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All meetings are open to the public and their times and locations are published on this page under Meeting Schedules. If you have an item you would like placed on a meeting agenda, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (323) 539-GWNC (4962), at least two weeks before the meeting. Meeting agendas are posted on this site and around the Greater Wilshire community at least 72 business hours before our meetings.
Mark your calendars: the October General Board Meeting of the GWNC will be held on the first Wednesday – October 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell. We will return to our normal schedule in November. Committees will meet as normal in October.
Calling all Citizen Scientists! Please join the GWNC for the launch of its joint biodiversity program with LA Sanitation (LASAN) with a presentation by LASAN’s Dr. Mas Dojiri and Isaac Brown on LA’s Biodiversity Project on September 11, 6:30 p.m – 7:30 p.m., at the Ebell of Los Angeles. The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) is excited to partner with LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN) and outreach partner the Hancock Park Garden Club for a biodiversity project. Our meeting will be held at:
The Ebell of Los Angeles Dining Room 743 S Lucerne Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90005
Free parking is available on Lucerne Blvd. and in the large lot to the east of the building on Lucerne Blvd. in between Wilshire Blvd. and 8th Street. No bike parking is available.
The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Sustainability Committee will be hosting its 3rd Water Wise Garden Tour on June 22, 2019, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This year’s Garden Tour will feature gardens in Windsor Square and Ridgewood Wilton.
Maps for the gardens will be distributed at LA High Memorial Park, 4625 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019. The garden tour is free.
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Come to the January 28th GWNC Transportation Committee for a special panel discussion entitled “Working with LADOT and the City Council Office for Traffic Solutions”
Topics include traffic mitigations—from road narrowing to “bump-outs,” stop signs, center striping, and speed humps—as well as the review process and justification requirements, timelines, and funding. We’ll also hear about recent successes with community-driven speed awareness campaigns
Event: Transportation Committee Meeting
Date: January 28, 7pm
Location: Marlborough School – 250 S. Rossmore Ave., Collins Room (D-200), Los Angeles 90004
Guests: Bhuvan Bajaj: Transportation Engineer, LADOT Hollywood-Wilshire District Rob Fisher: Field Deputy/Community Planner for Councilmember David Ryu
Access: Bike and Car Parking via 3rd Street. Rideshare drop off at Rossmore Driveway. Metro Buses 16, 17, 316, 210 ADA Compliant
Candidate registration for the March 31, 2019 GWNC Elections opened on December 16, 2018 and will remain open until January 15, 2019.
Registration is open for all 21 board seats: 15 by geographic region and 6 by special interest category (representing Renters, Business, Education, Religion, Other Non-Profit groups, and At-Large). Those elected would serve a two-year term beginning in April 2019.
November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Memorial Branch Library, 4625 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019, USA
Put your neighborhood on the map. Discover the unique critters, plants & flowers in your community! Join us for this free event presented by the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council/Los Angeles Sanitation & the Environment Biodiversity Project.
Natural History Museum staff will provide the ABCs of biodiversity and get everyone on board the free iNaturalist app, the popular worldwide program that helps identify and record the plants and animals around us. RSVP required to firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited!