The Winnetka Neighborhood Council held its annual Spring Clean on April 23 to coincide with Earth Day. Neighbors gathered at Winnetka Park to clean up.
The LA Budget Advocates held a Town Hall for the City Controller candidates on April 10. If you missed it, you can watch it at your convenience to hear directly from the candidates and decide who to vote for.
One project being considered is the LA River Green Infrastructure Project. This $31.8 million project will add bioswales and tree wells to create landscaping and shade while diverting rain from storm drains in every neighborhood along the Los Angeles River in the West Valley--on Independence Avenue in Canoga Park, on Winnetka Avenue in Winnetka...
In 1920, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce requested that Charles Weeks come to the San Fernando Valley to establish a series of one-acre egg farms. The "poultry colony" Weeks created in the Winnetka area of the valley eventually developed into a small farming community named Weeks Poultry Colony. In 1922, Weeks renamed the colony Winnetka, after a farm he owned in Winnetka, Illinois.
The application process for the County’s Guaranteed Income Program begins March 31st
On February 22, neighbors in Winnetka gathered with LAHSA for the Homeless Count. Working together, we went through our neighborhoods to see how many of our neighbors were experiencing homelessness and where they were located. It was nice to get to know some other neighbors while out and it was a short time commitment.
Congressman Brad Sherman, who represents Winnetka in the U.S. House of Representatives, joined the Winnetka Neighborhood Council Board meeting on March 8 to update the neighborhood on his work in Washington D.C.
Councilmember Blumenfield shared an update on Winnetka Park, implementation of the 4118 ordinance, street racing and more at our February Meeting. Watch it here.
Effective Wednesday, January 19, 2022, you can order FREE RAPID COVID-19 TEST KITS through the U.S. government. A total of four (4) kits can be ordered per household. The website is: www.covidtests.gov
The Homeless Count for our area will be conducted on Tuesday, January 25, from 8-11pm at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 8520 Winnetka Ave. Please sign up now! We need 60 volunteers.