170 & 101 Beautification Projects

170 & 101 Beautification Projects

Caltrans held a community meeting on April 12 about proposed 170 and 101 Beautification Projects. If you missed the meeting, you can review the presentations and youtube of the meeting: SR 170 Community Engagement Presentation 4-12-2022 Community Engagement 101...
GVGC Creates Butterfly Garden

GVGC Creates Butterfly Garden

The Greater Valley Glen Council is pleased to announce the culmination of much effort into the installation of a Butterfly Garden at the Valley Glen Park. This was the vision of GVGC Board Member Alicia Bien who spearheaded the project and volunteered her time with...
Stormwater Recapture Projects Completed

Stormwater Recapture Projects Completed

This summer, with funding secured by Councilmember Paul Krekorian, the City completed groundwater projects in Council District 2 that address two of the most critical environmental issues of our region: water capacity and quality. The Victory-Goodland Green Street...
New Art at Oxnard & Fulton

New Art at Oxnard & Fulton

Councilmember Paul Krekorian shares that an idyllic garden is now on view at the busy corner of Fulton and Oxnard in Valley Glen. The caretaker is actually artist Kobe Jackson, whose lovely images suggest a perfect spring day. Kobe is one of the prolific contributors...
Neighbors Gather for August Clean Up

Neighbors Gather for August Clean Up

GVGC partnered with LAPD Van Nuys Division Senior Lead Officer Mike Perez and Councilmember Paul Krekorian’s office for a clean up on August 22 at Matilija and Kittridge. A small, but mighty contingent came out to clean up our community. Thank you to all who...
New Trees On Victory

New Trees On Victory

April 5, 2020 VALLEY GLEN – A stretch of Victory Boulevard in Councilmember Krekorian’s district is looking much greener this week. The City’s Environmental Services Group coordinated the planting of 154 trees on Victory between Whitsett and Woodman....
City Receives Urban Forestry Recommendations

City Receives Urban Forestry Recommendations

January 4, 2019 Update: The LA Times ran an editorial about this project and report noting that the city has not attached an economic value to its trees and is inflicting damage on trees with sidewalk repair. Read the Editorial: L.A.’s trees are more essential...
Get a Free Street Tree

Get a Free Street Tree

Street trees cool houses and streets, thereby reducing energy needs and saving the residents money. Trees also beautify the neighborhood and encourage a healthy, outdoor lifestyle. Best of all, trees make people happy! The City’s grant-funded program can help...