Tag: GWNC

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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MCWCC and GWNC Host Measure S Forum

MCWCC and GWNC Host Measure S Forum

| March 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Measure S – the ballot measure that would institute a two-year moratorium on development projects requiring a zone change or General Plan amendment, while the city updates its General and Community Plans – is proving to be the most discussed and hotly debated item on the March 7 ballot.  In some ways, it’s similar to the 2016 […]

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Annual Homeless Count Needs You

Annual Homeless Count Needs You

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

For most of us, solving the problem of homelessness is overwhelming. But this week there is something you can do that really will make a difference – volunteer to help with the city’s annual homeless count on Thursday, January 26th from 8-11 p.m.  Annually, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Agency (LAHSA) conducts an on-the-ground census of men, […]

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GWNC Acts on Land Use Applications and Forms Committee for Neighborhood Purpose Grants

GWNC Acts on Land Use Applications and Forms Committee for Neighborhood Purpose Grants

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

At its December meeting, the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) voted overwhelmingly to support the recommendations of its Land Use Committee in opposing one project but supporting several others. GWNC board members voted to oppose an application to demolish a duplex on one lot, divide it into four small lots and construct four new single-family dwellings, […]

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