If you live in the Wilshire Vista neighborhood, save this date for the annual mixer.
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Dear City Residents,
Just wanted to reach out once again on the subject of Cannabis in the City of Los Angeles and invite you to upcoming Rules Committee meetings over the next few weeks. I also anticipate that draft regulations on a variety of the subjects you care about (e.g. land use, sensitive use, licensing process, operational requirements, NC and community input, etc.) will be released sometime in June for a 60-day public comment period prior to any further action.
Tues. June 6th @ 6pm - Council Chambers, City Hall - Rules Committee meeting and panel discussion on the topics of testing laboratories and public health
I look forward to seeing you at the upcoming meetings and appreciate your ongoing input on this issue.
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Check out the festival sponsored by our neighbors to the north. Everyone is welcome!
One of our neighboring neighborhood councils is sponsoring a festival open to all. Check it out:
Celebrate the sciences and our environment with local community members on May 13, 2017 at the Carthay School of Environmental Studies. Students will display classroom projects and exhibits, while guests are invited to join in games, workshops and garden tours. Come and enjoy the food and entertainment, and adopt a tree to add some shade to your lawn!
On Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m, join Council President Herb Wesson and fellow neighbors for a morning of community clean up! This event is open to the public and will apply as community service credit hours for participating students.
Join Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson and other local community members for a peaceful remembrance of the 25th Anniversary of Los Angeles' civil unrest. Stand together with fellow Angelenos to join hands around City Hall on Friday, April 28th in downtown LA.
What Do You Think Would Make Pico Blvd a Great Street?
The Pico Great Street Collaborative (PGSC) recently was awarded a grant from the Mayor’s Office that will lead to $500,000 in street improvements being installed on Pico next year. The project is called “Destination: Pico”. This spring and summer, PGSC will be working closely with residents, businesses owners, students, and visitors to Pico to determine what improvements would most benefit the community. The first community workshop for Destination: Pico will be Sunday, April 23rd from 2-4 pm behind Eco Dog Care, 5751 W Pico. Come share what you would like to see happen on Pico, and add your voice to this exciting opportunity to make Pico a truly Great Street!
Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/PicoGreatStreetCollaborative/
Join the Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee for a mixer and meeting on Sunday, April 23rd in Hollywood. Enjoy light refreshments while you learn more about this annual City Hall event presented by and for Neighborhood Council leaders.
Stay for the monthly NC Congress planning meeting afterwards, and consider joining one of the subcommittees for workshops, catering, or outreach, or signing up to be a production team volunteer on event day, which is September 9, 2017.
LA Sanitation will again bring our trucks for kids to explore, and we'll have plenty of educational (and fun!) exhibits for the whole family to learn about sustainability. Last year we had over 50 exhibitors, and there will be more this year. In the spirit of environmental awareness, we hope that you will consider taking public transportation to the event. You can plan your arrival at www.metro.net.
With free food, fun, giveaways, and entertainment, you won't want to miss this! Admission is free. Mark your April 22nd on your calendar and follow us on Facebook (www.fb.com/lacitysan) for event updates.
Learn more at www.lacitysan.org/earthdayla
As more folks are hearing, a stretch of Pico Blvd between Fairfax Blvd and Cochran was among those chosen as a Los Angeles Great Street! Improvements to this short stretch will also benefit our surrounding neighborhoods.
The Pico Great Street Collaborative has been discussing art ideas for the street, especially (but not only) those that will calm traffic and otherwise enhance safety. Have you got relevant art project ideas to share? We are producing a zine we'll distribute that showcases ideas, and invites others to submit more.
This is a paper, pens and scissors event (not so much digital, and black & white only), so come with words, drawings, photos and other printables.
Page size is 5.5 x 8.5", and working area will be 4.5 x 7.5" (we can't print all the way to the edge of the page).
Learn more by visiting our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PicoGreatStreet...