The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs wants to hear from you!
We are developing a new Cultural Master Plan to provide a vision for the future of arts and culture in Los Angeles.
We want to hear from each community in Los Angeles. Your input will guide the future mission of the Department of Cultural Affairs.
The collaboration of hard work on behalf of the Council District 4, Recreation and Parks Department, Neighbors, Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council and Windsor Square Home Owners Association has reached its first goal, the Grand Opening of the Play Structure.
Please help us spread the word.
Councilmember Tom LaBonge
Invites you to the grand opening of the play area at Robert Burns Park
September 29, 2008
4900 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Please R.S.V.P. to (213) 978-2616
For more information, contact Nikki Ezhari
At its September 10 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council heard two guest presentations.
The first was by California State Assembly Member Mike Feuer, who spoke about Measure R, a half-cent sales tax increase to fund a wide variety of transportation projects (including a Westside subway extension), which will appear on the ballot in November's general election.
Forum of the Citywide Alliance of Neighborhood Councils is scheduled for Saturday, September 20th at 9:30 am. The session will be held in the Faculty Lounge in the Faculty & Staff Center at Los Angeles City College. The meeting will focus on "Bang for the Buck", looking at how the Neighborhood Councils manage and spend the $50,000 stipend provided to each NC by the City.
Want a More Accountable City Government?
The Los Angeles City Council’s Rules Committee & The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment
Invite you to participate in the Los Angeles Full Public Funding Education & Feedback Project
Should the City adopt a system o f full public funding of campaigns?
How would a full public funding system work in Los Angeles?
Other Cities and States Use Clean Money Full Public Funding
In a Clean Money election system, candidates who agree to spending limits and who agree to take
PUBLIC Comment: The public is requested to fill out a” Speaker Card” to address the Board on any item on the agenda. Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Public Comment period. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.
1 Call to order (Charles Dougherty)
2 Roll call (Elizabeth Fuller)
Please join Metro for the final round of community update meetings for the Alternatives Analysis phase of the Westside Extension Transit Corridor Study. This study is evaluating alternatives to address the growing traffic and congestion in the 38-square mile study area. Metro will provide an update to the public of its analysis to date, including draft recommendations. In the fall, Metro will present the Alternatives Analysis Report and its recommendations to the Board which may then authorize a full environmental review.
Date: Monday, September 8
Time: 6-8 p.m.
West Los Angeles’ first hazardous waste collection center is now open for business at UCLA. It is operated by the City of L.A. and the university and may be used by anyone regardless of where they live. Business waste will not be accepted.
The center is located at 550 Charles E. Young Drive West at Strathmore Drive. You can just drive up and drop your stuff off. They are open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SAVE THE DATE!
City of Los Angeles 17th Annual Emergency Preparedness Fair
10:00 AM — 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 13, 2008
Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles 90036
FREE Parking available at Wilshire Courtyard Building
Learn how to prepare your home, family, and business for emergencies.
Participating City Departments and Agencies include:
-Building & Safety
-Water and Power
The Bicycle Plan Update is a collaborative effort between Department
of City Planning (DCP) and Department of Transportation (DOT) to
update the existing Bicycle Plan originally adopted in 1996 with
technical amendments adopted in 2002.
To date, four regional workshops were held in February/March.
Comment Cards have been distributed to council offices, city
libraries, and to DCP community planners overseeing community plan
updates. Hundreds of comments have been received at the workshops