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GWNC Grant Application Deadline Moved Up to May 19

GWNC Grant Application Deadline Moved Up to May 19

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Back in March, we reported that the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council is offering two $1,000 Neighborhood Purpose Grants for community improvement projects by neighborhood schools or other non-profits.  At the time, the GWNC had set the grant application deadline for June 2, 2017. But this morning, the GWNC announced that because of city funding deadlines, the […]

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GWNC Tackles Land Use Issues

GWNC Tackles Land Use Issues

| May 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council voted to oppose two density bonus projects and two other housing projects in the neighborhood following recommendations of the GWNC Land Use Committee to support neighborhood opposition to the projects. Residents from Sycamore Square asked for support of their appeal of a Density Bonus project at 850 S. La Brea Ave., […]

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GWNC April Meeting Wrap-Up

GWNC April Meeting Wrap-Up

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

At its monthly board meeting on Thursday, April 12, the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council addressed 10 separate agendized land use issues, reflecting the increasing pace of development in our area. Before those votes, however, there were several other introductions and items of business. General Business First, new field deputies from City Council Districts 4 and 5 […]

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Another Remodel/Demolition Underscores Need for City Definitions

Another Remodel/Demolition Underscores Need for City Definitions

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, we reported on a city council motion made recently by Council Member Paul Koretz (Council File 17-0226) intended to close a big loophole in the city’s residential construction permitting process: while demolitions of residential buildings do require demolition permits, owners and developers often get around that inconvenience (which requires 30 days notice and a […]

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GWNC and MCWCC Offering Grants to Local Non-Profits and Public Schools

GWNC and MCWCC Offering Grants to Local Non-Profits and Public Schools

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Every year, the City of Los Angeles makes grants for community improvement or benefit projects available to local 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and public schools through its Neighborhood Purposes Grant program, administered by local neighborhood councils.  The number and amount of the grants is determined by the individual neighborhood councils, but this year, both the Greater Wilshire […]

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GWNC Monthly Meeting Wrap-Up

GWNC Monthly Meeting Wrap-Up

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

At its monthly board meeting on Wednesday, March 8, the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) installed Hancock Park resident  Jennifer DeVore as the new Area 5/Hancock Park alternate board member…and attendees also learned about several staff changes at City Council District 4, including the promotion of Julia Duncan to Senior Planning Deputy. According to information provided at the […]

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