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L.A.’s $13 Billion Budget Signed for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year

Today Mayor Bass signed the City Council approved $13 billion budget for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. The budget includes an unprecedented $1.3 billion to address housing and homelessness and approximately $3.2 billion for the Los Angeles Police Department. Regarding LAPD, the budget seeks to restore staffing levels to 9,500 officers, hire additional civilian personnel and…
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How Many City Council Districts Should We Have? Join the City-Wide Conversation

After the leaked tape of the three Councilmembers making racist and offensive remarks during the previous 2021 redistricting process for City Council boundaries, the City of Los Angeles is now in the process of considering reforms to the redistricting process, including discussion of how many Council Districts should there be, how many residents should each…
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Participate in the LA City Budget 2023-2024

How should the City of Los Angeles spend its money? For the next two weeks, the City Council is discussing LA’s budget for the coming fiscal year (which begins July 1), so now is the time to weigh in as an individual.  The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council will be sending its own budget letter…
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Notice of Preparation of a Program Environmental Impact Report and Notice of Public Scoping Meetings

PROJECT:  Comprehensive Plastics Reduction Program LEAD AGENCY:  City of Los Angeles - Bureau of Sanitation REVIEW PERIOD:  May 1, 2023 through May 30, 2023 The City of Los Angeles (City), as the Lead Agency, through its Bureau of Sanitation (LA Sanitation and Environment, LASAN), is preparing a Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) pursuant to the California…
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City of Los Angeles – Emergency Management Department – NOTIFY LA

City of Los Angeles - Emergency Management Department - NOTIFY LA WELCOME TO THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES EMERGENCY ALERT PORTAL Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our emergency alerts through Everbridge. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations,…
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District 6 Adopt-a-Highway Clean Up on Earth Day April 22, 2023

The Adopt-a-Highway group from HGNNC District 6 west of the 110 Harbor Freeway participated in Caltrans Earth Day clean on April 22, gathering up litter and weeding along the edge of the freeway.  The group meets monthly to keep the area near their homes free of litter and reports illegal dumping via 311.
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Harbor Gateway North NC 2023 Election Results

Click here to download the official results from our April 1 Election.
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Legal Help for Small Business Owners

Are you a small business owner in Los Angeles? Could you benefit from FREE legal help? Los Angeles Economic Workforce Development Department has teamed up with its various partners for the LA Regional Small Business Legal Aid program, which offers free legal help, from basic legal information and guides to representation by an attorney to help address…
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Restaurants Care Resilience Fund

A new cycle for grant funding is available for independent restaurants. Restaurants Care is partnering with SoCalGas, PG&E, and SDG&E to provide restaurants with grants that can go towards kitchen equipment, technology upgrades, and any difficult or unforeseen circumstance. Applications are now open through May 7 and restaurants with less than $3 million in annual…
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Take the Heat Survey – enter to win a gift card

For all LA City residents, particularly underserved communities of color… Has extreme heat impacted you and your family members? What […]
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Vote in the first participatory budget exercise – Southeast LA REPAIR Zone April 30 deadline

If you live in either District 7 or District 8 of the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council, you are eligible […]
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How many City Council Districts should we have? Join the City-wide conversation

After the leaked tape of the three Councilmembers making racist and offensive remarks during the previous 2021 redistricting process for […]
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LA City Council In 2023: Your Guide To Who’s Who (And What They Do)

Things are settling down after a period of scandals and elections. New faces are in, and longstanding members are gone. We help you understand who's who and what's next. Los Angeles voters changed out multiple City Council members after the 2022 election, but 2023 is shaping up to be an evolving year of its own.…
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LAUSD Deal Reached For Smaller Class Sizes, 21% Teacher Raises

The Los Angeles Unified School District and the teacher's union announced a tentative labor deal Tuesday morning. The Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing its teachers announced Tuesday they have reached a tentative labor agreement that includes a 21% salary increase and reductions in class sizes. "With this tentative agreement, LAUSD now…
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Storm Damage Resources

In order to advocate for State/Federal disaster assistance on behalf of residents, the LA County Office of Emergency Management is conducting a […]
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How to Report and Recoup Damages from Potholes

In Los Angeles, drivers reported more than 2,000 potholes a week as storms wreaked havoc on roads and potholes disabled cars by the dozens. The relentless stream of atmospheric rivers have ravaged Los Angeles roads and led to thousands of potholes on freeways, highways, and surface streets across the Golden State. If it seems worse…
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Neighborhood Council Board Election – Saturday, April 1 – How to Vote

