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2751 Fletcher Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90039
United States

(323) 379-2413

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TRICK OR TREAT ON THE BOOLEVARD UPDATE!

Luis Lopez

To: All Glendale Blvd. Atwater Village Merchants

Halloween is coming upon us, which of course means it is just about time for the Annual Fall Festival, or 'Trick or Treat on the BOOlevard' event! This year, your Atwater Village Chamber of Commerce has again agreed to sponsor this very popular event, and we are hoping to confirm your participation.

The date and time are Friday, October 25, 2019 between 4:30PM and 6 PM. The Chamber will be providing some candy and other fun items to give to the hundreds (thousands?) of children who visit every year. We will be out decorating Glendale Blvd before the event, providing volunteer crossing guards and other fun holiday activities for that day.

What we need from you:

  • Confirmation of your participation and contact person

  • Will you be providing all or some of your own candy/toys to give away?

  • If applicable, can we deliver candy/toys to your shop on Friday morning, 10/25?

  • Display of event posters in your shop visible to pedestrians on Glendale

We are very excited about this year's event, and your partnership is very much appreciated! For any additional questions, please contact Lara Pranger at laralov@yahoo.com.

Thank you,

Lara Pranger

Fall Festival Chairperson

laralov@yahoo.com

P.S. If we missed you and you would like to participate, please let us know!

Board Meeting - Board of Directors / Annual Meeting

Luis Lopez

BOARD OF DIRECTORS - ANNUAL MEETING

When: Tuesday, May 28th @ 5PM

Where: Link N Hops, 3111 Glendale Blvd

Why: Annual Meeting

The Board of Directors is meeting on Tuesday, May 28th for its’ annual meeting. If you are an Atwater Village business person and are curious about hands-on participation in Chamber matters we encourage you to attend on May 28th.

All Directors must do business or own commercial property in Atwater Village and have current membership dues. Representatives from the businesses of eligible members also qualify to be Directors. Eligibility is limited to paid employees, family members, or individuals directly involved in the operation of a Atwater-based business.

If you have questions please call Luis Lopez at (323) 665-0166


UPDATE: FLETCHER DRIVE STILL ON LADOT’S ROAD DIET RADAR

Luis Lopez

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Flush with new funding L.A.’s Department of Transportation (LADOT) is still eyeing Fletcher Drive, between San Fernando Road and Riverside Drive, for pedestrian/bicycle safety improvements via it’s “Vision Zero” program. As part of it’s “Phase 1 Implementation” LADOT seeks to increase safety along Fletcher Drive with such low-cost measures like roadway re-striping, lane tightening or lane reductions, painted intersection tightening and the addition of buffered bike lanes; all collectively known as a road diet.

Back in 2017 LADOT attempted to force a road diet on Fletcher Drive despite widespread community opposition. LADOT’s 2017 road diet plans were drafted without any community input and failed to take into account that Fletcher Drive is major vehicular artery for local drivers and far-flung commuters and a vital access route to geographically isolated residential areas. (Click here for more information on LADOT's 2017 plans).

This time around LADOT has promised a “robust” community engagement strategy for 2019 so that all members of the community are aware of a project’s safety benefits and tradeoffs. Despite this promise LADOT has not engaged Atwater Village thus far and has provided no public updates beyond a January 2019 interdepartmental memorandum.

Vision Zero Website

http://visionzero.lacity.org/