance creates a series of escalating fines against the homeowners or those who rent from them, who use their homes for massive […]
Learn more about how to submit an application to build a #PeopleSt plaza in your neighborhood – join us at a public info seminar near you! Plaza applications will be accepted April 2-May 31.
For those of you that live in Assembly District 45, there is a special election to fill the vacant seat. The Candidate Panel will be held West Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday February 21 at 6:00 PM. Click here for a map of CA Assembly District 45: https://a45.asmdc.org/district-map More info regarding the […]
After 29 horses died in last month’s San Fernando Valley wildfire, the City Council voted to address shortcomings to evacuation strategies.
Fire Investigators may be looking at the role Southern California Edison utilities could have played in the region’s wildfires. Southern California Edison on Tuesday said it believes fire officials are investigating the company for its possible role in the catastrophic wildfires raging across the region. About 250,000 acres have been burnt by multiple wildfires since last […]
We’re excited to share with our stakeholders, how to work with us to create a public mural through the City’s Citywide Mural Program. Visit the Department of Cultural Affairs website http://culturela.org/murals for the mural registration application and for a robust Frequently Asked Questions section that can answer many of the questions for your Neighborhood Council. There are a couple […]
The City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department has been tasked with developing a Citywide Economic Development Strategy and Five-year Implementation Plan. Your feedback will help us identify the importance of various business, workforce, and community issues, as well as actions that the City’s economic development strategy should prioritize. This survey is critical to […]
Proponents of short-term rentals say many depend on it to cover their mortgage while critics say it exacerbates the housing shortage. A Los Angeles City Council Committee is set to debate Tuesday proposed regulations for Airbnb and short-term housing rental companies in an effort to please both passionate advocates of the practice and those who […]
9:30AM – 2PM (breakfast served at 9AM) Panorama High School – 8015 Van Nuys Blvd, Panorama City, CA 91402 For over 40 years, our sidewalks, crosswalks, and bus stops have gone mostly unimproved in the City of Los Angeles. The Tripping Point goal is to highlight the importance of these public amenities on our quality of life. Come join the […]
The City has engaged in a massive Sidewalk Repair Program in part to repair and upgrade sidewalks and curb ramps adjacent to City-owned pedestrian facilities, so that they are compliant with applicable accessibility requirements. Street tree removals and replacements, along with utility relocations, may be needed, as well. Additionally, the City may adopt policies and/or ordinances to assist […]
Click here for the new City Council Committee Meeting times.
After more than a year of working directly with residents and stakeholders, City Councilmembers encourage an ongoing public dialogue of new rules in the months to come Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. was joined today by Councilmembers Bob Blumenfield, Paul Koretz and Nury Martinez in releasing the city’s draft regulations governing […]
From Councilmember Mitchell Englander: On Thursday, the City Council unanimously passed the fiscal year 2017/18 Budget. As Chair of the Public Safety Committee and Vice Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee, I am most pleased with the resources that were provided to our sworn police officers and fire fighters in order to increase the […]
As the City of Los Angeles nears the end of its current fiscal year, a new report from the City Administrative Officer shows a significant decrease in the city’s budget deficit. Although the city is not out of the woods just yet, Los Angeles has narrowed it’s 2016-2017 fiscal year from $245 million to $57 […]
Thanks to everyone who attended Wednesday’s Northridge East NC Board meeting and Mayoral Candidate Forum. Special thanks to NENC’s Nick Beer for doing an excellent job of moderating the Forum! http://www.dailynews.com/government-and-politics/20170216/a-los-angeles-mayors-candidate-forum-without-mayor-eric-garcetti Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is running for re-election against 10 challengers, skipped a pair of candidate forums held Wednesday night in Northridge and […]
This week, the Los Angeles City Council, alongside dozens of Olympic athletes who call Los Angeles home, voted to approve the LA2024 bid for the Olympic and Para-Olympic Games. Los Angeles is a cultural and industrial mashup unlike anywhere else in the world. Residents from over 100 countries are held together by a collective optimism, a push for progress, and […]
LA neighborhoods are evenly divided on plans to legalize street vending amid concerns current law opens immigrant vendors to deportation. Los Angeles is the only major city in America that prohibits street vending, but that may be changing after a City Council committee Monday advanced a proposal to decriminalize it. The proposal put forward Monday […]
Trump or Clinton? Legal marijuana? No more death penalty? Property tax increases? Homeless aid? There’s a lot at stake this election. County election officials reminded residents Thursday that Monday is the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming election. There is a variety of ways people can register in time for the Nov. 8 election. […]
A proposal calling for a moratorium on building projects so big they require zoning or land-use exceptions, has qualified for the ballot. The city clerk said today proponents of a ballot initiative that would temporarily halt development in Los Angeles have turned in enough signatures for the measure to go before voters. The city clerk’s […]