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.
You can find more information at https://greaterwilshire.org/2019-elections/.
You can register as a candidate at https://clerkappsele.lacity.org/nccr/#/login.
The GWNC Sustainability Committee and Rain Barrels Intl. will host a rain harvesting workshop on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10am-12pm. This FREE workshop will cover rain harvesting and rain barrel maintenance. A short demonstration on electric leaf blowers will follow the rain harvesting workshop.
Los Angeles Public Library
4625 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019.
Rain barrels eligible for the LADWP rebate may also be purchased at the workshop by ordering in advance of the workshop at: http://www.rainbarrelsintl.com under the EVENTS tab Rain Barrels Intl.
RSVPs to email@example.com are strongly encouraged.
Everyone is welcome!
A town hall forum for tenants and landlords about required seismic retrofitting in our area.
- What is a soft story building?
- What is the threat during a catastrophic earthquake?
- Is my building on “the list”? Is there a deadline?
- Will I have to move?
- What is the cost to landlords? To tenants?
Hear from a seismic engineer, an apartment manager, and a tenant advocate at this FREE event.
Let’s all work together to reduce our risk!
Mandatory Retrofitting Ordinance LADBS
Soft Story Compliance Report
Tenant Habitability Plan
The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council will host its second Drought-Tolerant Garden Tour on Saturday!
Saturday, June 2, 2018
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Meeting point: L.A. High Library Memorial Park, 4625 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90005. [map]
Garden Tour attendees may procure maps of the gardens at the meeting point. This will be a self-guided and free tour.
The Second Drought-Tolerant Garden Tour will showcase gardens in the following Greater Wilshire neighborhoods: Brookside, Fremont Place, Sycamore Square, and Wilshire Park. Although the tour will focus on neighborhoods on the south side of the Greater Wilshire area, the tour will also feature a magnificent Hancock Park garden recently featured in the LA Times. Another tour highlight will be the front and rear garden of a Fremont Place home recently featured in the 2018 The Garden Conservancy “Los Angeles Open Day” tour. All gardens were nominated by Greater Wilshire resident. The review and selection of garden nominations was made the GWNC Sustainability Committee members.
At the Garden Tour’s meeting point, Rain Barrels Intl. will be distributing rain barrels for sale, which are eligible for City of Los Angeles Rain Barrel Rebates, and offering information on rain barrel care and maintenance from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Last, LA High Memorial Library will feature an exhibit on garden books to compliment the tour.
For more information on this event, please contact Julie Stromberg, Chair, GWNC Sustainability Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn how to adopt a more sustainable or “green” lifestyle from solar panels to electric vehicles to reducing food waste at this great community and family-friendly event! The Green Fair will feature many free giveaways, such as free trees from KYCC, and demonstrations from our exhibitors, including a demonstration on food preservation by Slow Food LA.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
LA High Memorial Library Park
4625 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019.
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Responding to the recent uptick in crime in the Greater Wilshire area, representatives from LAPD and several security companies will show how residents can organize their neighborhoods to help deter crime and protect themselves.
Wednesday, March 14, 6:30 p.m.
Ebell of Los Angeles – Dining Room
743 S. Lucerne Blvd., 90005
LAPD officers and detectives from the Wilshire and Olympic Divisions will attend and answer any questions from residents regarding crime in the Greater Wilshire area.
Representatives from ADT, Moore Protection, Post Alarm Systems, and SSA Security Group, Inc. will be present to offer home security recommendations.
The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council is currently accepting applications for 2018 Neighborhood Purposes Grants (NPG). Two neighborhood purposes grants up to $1,000 each will be available. Neighborhood Purposes Grants can be used by either certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations or public schools for community improvement projects.
The application window is open now. Applications are due Friday, March 23, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. (PST). Interested organizations should seek to apply as soon as possible.
For complete information and all forms, visit our NPG page.