Valley Village is a district in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California. The community of Valley Village was formed in 1939 and was originally part of North Hollywood. A secession drive was established in 1991 to officially secede from North Hollywood, part of a precedent that swept through the San Fernando Valley beginning in the 1980s; urban blight was the main cause for many neighborhoods.
Valley Village Park, an unstaffed pocket park, as well as the North Hollywood Recreation Center serve the area of Valley Village. The recreation center has an auditorium, lighted indoor baseball diamond courts, lighted outdoor baseball diamonds, lighted outdoor basketball courts, a children's play area, lighted handball courts, picnic tables, an outdoor unheated seasonal pool, and lighted tennis courts. In addition the center has an indoor gymnasium which can be used as a second auditorium and a community room; the gymnasium's capacity is 250 people.
The interests of the residents of Valley Village are represented by a citizen board known as the Neighborhood Council Valley Village (NCVV), which functions as a conduit or bridge between City Hall and Valley Village. Neighborhood Council Valley Village consists of 15 board members elected by the stakeholders. In order to give a voice to every segment of the community, the board is elected from qualified representatives as follows: Three residential homeowners, three residential renters, three business owners/representatives, one educational community, one faith-based community, one community-based senior organization, one community-based service organization, one community-based cultural organization and one at-large representative.
Students of the neighborhood attend schools that are within the Los Angeles Unified School District. Elementary schools serving the area are Colfax Elementary School, Burbank Elementary School (Valley Village) and Riverside Elementary School (in Sherman Oaks). Middle schools that serve the area include Walter Reed Middle School and Millikan Middle School. High School students attend either North Hollywood High School or Grant High School.The high school campus of Oakwood School, a private school, is in Valley Village.Read More ▾
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