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LATEST NEWS AT PACOIMA BEAUTIFUL

Cárdenas Secures $12.5 Million in Federal Funds for San Fernando Valley Community Initiatives in Appropriations Bills

Cárdenas Secures $12.5 Million in Federal Funds for San Fernando Valley Community Initiatives in Appropriations Bills The funding would support housing for the homeless, job training, youth programs mental health services and more. SAN FERNANDO VALLEY — Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) announced that he secured the inclusion of $12.5 million for San Fernando Valley initiatives and programs Read more about Cárdenas Secures $12.5 Million in Federal Funds for San Fernando Valley Community Initiatives in Appropriations Bills[…]

Update on the Valley Generating Station Campaign

Update on Valley Generating Station Campaign News that the Valley Generating Station has been leaking gas for at least two years has created a strong reaction in our community. Pacoima Beautiful was motivated to educate, organize, and advocate for the closure of gas operations at Valley Generating Station (VGS). For clarification, Pacoima Beautiful did NOT Read more about Update on the Valley Generating Station Campaign[…]

Press Release: The Future of Whiteman Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Press ReleaseWednesday, November 18, 2020 ContactAndrés Rivera, (818)-439-6899 arivera@pacoimabeautiful.org TIME TO CLOSE WHITEMAN AIRPORT Pacoima Beautiful calls upon the County of Los Angeles to protect our community Los Angeles, November 18, 2020 – Pacoima Beautiful, the leading San Fernando Valley environmental justice organization, calls upon the County of Los Angeles to close and Read more about Press Release: The Future of Whiteman Airport[…]

Whiteman Airport Accident on November 12, 2020

Pacoima Beautiful Statement Re: Accident at Whiteman Airport Pacoima Beautiful would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the pilot impacted by his or her tragic passing, we are truly sorry for your loss. And we wish you healing and peace during this difficult time. Please take a moment with Read more about Whiteman Airport Accident on November 12, 2020[…]

Press Release: The Future of the Valley Gas Plant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Press ReleaseWednesday, October 28, 2020 ContactAndrés Rivera, (818)-439-6899 arivera@pacoimabeautiful.org The health of the Northeast Valley community finally prioritized as City Council President submits motion calling for a sunset date to gas operations at the Valley Generating Station Los Angeles, October 28, 2020 – After news broke of a methane leak at the Valley Gas Plant, Pacoima Read more about Press Release: The Future of the Valley Gas Plant[…]

Meet Pacoima Beautiful’s Board of Directors

It is our distinct pleasure to introduce you to Pacoima Beautiful’s Board of Directors. Their invaluable insight and expertise is a tremendous resource and grounds Pacoima Beautiful in the mission driven work that we do across the Northeast San Fernando Valley. Board of Directors Leny Chavez Leny Chavez is a fervent advocate for the built Read more about Meet Pacoima Beautiful’s Board of Directors[…]

LACI Launches Pilot Projects to Improve Air Quality And First/Last Mile Zero Emissions Mobility Solutions in underserved Los Angeles Communities

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator will deploy up to $500,000 in investments, grants and technical assistance for zero emissions technology pilots in San Pedro, Pacoima, Long Beach and Huntington Park Los Angeles, November 18, 2019. The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) announced the recipients of the Zero Emissions Mobility and Community Pilot Project Fund today. Read more about LACI Launches Pilot Projects to Improve Air Quality And First/Last Mile Zero Emissions Mobility Solutions in underserved Los Angeles Communities[…]

Celebrating the Life and Giving Spirit of Sr. Joaquín Flores

Pacoima Beautiful desea darle las gracias a Sr. Flores quien en vida fue uno de nuestros donadores de frutas locales, desde los inicios del programa Mercado Pacoima.  Mes tras mes con alegría en su rostro siempre espero nuestra visita para colectar las naranjas de sus árboles que con gusto decidió donar para cada evento.  ¡Don Read more about Celebrating the Life and Giving Spirit of Sr. Joaquín Flores[…]

Recognizing Pacoima Youth as Clean Air Heroes for the Environmental Protection work done in their frontline neighborhoods.

October 09, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pacoima, CA – October 4, 2019, The South Coast Air Quality Management District recognized Pacoima Beautiful’s Youth United Towards Environmental Protection (YUTEP) group as the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Youth Leadership in Air Quality Awardee for the work that the youth group does to help improve the Read more about Recognizing Pacoima Youth as Clean Air Heroes for the Environmental Protection work done in their frontline neighborhoods.[…]

Our Member Martin Received a Surprise Visit From Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez: Here’s Why

  Aside from their cleaning gloves and work badges, the smiles you see above are what all our volunteers and partners were wearing for Pacoima’s first ever Wheelchair Wash and Resource Fair. This event took place on Sunday, June 24 and provided differently-abled folks a free wheelchair wash with some friendly chit chat, graciously provided Read more about Our Member Martin Received a Surprise Visit From Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez: Here’s Why[…]