Forty candidates have been certified for the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council Board election. There will be an in-person election day […]
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VIDEO: Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council Candidate Forum – March 7, 2023

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Neighborhood Council Board Election – Candidate Forum and How to Vote

These are the documentation guidelines For the Youth Representative seat only, those who are 14 years of age or older can vote for this […]
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National 311 Day

The Board of Public Works and Information Technology Agency, will promote city services during the week of March 6-10 to celebrate National 311 Day which takes place on Saturday, March 11. During the week leading up to March 11 (March 6-10), the City will use traditional and social media, videos broadcast on the City’s Channel 35, and…
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SoCalGas Announces $10 Million to Support Low-Income Families, Seniors and Small Restaurant Owners Impacted by Unprecedented Regional Gas Market Prices

Thousands newly eligible for winter bill assistance after SoCalGas bolsters United Way’s Gas Assistance Fund with historic $5 million contribution […]
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Notice: Public Hearings for SoCalGas Application for Increase of Gas and Electric Rates

Notice of Participation Hearings Southern California Gas Company’s Request to Increase Gas Rates Application A.22-05-015 Para más información sobre esta […]
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Unprecedented Blizzard Warning Issued In Los Angeles County

Angelenos may get a rare snow day with snow in the Santa Monica Mountain foothills and blizzard conditions in the […]
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LAEWDD Child Care Grant for Single Parents

The LAEWDD Child Care Grant for single parents will provide eligible applicants up to $1K per month for six months […]
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Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD) First-Time Homebuyer Program

The Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD) has programs to assist first-time, low- and moderate-income homebuyers purchase homes in the City […]
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LA City Council Approves Contracts for Mental Health Services at City Libraries

The L.A. City Council approved more than $800,000 in contracts to provide assistance to librarians and other library staff to train them should […]
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CA Urges Feds To Probe Gas Companies, Increases Rebates

Help for skyrocketing gas bills is on the way. Credits ranging from $90 to $120 will appear on utility bills […]
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Peace and Healing Centers

L.A. is piloting a program to create physical spaces where communities with high rates of pollution, poverty, and violence can […]
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LAPD Cadet Program Applications

Interested in joining the LAPD Youth Cadet Program? Applications are currently open to join this program designed to offer youth an […]
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LASAN Launches OrganicsLA

Effective immediately, Los Angeles Sanitation and Environment (LASAN) customers should use their green bin to dispose of all food scraps and […]
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Relief Resources for Natural Gas Bills

In an effort to help combat the rising prices and ease the burden on customers, SoCalGas is offering accessible tools to […]
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Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count – Sign up to volunteer now

The annual homeless count for our area will take place on Wed. January 25 at 8 pm for Districts 1-5, with deployment […]
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Resubscribe for City Council Committees Agendas

A number of City Council Committees have been re-formed with new names, so if you were previously subscribed to receive […]
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Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Team Program

When a disaster occurs, you and your neighbors will be the first responders! DATE/TIME: 1st Thursday, February 2023 – July […]
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Mayor Bass Declares State of Emergency over Storm Damage

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass on Friday declared a state of emergency over storm damage after the city was pummeled […]

Run for a Seat on Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council

We will be holding elections for all 17 seats on the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council and you can declare your candidacy as early as December 2.

LA City Council District 15 Candidate Forum Recording–May 7, 2022

Attention all Harbor Gateway North stakeholders!!! Here is the recording of the CD 15 Candidate Forum for all of those […]
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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.

Participate in the 2022 San Pedro Art Association Student Art Competition

Submit your entry by June 17th. Art contest open to all students.

County Mental Health Services at HGNNC

At our January 2022 General Membership Meeting we heard from Kevin Collins Sr., Mental Health Advocate for Los Angeles County. Check out his presentation.
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HGNNC Supports Pocket Park

At our January 11, 2022 Meeting the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council voted to support the creation of a pocket park at 809-813 W. 165th Place across from the Environmental Charter Middle School.
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2021 Year in Review

In 2021 the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council was focused on our core mission of increasing community engagement and advising the city on matters of concern to our stakeholders. Now is a great time to find community in Harbor Gateway North. Join us!
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HGNNC Welcomes New Chair

Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council thanks past Chair David Matthews for his service to the community and is pleased to welcome our new Chair.
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Large Encampment Cleared

After more than a year of negotiations, Team Buscaino was able to get an abandoned lot cleaned in Harbor Gateway North that had been occupied by several individuals, stolen vehicles, garbage, and the place of two deaths in recent months.
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HGNNC Makes Redistricting Request

We requested that our entire boundaries be included in the same City Council District.
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Would You Like to Lead the Neighborhood Council?

