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GWNC Honors Windsor Village Resident Holly Holyk at Monthly Meeting

GWNC Honors Windsor Village Resident Holly Holyk at Monthly Meeting

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

At last night’s monthly meeting of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, the GWNC board presented its periodic Citizen Recognition Award to Windsor Village resident Holly Holyk, who was honored for more than 30 years of service to her neighborhood.  According to remarks read at the presentation: “Since the 1980s, Holly has been actively involved in […]

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Larchmont Village Residents Lose Appeal on Beachwood/Melrose Project

Larchmont Village Residents Lose Appeal on Beachwood/Melrose Project

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Village residents lost their appeal on the project 5570 Melrose Blvd. / 647 Beachwood Dr. Tuesday afternoon at the City Council’s Planning and Land Use Committee meeting. The committee voted unanimously to deny the appeal brought by adjacent residents, who argued that density bonuses provided by the City to encourage more housing have resulted […]

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GWNC Swears in New Alternate Tess Paige, Approves Land Use Motions

GWNC Swears in New Alternate Tess Paige, Approves Land Use Motions

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

At Wednesday night’s meeting of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, Tess Paige,  a resident of the Dover apartments and a realtor for Keller Williams Inglewood, was sworn in as the new alternate for Area 9 – the Oakwood/Maplewood/St. Andrews neighborhood. Paige has served on the on the GWNC’s Outreach Committee since January.  She said she […]

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GWNC Debates Budget

GWNC Debates Budget

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The board of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) spent more than an hour discussing how to spend their $42,000 budget at their monthly meeting Wednesday night before finally voting to approve a revised version. The all-volunteer, community-elected board is required by the City’s Department of Neighborhood Empowerment also known as, EmpowerLA, to prepare an […]

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Meet John Darnell, Project Director at EmpowerLA

Meet John Darnell, Project Director at EmpowerLA

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

After working for eight years in adjacent CD5 for Councilmember Paul Koretz, John Darnell is now a project director for the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment also known as EmpowerLA, whose mission is to promote citizen engagement. Last month, when Darnell conducted an information session on how regular citizens can get involved in local government he gave a […]

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GWNC Land Use Committee Declines to Support Larchmont Village Neighbors’ Appeal of Project

GWNC Land Use Committee Declines to Support Larchmont Village Neighbors’ Appeal of Project

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Despite a request from neighbors, the Land Use Committee of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council declined to support the appeal of a 52-unit mixed use project planned for the corner of Melrose and Beachwood Avenues. Instead, the committee approved a motion 8-0-1 to have the GWNC board send a letter to the developer requesting that […]

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