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Mayor’s Youth Council Applications are Open

The Mayor’s Youth Council is a dynamic one-year program that gives Los Angeles high school students a voice in City Hall. The Council empowers its members with tools, policy knowledge, and leadership training vital to advocating for causes relevant to the youth of our city. Find more information here: https://www.lamayor.org/MYC. Applications are due on September…

Palms Expo Adventure

Palms Neighborhood Council and MAIA invite you to a Palms Expo Adventure.  Get a limited edition Palms TAP card and learn how to use it by riding the Expo Line to the beach!  Meet at the Motor Avenue Farmers Market at 10 AM.  RSVP to Erika Graves at erika.graves@palmsnc.la. 

Apply for the PNC Youth Rep Position!

We are seeking interested candidates to join the Palms Neighborhood Council as the Youth Representative. Candidates must be between 14 and 23 years of age at the time of application, and live in Palms. Email president@palmsnc.la by July 19 with your resume, address, and a one page statement on 1) why you want to join…

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!

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 –…