The HGNNC has an upcoming vacancy for the Chairperson position leading the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council. We plan to fill this vacancy at our December 14 Meeting.
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Committee Seats Are Available

The HGNNC has vacancies on four Committees, which we hope to fill at the next meeting. Sign Up Now!
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Harbor Gateway North Considers Prologis DEIR

The Planning and Land Use Committee and Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council is carefully reviewing the Draft Environmental Impact Report and hearing from stakeholders in order to craft a comment letter. Join us for DEIR Review September 23 and development of comment letter on September 25.
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Prologis Public Comment Due October 4

If you wish to submit comment on the Draft EIR, please reference the Environmental Case No. ENV-2017-1015-EIR and submit via email or in writing by Monday, October 4, 2021 no later than 4:00 p.m.
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Survey to Select Next LAUSD Superintendent

Take just five minutes of your time to help us choose the next LAUSD Superintendent.
Committee Launch Week

It’s Committee Launch Week

We are launching our committees this week and we invite you to join us. Check our calendar for meeting details.
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Comment on Prologis Project

Public comment is due by October 4, 4pm on this proposed project: 53-foot tall, 340,298- square-foot warehouse/manufacturing/high-cube warehouse/distribution center with a total of 194 automobile parking spaces and 32 bicycle parking spaces (Project). The Project also includes 36 dock high truck loading positions and parking for up to 71 trailers.
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Join a Committee, become an Official Liaison

Sign up for the committees you are interested in no later than Friday, August 6th. Join a Committee, become an official liaison - appointments made August 10
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HGNNC Supports SoLa Impact

The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council issued a letter to City Planning in support of the SoLA Impact development at 11630 S. Main Street. The transit oriented community project is to have 84 apartment units, which includes 20 low income units. 
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Harbor Gateway Buscaino Grant Winners

The Buscaino Grant Winners include: The D.R.E.A.M. Program, Driving Hope Foundation, Nuestras Raices Family Plan Registration Fees and New Challenge Ministries Fresh Rescue Food Bank.
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Election Results

The City Clerk has released the official results from our June 15, 2021 Election. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who participated.
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Vote for Funding a Harbor Gateway Project

Councilmember Joe Buscaino is allocating three million dollars of the funds reallocated from the LAPD budget to local non-profits for community improvement. Awards will be determined by the number of community votes. One vote per person, please. Deadline for voting in May 31.

Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) Launches SPARK!

The Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) is dedicated to engaging with community members to better serve them and meet their needs.
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Return Your Ballot Now

Those who registered for a Neighborhood Council election ballot by the June 8 deadline should be receiving their ballots now. Mark your ballot using black or blue ink and follow the instructions for signing on the return envelope. Ballots must be mailed by June 15, but the City Clerk will allow until June 25 for…
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Candidate Forums

Hear from candidates for all 17 seats at our Candidate Forum on April 27 or 28. Join us on Zoom.
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Catch the Community Plan Update

Did you miss the December 1 Harbor Community Plan Update? No worries, you can watch it now here!
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Free Internet for Students

The Angeleno Connectivity Trust (ACT) Program provides hotspots for K-12 foster youth, students experiencing homelessness, with a disability or at risk of dropping out/have dropped out due to lack of connectivity.
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PPE Unite for Small Businesses

PPE Unite will be distributing, free of charge, PPE items for small businesses (100 employees or less) throughout the County.
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LADWP CARES Utility Grant Assistance Program

If you have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible to receive a one-time, $500 check to help pay utility bills. Funding is limited. Online Applications accepted from November 2 through November 15, 2020.
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Ready to Vote?

You can vote by mail, use a vote by mail ballot drop box or return your ballot in person. And get the details about the propositions at VotersEdge.org.
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Calling All Youth!

We are looking for a Youth Representative (age 14-17) who lives or works within the Neighborhood Council boundaries and who will represent the needs and interests of youth in our community.
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City Planning Workshops

This fall, City Planning will host Planning 101 training sessions focusing on the topics of project and community planning.
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Jackie Jackson & Friends Clean Up 6th District

HGNNC is proud to report that our District 6 Representative Jackie Jackson got together with her stakeholders to tackle one of their most chronic areas for illegal dumping. They worked together, cleaned up and used the MYLA311 app to arrange for the bulky items to be picked up. Jackie Jackson is our District Representative of…
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Dip Your Toe In: Join A HGNNC Committee!

Are you looking for a way to do something meaningful in your community this fall? We have got just the thing! Join a Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council Committee and see what we are all about!

