Join the Department of Planning for a Community Conversation
For the first time in nearly fifty years, the City of Los Angeles is undertaking a comprehensive update to its guiding vision, the General Plan. This initiative, OurLA2040, will result in a new 20-year citywide plan to be adopted in 2020, putting into place strong and visionary policies to help create a more prosperous, livable, and sustainable Los Angeles.
To launch the OurLA2040 public engagement program, a series of Community Conversations will take place throughout the City.Read More »
On September 28th, as part of the Aging in Place Committee Speaker Series, Paola Cervantes and Kristin Sherman of Voyages Preschool will tell about the GrandPals intergenerational activity program that she launched in 2016 with Sunrise Villa Senior Living. Together they set an intention to enrich the lives of participants by meeting weekly in a group they call GrandPals.Read More »
re:code LA is a five-year initiative that will provide the first comprehensive update of the Zoning Code since 1946. This initiative will create a modernized and accessible zoning code for the City of Los Angeles. The project aims to establish a new code with clear, predictable language. It will offer a wider variety of zoning options and community planning tools to better address neighborhood concerns and improve the quality of life in every community.Read More »
During October, our Mar Vista Public LIbrary celebrates Native American Heritage Month with a display of books on Native American history. Other programs include:
Join the UC/CE LA County Master Gardeners this Sunday, September 24 beginning at 9 a.m. at The Green Tent. As usual, they’re bringing hand-sown, home-grown seedlings and seeds to give away, and they’ll answer your burning gardening questions till 1 p.m.Read More »
Gary Cziko - an avid cyclist and bicycling safety wizard - is teaching a FREE one hour class at the Mar Vista Public Library. Come meet him and learn some critical city cycling tips for one and all.
Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30pm
Mar Vista Library Community Room
Join the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) and Los Angeles Walks for their fifth biennial LA Bike and Ped Count! As a volunteer, you'll be collecting vital data that will be used to advocate for better bicycle and pedestrian funding for years to come.Read More »
As part of the City's commitment to finding housing solutions for people experiencing homelessness, the Department of City Planning recently released draft ordinances for Permanents Support Housing and Interim Motel Conversion. A series of information sessions are scheduled.Read More »
The older adult population (65 years and above) in the Los Angeles region will double between 2010 and 2030, from approximately 1.1 million to more than 2.2 million people. To prepare our region for this dramatic demographic shift, the County and City of Los Angeles launched Purposeful Aging Los Angeles (PALA), a landmark initiative that unites public and private resources, ideas and strategies.Read More »
LAFD is seeking valuable input from its stakeholders. Please participate in shaping the future of the Los Angeles Fire Department by completing the 2017 LAFD Community Survey. Your participation as a community member is an integral part of developing its strategic plan.Read More »