Representing the communities of Westchester, Playa del Rey and Playa Vista


Neighborhood Councils were created to promote more citizen participation in government and make government more responsive to local needs

LAX Northside Development Approved

Twelve-story office towers casting shadows over nearby single-family homes. Big-box retailers with jam-packed parking lots. More than 4.5 million square feet of new construction crowding out any possibility for open space.


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The Results are In!

The Neighborhood Council Election was held on Sunday, June 5, 2016 and the results are in! 

With 243 voters in the NCWP election our election was a success.  Thank you to all who volunteered in the effort and to those who voted. 
Your voice matters, your vote matters. 
 


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NCWP Election June 5, 2016

The Neighborhood Council election will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 10am to 4pm.  The polls will be at the Westchester Municipal Building Community Room at 7166 Manchester Ave in Westchester. 

There are 15 board positions on the ballot.  Come out to have a say in who represents your community.


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Coyote Sightings

There have been sightings of Coyotes in the area. Coyotes may come out at any time of day or night. A number of factors encourage coyotes to interact with humans including: people leaving out food for animals and the presence of unenclosed refuse containers.


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Helping the Homeless

With a growing population of people who are living in vehicles and on the streets, here is a Call Sheet to help you help them.


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New Interactive METRO Budget Tool

http://lametro.force.com/onlinebudget


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HANDY INFO TO NAVIGATE LA GOVERNMENT

Here is a very handy pamphlet to keep on hand to find out the right place to report concerns and issues.


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City of Los Angeles New Zoning System

Curious about our new zoning system? Here is an overview. It will first be applied to Downtown Los Angeles and eventually to the rest of the City. - See more at: http://recode.la

 


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Find Out What It Means to be a Candidate

Are you thinking about running for a seat? Watch this short video to find out what it means to be a candidate:


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Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Update

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2016 – Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced that it temporarily has controlled the flow of natural gas at the leaking well at its Aliso Canyon storage facility outside Los Angeles.


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Open House and Public Hearing for CTC/WLA TIMP Specific Plans

Open House and Public Hearing for Transportation/Mobility Plan Update 1/21 and 2/2:


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LADWP Urban Water Management Plan

LADWP’s 2015 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) will include the City’s long-term water resources management strategy to ensure water reliability through the year 2040.  Thes


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EL NINO TOWNHALL

You will find good information about preparing for El Nino here:  http://www.elninola.com


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The Future of the Single Family House

Can the suburban house and garden model that has helped define Los Angeles for nearly a century be updated and improved to make it relevant to a denser region? Or is the single-family neighborhood destined to be preserved in amber, a once-important product of the L.A. growth machine now no more than a relic? 


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MyLA 311 Smartphone Mobile Application

MyLA311 links Angelenos with the services and information they need to enjoy their city, beautify their community and stay connected with their local government.


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Busting Myths - Mike Bonin Talks About the Future of LAX

LA City Councilmember Mike Bonin hosts a presentation about improvements underway at Los Angeles International Airport.

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LAPD Pacific Area App for smart phones

DID YOU KNOW THAT MANY CRIME ARE PREVENTABLE?
Each month LAPD Pacific Area is committed to providing you with pertinent information concerning ongoing-crime-trends in your community.
We will also provide you with an array of valuable safety tips.
2 STEPS TO A SAFER PACIFIC COMMUNITY


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So Cal Gas Company Advanced Meters are coming!

meterYou probably saw the notice from the Gas company that the Advanced Meters are coming.  These meters will enable electronic meter reading and will eliminate the manual method currently employed.  More info at http://www.socalgas.com/innovation/advanced-meter/


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LADWP Water Conservation

The State of California is facing a serious water supply shortage in light of this unprecedented drought.  Since turf grass is very expensive to maintain, requiring heavy water use and lots of attention, the Department of Water and Power is providing educational opportunities to residents interested in removing turf in favor of a California friendly landscape. These opportunities are a great way to for LADWP customers to save money and conserve water resources.
 


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DataLA

DataLA is the open data portal for the City of Los Angeles. Here you will find data to conduct research, develop web, online, and mobile applications, and generally learn more about Los Angeles. This site allows you to subscribe to changes in datasets, request new datasets, and participate in discussions with other users.  https://data.lacity.org/


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LAX Northside Plan DEIR

The Northside property is approximately 340 acres located between the north airfield of LAX and the communities of Westchester and Playa del Rey. It stretches generally from Sepulveda Boulevard and Sepulveda Westway on the east to Pershing Drive on the west.


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Zoning Code Evaluation Report

The Los Angeles City Planning Department's re:code LA team draft Zoning Code Evaluation report is available online for comment through May 2nd. The report outlines the major issues with the current zoning code and the general approach of the new zoning code that the re:code LA team will deliver.


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Westchester/Playa getting connected with Nextdoor.com

Let's get connected through Nextdoor.com.  There are many stories like this one about how Nextdoor.com helped a neighborhood connect and fight crime.  http://www.wired.com/business/2012/12/crime-fighting-social


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Ballona Freshwater Marsh

A decade ago, the Playa Vista developers completed the 26.1-acre Ballona Freshwater Marsh, a habitat area to mitigate impacts of urban runoff from the Playa Vista development, portions of existing development to the north and portions of Loyola Marymount University to the south.  The marsh construction and future operation and maintenance cost were made the developer’s responsibility and partially fund


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Restoring Southern California Wetlands

An appreciation for southern California's coastal wetlands and the vital role they play in maintaining a healthy environment and balanced ecosystem. Calendar of Events at Ballona Wetlands.


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Planning Dept -Kentwood ICO meeting

Join staff with the Department of City Planning for our meeting tomorrow, Wednesday evening:

KENTWOOD ICO AREA COMMUNITY MEETING


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