HGNNC Remembers Betty Hawkins

Betty Hawkins passed away on September 8, 2020 and at our Board Meeting on that same day, we held a moment of silence to honor her and her service to our community. She had served on our Board since we were certified in 2002 and had been involved with the Neighborhood Watch for many, many…
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Attic Insulation Rebate Program

LADWP has a new way to reduce your energy use and costs. Do you know that most homes built before 1980 have no attic insulation? Your cooling and heating are escaping out of your house, costing you money. Just like a hat can help to keep your head warm or cool, attic insulation can help…
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Updated Prologis Warehouse Proposal

August 1, 10am: Representatives from Prologis will describe their proposed warehouse project at 15116-15216 S. Vermont Avenue; 747-861 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. (ENV-2017-1015-EIR) in District 3, including the Initial Study and EIR process. After their presentation, there will be time to ask questions.
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Washer Rebates Available

All residents in Harbor Gateway and surrounding communities qualify for a $500 rebate on a High Efficiency Clothes Washer while rebates last.
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Get Free Trees!

Did you know you can request free trees for your parkway ( the space between the sidewalk and the street) or your property? You can order them on https://www.cityplants.org/ who will plant the parkway trees for you or deliver the trees that you can plant on your private property.
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LAPD Commanding Officer Update

On Thursday, July 23, 1pm you are invited to a Conference Call and Commanding Officer Update with Tressa Thompson, Driver Safety Manager, Senior Driver Ombudsman/Outreach DMV.

Public Safety Committee to Look at LAPD Priorities

Join us July 9, 6:30pm by Zoom or phone to look at LAPD budget cuts and priorities as well as emergency preparedness events.
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LAUSD Reopening Survey

LAUSD is surveying parents to find out what their preferences are regarding reopening schools in the fall: remote learning, on campus full time, hybrid and the details surrounding all that.
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What to expect when dining out

When you are eating at a restaurant, plan to wear a face covering when you are not eating. You can expect limited seating, sanitizing stations, servers with face coverings and potential symptom checks.
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Mayor Modifies Safer at Home

On May 8 Safer at Home becomes Safer LA allowing the opening of florists, toy stores, music stores, bookstores, clothing and sporting goods stores to offer curbside pickup. Trails will open May 9.
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Drive Through Testing

Get information on the drive through testing experience, how to find your stimulus check, public showers available and more.
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HGNNC Requests Detailed EIR on Prologis

At our March 10, 2020 Board Meeting we voted to send a letter to City Planning regarding scoping elements to be considered in the Environmental Impact Report to be developed for the proposed Prologis project at Vermont and Redondo, 747-861 W. Redondo Beach Blvd.
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What DIY Democracy Looks Like In An Underserved Slice Of LA

Want City Hall to pay attention to abandoned cars and potholes near you? Try your Neighborhood Council!
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Public Comment Period Open on Prologis Project for Vermont & Redondo Beach Blvd

Submit your Public Comment Until March 9 on the proposed 53-foot tall, 340,298 square-foot warehouse/manufacturing/high-cube warehouse/distribution center.
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Take a Seat on the Harbor Gateway North NC

HGNNC is looking for a Youth Representative (age 17-21) who lives or works within the Neighborhood Council boundaries.
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Winter Shelter Program Opens Early

The Winter Shelter Program is operating now through March 31. During the Winter Shelter season, each shelter will open at 5:00 pm and close at 7:00 am. Hours are extended for inclement weather.

HGNNC to Host Diabetes Forum

Diabetes is a disease significantly affecting the health of our black and brown communities and we want to do something about that," shares HGNNC Outreach Chair Janet Mitchell. 
Community Emergency Response Training

Sign Up for Free Emergency Response Training

This great training will teach you how to respond in an emergency. Classes cover how to suppress small fires, basic first aid, evacuation tactics and how to collaborate with City agencies, search and rescue tactics, and how to communicate, including use of radios. Sign up now!
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Be Emergency Ready!

The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council is focused on Emergency Preparedness and we invite you to get ready via the RYLAN and CERT programs we are sponsoring.
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Register Now For Congress of Neighborhoods

  Over 30 free workshops + free breakfast, lunch & parking if you RSVP Take classes on skills & subjects key […]
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Interested In Joining The Planning & Land Use Committee?

