Hello stakeholders, we learned of a new feature on LAPD website when I’d to call non-emergency LAPD for another issue. The helpful dispatcher informed us about this new feature, iWatchLA and we wanted to share with our neighborhood: “http://www.lapdonline.org/iwatchla” –> then click “To file an online report click here.” You can also download the iWatchLA […]
As voters head to the polls to fill the vacant LAUSD board seat today, the board’s pro-charter majority’s power hangs in the balance. Ten candidates will be vying Tuesday to fill a vacant seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education in an election that could again shift the balance of power […]
Improving air quality of our neighborhoods requires everyone to step up. To that end, the Southern California Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has begun an equipment exchange program. Commercial gardeners and landscapers, local government agencies, school districts and colleges, and non-profit organizations are eligible to participate in cleaning up our air while saving money and […]
The State Superintendent identified 49 successful schools statewide that others should attempt to emulate. State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Wednesday announced 49 California middle schools, including Northridge’s Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School as “schools to watch.” The Schools to Watch-Taking Center Stage program recognizes “high- performing model schools (that) demonstrate academic excellence, social equity, and responsiveness […]
Lime has announced that it is discontinuing its app-based bike-share programs, including the one that debuted at California State University, Northridge in January 2018. As a result of this company decision, Lime has ended its contract with the university, and all bikes and program signage will be removed from campus on March 19. Sustainability is […]
Cal State Northridge and the Major League Baseball-MLB Players Association Youth Development Foundation on Feb. 12 announced a $1 million grant to upgrade the university’s sports facilities and support its youth baseball program. The grant will go toward renovating Matador Stadium through a new lighting system, as well as helping CSUN’s youth baseball initiative, which […]
Light shaking could be felt across the San Fernando Valley Wednesday morning. The temblor was a magnitude 2.8, and its epicenter was roughly a mile from North Hills, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Residents felt the shaking at about 9:46 a.m. According to the USGS, the quake was close to the surface, comparatively shallow at […]
Today the Neighborhood Community Initiative crew is making #LA community selected asphalt repairs in the Northridge East area.
“A vast super-majority” of teachers have voted to to accept an agreement reached Tuesday, ending LA’s teacher strike. “A vast super-majority” of teachers have voted to approve the tentative agreement, ending the strike, United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl said. Teachers will return to their classes Wednesday, Caputo- Pearl said. Union leaders and administrators […]
Date and Time Sat, January 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST Location Marvin Braude Building 6262 Van Nuys Boulevard Van Nuys, CA 91401 Description At our Neighborhood Council Candidate Workshop, you’ll learn tips for: running a successful campaign connecting with voters advocating for issues you’re passionate about writing your personal statements You’ll also […]
L.A. County earthquake early-warning app is now available on iPhone and Android devices through the Apple APP Store and Google Play Store. This phone app alerts Los Angeles County residents to earthquakes, possibly giving critical seconds of warning before shaking starts. You may receive the alert before during or after shaking.
What are Neighborhood Councils? Neighborhood Councils are the closest form of government to the people. They give their communities a voice at City Hall on important issues like development, homelessness, and public safety. Neighborhood Councils are advisory bodies with annual budgets funded by taxpayer dollars. Board members are City officials who are elected by those […]
Sidewalk vendors who sell hot dogs and churros around Los Angeles will be able to get permits after the City Council approved the idea Novermber 28, 2018. A plan to legalize and regulate sidewalk vending has been working its way through City Hall for years. The approval came on a 13-0 vote on Wednesday.
Crime increases during the holiday season as holiday shopping puts more prizes around for the thieves to ply there trade. Shopping on line can leave packages on porches as easy pickings. Gifts left in cars or visible through windows are a draw for the thieves. See below for tips on avoiding being a victim.
Mayor Garcetti’s temporary homeless housing initiative – called A Bridge Home – has begun rolling out across LA, with the first site already open in the historic city center district near El Pueblo. Many Neighborhood Councils have been fielding questions and concerns from their stakeholders about the impact this program will have on their community. The Mayor’s office has created […]
If you aren’t registered to vote by Monday night, you’ll have no say on the gas tax, daylight savings time, the governorship, or Congress. Monday is the deadline to register to vote in California, and here are just some of the ways the Nov 6. Election will affect you: it will determine whether you have […]
By 2021, all L.A. restaurants will phase out single-use plastic straws with NEW straws-upon-request policy. Our ceo @drshelleyluce speaks about today’s BIG announcement! All L.A. restaurants will phase out single-use plastic straws by 2021 with NEW straws-upon-request policy! pic.twitter.com/Z9QYeLLtqP — Heal the Bay (@HealTheBay) October 16, 2018
A Personal Statement from CD12 Councilmember Mitchell Englander Dear [constituent], Serving on the Los Angeles City Council has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my entire life and has gone way beyond a career. I truly love what I do and who I work with. Recently, I was presented with an amazing opportunity […]
Pilot Program Targets Areas with Low Solar Penetration LOS ANGELES (September 26, 2018) – Recognizing that a large segment of the city’s population is unable to benefit from solar power, the Board of Water and Power Commissioners voted September 25 to launch a new community solar program to improve solar equity for renters and to […]
On Sunday, September 30th, CicLAvia is partnering with the LA Phil and Community Arts Resources (CARS) and clearing the roadways between Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood, transforming them into an auto-free zone where you can walk, run, skate, scoot, bike, and wander however you like! Six hubs along the route will feature art, food […]