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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 –…

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…

1st Annual Report Now Available

Our annual report – the first of its kind in the history of our neighborhood council – is now available to let you know of our progress and what we’ve been working on this past year. Highlights include the Palms Community Block Party, our Palms Utility Box Art Program, alley repairs, bike sharrows, community clean-ups,…

Heads Up On New City Parking Regulations

Palms residents, a heads up on a new rule change from the City regarding sidewalk parking: “After years of quietly allowing drivers to leave their vehicles partially or even fully parked on the far edge of the sidewalk, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation is cracking down on parkway parking. A parkway is the stretch…

New Mural Almost Complete on Motor Avenue

    We’re excited to see the a new mural almost complete on Motor Ave near the Palms community garden. This project is made possible in partnership with the Motor Avenue Improvement Association.