What does the Planning & Land Use Committee Do: The committee makes recommendations to the Board on Planning and Land […]
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Take a Seat in HGNNC District 1

If you live, work or own property in District 1, we have a seat for you! Please complete the HGNNC District 1 Rep Application and email it by August 9 for consideration at our August 15 meeting.
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City Controller Investigates HHH Results

City Controller Ron Galperin reports that voters had a right to expect more progress by now. Not one unit has been built under HHH.
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Unofficial Election Results

Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council held a whole fiesta around our elections this year to encourage people to come out and vote. Voters were invited to enjoy free tacos, document shredding and more. Thank you to everyone who voted and congratulations to the winners!
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Vote in HGNNC Elections

Come vote in our Elections Saturday, June 8, 10am-4pm at the 135th Street School Auditorium, 801 W. 135th Street, Gardena. We have 23 candidates vying for your vote!
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Accessory Dwelling Units Assault Single Family Zoning

This is your opportunity to call your Senators and those on the Housing and Judiciary Committees to voice your opposition by submitting on the website no later than this Thursday May 30th if possible.
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Town Halls Address SB50

Speakers warned that while the bill is currently not being considered it will likely come back and opponents need to be ready for the next round.
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Improving Airport Security

The Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act, H.R. 2539, would reduce emergency response times by putting more federal law enforcement officers and resources near high-risk surface transportation assets, including LAX.
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Candidate Forum

Come and meet the candidates running for the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council on April 23!! Ask questions and listen to what issues the candidates care about. Use our form to send us your questions by April 11, 8pm.
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HGNNC Accepting Grant Requests

The Harbor Gateway Neighborhood Council is now accepting Neighborhood Purposes Grant requests until May 8. 
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HGNNC Opposes SB 50

We invite you to share your own strong opposition to SB 50 (Weiner) with State Senator Bradford and Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson and any other State legislators. Please comment by April 16 by 5 p.m. 
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HGNNC Weighs in on Community Plan

The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council Planning and Land Use Committee has been meeting for six months to carefully review zoning concerns by district, which were submitted to City Planning April 12
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Planning 101: Planning for the Environment

Participants in Planning 101: Planning for the Environment will learn about the role the City and its residents have in planning for the environment and the regulations that guide environmental analysis, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
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Nipsey Hussle was trying to buy back his ’hood

"The economic empowerment of buy back the block is something I've advocated our Board and stakeholders to consider," said HGNNC President Pamela Thornton.
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Join in the Autism 5K Walk / Run April 13

Please join us on April 13th at 8:30am as the Assemblymember along with Supervisor Hahn, Councilman Joe Buscaino, and Local District Superintendent Romero kick off the 5k run to bring awareness towards Autism.
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Free spay/neuter services for cats during April

"By spaying or neutering your cat or kitten, you are helping LA Animal Services get one step closer to reducing unwanted kitten births and helping LA Animal Services place more animals in homes of their own," said Brenda Barnette, LA Animal Services General Manager. "With our new print-at-home system, it's never been easier to spay…
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Budget Advocates Issue White Paper

In addition to the White Paper, this year the Budget Advocates have also taken a close look at the long lasting impact of redlining on our city today.
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Take the 105 Survey & Come to the Workshop

Metro and Caltrans are preparing preliminary engineering studies and an Environmental Document for the possible implementation of ExpressLanes along I-105 between Interstate 405 and Interstate 605.
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Run for a Seat on Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council

Be the Change in Harbor Gateway! We are excited to welcome prospective members to run for a seat. Candidates should have a passion for making a difference in Harbor Gateway North. Register by March 26.
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Rep. Barragán Co-Sponsors the Dream and Promise Act of 2019

This bill would provide a pathway to citizenship for eligible Dreamers who entered the U.S. under the age of 18 and who were continuously present in the U.S. for 4 years prior to the date of the bill’s enactment.
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A Win for the Homeless on Skid Row

City Council agreed to stop confiscating the precious belongings of those living on the streets. The Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority (LAHSA) issued its guidelines for the homeless. The guidelines state, in part, that, “We need to end our neighbors’ homelessness, not sweep it out of sight.”
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Harbor Gateway North Hosts One Community Fair

Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council was proud to host the One Community Fair in partnership with the office of Councilmember Joe Buscaino on Saturday, February 23.
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Concerned About Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensaries?

