The Association’s annual meeting was held on Tuesday, October 21stand we thank 3rd Street School for hosting and thank all the LAPD, SSA and Bel Air Security Services, Councilman Tom LaBonge, his deputies Renee Weitzer and Nikki Ezhari, and landscape architect Mayita Dinos for attending and speaking.
The following neighborhood stars were recognized for Outstanding Service to the Hancock Park Community:
- Susana Funsten – Parkway tree planting, collecting signatures from 80 residents and coordinating the planting of new trees
- Myrna Gintel, Fluff McLean, Laura Cohen and June Bilgore of the Windsor Square/Hancock Park Historical Society – Beautification of John Burroughs.
- Joanne Mederios – JB neighbor who coordinated beautification efforts
- Steve Martinez and Helena Yoon – New leadership at JB that helped coordinate beautification and student management initiatives.
LAPD Wilshire Division Captain Eric Davis, his assistant Rosa Mareno and our Senior lead officer, Dave Cordova (213-793-0650; firstname.lastname@example.org) provided updates on the arrest of a suspect in some of the recent home robberies. He said that Wilshire Division is the second most successful division in the City in lowering crimes or all types. Captain Davis reminded us to keep our doors and windows locked, report suspicious activities, never open door to someone you don’t know and to call 911 or the Wilshire Division front desk, 213-473-0476 or http://www.lapdonline.org/wilshire_community_police_station, if you feel threatened or are the victim of a crime. Also, be sure and report any crime and if possible be available for evidence collection.
If you’re planning changes to your house visit the HPHOA’ 48 web site, www.hancockpark.org, or the Los Angeles Planning Department web site http://preservation.lacity.org/hpoz/la/hancock-park and read the Preservation Plan. Report graffiti sightings by calling 311 or at the City’s Anti-Graffiti Request System – http://anti-graffiti.lacity.org/welcome.cfm?CFID=1007&CFTOKEN=411CDB4F-0FC3-4EE1-89DE58DCCB435538 and by calling Hollywood Beautification, 323-463-5180 For questions regarding filming contact Filming Committee CoChairs, Ruth Marmelzat or Cami Taylor. Ruth can be reached at 323-934-0138 and Cami at 323-692-1414 (Home) and 310-659-6220 (office)