News $5m in bonds approved for affordable housing in Winnetka and Boyle Heights The projects would create 89 apartments The Los Angeles City Council has approved the issuance of more than $58 million in bond financing for the construction of affordable and permanent supportive housing developments in Winnetka and Boyle Heights. Palm Vista in Winnetka will replace automobile-related businesses at 20116-20128 Sherman Way in Winnetka with a four-story […]
News Burbank Downtown: More housing and commercial space are in the works Originally written by Steve Sharp for  UrbanizeLA  June 10, 2021 In an effort to meet its state-mandated housing goals, Burbank is launching a new specific plan which could bring thousands of residents and new commercial developments to its downtown core. The Burbank Downtown Transit Oriented Development Specific Plan, which encompasses a nearly 1,000-acre area centered on the […]
News LA City Dept of Planning proposes “fair share” allocations for affordable housing In the past decade, just 14 percent of the city’s affordable housing has been built in high resource communities. Originally written by Steve Sharp for  UrbanizeLA  June 08, 2021 Across California, cities are in the midst of updating zoning and land use regulations to plan for new housing over the coming eight years.  In Los […]
News Special Guest Speaker: Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore EPOA ZOOM COMMUNITY MEETING Thursday, November 12 at 7:00 PM Special Guest Speaker, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore One of the Encino Neighborhood Council’s appointed seats, Encino Property Owners Association (EPOA) will host a community meeting, via Zoom, with Police Chief Michel Moore as guest speaker! The virtual meeting will be on November 12th, 2020 […]
News Here’s a Look at the North Hollywood-Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit Line The 18-mile corridor would connect North Hollywood, Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena A presentation from the November 4 meeting of Metro’s San Fernando Valley Service Council offers an update on plans for a new bus rapid transit (BRT) line connecting the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys. The project, which is currently in its environmental review period, covers an […]
News New AC Hotel Planned for Ventura Boulevard A presentation posted by the Encino Neighborhood Council unveils plans for a new Marriott-branded hotel on Ventura Boulevard. The proposed hotel, which would be called the Sherman Oaks AC Hotel by Marriott, is slated for a property at 15485 Ventura Boulevard.  Plans call for razing an existing 1960s-era development – the 70-room Sherman Hotel – to make […]
News New Protected Bike Lanes Coming to Reseda Boulevard Part of $19.5-million street safety project. Construction is scheduled to begin this month for a $19.5-million project which will bring new pedestrian and bicycle safety infrastructure to one of the San Fernando Valley’s key north-south thoroughfares. The planned improvements, which are being implemented by the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), encompass a 2.9-mile stretch of […]
Health Disinfect, sanitize, clean: What works for COVID-19? Properly disinfecting, cleaning, and sanitizing surfaces can help protect you and your loved ones. There are many unknowns when it comes to how COVID-19 is spread. What we do know is that the virus is more commonly spread by person-to-person contact (within about 6 feet). 1 This is why physical distancing and sheltering in place is encouraged […]
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