News

Apply for Open Positions on the Palms Neighborhood Council

Join the Palms Neighborhood Council and get involved in your community! The PNC currently has openings on its board for 3 seats: Area E Residential Representative Business Area 3 Representative Community-Based Organization Representative Please note the PNC map to view the boundaries for each position. To express your interest, send a resume and a letter…

Proposition Primer: Panel Discussion of the Midterm Ballot

The Palms Neighborhood Council and LA Forward are hosting a forum to inform the community about the propositions on the November ballot. Come and get more information and ask questions to know before you vote! LA Forward believes in activating a rising generation of Angelenos to create a fair, flourishing Los Angeles. We connect people…

Go vote on Tuesday, November 6th! Here’s the info you need:

Oct. 30 is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot. Info on vote-by-mail ballots is here: https://lavote.net/home/voting-elections/voting-options/vote-by-mail/apply-to-vote-by-mail *Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked by election day and received within 3 days; or you can drop off ballot at any polling place. Check the status of your vote-by-mail ballot here: https://www.lavote.net/av_inquiry   Oct. 27-28 and Nov. 3-4: Early…

PNC Statement on Expo Line Plan

We are disappointed in the amendments made at today’s City of LA Planning committee meeting opposing more housing and density along the Expo Line, specifically along Pico and Exposition Blvds near the Sepulveda and Rancho Park Expo Line stations. We are also disappointed in the neighborhoods along Expo who oppose more housing under the pretense…

At Last! Improvements to Entrance of I-10 West Freeway

In an effort to reduce congestion on Overland, our Transportation & Infrastructure Committee has been working to restore the second right turn lane from Overland onto the I-10 West with CalTrans, LADOT, and CD5. Happy to share they’ve been restored!

2nd Annual Palms Community Day

On May 12th, the Palms Neighborhood Council hosted the 2nd Annual Palms Community Day in front of the Palms Expo Line Station! The day’s highlights included dance performances from Clover Avenue Elementary and Palms Elementary students; appearances from Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove, State Senator Holly J. Mitchell, and Councilmember Paul Koretz; a Palms photo booth for…

PNC Recognized with 2018 EmpowerLA Award

We are honored to be recognized by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners with the 2018 EmpowerLA Award, which recognizes innovative and impactful work by neighborhood councils in Los Angeles. Nick Greif, President, and Andy Cuervo, Vice President, accepted the award on behalf of the Palms Neighborhood Council. We’d like to acknowledge our entire volunteer board,…

New Community Signs Installed!

Check out one of the new Palms neighborhood signs! Refreshed sign on Washington and Motor Ave, plus a new one on the light at National Blvd. and the I-10 exit. #WelcomeToPalms This was made possible in partnership with LADOT Official and our Transportation & Infrastructure Committee.  

PLU Committee Update on Construction at 10625 Tabor (at Overland) and 3550 Overland Ave.

Some residents have expressed concerns about the number of construction projects on Overland and their impact on the neighborhood during construction.  I was able to speak to the owner of two of these projects and connect with the contractor to get the following information: Project duration (estimated) 10625 Tabor – 6 months 3550 Overland –…