September 18, 2017

The mission of the Sidewalks and Street Trees Committee is to advocate for improvements of both sidewalks and street trees in Glassell Park.  We have surveyed the street trees looking for the most recently planted trees as they are the most vulnerable to the heat of su...

September 18, 2017

The Los Angeles River has been an identifying and connecting force throughout the history of this region.  With its most recent efforts at revitalization, we’ve seen train yards and industry give way to new uses such as housing, the Rio de Los Angeles State Park and th...

September 18, 2017

The GPIA sent a letter to CD14, LADoT, the Dept. of Public Works and Target reiterating concern about traffic and pedestrian safety on the streets and sidewalks at the Target store’s driveways.  The letter enumerated five problems that will only become worse with a suc...

September 16, 2017

Council members Jose Huizar and Paul Koretz recently filed a motion asking for “strategies to address the hazard of freeway pollution affecting residents of new and existing structures”.  Regardless, developers are proceeding with plans for huge housing projects direct...

September 15, 2017

At the request of the principal of Fletcher Drive Elementary School, CD13 is considering closing the underground pedestrian tunnel that was built to provide a safe way for children to cross Fletcher Drive on their way to school.  Over 200 such tunnels were built throug...

September 10, 2017

Located at the intersection of San Fernando Road, Eagle Rock Boulevard, and Verdugo Road, the junction has been the hub of transportation and activity in Glassell Park for generations.  As such, it was the ideal location for the GPIA to place their Glassell Park monume...

September 8, 2017

“I further move that the General Manager of the Department of Transportation be directed to stop all actions relating to the implementation of road diets, traffic lane removals, and/or lane reconfigurations within Council District 1 until such actions are approved/auth...

September 7, 2017

 The Crestmoore Steps actually were in good shape when we got there to clean. It turns out CD 1’s Clean Team worked the area about 3 months earlier. This really helped. We split our crew in 3 groups, one for the area around the community center, one for the steps and t...

September 1, 2017

CD 14’s Lucy Aparicio, CD 13’s Hector Vega, their respective clean-up teams and the GPNC all joined us to make this event the largest Flash Clean-up ever.  Thanks to Marie D’Antonio of the GPNC leading a team of eight.  They targeted trash and weeds around the freeway...

September 1, 2017

  • Election for Assembly District 51 is October 3rd 

The election to represent Glassell Park in the State Assembly will take place on Tuesday, October 3rd.  Since former Assemblylmember Jimmy Gomez was elected to Congress, the Governor has called a special election...

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