There will be a special meeting of the Cannabis Regulation Commission on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the John Ferraro Council Chamber, Room 340, inside City Hall at 200 North Spring Street. The highlight on the agenda is to discuss enforcement of unlicensed dispensaries. This is a major problem in HGNNC. You…
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Free Education for Single Parents

If you are a single parent and want to pursue your College Education, Los Angeles Harbor College offers the CARE PROGRAM which offers FREE: Tuition, Books, Meals and Gas Cards!
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Men’s Central Jail to be Replaced With Mental Health Treatment Center

“Study after study has shown that punitive environments are counterproductive to mental health treatment. No amount of training will turn a Sheriff’s deputy into a mental health professional-- nor should it. We don’t need a new jail. What we need are mental health care facilities run by mental health professionals-- and that is what we…
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Join Us for Our Community Fair

The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council, in partneship with the office of Councilmember Joe Buscaino, is hosting an informational fair on Sat. February 23 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Rosecrans Recreation Center, 840 W. 149th Street, Gardena, CA 90247.
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Keep LA Clean: Free Dump Available

Dump up to 500 pounds of trash or green waste for free! Help stop illegal dumping in Los Angeles
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Enjoy the Pan African Film Festival this February

The festival will screen Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace concert at Directors Guild of America on Opening Night, February 7
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Complete the City Services Survey Now

Volunteer as a Budget Advocate and have a say in shaping our City's budget.
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Has your DWP bill increased?

Summer 2018 was 17% hotter than 2017 and DWP rates increased resulting in an average bill increase of 12% in August and September.
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Grand Jury Must Probe City Hall Corruption

Coalition to Preserve LA, a citywide organization of several thousand residents who advocate for transparent government, filed on January 14, 2019 a request with the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury to open a wide-ranging investigation into corruption in L.A. City Hall’s land-development approval process.
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Get the ShakeAlertLA App

Getting a few seconds heads-up can make a big difference if you need to pull to the side of the road, get out of an elevator, or drop, cover, and hold on. Download the app now!
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105 Sustainability Project Underway

The overall goals include improving mobility, accessability & equity, safety, sustainability and keeping systems in good repair.
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Gardena Elementary Students Visit Public Works Commission

Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council (HGNNC) teamed with Councilmember Joe Buscaino (Dist. 15) to sponsor 54 fifth grade students and […]
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Metro Launches Study for On Demand Transit

This is an opportunity to reimagine mobility on a small-scale, and we want you to help us design your ideal service for your community.
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Safe Parking Plans Paused

The Daily Breeze reported on October 22, 2018 that the San Pedro Temple that was planning to host homeless overnight parking has paused their plans due to local demonstrators and complaints.
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Apply for Artist in Residence Program

The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs is now accepting proposals for its 2019-20 Artist in Residence (AIR) and City of LA (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowship grants programs. Apply by October 26.
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Working While Homeless

Among homeless adults with children, 27 percent said they were working either part or full time.
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Ribbon Cut on Harbor-UCLA Medical Center KIDS Hub Clinic

The KIDS Hub provides services to children from birth through age 18 who involved with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
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LA Launches First Bridge Home

September 5, 2018: It’s a big day for Los Angeles — we’re taking a major step forward in our City’s work to find homes for unsheltered Angelenos with the opening of A Bridge Home.
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New Approaches to Finding the Lost

Anyone who has cared for a relative with Alzheimer's, autism, or dementia knows the fear of not knowing what might happen when you turn your back. 60% of individuals with Alzheimer’s and 49% of children with Autism will wander & go missing at some point in their lives.
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Supportive and Low Income Housing Opens in Harbor Gateway

The week of August 10, 2018 Councilmember Buscaino helped open 160 units of supportive and low-incoming housing in his district for the formerly homeless. The El Segundo Apartments and 127th Street Apartments in Harbor Gateway will help take many individuals and families off our streets and out of their cars, giving them a fair shot…
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Harbor Gateway Community Plan to be Updated

The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council Planning and Land Use Committee has started to review the Harbor Gateway Community Plan […]
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Check Out a Cooling Center Near You

Los Angeles communities are experiencing hotter days than average and air conditioning units are increasingly being installed. Check out the list of cooling centers to find one near you.
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HGNNC Member Demonstrates Against Ghost Guns

Harbor Gateway Neighborhood Council, District 6 Representative Marvin Bell attended the event against gun violence held on Friday, July 13, 2018 at the corner of Manchester and Vermont where hundreds of shoes lined the street of Vermont at Manchester. Each pair of shoes represented a life that was tragically taken as a result of gun…
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HGNNC Board Member Larry Morrison Honored

Larry Morrison was honored for his role in personally adopting his neighborhood elementary school and volunteering there working with faculty to spend quality time with special needs young African American boys who have no father figure.
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Operation Backpack

Those in middle school and high school can stop by to pick up a free backpack with school supplies on Sun. July 22 in the UEI College parking lot, 701 W. Redondo Beach Blvd.
July 4 stakeholders appreciation day

