First Annual GWNC Drought-Tolerant Garden Tour

Presented by the GWNC Sustainability Committee

  • Explore prime examples of drought-tolerant and sustainable gardens
  • Engage in discussions with landscape designers, landscape architects, and homeowners about their creations
  • Enjoy presentation on drought-tolerant plants by the Theodore Payne Foundation
  • Learn about gardens created using Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Rebates
  • See how sustainable landscaping is going beyond home gardening with a presentation on the landscaping at Harold A. Henry Park and the Ridgewood-Wilton medians
  • Experience the Greater Wilshire area!

Sunday at 10 AM – 2 PM
Meet at Harold Henry Park, 890 S. Lucerne Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90005

For more information, please email

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Preliminary results for the GWNC election are in

On Sunday, May 1, both the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council and the Mid-City West Community Council held elections for all of their available board seats…and late yesterday preliminary results were posted by the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, which oversees the Neighborhood Council system in the City of Los Angeles.

Read the rest at the Larchmont Buzz

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SUNDAY,  Dec 6 at 11am in HAROLD HENRY PARK (in the center area)
Come and meet the WVA Board and candidates.
Learn what the board and our neighbors have been working on this past year.
We look forward to seeing you!
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Reserve Animal Control Officers Needed

1854_LA_animal_logoAre you interested in trying something different? The RACO Program welcomes volunteers to become Reserve Animal Control Officers serving in the same capacity as our Animal Control Officers.

Download the RACO information flyer.

  • The program requires a commitment of 16 hours of volunteer service each month at any one of our six Animal Shelters for 3 months prior to the first class.
  • Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent, and must have a current driver’s license.
  • A background check, drug and alcohol screening will be performed as a part of the process.
  • Prospective candidates should also be prepared for a physical requirement check.
  • RACOs must be able to lift at least 70 pounds and sometimes in excess of 70 pounds.

If you are interested,Council District 4 is working with Council District 5 on this program, so please submit your application ( and resume to Joseph Galloway ( from District 5 (they would prefer both items be scanned and emailed rather than mailed so there’s no delay in response time). He will then share what he receives to Brenda Barnette, General Manager of Animal Services, and Dana Brown, Assistant General Manager of Animal Services.

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Purple Line Extension Section 1 Construction Community Meeting

Thursday, November 12 | 5:30 – 7:30pm
John Burroughs Middle School Auditorium
600 S. Mccadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Discussion on La Brea Decking Options: 22 Weekend Closures or 7 Full Week closure.
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Metro Purple Line Tree Relocation (Oct. 21-23) at Wilshire/LaBrea

Wednesday, October 21st thru Friday, October 23rd the design-builder will be removing trees along Wilshire Blvd for relocation. Four trees will be relocated to the staging yard at the corner of Wilshire/Crenshaw and two trees will be relocated at the LAPD Wilshire Division Police Station at the corner of Highland and Venice. This work will occur at night from 8:00pm-6:00am.

This work will require the following lane closures

  • Eastbound Wilshire will be reduced to one lane between Cloverdale and Sycamore
  • Wilshire sidewalk closure on the southside between La Brea and Sycamore
  • Eastbound Wilshire reduced to one lane between Plymouth and Crenshaw
  • Wilshire sidewalk closure on the southside between Lorraine and Crenshaw
  • Westbound Venice reduced to one lane between Rimpau and Highland
  • Northside Venice sidewalk closure between Rimpau and Highland

TIME: 8:00pm-6:00am
WHEN: Wednesday October 21st thru Friday, October 23rd
WHERE: Wilshire/La Brea
WHAT: Tree Relocation

Download the Announcement PDF: 2015 October 21-23-Tree Relocation-Wilshire and La Brea

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