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Join the WNC Now

The Winnetka Neighborhood Council has two vacant At Large seats. We invite you to send your application to our President at mkalaydjian@winnetkanc.com for consideration at our next meeting.

2023-08-11T00:02:41-07:00July 18th, 2023|

WNC Elections

Vote June 18, 11am-5pm at the Winnetka Convention Center, 20122 Vanowen St. for 7 candidates to represent you on the Winnetka Neighborhood Council.

2023-06-12T15:58:39-07:00June 12th, 2023|

Take the Budget Survey

The Budget and Finance and Innovation (BFI) Committee, chaired by our City Councilman, Bob Blumenfield, will consider every detail of the budget and is asking for your input.

2023-04-17T11:16:00-07:00April 17th, 2023|

Free Income Tax Preparation

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.

2023-02-22T16:14:13-08:00February 22nd, 2023|

Are you mentally prepared for a disaster?

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.

2023-02-21T13:56:27-08:00February 21st, 2023|

LA River Rangers is Hiring

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.

2023-02-21T13:54:07-08:00February 21st, 2023|

2022 Year in Review

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.

2024-05-14T09:06:08-07:00January 13th, 2023|

Celebrating Winnetka’s Centennial

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!

2022-12-13T11:55:47-08:00December 13th, 2022|

Do You Have a Utility Box Design to Submit?

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”.

2022-09-08T17:00:03-07:00September 8th, 2022|

Head to the Pool!

Check out the pools at Reseda Park, Lanark Park and Woodland Hills. Open weekdays 12-2pm, 3-7pm, weekends 1-5pm.

2022-07-06T11:56:34-07:00July 6th, 2022|

Winnetka Park Ribbon Cutting

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.

2022-06-14T08:59:08-07:00June 13th, 2022|

Who is Your Choice for Controller?

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.

2022-07-06T11:52:25-07:00April 12th, 2022|

Support Funding for the LA River Green Infrastructure Project

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...

2022-07-06T11:53:14-07:00March 30th, 2022|

Winnetka Celebrates 100 Years in 2022

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.

2022-03-29T14:39:44-07:00March 29th, 2022|

WNC Members Volunteer in Homeless Count

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.

2022-03-22T10:31:51-07:00March 22nd, 2022|
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