Residents of Pacoima protesting for the Shutdown of Whiteman Airport

Advisory Committee to Recommend Shutting Down Whiteman Airport to Supervisors

Whiteman Airport in Pacoima was pushed another step toward closure after the Community Advisory Committee voted in favor of recommending the airport be shut down. 

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Children call for the shutdown of Whiteman Airport

Lead spews from some Southern California airports; cleaner fuel is coming

Both of Lori Shepler’s 5-year-old twins have had serious health problems throughout their young lives. She keeps a particularly close watch on Ayla, who’s in remission from cancer that cost her a kidney and regularly deals with respiratory issues.

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Ve y Vota: Foro Comunitario - Pacoima

El Fondo Educativo NALEO, Telemundo 52 y NBC4 organizaron un foro comunitario para discutir los temas más importantes para su comunidad y la ciudad de Los Angeles.

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Organización dirigida por mujeres ayuda a Pacoima

Lo que comenzó como un esfuerzo para mantener limpia la comunidad se ha extendido a servicios a la comunidad.

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How One Los Angeles Neighborhood Is Guarding Against Deadly Heat

As temperatures hit triple digits on a blue-sky July day in the Los Angeles community of Pacoima, families escape the heat at a local park. Many of the surrounding homes lack air conditioning, and the neighborhood’s sparse stands of towering palm trees provide scant shelter from the sun.

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Innovative new way one neighborhood is trying to cool their community

A Los Angeles neighborhood is beating the heat in a creative way with a fresh coat of paint that is turning out to be a cool solution.

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Pavimento especial ayuda a enfriar calles en Pacoima

Un proyecto se centrará en enfriar 10 cuadras de Pacoima, que sufre el efecto del calor urbano.

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LA Times Today: After plane crashes and close calls, pressure mounts to close this L.A. airport

Neighbors near the Whiteman Airport in Pacoima are calling for its closure.

They say it’s a threat to public safety, after more than a dozen crashes have been reported at or near the airport over the last decade.

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Electro Bici Fleet being unloaded

A Free E-Bike Lending Program Just Launched In The San Fernando Valley. Here’s How It Works

A new mobility program will give Northeast San Fernando Valley residents access to free e-bikes.

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Electro Bici Fleet

Pacoima Beautiful Wants to Take Community on an E-Bike Ride

Starting today, June 16, Pacoima residents and businesses may see a sprinkling of orange-red bikes and their riders cruising through its streets and roadways.

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Electro Bici riders stop to admire the neighborhood art

Electric bike share program launches in Pacoima

The San Fernando Valley's first electric bike share program launched in the Pacoima Monday.

The Electro-Bici program is a partnership between several Pacoima community groups and made possible in part with a $500,000 grant from the LADWP.

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“Pasan muy cerca de la casa y da miedo”: comunidad de Pacoima pide el cierre del aeropuerto Whiteman

13 accidentes relacionados al aeropuerto Whiteman se han registrado en los últimos 10 años, el más reciente en enero de este año cuando una avioneta se estrelló con las vías del tren cercanas.

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Congressman calls for temporary closure, investigation of Whiteman Airport

Following several recent plane crashes at Whiteman Airport in Pacoima, Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Panorama City, called Monday on Los Angeles County and the Federal Aviation Administration to place a 30-day moratorium on flights at the airport and conduct a safety audit.

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After plane crashes and close calls, pressure mounts to close this L.A. airport

The day the plane fell from the sky, Eva Avalos was sipping coffee under her mulberry tree.

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Activists call for closure of Whiteman Airport

LOS ANGELES — Community members in Pacoima are calling for the closure of Whiteman Airport.

They say it’s dangerous for people who live in the area because of recent crashes.

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Pacoima locals call for Whiteman Airport's closure after fatal plane crash

After yet another airplane crash stemming from Whiteman Airport in Pacoima, said to be the 78th to date, residents are voicing their concerns yet again - calling for its closure.

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Pacoima Wash Getting Long-Awaited Improvements

Residents of Pacoima and San Fernando know the wash there is a big impediment to commuting and can also be deadly. But on Monday they got a big boost.

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Anuncian $5 millones para nueva construcción de puente peatonal sobre el Pacoima Wash

Familias en el Valle de San Fernando viven un calvario por el desagüe que divide a dos vecindarios. Pues a diario tienen que enfrentarse a la inseguridad para cruzar el encauzamiento.

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Tony Cárdenas and Veronica Padilla-Campos at April 18th 2022 event

$5 million secured for improvements to Pacoima Wash, including new pedestrian/bike bridge

Rep. Tony Cárdenas announced more than $5 million in funding for improvements to the Pacoima Wash on Monday, April 18, including funds headed to the office of City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez to build a new pedestrian/bicycle bridge and path along Telfair Avenue.

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Getty Joins Community Partners to Hold Free Summer Art Festivals Across Los Angeles

The J. Paul Getty Trust is partnering with community groups across Los Angeles County to launch a ten-part series of free, outdoor community art festivals this summer in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Getty Center.

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Bradley Plaza - Green Alley

Rising Voices: Pacoima Beautiful, Water and Heat in the San Fernando Valley

Rising Voices is a new monthly-ish column from the Water Hub at Climate Nexus. Each month, we’re  listening to what California’s leading advocates and organizers have to say about water issues impacting communities around the state.

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El Destino del Aeropuerto Whiteman de Pacoima esta Bajo Discusión

Desde que un avión monomotor de la Patrulla Aérea Civil se estrelló a lo largo de la cuadra 10600 de Sutter Avenue mientras intentaba aterrizar en el cercano aeropuerto Whiteman el 12 de noviembre de 2020, matando al piloto, quemando dos vehículos estacionados en la calle y dañando las entradas a

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Fate of Pacoima’s Whiteman Airport Under Discussion

Ever since a Civil Air Patrol single-engine plane crashed along the 10600 block of Sutter Avenue while trying to land at nearby Whiteman Airport on Nov.

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'She Coughs When She's Sleeping': Life In Polluted Pacoima

When Amanda Rivera was diagnosed with asthma as a child, everyone told her she’d grow out of it. Instead, Rivera feels like she grew into it.

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