Category Archives: Beachwood Canyon

Report From Hearing – September 26, 2018 at City Hall

Dixon Report/Comprehensive Strategies Report (Wednesday, September 26 at 2:30 p.m. at City Hall)   On September 26th, many neighbors attended the meeting of the Arts, Entertainment, Parks, & River Committee to express their feelings about the Dixon Report (AKA Comprehensive Strategies Report). The energy was rather intense people gave their one-minute testimonies. Many complained that tourists come to our area. (SEE YOUTUBE VIDEO) Others had instructive comments around options that they felt perhaps lacked merit or feasibility. For instance, there were many

George Abrahams – Soldier Down

On Friday, May 11, 2018, George Abrahams was walking across the street in downtown Los Angeles. He was hit by a Fed Ex truck causing severe brain damage. The local hospital operated on him but he has not yet regained consciousness. Many of you know of the hard work that George has done over the years for the well-being of our community. Back in the 90’s, he was the man you would see on a ladder peeling stickers off poles

Local Neighborhood Meeting, Jan 18 at 7 p.m.

YOUR VOICE IS NEEDED! It’s the start of a new year and we have much to do! What concerns you right now about living in Beachwood Canyon? Is it crime, safety, or the condition of the roads? Is there a plan for evacuation in case of fire or other disasters? How organized and prepared are we for a natural disaster? This starts right here with us on the ground level – organizing to make our area better and strengthen our

Safety Meeting – Monday August 7 at 8 p.m.

In a response to local concerns over mail theft and home burglaries, this meeting will cover what one resource can do to help gather footage of the culprits. Neighbor, Michael Yanovich and Ring.com representative Carley Platt will be sponsoring this meeting. LAPD Senior Lead Officers have been invited. Location of meeting is 2751 Westshire Dr just 5 houses up from the Village. Alex Papalexis of the Beachwood Market has graciously agreed to allow parking for this event in his market

Help Keep the Hollyridge Trailhead Open!

We Want Open Access  to Griffith Park Trails for Everyone!   Saturday April 15th at 12 Noon  Join us at the top of Beachwood    The City has announced April 18th it will close the Griffith Park access trailhead at the top of Beachwood Drive and divert Griffith Park hikers and tourists away from Beachwood Canyon over to Bronson Canyon and Vermont Canyon. How did this happen? On March 13th, we all learned of the City’s decision to close access to the Hollyridge

Candidate Forum at Beachwood Cafe a Success

Monday, February 23, 2015 most of the candidates attended a packed Beachwood Cafe to answer questions gathered previously by BCNA & HHA. The candidates were very relaxed and gave answers worthy of consideration before you get to the ballot box on March 3rd. Here’s the YouTube video that captured the event. Thanks to Kurt & Fran Reichenbach for providing the audio/visual:      

Council District 4 Candidate Forum – hosted by BCNA & HHA Feb 23 at the Beachwood Cafe 7 p.m. UPDATE – Deadline for question submission extended!

Residents of Beachwood Canyon with the help of local neighborhood groups would like to invite you to a Council District 4 candidates forum.   Date: Monday, February 23rd,  7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Seating is limited. Please arrive early. Walk or carpool, if possible. First Come – First Seated – space is limited! Location: Beachwood Café, 2695 N. Beachwood Drive LA, CA, 90068  (Thanks for the space, Patti Peck!) Community members together with the help of the Beachwood Canyon Neighborhood Association and the Hollywoodland Homeowners

BCNA/HHA Host Fire Safety Meeting – Monday, Sept 15, 2014

Beachwood Canyon is dry, overgrown and there are many visitors every day on our hiking trails and on all our streets. Most don’t know the rules of the road here – NO smoking in our hillside neighborhoods. We MUST be prepared. L.A. Fire Battalion 5 and fire fighters from Fire Station 82 will be on hand to go over evacuation plans and fire safety for our neighborhood. September 15, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Beachwood Cafe! Invite as many neighbors

Summer Neighborhood Meeting

It’s time to get together again. DATE: Monday, August 11 at 7 p.m. LOCATION: Beachwood Cafe This meeting will provide updates on crime, local tourist issues, traffic and parking updates and much more. We have invited the reps from the City Council as well as law enforcement. Will you be there? Light refreshments will be served and you should be prepared to share your neighborhood concerns in a supportive environment. We are here for YOU! If you would like to

Beachwood Canyon – Gridlock Becomes a Safety Issue

Most who live here are well aware of the congested streets during spring break, in the summer and on most holidays. That seems to have shifted and often it’s crowded with cars and pedestrians during the week and on weekends no matter whether there is a holiday or not. Temporary Permit Parking zones are being created now. The signs will most likely go up in 3 months. This should create some measure of relief and greater parking enforcement is assured

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