Free Emergency Preparedness Event


Santa Monica Freeway at La Cienega, January 17, 1994. Photo Courtesy Robert A. Eplett/FEMA

Don’t be caught off guard…

Are you prepared for the injuries that can happen AFTER a disaster? Join us for ​a fun, informative and practical​ presentation by Marci Sandell, EMT, CERT.

TOPIC: ​​ Disaster First Aid

​DATE: Sunday, June ​25, 201​7 (Mark your calendar now)

TIME: ​2​:​3​0 PM (one and a half hours)

PLACE: ​ Reynier Park – 2803 Reynier Ave., L.A. 90034

These skills will save lives following an earthquake, terrorism or active shooter event. This fun and interesting ​class​ will cover many life-saving topics.

For emergency supplies visit the official Red Cross Online Store.


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Photos – SoRo Fest 2017

SoRo Fest 2017 :A celebration of the Emerald Blvd. was held on Jun 4, 2017 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrating it’s 20th year the South Robertson Community Festival drew many individuals and families from across the city to discover and enjoy the live music stage, tree adoption, and vendor booths highlighting neighborhood businesses, community information and a variety of merchandise. The Kiddies enjoyed Camp SORO Kids Zone with attractions, a rock-climbing wall and free arts and crafts.

The Oz-like theme of this year’s festival was “South Robertson: The Emerald Blvd.” honoring South Robertson Blvd. in its official designation as one of Los Angeles’s “Great Streets.”

Photos © 2017 by Edgardo Perez and Michael Rozales


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Great Streets South Robertson Project

The City of Los Angeles has committed to spending $500,000 on South Robertson but it requires your input to make it happen…




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RVNA Newsletter 2017


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RVNA Board 2017

February 11, 2017

RVNA members elected a new Board for a 2-year term:
February 16, 2017 – February 15, 2019.

From left to right (in alphabetical order) Hector Garza, Treasurer – Angelica Hess, At Large – Andrew Leavenworth, Co-President – Joseph Martinez, Webmaster – Edgardo Perez, Communications – Michael Rozales, Co-President

Many thanks to former board members:
Elisa Leonelli,
Communications (2009-2017), Webmaster (2012-2017), Co-President (2013-2017)
Michael Diamond, Vice-President (2016-2017)
Dan Halloran, Social Media (2015-2017)
Anabel Aispuro + John Palmerton, At Large (2015-2017)
Your service to our community is much appreciated.

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RVNA Board Elections 2017

electionbuddyFebruary 1, 2017

RVNA members received an email message to VOTE for the 2017-2019 Board elections.
An online system called election buddy was suggested by Andrew Leavenworth and implemented by Edgardo Perez, both current RVNA Board members, with the cooperation of RVNA Co-Presidents Elisa Leonelli and Hector Garza.
These are the candidates:
Co-Presidents: Andrew Leavenworth, Michael Rozales
Treasurer: Hector Garza
Communications: Edgardo Perez
Webmaster: Joseph Martinez
At Large: Angelica Hess

PLEASE VOTE, make your opinions heard. RVNA is only as strong as the neighbors who volunteer their time and skills to serve our community and make Reynier Village a better place to live, free of crime, trash and graffiti.

Voting Deadline is February 10, 2017. Only one vote per household.


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RVNA Town Hall 2017

RVNA invited the residents of Reynier Village to join our members at our annual meeting, held at the Palms Westminster Presbyterian Church, January 17, 2017.

Palms Westminster Church, artwork by Calvin. photo (c) Elisa Leonelli

Palms Westminster Church, artwork by Calvin. photo (c) Elisa Leonelli

RVNA Board Members were introduced by Andrew Leavenworth:
Elisa Leonelli, Co-President+Communications, Hector Garza, Co-President+Treasurer, Anabel Aispuro, Mike Diamond, Dan Halloran, Angelica Hess, Edgardo Perez.
Then the Community speakers:
Herb Wesson’s District 10: Elizabeth Carlin
WLAPD: Lt. Mark Day, Lt. Gena Brooks, Officer Edna Velos for SLO Mario Gonzales.
APS Alexander Protective Service: Vernon Rosado
SORONC Board Zone 5: Bryan Warman,
SORONC Quality of Life Committee: Beth Hirsch

Reynier Village residents are encouraged to report illegally dumped items directly to MyLA311, homeless encampments by emailing RVNA. We will forward removal request to SORONC and our Councilmen’s Offices, for LA Sanitation and Caltrans.

Graffiti and taggings should be photographed and reported to LA311 for removal, also emailed to WLAPD Gang unit. If the vandalism is on your property, you should file a police report with LAPD online and include the DR number when emailing photo to WLAPD.

Installing surveillance cameras on your home will help LAPD catch criminals, such as burglars, car thieves and porch pirates. APS offers professional installation. You may also buy a $249 Ring Video Doorbell for your Smartphone.

You will find contact information for LA City Departments and services on the Resources page of our website.

We are seeking qualified volunteers willing to devote their time and skills to serve on the RVNA Board for a 2-year term from February 16, 2017 to February 15, 2019.
RVNA members were sent emails requesting candidates to submit their qualifications.

Support your Reynier Village Neighborhood Association by becoming a dues-paying member of RVNA with APS Patrol Service. See Membership page for details.

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