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PNC Statement on Expo Line Plan

We are disappointed in Councilmember Paul Koretz for introducing amendments 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…

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 –…

Thank You Gov. Brown for your SB 649 Veto

Thank you Gov. Brown for your veto of SB 649, which would have stripped local government of any say over the placement of cell towers on public rights of way and capped the fees paid to local governments for their installation. The Palms NC joined with other West LA Neighborhood Councils through the Westside Regional…

Oct. 21: Palms Food Truck Festival

Get ready, Palms! We’re thrilled to announce the first-ever Palms Food Truck Festival! The Palms Neighborhood Council is partnering with The Food Truck Collective to bring you a night filled with some of the most delicious eats Southern California has to offer. List of participating food trucks: – Street Kitchen LA – Banh Mi – OG Kebab –…