A Heartbeat Away from Tragedy

By Dennis McCarthy, LA Daily News Timewise, it was only a few heartbeats, but enough to save the lives of the postman, the young maid, and her grandma. If Alan Nicoletti had been a few seconds sooner turning his mail delivery truck onto the 10700 block of Viking...

Will Your Neighbors Miss You?

A snapshot by Shahrokh Afshar   It’s one of those pleasant June evenings in Los Angeles . Many of our neighbors are out for a walk and I’m playing with Cocoa on the front lawn. She loves to fetch her red ball. As I look up, I see Jasmine approaching me. “ Cocoa ,” she...

Photo Contest!

  Submit photos from your neighborhood event and enter for a chance to win our book Neighborhood Initiative and the Love and God by Lynn Cory. Those selected will have their photos featured on our home page, have an opportunity to tell a little about their event and...

Who is my Neighbor?

By David Cuff   I first met Jim right after I moved in next door to him ten years ago. He had told me he was an alcoholic for over forty years and was sober for the last two months. He seemed serious about his sobriety and I congratulated him for it. A few weeks later...