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.
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.
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.
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
LOS ANGELES, CA – For the Green Together Collaborative in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, the month of May sets the stage for the collaborative to introduce six notable projects breaking ground within the Pacoima- Sun Valley area.
Un gran porcentaje de los habitantes de ese vecindario de Los Ángeles son latinos. Sin embargo, muchos de ellos aseguran sentirse abandonados y desprotegidos, especialmente aquellos que viven cerca del Aeropuerto Whiteman.
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).
Veronica Sance was irate. For days, she’d been monitoring the sidewalk in front of a prime South Los Angeles COVID-19 vaccination site, Kedren Community Health Center. And she did not like what she was seeing.
Eva Avalos-Benitez ran and fell away from the flames that threatened her home as she and her grandson escaped through the back with the help of their neighbors, her hair and sweater covered with debris.
The shutting down of the Valley Generating Station owned and operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) in Sun Valley took a big step forward after the LA City Council approved Council President Nury Martinez’s motion calling for said action, and to determine a timeline for
Los Angeles – Pacoima Beautiful, the leading San Fernando Valley environmental justice organization, calls upon the County of Los Angeles to close and support the redevelopment of the Whiteman Airport in the wake of another small plane crash last week.
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.
Los Angeles – After news broke of a methane leak at the Valley Gas Plant, Pacoima Beautiful escalated advocacy efforts to secure a clean energy future for the Northeast San Fernando Valley through the Clean Energy for the NESFV first! campaign.
Andres Ramirez doesn’t know who scrawled the words “SHUT DOWN THE PLANT” across a cinder-block wall outside Valley Generating Station, where red and white smokestacks tower over the northeast corner of the San Fernando Valley.
Sun Valley residents and activists marched from Alliance High School to the LA Dept. of Water and Power’s Valley Generating power station on Tuesday, Sept.8, to protest the methane gas leak occurring at the facility. LADWP first acknowledged the leak on Aug.