Join us for Stakeholder Appreciation Day July 4

Join us 10am-3pm on July 4th at Wadsworth and 118th. Refreshments and community information. Meet your Neighborhood Council and neighbors!
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Enjoy the Summer Concert Series at Helen Keller Park

Free family fun with Jazz, R&B, Latin Music and more on eight Fridays and Saturdays this summer. Bring your picnic and check it out!
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HGNNC Retreat Builds Community Vision

The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council held the 2018-2019 Board Retreat on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Guest speakers and presenters included Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Councilman Joe Buscaino and more.
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HGNNC Helps Homeless Youth

On May 23 the HGNNC Ad Hoc Homeless Issues Committee assembled and distributed backpacks filled with toiletries to our five elementary schools for them to distribute to their homeless students.
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Submit Funding Requests by May 22

The Finance Committee will be reviewing all received requests at their May 30 meeting before recommending requests which meet HGNNC goals and funding guideline requirements to the full Board for approval.
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Mayor Calls on Neighborhoods To Help End Homelessness

Mayor Garcetti delivered his State of the City Address April 16 saying that he needs the help of Angelenos to improve our quality of life in Los Angeles. This coming fiscal year, please consider joining the Mayor, the City Council, City departments, and community partners to spur economic growth in key industries, improve regional infrastructure connectivity,…
Care study, regional exposure

Participate in the California Regional Exposure (CARE) Study and receive a $20 gift card

The CARE Study will assess arsenic, lead, mercury, and other chemicals in your body and provide information on what you and your family can do to reduce your contact with these chemicals.
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Harbor Gateway North Receives Clean Streets Award; Nominated for EmpowerLA Award

On Saturday, January 27, Harbor Gateway North received a Clean Streets LA award at City Hall. This is our second win.
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Take the Electric Vehicle Survey

Please take a survey on electric vehicles to assist the Mayor's Office in transportation electrification.
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Remembering Board Member Ramon Montoya

Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council has received news that former Board Member, Ramon Montoya has passed away. We remember and are grateful for his service and share this news with you.
Rendering

El Segundo Boulevard Apartments are accepting applications now until March 12

The two affordable supported housing projects which Meta Housing has been building at 535 W. El Segundo Blvd., west of Figueroa Street, and at 550 W. 127th Street will both open in April.
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LAPD Seeks Input on Video Policy & Police Chief

The LAPD issued their draft policy regarding releasing critical incident video, which calls for releasing the video within 45 days of the incident or sooner. You are invited to comment before March 13. Also, you can provide your input on the necessary qualities of our next Police Chief by March 23.
Harbor Gateway residents are mobilizing to fight a 54-foot-tall, 466,000-square foot warehouse that would be built across Redondo Beach Blvd.

Harbor Gateway North Takes Position on Prologis Warehouse

HGNNC has taken the position that "the Mitigated Negative Declaration is completely inadequate and incomplete and that the over-all proposed Project is incompatible and objectionable in many respects with the location and existing uses."
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HGN Chair Honored as Unsung Hero

Assemblymember Mike A. Gispon honored Pamela Thornton of Harbor Gateway for her work on environmental, health, and economic disparities among people of color.
Harbor Gateway residents are mobilizing to fight a 54-foot-tall, 466,000-square foot warehouse that would be built across Redondo Beach Blvd.

Not So Fast, Says The AQMD!

The AQMD issued a letter with findings of more traffic from the Prologis project than the EIR and recommends mitigation steps including the use of newer trucks.
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Active Recycling Company Fire Safety Announcement, “Fire Safety Begins at Home”

Active Recycling announces its Fire Safety 2018 Campaign: bring in your (one only) Christmas Tree and dump it for Free. (no matter if you received it from Active Recycling Co, or not).

Will planned Harbor Gateway warehouse bring big traffic problems?

The Daily Breeze reports that residents are requesting a full environmental review of the proposed 406,422 square foot warehouse planned to operate around the clock.
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Winter Wonderland Comes to Harbor Gateway

Harbor Gateway North was pleased to welcome Santa's sleigh on December 11, as part of the Winter Wonderland Celebration. The sleigh left the Southeast LAPD Division about 4pm and traveled south through our community distributing candy along the way.

Los Angeles City Section 8 Waiting List to Open October 18

The Section 8 waiting list for housing vouchers has been closed since 2004. The waiting list application will open on Monday October 16 at 6 a.m. and close on Sun. October 29 at 5 p.m. Applications must be received online and applicants must have an email address.

HGNNC Sponsors Hands On Community Emergency Response Team Training

HGNNC proudly sponsored a CERT class and graduated 23 residents who are now better prepared to help our community in a disaster.

