✓ GPNC 2016 Board candidate filing online
Consider running for a seat on the Glassell Park Neighborhood Council’s Board!
Candidate filing begins on February 6th and the election will take place on Saturday, May 21st. For information go to: glassellparknc.org or empowerLA.org/elections
✓ Community & Senior Center parking lot lighting
Thanks to CD1’s Mel Ilomin, the parking lot lights at the GP Community & Senior Center got new bulbs, and have been timed stay on until beyond the end of meetings! The Center is used by the GPIA, GPNC, and many other local groups.
✓ LADOT site for traffic concerns
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation has a link residents can use to
report traffic issues: myladot.lacity.org
✓ Recycled Resources for the Homeless shelter open now All Saints Church in Highland Park has opened its doors to anyone who seeks
shelter for the night. Recycled Resources for the Homeless is currently coordinating the effort, and they welcome donations of warm clothing, blankets, toiletries (especially lip balm, lotion and cleansing wipes) and ready-to-eat food items. Every Saturday morning, volunteers are curbside in front of the Public Storage building on Figueroa between Avenues 41 & 42 to accept donations. See page 7 for more about the shelter, and get drop-off information at: www.recycledresources.org
✓ Christmas tree recycling
The City of L.A.’s Bureau of Sanitation as curbside collection for Christmas trees.
If your Christmas tree is too big to cut and fit inside the green waste bin, just place the tree next to the bin on collection day.
✓ Bureau of Sanitation “El Niño” 24/7 hotline
The City of LA’s 311 phone service only operates during office hours, but the
Bureau of Sanitation has opened a 24-hour, every day, toll-free number for reporting flooding, mudslides and other storm-related incidents: 1-800-773-2489
✓ Los Angeles County has “El Niño” website
The coming winter is predicted to be one of the strongest El Niño storm
seasons in many years. For up-to-date information, visit: www.lacounty.gov/elnino.
✓ Fire Station 44 has sand and sand bags available
Cypress Park Fire Station 44, located at 1410 Cypress Street, has free sand and sand bags for residents. The LAFD does not provide filled sandbags--it’s strictlly “fill it
yourself”. Call 213-485-6244 to check availability.
✓ Recreation & Parks offers preschooling year ‘round Children ages 3-5 years old are welcome at the preschool run by the L.A. Dept. of Recreation and Parks at its facility on Crestmoore Place (behind the tennis courts
off Verdugo Road near the Crestmoore stairs). Stop by to register any week day.
✓ 76 Station becomes Chevron
Did you notice that the gas station at Cazador between Cypress St & San Fernando Road has changed from Unocal 76 to a Chevron?