Community calls for the shutdown of Whiteman Airport

Pacoima Beautiful calls for the shutdown of Whiteman Airport, Public Safety concerns residents are raising should be taken seriously and prioritized

Pacoima, CA – First off, we extend our sincere condolences to the relatives of the pilots who passed due to the plane crash that occurred in Sylmar off the 210 freeway in the afternoon, Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Any loss of life is tragic.

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Community calls for the shutdown of Whiteman Airport

Pacoima Beautiful calls to shutdown Whiteman Airport after latest crash in the community.

Los Angeles – The latest airplane crash underscores the ongoing danger that Whiteman Airport poses to the Pacoima community.

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Green Together Collaborative: Take Action

Green Together Collaborative launching projects in Pacoima

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.

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Valley Gas Plant Stacks

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).

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Community calls for the shutdown of Whiteman Airport

Time to close Whiteman Airport

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.

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Whiteman Airport Accident on November 12, 2020

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.

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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 – 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.

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Valley Gas Plant Stacks

Community calls for immediate fix to methane leak at Valley Generating Station

Los Angeles – Pacoima Beautiful leads a march and rally in Sun Valley to voice outrage over a methane leak in their community that has existed for more than a year.

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Joaquín Flores

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.

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2019 AQMD award winners: Carlos Regalado, Yesenia Cruz and Diego Ortiz

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

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 

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Volunteers and partners at Pacoima’s Wheelchair Wash and Resource Fair

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.

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