If you made under $60,000 in 2022, our professionally trained volunteers can prepare and electronically file your federal and state income tax returns for free at the YMCA West Valley or CSUN.
Make a Difference in Winnetka! Run for a Board seat by April 4.
Trevor Richmond, Deputy Chief, LAFD Operations Valley Bureau, will present on “Mentally Preparing Yourself for a Disaster” at our Public Safety Meeting on February 22 and we would love to have you join us.
LA River Rangers are hiring young adults to assist in keeping the LA River and its surrounding area free of debris and provide additional vegetative maintenance.
In 2022 your Winnetka Neighborhood Council has been focused on community outreach and celebrating Winnetka’s Centennial. Now is a great time to get involved.
Thank you to everyone who came out and celebrated Winnetka's Centennial, adopted a tree and volunteered. We appreciate you! If you would like to see more tree adoptions, join our Green Team!
Join us December 10, 9am at Winnetka Park to adopt a tree, meet the Winnetka Neighborhood Council and your neighbors and enjoy refreshments.
The Winnetka Chamber of Commerce and Winnetka Neighborhood Council partnered to celebrate Halloween at a Trunk or Treat event at the Winnetka Bowl on October 23.
The Recreation Center is offering a Pre-K Program and classes in soccer, karate, sewing and piano!
Congratulations Sutter Middle for being 1 of 22 LA schools to participate in LA Libros Fest offered by the LA Public Library!
LADOT’s Residential Speed Hump Program will begin accepting new initial applications on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9:00AM PST.
WNC is seeking interested artists or designers to submit mural designs for Winnetka's ongoing Utility Box Mural Project. Submissions must include your name and contact info and should aim to "celebrate diversity with unity and dedication to the community”.
Help with food distribution at the West Valley YMCA Wednesday mornings.
We have two at large vacant seats and invite you to join us. Contact us at Board@WinnetkaNC.com to let us know of your interest.
Check out the pools at Reseda Park, Lanark Park and Woodland Hills. Open weekdays 12-2pm, 3-7pm, weekends 1-5pm.
We appreciate all the hard work by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield's Office and the Department of Recreation and Parks to bring to completion the new walking path, exercise equipment an basketball court.
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.
We discussed that map K2.5 was not one that any of us were happy with and that the new map the City Council adopted on 11/9/2021, that kept us in District 3, was the map we as Neighborhood Council would like to see voted on.
Following Halloween, the Winnetka Neighborhood Council participated in the Operation Gratitude Halloween Candy Give Back program.
City Controller Ron Galperin was our guest speaker at our September 14 Meeting. Get access to all his tools!
Learn about proposed 405 ExpressLanes and submit public comment by October 1.