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 fun
On Sunday, May 18, 2014, the Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa will hold its board elections along with a number of other Neighborhood Councils on the Westside. This is your opportunity to get involved, select those candidates who will serve on you
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.
RETHINKING LA (Stephen Box, CityWatchLA) - It’s Neighborhood Council election season, a period of time that is marked by the perennial debate within City Hall over the high cost of representative government and the challenge “Do Neighborhood Council elections matter?” Elections are a NeighborhoodCouncil’s most significant outreach opportunity, one that allows them to tell their story to their
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) cautions residents to beware of impostors posing as utility personnel making service-related house calls. These impostors seek to gain access to residential property in order to steal valuables from the occupant. LADWP customers have reported recent incidents of "distraction burglaries," wherein the impostors work as a team: one diverts the attention of the resident by taking them outside or to another part of the house, while another searches the home for valuable items to steal.