City Committee Decides It Is Not Safe To Build in the Shadow of the 110

City Land Use Committee unanimously votes against proposal. Vote still to go to City Council. Community and Board Members share concerns about proposed housing development for 110/91 interchange.

Prologis Proposal Positive for Harbor Gateway?

The jury is out on whether the proposed distribution facility for 747 W. Redondo Beach Blvd would be great for the neighborhood. We are awaiting the traffic study and environmental impact report.

Funding Requests Due June 30

The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council requests that all funding requests for the 2017-2018 fiscal year be submitted by June 30 midnight via email

Public Comment Open for Commercial Cannabis Ordinance

City Council opened a 60 day public comment period June 8 on proposed ordinances regulating production and sale of commercial cannabis. Now is your chance to review the proposals and speak up about the production and sale of cannabis in your neighborhood.

Green Up Day

HGNNC Supported the May Green Up Day which cleaned up streets and alleys from 167th to Gardena between Hoover and Vermont. Also, trash was removed at Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve, near Vermont Avenue and Artesia Blvd. In addition, vegetables were planted and garden boxes were stenciled on-campus.

HGNNC To Address Street Takeovers

HGNNC will meet on Tuesday, May 9th and will discuss and vote on official position and support needed to address public safety and Street Takeovers in the Harbor Gateway North Community.

Harbor Gateway North Sponsors Community Emergency Preparedness Classes

Firefighter Randall Opperman will help get you disaster ready in this free 7 week course.

Harbor Gateway North Celebrates Black History Month

We celebrated Black History month with a display of sculpture, photos and memorabilia and a presentation about the Selma March.

Latest News from Public Works

Check out the Spring 2017 Newsletter from Public Works.

City Planning Issues Annual Report

For the first time the Department of City Planning has issued an annual report highlighting their major accomplishments in 2016.

Sign Up for Free Emergency Notices

NotifyLA is a free emergency alert system that sends you life-saving safety information during emergencies and disasters.

Get Your Speed Humps Here

Starting February, the LA Department of Transportation will begin accepting applications for the Speed Hump Program.

116th Street School Visits City Hall

75 fifth grade students from the 116th Street School visited Los Angeles City Hall on Fri. January 13, 2017 for […]

Commission Approved LADWP Bill of Rights

LOS ANGELES (CNS) >> The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Board of Commissioners on January 17, 2017 approved […]

HGN President Celebrates Women in Leadership with Mayor

Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council President Pamela Thornton was honored to celebrate women in leadership on Neighborhood Councils at the Getty House with Mayor Garcetti.
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Councilmember Buscaino Addresses Harbor Gateway North

During our October 2016 meeting Councilmember Buscaino gave an update to our stakeholders. He spoke about the new sidewalk repair program […]
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Harbor Gateway Takes the CleanStreets LA Challenge

Members of the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Neighborhood Council came together in partnership with the community to take on the #CleanStreetsLA […]

Mayor Kicks Off Homeless Housing Bond HHH Campaign

Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Council members and representatives of labor, business and nonprofit groups officially launched a campaign Monday to […]
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Come by for Coffee with Joe!

  15th District Councilmember Joe Buscaino will be present at the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council booth during the Athens […]

District 7 Clean Up Day along 116th Place and 118th Street – Saturday December 5

Thirty volunteers showed up for the first of a series of mini clean ups planned for the District 7 area […]

Harvest Health Fair at the 135th Street School on Saturday October 24

  Members of the Harbor Gateway North’s Ad Hoc Election Committee staffed a booth on Saturday October 24 for the […]

Register to Vote in Our Elections

Our elections will be held next June and now is the time to think about running for a seat on […]

Harbor Gateway North NC Honored by City

Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council was honored by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners September 2015 for excellence in empowering the community.

The City of Los Angeles is preparing zoning ordinances to protect residents from “fracking”

The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council was the first of nine Neighborhood Councils to have voted support for Council File […]

Join the Sat. November 8 Emergency Preparedness Day survey from 10 am to 1 pm

Central and Southern Mexico experienced a 7.2 magnitude earthquake this past spring. Seismologists have just announced that the San Francisco […]

The South L.A. and Southeast L.A. Community Plans are being updated

If you live in Harbor Gateway North’s District 6 (South L.A.) or Districts 7 and 8 (Southeast L.A.) the zoning […]

Our Fifth Biennial Health Fair was a success!

On Saturday April 13, 2013 the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council held its fifth biennial Health Fair at the 118th […]
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